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Home Depot Sr. Financial Analyst - Merchandising Finance in Atlanta, Georgia

Position Purpose:

This position prepares economic and financial analyses and forecasts for use in the development of financial business decisions in a merchandising department. This position supports all aspects of the P&L for a merchandising portfolio and works closely with the category Merchants and Finance Manager to align forecasts, create analyses and scenarios surrounding Merchandising strategy. This includes sales and profitability, investment decisions, capital allocation, reporting and analyzing financial results weekly, monthly, and quarterly.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 25% Oversee the administration of financial policies.

  • 25% Conducts special financial studies and coordinates with other departments in the preparation of statistical studies.

  • 25% Performs internal and external economic research and analyzes issues related to specific financial metrics to ensure competitiveness

  • 5% Compiles or prepares reports, graphs and charts of data developed.

  • 10% Recommends changes in financial analysis methods or procedures.

  • 10% Assists and supervises Financial Analysts in the daily preparation and conduct of their work.

Direct Manager/Direct Reports:

  • This position typically reports to a Director or Sr Director

  • Typically requires highly developed interpersonal skills for dealing with sensitive or controversial situations.

  • Typically faces situations that are unstructured and require original approaches.

  • Typically considers new approaches within general policies and short-term goals when solving problems.

  • Typically, once given general assignments, determines priorities and defines what should be done and how to do it.

Travel Requirements:

  • Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Physical Requirements:

  • Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Working Conditions:

  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

  • Under constant pressure to continuously meet tight deadlines, demanding quotas and/or must regularly deal with difficult situations.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be eighteen years of age or older.

  • Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor' s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field is preferred.

  • Three to five years of experience is preferred.

Minimum Education:

  • The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Preferred Education:

  • No additional education

Minimum Years of Work Experience:

  • 3

Preferred Years of Work Experience:

  • No additional years of experience

Minimum Leadership Experience:

  • None

Preferred Leadership Experience:

  • None


  • None


  • Oral and written communication skills

  • Accounting or Finance experience.

  • Analytical skills

  • Problem solving skills

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. - $0.00 - $0.00