Home Depot Analyst, Inventory Accounting in Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSEThis position assists in the preparation of economic- and financial analysis and forecasts for use in the development of financial business decisions.MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Performs economic and financial research and analyzes internal and external issues related to sales, gross margin, rate of return, working capital, investment, financial performance, and other financial metrics.

  • Compiles or prepares reports, graphs and charts of developed data.

  • Conducts special financial and statistical studies as directed in coordination with other departments in the preparation of statistical studies.

  • Gathers and correlates basic information using established and defined financial procedures


  • This position typically reports to a Senior Financial Analyst.

  • This position typically has no direct reports.

  • Typically requires some persuasion or influencing of others.

  • Typically procedures for analyzing situations and making conclusions are very diverse.

  • Typically considers among many different options or procedures when solving problems.

  • Typically progress or results of work is periodically checked. Has some leeway to change work procedures.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTSEnvironment: Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.Additional Environmental Job Requirements: Must meet reasonable deadlines, quotas or demands for accuracy and/or may be involved in some mildly difficult situationsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSMust 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: 2 yearsPhysical 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 Bachelor' s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field is preferred.

  • Three years experience in Accounting or Finance is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

  • Excellent problem solving skills.

  • Analytical skills.