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Sr. Financial Analyst - Corporate Accounting (141263)

GA - Atlanta

  • Date Posted: Jul 31, 2020
  • Company: HOME DEPOT STORE SUPPORT, INC
  • Travel: None
  • Functional Area: Finance/Acctng/Treasury/Investor Relatio
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Relocation Provided: No



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Position Description:

POSITION PURPOSE

The Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Reporting position at The Home Depot is a dynamic role with several key responsibilities, including supporting the daily operations of accounting, creating and analyzing monthly financial reports, and implementing process improvements through automation.  These responsibilities include month-end e, preparation of account reconciliations, review of irregularities and performance of in-depth analysis through data-driven tools.  This individual also plays a vital role in supporting several strategic initiatives as the Company transforms the controllership organization.
 
KEY ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES

A person who is successful in this role will excel in many or all of the below key areas:

  • Action Oriented and Drives Results:  Identifies new opportunities and areas of improvement.  Takes action on tasks and challenges.  Has a track record of meeting and often exceeding individual goals even in the presence of obstacles and setbacks.  Consistently measures against projected results, making necessary adjustments
  • Cultivates Innovation: Consistently evaluates for opportunities that will lead to current and future efficiencies/engagement/growth
  • Manages Ambiguity and Conflicts:  Makes significant progress and remains calm and composed even when things are uncertain.  Adapts quickly to changing conditions.  Addresses conflicts, seeing them as opportunities to grow perspective, gain understanding and collaborate to find a solution 
  • Decision Quality/Critical Thinking:  Makes reasonable and timely decisions under difficult and/or urgent circumstances that address root causes of problems. Gathers and analyzes relevant information from several sources and necessary stakeholders. Follows up on results and provides feedback for analysis 
  • Drives Engagement, Collaborates and Is Flexible:  Drives to do one’s best, encourages others to do so.  Invites input and shares ownership and visibility.  Works out tough agreements and settles disputes equitably and respectfully.  Uses compelling arguments to gain the support and commitment of others.  Recognizes the need to be flexible by adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations
  • Communicates Effectively: Presents information in a clear, concise, and honest manner.  Communicates effectively across different mediums with all stakeholders, both at a peer and senior level.  Listens actively

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Support monthly and year-end close processes for assigned areas, including preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, account analysis, accrual calculations, and other related accounting documents/schedules
  • Support preparation efforts for monthly financial statements; provide analysis on financial information and accounting transactions
  • Prepare supporting schedules and documentation for financial statement disclosures on a quarterly basis
  • Analyze, report, and make comparisons to industry/company benchmarks; determine trends and prepare cost analyses.  Gather disparate data from various data sources; analyze and normalize to ensure data integrity for analysis.  Effectively prepare data analysis and reports for ad hoc requests.  Provide insights through KPIs, metrics and other reporting to drive action
  • Assist/lead in significant ad-hoc projects including streamlining existing processes, implementing future state accounting technology and tools, and leading accounting workstreams for new business requirements
  • Regular involvement in process improvement, automation, and related effort
  • Provide recommendations based on findings and analysis.  Provide input on policies and procedures
  • Collaborate and partner with cross-functional teams across the Controllership and Finance organizations
  • Support with Sarbanes-Oxley compliance:  help define requirements for processes and controls; develop and update process documents; identify opportunities to improve quality, efficiency, and effectiveness

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

Environment:

Travel:

Additional 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.
Additional Minimum Qualifications:

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in
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 occasion
Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field is preferred
  • CPA or CPA track
  • Computer application skills such as Microsoft Office Suite, SAP or other large ERP system, Account Reconciliation tools, Winshuttle, Tableau, etc
  • Software skills under S4HANA/Blackline/Access/Data Analytics, etc.
  • Three to five years of experience is preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:Oral and written communication skills
Accounting or Finance experience.
Analytical skills
Problem solving skills


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.