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Sr. Financial Analyst, Business Analysis & Reporting – Lakeland

Publix

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Publix Super Markets tops the list of privately-owned supermarkets in the United States. We are privately-owned, hold no long-term debt and continue to grow year after year. Publix and our associates excel in community involvement, volunteerism, and environmental sustainability. Our collective commitment to diversity has contributed to our success in being a great place to work and shop. It’s satisfying to work for – and be an owner in – a Fortune 100 company that is widely recognized as a leader in the supermarket industry.

As a Business Consultant with our Business Analysis & Reporting (BAR) department, you will serve as a financial point of contact for the assigned Corporate Purchasing Retail Business Unit (RBU). Additionally, you will manage and ensure consistent support in both strategic and recurring decision-making processes. The Business Consultant provides comprehensive financial and analytical consulting to support an assigned business function, in addition to providing financial-based recommendations to support strategic decision needs for the RBU and across the enterprise that require financial input. Responsibilities also include, but are not limited to:

  • acting as a liaison between the BAR leadership team and the assigned RBU to ensure the financial impacts of future operational changes are reflected in the business plan
  • consulting and providing financial-based analyses to support tactical and RBU project needs for the assigned RBU
  • managing analysis & reporting and ad-hoc requests to ensure assigned RBU is properly informed on decisions
  • developing and supporting corporate financial and strategic planning, forecasting, and operating budgets
  • preparing financial summaries used to support investment decisions using NPV, IRR, payback period and breakeven
  • support the monthly accounting close process (as assigned), to include JEs, recons and associated schedules
  • preparing structured financial models to support recurring reporting and analysis, to include advanced Excel formulas and macros, Access, and Alteryx with data residing across multiple data servers
  • participate on cross-functional project teams, proactively advocating for viewpoints of the BAR/Finance department on behalf of the project sponsor
  • serving as an organizational thought leader while also supporting and reinforcing recommendations and standards established by BAR/Finance department
  • mentoring/training Sr. Business Analysts, Business Analysts, and other associates as needed

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or another analytical discipline with at least 4 years relevant analytical business experience or equivalent
  • Knowledge of Accounting and/or Finance principles, general business practices and financial statements
  • Knowledge of analytical techniques, including how to quickly identify and correct logical flaws and/or shortcomings, as well as improve the overall accuracy of the analysis
  • Ability to prepare and summarize fact-based information to share with various levels of the organization
  • Ability to analyze financial statements, understand the relationships between them and identify and explain the key drivers
  • Good interpersonal, teamwork, and collaboration skills
  • Ability to communicate and listen effectively with various levels of Publix associates
  • Ability to quickly develop an understanding of new information, processes, and technologies
  • Ability to take responsibility for learning new skills and processes
  • Ability to check own and peer work for data analysis and identify errors and provide feedback
  • Proven strong ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects, including organizational skills, attention to detail, and adherence to deadlines while ensuring accuracy
  • Demonstrated use of good analytical skills and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Must be self-motivated, requiring little direction in day-to-day activities
  • A willingness to be flexible and adapt quickly and efficiently to change
  • Enthusiasm, initiative, and pride in work
  • Commitment to Publix and our mission

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA with concentration in Accounting or Finance or a Master’s degree in a relevant business field with at least 5 years relevant analytical business experience or equivalent
  • Knowledge of corporate organizational structures, including the basic roles and responsibilities of each department in the organization
  • Knowledge of the retail store environment and operations
  • Knowledge of Activity Based Costing and inventory management related to shrink.
  • Ability to train peers and new associates
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience using software such as SAP, BPC, ESM, SharePoint, Host, PIMs, Marwood, Microstrategy, Nielsen, etc. and the interrelationships of those systems
  • Advanced knowledge of Alteryx or similar data visualization tool such as Tableau
  • Advanced knowledge of MicroStrategy Developer or similar data visualization tool
  • Knowledge of Applied Predictive Analytics (APT) modules such as Test & Learn Market Basket Analyzer, and Benchmarker

Benefits Information

  • Employee stock ownership plan that contributes Publix stock to associates each year at no cost
  • An opportunity to purchase additional shares of our privately-held stock
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Group health plan (with prescription benefits)
  • Group dental plan
  • Group vision plan
  • Sick pay
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Company-paid life insurance (with accidental death & dismemberment benefits)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vacation pay
  • Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria
  • Paycheck direct deposit
  • Credit union
  • Access to over 50 discount offers including discounts on computer, vehicle and wireless purchases
  • 6 paid holidays (associates can exchange the following holidays with their manager’s approval: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day).

Year End Bonus

As a year-end bonus to associates, Publix issues one month’s extra pay (pro-rated in the first year) each year if associate remains employed through issue date of the bonus check that year. This is calculated as a 13th month of pay in the Potential Annual Pay with Bonus line above.

Additional Information

Your application may have additional steps that you will need to complete in order to remain eligible for consideration. Please be sure to monitor your email, including your spam folder, on a daily basis for critical, time-sensitive emails that could require action within 24-48 hours.

Please do not use your Publix email address when applying. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive a confirmation email.

In Publix’s corporate offices, we value in-person interactions, similar to those our store associates have with customers. Many of Publix’s corporate offices offer work from home up to two days a week. Each business area implements their policy differently and should be discussed during interviews.

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