Home Depot FINANCIAL ANALYST in Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE

  • This position uses analytical methods and a variety of tools to understand, predict, improve and/or control departmental expenses and processes.

  • Assists in the preparation of financial analysis and forecasts for use in the development of financial business decisions.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting and analysis as it pertains to divisional performance.

  • Use strategic thinking to see the big picture, identify problems and understand fundamental parts driving issues.

  • Prepare and deliver insights based on analysis. Synthesize findings and derive conclusions from analysis and make oral/written recommendations.

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

  • Execute tasks related to business projects and/or process improvements. Execute day to day processes related to areas of responsibility.

  • Communicate issues and roadblocks related to their areas of responsibility.

NATURE AND SCOPE

  • This position typically reports to a Manager or Senior Finance Manager.

  • 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 REQUIREMENTS

Environment:

  • Located in a comfortable indoor area.

  • Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Travel:

Additional Environmental Job Requirements:

Must meet reasonable deadlines, quotas or demands for accuracy and/or may be involved in some mildly difficult situationsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must 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: Min of 1 year

Physical 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 technical field of study, such as Accounting, Business, Finance or Mathematics.

  • 2 years of experience business, retail, and/or consulting is preferred

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and, Word

  • Prior experience with SQL

  • Prior experience with Longview and SAP systems

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

  • Excellent problem solving skills.

  • Analytical 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.

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.