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Manager, One Finance - Reporting (174251)

GA - Atlanta Corporate

  • Date Posted: Apr 25, 2023
  • Travel: 0-25%
  • Functional Area: Finance/Acctng/Treasury/Investor Relatio
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Relocation Provided: No

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Position Description:
Position Purpose:

One Finance is a multilayer, multiyear enterprise initiative to Simplify The Home Depot’s Financial Systems landscape, Transform Finance Function and Support the success of One Home Depot vision.  Delivering on One Finance objectives are critical and foundational for achieving the Interconnected Retail experience through execution of Enterprise Priorities and Commons (EPiCs).

The Home Depot’s Finance Systems landscape, consisting of 62 heavily customized applications on disparate platforms and databases, is complex and outdated. The current version of the core Finance System, SAP ECC, will go out of support in 2025 and needs to be migrated to SAP S/4 on HANA on Google Cloud Platform. Additionally, the business transformation mandate requires end-to-end process streamlining and standardization, simplifying the Finance function, supporting better profitability analysis, and enabling highly flexible reporting through “One Ledger” architecture.

In order to deliver these mission critical objectives, One Finance is structured as a fully dedicated Program Office within Corporate Controller and Tax division, with the following work-streams:

Record to Report (RTR): Master Data Design, Management and Governance, One Ledger Architecture; Cost Accounting; Financial Accounting; External Financial and Managerial Reporting; Acquire-to-Retire; Project Accounting; and Financial Planning and Forecasting

Procure to Pay (PTP): Purchase and Inventory Accounting – Tracking, valuation and recordation of inventory movements from vendors through Supply Chain; Merchandise and Non-Merchandise Procurement, Payables and Payments (scope includes migrating Ariba and Concur T&E to cloud); and operational / managerial reporting

Order to Cash (OTC): Sales Revenue Accounting; Accounts Receivable and Credit Collections; and operational / managerial reporting

Finance Technology (FINT): Design, develop and deliver loosely-coupled Common Services / API’s for enterprise systems to consume.

The Manager position supports Financial Reporting and Analytics of One Finance will report to the Senior Manager of RTR work stream. This Manager manages people and processes related to the development of reporting and analytics to support the company's strategic objectives. The role works cross-functionally with business partners from Merchandising, Finance, Operations, Supply Chain, and IT to design and implement various analytics tools and new visibility/reporting capabilities. This role is responsible for creating analytics, translating business questions to actionable insights, supporting ongoing analytical needs, designing new analytical platforms and partnering with cross-functional teams to deliver high quality analytics solutions for The Home Depot. This role is expected to leverage effective communication skills to translate complex analyses into understandable insights, with a passion to learn and develop. The position may not have direct people responsibilities, but are required to actively partner with Systems Integrators, while engaging / managing matrixed internal business and IT stakeholders.

Duties may included but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders, IT, Systems Integrators, developers and business analysts to design and deliver state of the art Reporting & Analytics solutions
  • Lead the team in translating business goals into appropriate solutions while assessing feasibility and optimization of the solution.
  • Cultivates and demonstrates industry-specific business process knowledge within the team and individually.
  • Ensure the team has familiarity with relevant enterprise, business unit, and functional strategies, objectives, and plans.
  • Proactively identify process improvements including clear and concise solution definitions.
  • Develops proof of concepts to demonstrate proposed technical solutions, if required.
  • Develops and maintains working relationships with a diverse group of business, functional and technical teams.
  • Data model design, validation, data cleansing and governance 
  • Data analytics with large volumes of data, using a wide variety of database applications / analytical tools including SAP HANA, Business Warehouse (BW) 
  • Enhancements / modifications to systems & procedures
  • Supporting end users, problem solving, troubleshooting
Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities:
  • Strategic Analysis/Problem Solving - Works to fully understand business; identify and implement process and organizational improvements. Plans and ensures execution of department objectives. Participates in preparation of the annual budget, reviews monthly expenditures and ensures that budgetary goals are met. Reviews monthly metrics to ensure goals are met.
  • Conduct financial planning for function and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Leads, plans, and coordinates work teams in an efficient manner to effectively perform any financial function and activity; utilizes metrics to track performance and manage workload. Ensures operational processes and procedures are compliant and consist with established policies.
  • Drive key functional financial metrics.
  • Project Management- Develops and supports a strategic alliance with business partners. Participates in cross-functional activities focused on solving business issues and enhancing our competitive advantage. Facilitates cross-functional communication with other areas of the business including but not limited to Finance, Human Resources, Real Estate, Operations, and Information Systems.
Nature and Scope:
Typically reports to a Director level or Sr. Manager.
This position has 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 5% to 20% of the time.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be eighteen years of age or older.
  • Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters degree in Analytics, Finance, or Information Systems or related field is preferred
  • Five to seven years of Data Modeling experience in financial reporting & analytics is preferred
  • Experience in SAP HANA, BW, SAC, Google BigQuery, SQL, SAS, Tableau, R, python and similar tools preferred
  • SAP functional reporting experience
  • Five years of experience working in large organization as a Finance Systems architect, administrator or data modeler
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing major Enterprise Reporting & Analytics systems as Functional lead or Architect.   
  • Ability to influence people over which he / she has no authority
  • Ability to direct, coach and mentor analysts and other junior members of the team
Minimum Education:
  • 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.
Minimum Years of Work Experience:
  • 5
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practicies, analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Knowledge of business and mgmt. Principles involved in strategic planning and resource allocation.
  • Project management skills; ability to prioritize and mult-task effectively.
  • Judgement and decision-making skills; considering relative costs, benefits of potential actions.

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.