AutoZone Sr. Financial Analyst (Inventory) in Corporate Office, United States

The Senior Financial Analyst, Inventory, is part of the Merchandise Accounting organization. This position plays an active role in the preparation and/or review of companywide processes related to the valuation and accuracy of inventory, including risk assessments and process improvements. Key responsibilities include:

  • Complex journal entry preparation that involves data management and strong accounting skills to ensure financial reporting complies with GAAP and company policies.

  • Analyze inventory results and associated shrink expense for variations from trend and predictive model.

  • Analyze accounts for compliance with basic and complex accounting and valuation concepts. Identify issues, research cause for variation and recommend/lead projects to implement and correct process/system gaps that result in non-compliance.

  • Accommodate internal and external audit requests.

  • Provide periodic, quarterly and year-end variance explanations on high risk balance sheet accounts.

  • Partner with Loss Prevention, Store Operations, Merchandising and Supply Chain teams to monitor shrink results (store and DC), improve processes and evaluate value of merchandise.

  • Provide guidance to Mexico and Brazil inventory teams as needed

  • Other key responsibilities as identified


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, with a minimum of 3-5 years related experience

  • MBA and CPA preferred

  • Strong research, analytical and problem solving skills

  • Advanced excel as well as experience with SQL, Access and SAS is preferred

  • Strong procedure development and implementation skills, and demonstrated process improvement ability

  • Ability to manage competing priorities and meet constant deadlines.

  • Ability to generate bold, creative ideas to improve processes and performance

  • Excellent Communication Skills (Written & Verbal).

  • Ability to succeed in a team environment

  • Excellent organization skills

AutoZone, and its subsidiaries, ALLDATA, AutoAnything and IMC are equal opportunity employers. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other legally protected categories. ​