Merchandising Financial Analyst in Greensboro, NC at The Fresh Market

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Financial Analyst helps drive business performance by leveraging data to create impactful analysis and reporting.  The analyst will work closely with merchandising, operations, marketing and/or real estate teams as a thought partner on a daily basis.

  • Analyze complex financial information to identify underlying business drivers and trends to deliver improved sales and profitability
  • Build financial models to evaluate new business opportunities
  • Analyze risks and opportunities of business proposals to determine impact on financial results
  • Develop, manage and monitor key performance indicators
  • Provide business partners with ongoing financial insight into operational performance
  • Develop cross-functional partnerships with and effectively communicate financial information to partner teams
  • Drive implementation of financial planning best practices
  • Support annual planning process as well as to ongoing forecasting process

Required Skills

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • High level of intellectual curiosity
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills          
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Advanced PC skills including Excel, PowerPoint  and Word

 Required Education & Experience

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business, or related quantitative field (MBA Preferred)
  • 1-3  years of experience in financial modeling, planning and/or analysis
  • Understanding financial statements and drivers that influence the P&L
  • Previous experience in Grocery/Retail preferred