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Senior Financial Analyst

Date: Jan 12, 2023

Location: Hybrid, IL, US, N/A CHICAGO, IL, US, 60603-4013 LAKE FOREST, IL, US, 60045-5201

Company: Grainger Businesses


About Grainger

Grainger is a leading broad line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom. We achieve our purpose, We Keep the World Working®, by serving more than 4.5 million customers with a wide range of products that keep their operations running and their people safe. Grainger also delivers services and solutions, such as technical support and inventory management, to save customers time and money.

We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. As one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, we have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone is an individual. Find your way with Grainger today.

Position Details

Senior Financial Analysts (SFAs) help support Grainger's strategy by supporting programs that add value and create bottom line growth. They provide high-quality insights that tell the story behind the financials and business operations. SFAs bring a unique and diverse perspective to the table. The role will report to Manager Financial Analysis. We are open to a hybrid work schedule of both in office and work from home.

You Will

  • Make improvements by automating, refining, and implementing tools, and deliverables both within Finance and supporting departments.
  • Develop complex modeling solutions and analysis to support strategic programs
  • Guide functional partners to ensure sound financial decisions. Oversee applicable financial metrics that impact Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow performance.
  • Dive deep and understand the upstream and downstream effects of decisions
  • Use a controllership mindset in creating clear and transparent financial analysis on the health of the business; understand end-to-end process, standard work and controls
  • Assess risks and opportunities and identify important operational and financial issues to be addressed. Provide recommendations and influence decisions, which include presentations to senior management.
  • Prepare annual budget, quarterly and long-range forecasts.
  • Review monthly results and provide insights to aligned partners

You Have

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or Business
  • 3+ years of experience, which may include forms of analysis beyond corporate financial analysis.
  • Experience working with high volumes of data
  • Advanced Excel (can perform complex functions)

Rewards and Benefits

With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice and flexibility to meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans
  • Paid time off (PTO) and 6 company holidays per year
  • Automatic 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period
  • Employee discounts, parental leave, 3:1 match on donations and tuition reimbursement

DEI Statement

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.