DOLLAR GENERAL

  • Sr. Financial Planning Analyst

    Requisition ID
    2018-175286
    Location
    US-TN-GOODLETTSVILLE
    Category
    Finance and Accounting
  • Company Overview

    Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 14,500 retail locations in 44 states, 15 distribution centers and 130,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and every day. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation, diversity and teamwork, all while keeping our customers and communities at the center of everything we do! At Dollar General, employees have numerous growth and development career opportunities through award-winning training and being part of one of America’s fastest-growing retailers. Apply today and let’s grow together!

     

    General Summary:

    Performs various financial analyses and facilitates the budget/forecasting process. Designs and prepares various reports as required. Responsible for financial analysis for specific business unit, such as Distribution or Merchandising. Assists with ad hoc analyses and projects as needed.

    Job Details

    § For assigned area, facilitates the budget/forecasting process including distribution of assumptions, gathering of inputs, data validation in close collaboration with functional teams

    § Coordinates the variance analysis process for assigned area. Identifies all significant drivers of actual/plan/forecast performance and assess opportunities and risks working closely with business partners.

    § Support development and preparation of actual/forecasting and budgeting reporting

    § Assists with ad hoc analyses and projects as requested.

    Qualifications

    § Strong written and oral communication skills

    § Knowledge of GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles)

    § Ability to organize, prioritize, and to be a self-starter in a fast-paced environment

    § Strong analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills

    § Creative ability to access information from different sources and pull it together for analyses and presentations

    § Ability to meet deadlines

    § Detail-oriented – must be able to detect errors and identify trends

    § Ability to develop a thorough knowledge of the company to understand how decisions affect other areas

    § Intermediate to advanced word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications skills

     

    Work Experience/Education:

    • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field required; MBA preferred. Minimum of 5 years in financial analysis/budgeting.
    • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted

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