Senior Financial Analyst

Whole Foods Austin , TX 78719

Posted 3 weeks ago

We are looking for a Senior Financial Analyst who will support Global Real Estate and Special Projects Finance by delivering data-driven and actionable insights about our stores / formats, customers, competitors, channels and strategic initiatives to help optimize our business in an omnichannel retail environment. The ideal candidate is highly self-motivated and absurdly curious, with strong analytical and modelling skills rounded with partnering abilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify key business drivers in complex situations Involving multivariate analysis. Consider and explore multiple hypotheses to explain data relationships and trends

  • Forecast using a combination of quantitative techniques, time series analyses / projections, and causal models to predict sales / trip impacts based on available data

  • Explain complex modeling approaches in simple terms; develop compelling narratives that connect modeling results with finance problems

  • Carry model results through financial analysis to provide guidance on how to best optimize business

  • Leverage analytic capabilities available through third party vendors

  • Provide ad-hoc analysis and other duties as requested

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in statistics, finance, economics or other quantitative discipline

  • 3-5 years professional experience in analytics, finance or related fields

  • Experience with advanced analytical techniques, including time series forecasting, clustering, and machine learning (classification and regression)

  • Self-directed, innovative thinker who is never bored but finds work

  • Strong candidates will have a curious mind and a passion for synthesizing information from multiple sources

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and the Microsoft Office Suite, with Alteryx experience a plus

  • Ability to present information in different forums and with all / multiple levels of leadership

  • Exceptional customer service attitude always responding "yes, and" and not "shouldn't someone else be doing that"

  • Comfortable in a decentralized structure where results are based on cooperation with and influence of others

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

At Whole Foods Market we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.


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