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Senior Manager, Financial Analysis

Date: Nov 12, 2021

Location: LAKE FOREST, IL, US, 60045-5201 CHICAGO, IL, US, 60603-4013

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:

The Finance team is crucial to running our business. As a Finance Senior Leader, you will build partnerships and share insights to increase profitable growth and provide value to our customers. You will lead a diverse and collaborative team and contribute to a culture of respect and inclusion. You will enjoy solving complex business problems to help Grainger's customers keep their operations running and their people safe. Grainger has modern facilities in Chicago's northern suburbs and downtown that complement team members' active lifestyles and flexible work schedules. You will report to Sr Director, Financial Analysis.

You Will:

  • Manage a team that includes both people leaders and individual contributors, such as analysts within the rotational development program
  • Recruit and develop a team with a unified goal of creating value for our customers
  • Share insights that lead to solutions to increase growth
  • Bring your best ideas and experience to help Grainger beat the competition
  • Use digital solutions to improve efficiency and faster insights
  • Drive continuous improvement by automating, refining, and implementing processes, tools, and deliverables
  • Develop modeling solutions, financial analysis and reporting to support strategic plans
  • Guide business partners to ensure sound financial decisions. Identify financial and operational metrics that impact financial and operational results
  • Dive deep and demonstrate end to end thinking by understanding the upstream and downstream processes and effects of business decisions
  • Create clear and transparent financial analysis on the health of the business; understand end-to-end process, risk and controls
  • Assess risks and opportunities and identify key operational and financial actions to drive improvement.
  • Provide recommendations and influence business decisions, which include presentations to senior management
  • Prepare annual financial plan, quarterly and long-range forecasts
  • Interface and story-tell to Senior Management

You Have:

  • Bachelor's degree required in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business, STEM or related field
  • 7+ years of relevant experience
  • Previous management experience
  • A knack for being a "talent magnet," including ability to coach and mentor others
  • Financial acumen and financial skills, including quantitative analysis
  • Experience collaborating with multiple business 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.