In this position, the Manager of Finance will be expected to provide total financial leadership, direction and analysis to the functional management team.
The Finance Manager will be expected to provide financial controllership around strategies to drive incremental sales and profits of Home Depot credit card products and Home Depot Protection Plans
The Finance Manager will play a key role in driving functional metrics, controlling costs, and work closely with the Sr. Finance Manager and functional leaders in order to achieve business goals and create shareholder value
Act as a strategic thought partner to functional leaders for key initiatives, including strategies for new credit card account generation, increasing sales from existing Home Depot credit card customers, improving operational efficiencies and/or the creation and implementation of new features/services that will enhance the customer experience.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
Evaluate financial impact of new and existing credit programs, promotions, products and services that support the needs of current or future customers, or that support new strategic initiatives or acquisitions.
Strategic Analysis/Problem Solving: Works to fully understand business; partner with functional leaders on new credit product and program designs, as well as their development and implementation based on projected profitability.
Participates and leads in preparation of annual planning for sales and margin items; forecasts performance based on trends and key drivers; and prepares/reviews reporting of weekly/monthly metrics to ensure that budgetary goals are met.
Project Management: Develops and supports a strategic alliance with business partners. Participates in cross-functional activities focused on solving business issues and enhancing our competitive advantage. Facilitates cross-functional communication with other areas of the business including but not limited to Finance, Operations, and IT.
NATURE AND SCOPE
Typically reports to Sr. Manager Credit Services
Accountable for direct supervision of the work activities of others. Planning, monitoring and reviewing work of subordinates is required. This may include direct supervision of a shift or the coordination of multiple work groups. Makes recommendations concerning selection, termination, performance appraisal and professional development.
Travel: Typically requires overnight travel up to 5%-10% of the time.
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
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.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 6 years
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.
Experience in Planning (Budgeting), Forecasting, and Financial Analysis
Experience in Retail or Financial Services industries
Working knowledge of SQL and Google BigQuery
Working knowledge of Tableau
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Self-motivated with excellent organizational, communication and problem-solving skills
Ability to work in team-based, matrix environment with multiple customers and partners
Ability to manage multiple projects and re-prioritize as necessary to meet key deadlines
Ability to query large amounts of data to perform analysis and leverage the data to craft a well-thought story utilizing Power Point.
Extensive experience using Excel to develop financial analyses, forecasts, and/or planning models