• Sr. Financial Analyst, Stores

    Job Locations US-OH-Columbus
    Requisition ID 2018-2886
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Finance
  • Overview

    A Brand That's What's Now

    Express is the sexy, sophisticated lifestyle fashion brand for every occasion: work, weekends, or nights on the town.  Our brand is what's new and what's now for young fashion-forward men and women.  We have more than 600 retail and outlet stores throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, as well as franchise stores in Latin America.  We also have a best-in-class online/mobile shopping experience at www.express.com that allows our customers to shop whenever and wherever they like.  

     

    A Workplace To Match

    We think you'll like it here. 

    We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, generous associate discount, and casual work environment. Working at Express is much more than the 9 to 5. It is an opportunity to connect and engage with some of the smartest individuals in the fashion business doing work they are passionate about.  This is the Express Life and we’re always looking for talented leaders at all levels to join our team; if this sounds like you, we'd love to chat!

     

    Responsibilities

    The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for conducting and documenting complex financial analysis projects. Responsible for reporting financial results relating to sales, margin/inventory, expenses, cash flow or capital spend and related specifics as well as forecasting those implications to the total financial forecast. Develop and maintain daily/weekly/monthly business reporting needs. Leads in preparation of seasonal budgets, long range planning and weekly forecasting process. Typically reports to a Finance Manager.

     

    Essential Requirements

     

    • Education:
      • Bachelor's degree (finance, accounting, engineering, economics majors preferred)
      • Advanced degree, CPA or MBA a plus
    • Experience:
      • 4 to 6 years of financial analysis experience
      • Prior retail finance / accounting experience a plus    

     

    Preferred Requirements (skills and abilities)

    • Extreme focus on data accuracy
    • Comfortable digging into details and then making assumptions around them
    • Demonstrated analytical curiosity; strong problem solving skills
    • Ability to meet tight deadlines and handle multiple tasks/projects
    • Demonstrated leadership skills and strong interest in advancement
    • Excellent team building skills
    • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast changing environment
    • Comfortable with environment of change and group decision making
    • Ability to work with various levels of management throughout the organization
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Self starter and motivator, ability to remain focused and on task with minimal direction
    • Advanced PC skill proficiency including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint

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    Closing

    As an equal opportunity employer, Express does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of any federal, state, or locally protected class.  Express only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States.

     

     

    Notification to AgenciesPlease note that Express does not accept unsolicited resumes or calls from third-party recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement and approval from HR to submit resumes for a specific requisition, Express will not consider or approve payment to any third-parties for hires made.

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