Sr financial analyst

Posted on: 8 May 2021

Minneapolis, MN


Job Description

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.

About you:

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


Minneapolis, MN

Target is one of the world’s most recognized brands and one of America’s leading retailers. We make Target our guests’ preferred shopping destination by offering outstanding value, inspiration, innovation and an exceptional guest experience that no other retailer can deliver. Target is committed to responsible corporate citizenship, ethical business practices, environmental stewardship and generous community support. Since 1946, we have given 5 percent of our profits back to our communities. Our goal is to work as one team to fulfill our unique brand promise to our guests, wherever and whenever they choose to shop.

Target is a general merchandise retailer with stores in all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia.
75% of the U.S. population lives within 10 miles of a Target store. locations
We employ 350,000+ team members
?Our tagline is "Expect More. Pay Less." We've been using it since 1994!
Target's CEO since August 2014 is Brian Cornell. leadership
The Target Corporation also owns Shipt, Roundel, Grand Junction and DermStore. More to love!
Target is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, its hometown since the first Target store opened in 1962 under The Dayton Company

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