Financial Analyst - Retail Technology

Ilitch Detroit , MI 48222

Posted 3 months ago

Job Description:

At Little Caesars, we want to be everyday heroes to our customers by making their lives easier. We strive to be HOT-N-READY with perfectly made pizzas, where and when they need us. Ready for their little league teams whether they win or lose. Ready for their first sleepover or their next all-nighter, romantic date nights and work extra late nights. Birthdays, Tuesdays, or any day when they need something good.

For our store crews, field employees, corporate colleagues, and everyone who is a part of the Little Caesars family -- service isn't what we do, it's who we are.

The Financial Analyst provides support in financial reporting and analysis to all levels of the business, both internally and for external customers. Work includes collecting, recording, and analyzing financial statements and conducting financial and business performance analysis. Duties may also include providing support to external customers related to accounting procedures and financial analysis. The ability to clearly present findings of complex financial analysis to non-financially oriented stakeholders is required. This position will handle confidential and proprietary information.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes data and prepares and communicates analytical reports.

  • Generates and distributes a wide array of recurring periodic reports, which may include diverse topics such as sales performance, profitability, return on investment, and other general business and financial performance information.

  • Prepares ad-hoc financial and business performance analysis as required. Analysis topics may include but are not limited to sales performance, financial performance, return on investment, pricing, menu mix, marketing performance, and other general business topics.

  • Prepares planning and forecasting models covering sales and financial performance.

  • Submits financial statements into standardized electronic reporting systems. Provides feedback regarding appropriate accounting standards and processes.

  • Provides recommendations to improve the financial performance.

  • Gather and analyze data from various functions as necessary to develop presentations to leadership.

  • Works cross-functionally through the organization, both internally and externally, to provide financial advice and consulting to non-financially oriented stakeholders.

  • Support management of a business unit/department with financial activities.

  • Identify trends, opportunities, risks, and clearly communicate these to management.

  • Provide analytical, financial support to management during the budgeting process.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or business. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • Minimum of two (2) years' experience in an accounting or finance position requiring the creation of financial reporting and analysis.

  • Proficient in accessing data through typical ERP and data warehouse applications.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications with advanced Excel skills.

  • Working knowledge of accounting software to facilitate financial reporting.

  • Strong ability to interpret financial and accounting information.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills necessary to effectively present complex financial subjects to non-financially oriented customers.

  • Exceptional business / financial analysis skills including attention to detail and accuracy and exceptional problem-solving abilities

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience with a chained restaurant or retail system.

  • Experience with Oracle and point of sale applications

Little Caesars offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including: medical/dental/prescription coverage, 401k with company match, on-site child care, adoption benefits, free parking and exciting sports and entertainment perks! In addition to Little Caesars Pizza, Ilitch companies in the food, sports and entertainment industries include: the Detroit Red Wings, Olympia Entertainment, Olympia Development, Blue Line Foodservice Distribution, Champion Foods, Ilitch Holdings, Inc., Little Caesars Pizza Kit Fundraising Program, and a variety of venues within these entities. Michael Ilitch owns the Detroit Tigers. Marian Ilitch owns MotorCity Casino Hotel.

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