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PROJECT MANAGER FINANCE, Inventory/Supply Chain

Home Depot


Location:
Atlanta, GA
Date:
11/17/2017
2017-11-172017-12-16
Job Code:
110500
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PROJECT MANAGER FINANCE, Inventory/Supply Chain (110500)

GA - Atlanta

  • Date Posted: Nov 14, 2017
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: None
  • Functional Area: Finance/Acctng/Treasury/Investor Relatio
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No




Position Description:

POSITION PURPOSE
The purpose of the Project Manager, Finance position is to provide effective management of key financials for a department of the company by forecasting and analyzing key inventory metrics (e.g. inventory receipts, sales/inventory, turns) and provide recommendations for improvement. Provides analytical support to help the merchandising department and merchants individually achieve their inventory and turns plans. The role works cross-functionally with inventory planning, merchandise finance and merchandising groups to gain insight on trends and issues that impact the department’s inventory and turns positions.  This position must influence the decisions of others who are not under direct supervision.  The skills of a seasoned financial analyst are crucial to success in this position.

 

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
40% FORECASTING – Gathering information from a variety of inputs to create a forecast for inventory receipts, inventory dollars, and turns for the week, month, quarter and half.  Understand why the forecasts are moving.  Understand how the forecast affects the departments business and other partners.

 30% COMMUNICATIONS – Meeting with cross-functional partners to gain insight into the strategy of the different categories.  Communicating current position, week over week changes, impacts of inventory decisions to turns to partners and leadership.  Creating executive summaries around these analyses.

 10% RISK MANAGEMENT –Monitors activities for the occurrence of risks and takes timely action to escalate or mitigate the risk. Advises stakeholders of actions required or completed. 

10% LESSONS LEARNED – Captures key lessons learned and communicates to peer Inventory Finance Managers. Effectively applies lessons learned.


NATURE AND SCOPE
Position reports to Finance Sr. Manager
No direct reports

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Environment:
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Travel:
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.


ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.


Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 3 years

Physical Requirements:
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

– Strong working knowledge of Retail Math
-Strong working knowledge of Open to Buy Concepts
– MBA
– Prior experience in Merchandise/Inventory Planning
-Prior experience in Finance/Analysis/Forecasting and Planning

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
--Ability to perform detailed analyses as well as create executive summaries of the analyses. 
– Ability to present and defend own work and work of others to senior leadership. 
– Ability to work independently. 
– Ability to influence the decisions of individuals that you do not supervise.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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