A role in Financial Planning & Analysis means belonging to a great team of genuine, diverse, courageous and versatile people who put integrity and ethics at the heart of everything they do. Together, you’ll drive outstanding financial results by enabling and accelerating Target’s strategic execution. You’ll nurture influential partnerships with leaders who value your credibility, thanks to the quality and reliability of your insights. To teams across Target, you’ll bring your skills for analytical rigor, creative problem-solving and sound decision-making. You’ll be an active contributor to cross-functional teams. You’ll rise to the challenge of the dynamic retail industry, bringing innovative solutions that have a direct impact on financial and operational direction-setting, merchandising and capital investments and how to best use our resources. All of your good work will help elevate and maintain Target as one of the world’s most recognized and best-loved retail brands.
As a Sr. Financial Analyst – Marketing Finance, you will:
Support the monthly sales forecast and actuals process for Core Marketing Finance team by leveraging necessary financial reporting, working with critical Finance and Accounting business partners and creating review materials for partners and Finance teams
Identify and develop ad-hoc analysis for non-payroll expenses in partnership with marketing team and Finance peers to influence more robust forecast inputs
Manage in-month review of marketing project financials, creation of ad-hoc presentations/dashboards as needed, and working with accounting partners to ensure accurate reporting of Marketing Expenses
Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.
Four-year degree in Accounting, Business, Economics, or Finance
Four or more years Finance/Accounting or related Operations experience
Proficient working with spreadsheet applications (Microsoft Excel)
Excellent analytical, decision-making, project management, planning and organization skills
Outstanding communication and relationship-building skills
Entrepreneurial spirit with strong initiative and willingness to take risks