Senior Financial Analyst – Lowe’s Group Financial Office (GFO) Lowe’s is expanding its Finance organization and has positions available in areas supporting Supply Chain, Store Operations, Pro Services, Merchandising, Digital, Marketing, FP&A and Cost Management at our corporate office in Mooresville, NC.
Lowe’s Finance Charter: We are advocates for our shareholders and customers responsible for partnering with the business to optimize financial outcomes, long-term value creation, and risk mitigation. We are a goal-oriented, continuous-learning organization with deep financial expertise and business acumen. Our success is hinged on our servant leadership and steadfast commitment to People, Financial Stewardship, and Process. The GFO Senior Financial Analyst serves as a financial steward in the organization by collaborating with business partners in core business functions across the Company. The Senior Analyst must be able to work effectively within a matrixed organization and demonstrate self-leadership and change agility, as well as the ability to influence and interact with various levels of the organization.
The Senior Analyst accomplishes work through the responsibilities listed below: • Facilitates the financial forecasting and planning processes with functional partners and business units that result in quarterly forecast updates, annual plans, and long-range plans (2-3 years) • Collaborates across the business and with peers to provide root cause analysis and actionable insights based on financial and non-financial data to functional partners and business units • Communicates financial and non-financial insights to leaders by preparing analyses using multiple data sources; translating findings into clear, understandable themes; identifying complete, consistent, and actionable insights and recommendations • Develops business cases for key initiatives and major programs by creating robust financial models tied to a program’s (or initiative’s) strategic narrative; identifying risks to the organization and engaging the business owner in risk mitigation and trade-offs; identifying and measuring key trigger points (metrics) that provide insight into an initiative’s success (leading and final indicators) •Applies solid knowledge of financial and business analytics principles to all deliverables; leverages an understanding of policies, data, and resources to support projects or initiatives; collaborates cross-functionally to solve business problems; identifies, recommends, and implements ways to address improvement opportunities.
About Lowe’s: Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 18 million customers a week in the United States and Canada. With fiscal year 2018 sales of $71.3 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,200 home improvement and hardware stores and employ approximately 300,000 associates. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s supports the communities it serves through programs focused on creating safe, affordable housing and helping to develop the next generation of skilled trade experts. For more information, visit Lowes.com.
Required Minimum Qualifications: • MBA OR Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or related field AND 4+ years of experience in finance or analytical role with a public company or in public accounting • Experience in structuring and writing formal documents, developing and delivering group presentations, project planning, and/or cross-functional collaboration • Experience with Microsoft Office tools (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, Excel) • Experience with financial forecasting or analytic modeling
Preferred Qualifications: • Experience in supporting Supply Chain, Store Operations, Pro Services, Merchandising, Digital or Marketing from a finance perspective • Previous experience in FP&A, Corporate Finance, or Corporate Accounting • CPA OR CFA OR CMA
5 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Bonus eligible role and Relocation assistance provided to those who qualify.
About Lowe's Companies, Inc.
Lowe's Companies,Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 18 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2017 sales of $68.6 billion, Lowe's and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,390 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 310,000 people. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe's supports the communities it serves through programs that focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects. For more information, visit Lowes.com.