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Senior Financial Analyst

Date: Dec 7, 2021

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

Company: Grainger Businesses

About Grainger:

Grainger is North America's leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operating products and services. Our wide assortment, deep expertise, innovative technology solutions and unparalleled customer service keep customers' operations running and their people safe.

We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. 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 at Grainger.

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.

SFAs enjoy complex challenges, use a "Big Thinking" approach, and seek creative solutions to help Grainger's customers keep their operations running and their people safe. You will report to Manager, Financial Analysis.

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 any forms of analysis beyond corporate financial analysis. Examples include: financial modeling, profitability analysis, Discounted Cash Flow/NPV, financial statement analysis, investment/ratio analysis, statistical or predictive analytics, data mining, risk identification, business valuation.
  • Desire to strengthen financial skills through diverse experiences and opportunities
  • Experience working with high volumes of data
  • Collaboration with partners and the entire Finance team
  • 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
  • A comprehensive set of emotional, financial, physical and social wellbeing programs

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.