DOLLAR GENERAL

  • Financial Analyst

    Requisition ID
    2018-177393
    Location
    US-TN-GOODLETTSVILLE
    Category
    Finance and Accounting
  • Company Overview

    Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 15,000 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!

    Job Details

    General Summary:

    Primarily forecast, analyze, and report results for company-wide sales and cost of goods (gross margin). This role will directly support the Sr. Manager of FP&A in providing functional leaders with the tools necessary to review and make profitable decisions across the Finance, Merchandising and Supply Chain organizations. The ability to drive ad hoc reporting, variance analysis and creatively leverage systems to generate data, is critical.

     

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    § Responsible for forecasting, analyzing and reporting sales and cost of goods

    § Enhance and maintain Anaplan Gross Margin forecasting model to help the business understand variances and margin drivers

    § Support Anaplan roadmap and development of various FP&A models

    § Cross train within FP&A team, perform ad hoc analysis, and work on specific projects or definable portions of a larger project, providing timely and accurate financial analysis to drive business decision making across the company.

    § Identify issues and opportunities as well as implement an action plan to achieve financial margin goals.

     

    Qualifications

    § Dynamic and superior analytical skills with ability to access complex information from different sources and compile/communicate it in an insightful, concise manner.

    § Advanced Excel user (VLOOKUP’s, macros, pivot tables, etc.)

    § Strong communication skills (both written & oral) and collaborative mindset

    § Attention to detail with a sense of urgency around deadlines

    § Ability to work independently

    § Must be able to detect errors and identify trends

    § Ability to develop a thorough knowledge of the company to understand how a decision made in one area will affect other areas

     

     

    Work Experience and/or Education:

    • Bachelor’s degree in finance or related field required
    • Prefer a minimum of 1-2 years in financial analysis/budgeting
    • Demonstrated proficiency in Excel & PowerPoint with proven aptitude to learn other application software/tools (such as Access, Web-Focus, etc.)

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