Sr. Financial Analyst in HOFFMAN EST, IL at Sears Home Services

Date Posted: 10/4/2018

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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 954072BR
Employing Entity: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Analytics
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

The Sr. Financial Analyst is an individual contributor who will assist a Business Unit Finance team (responsible for $400M-$4B in
revenue) with its financial planning and analysis.

The Sr. Financial Analyst will work closely with Business Finance Manager to support planning, forecasting, financial reporting, and financial analysis for multiple business units within Sears Holdings Corporation. This position will be responsible for performing financial analyses and assist with various planning, forecasting and reporting cycles.

Job Requirements

  • Manages daily/weekly/monthly planning, forecasting and reporting
  • Reviews and diagnoses variances to plan, forecast and last year, working to ensure forecast accuracy
  • Manages the annual strategic planning process in conjunction with corporate timelines
  • Ensures corporate financial controls exist within the business
  • Provides regular and ad-hoc reporting and analysis as needed to help drive business results
  • Works with the Business Unit Finance team in aligning on decisions and recommendations
  • Acts as a liaison between other Finance departments

  • Bachelors Degree in Finance or similar. MBA preferred but not a must have.
  • Minimum of 2 to 5 years experience in Financial Planning, Forecasting, Strategic Business Decision Making or Analysis
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and financial calculations
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills based upon financial and statistical results
  • Excellent computer skills (Advanced Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Hyperion Essbase, Access)



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