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SR FINANCIAL ANALYST, Pro Business

Home Depot


Location:
Atlanta, GA
Date:
11/20/2017
2017-11-202017-12-19
Job Code:
111147
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SR FINANCIAL ANALYST, Pro Business (111147)

GA - Atlanta

  • Date Posted: Oct 6, 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 

This position utilizes technical and business acumen to drive strategic initiatives for the organization. The Sr. Financial Analyst will be responsible for owning strategic projects that serve all areas of Pro Finance. This person will specialize in ‘big data’ analysis and statistical modeling to develop actionable insights for the business.  The ideal candidate is highly analytical and enjoys using data analysis (including SQL) to solve problems. 

  • Performing project based analysis for internal customers that lead to actionable insights
  • Sources data from multiple platforms to create integrated views that can be used to drive decision making
  • Performs internal and external economic research and analyzes issues related to specific financial metrics
  • Leverages understanding of SQL and databases to manipulate data to drive insights
  • Compiles or prepares data visualizations, analytic tools, and reports for business consumption
  • Recommends changes in financial analysis methods or procedures

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES 
 25% Oversee the administration of financial policies. 
25% Conducts special financial studies and coordinates with other departments in the preparation of statistical studies. 
25% Performs internal and external economic research and analyzes issues related to specific financial metrics to ensure competitiveness 
5% Compiles or prepares reports, graphs and charts of data developed. 
10% Recommends changes in financial analysis methods or procedures. 
10% Assists and supervises Financial Analysts in the daily preparation and conduct of their work. 

NATURE AND SCOPE -
This position typically reports to a Manager
Typically requires highly developed interpersonal skills for dealing with sensitive or controversial situations. Typically faces situations that are unstructured and require original approaches. 
Typically considers new approaches within general policies and short-term goals when solving problems. Typically, once given general assignments, determines priorities and defines what should be done and how to do it. 

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS - Under constant pressure to continuously meet tight deadlines, demanding quotas and/or must regularly deal with difficult situations.


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 

PHYSICAL JOB 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. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • A bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or related field is preferred.
  • Two to five years of experience is preferred.
  • SQL and relational database experience is preferred
  • SAS, Tableau, and Teradata experience is a plus but not required
  • Familiarity with business statistics (regression modeling, clustering, etc.) is a plus 


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES 
Oral and written communication skills Accounting or Finance experience.


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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