Senior Financial Analyst – Lowe’s Group Financial Office (GFO) Lowe’s is expanding its Finance organization and will have intern positions available in some of the following areas supporting Supply Chain, Store Operations, Pro Services, Merchandising, Digital, Marketing, FP&A and Cost Management at our corporate office in Mooresville, NC. (Charlotte area)
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 Intern accomplishes project-based work through the responsibilities listed below: (exact projects will be determined closer to the start of the Summer 2020 Internship)
• 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.
Lowe’s Summer Internship Program Lowe's 2020 Summer Internship Program offers challenging assignments to undergraduate and graduate students, enhancing their understanding of the retail business world through valuable, hands-on experience with a FORTUNE® 50 company. The summer internship program begins with orientation in late May and concludes in early August. All internships are paid and housing is available for those that qualify. This role has the potential for conversion into a full-time position for those that successfully complete the internship and upon candidate's graduation.
The internship will consist of a project-based assignment to broaden learning, experience, and organizational knowledge and business acumen. We are looking for people driven by potential. Dynamic individuals who are as inspiring as they are inspired. Sharp minds eager to take on new challenges and recognize new opportunities. Great collaborators who understand the power of “we”. People who push boundaries of what’s possible
Required Minimum Qualifications: • Working toward the completion of an MBA with a concentration in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or related field AND 1-2 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
About Lowe's Companies, Inc., Mooresville, NC (Charlotte area)
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.
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