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Directly supports financial planning and analysis for a designated area of a business unit. Works in partnership with business unit management within the designated area of responsibility and the division Finance Officer, and is responsible for a number of areas such as development of financial forecasts and resource allocation in support of business goals, providing advanced subject matter expertise and guidance regarding all finance related decisions and providing guidance and counsel in development of long range plans involving strategy development, resource allocation, work plans and timelines and financial outcomes.
Develops financial forecasts and resource allocation plans in support of division goals.
Provides subject matter expertise and guidance regarding all finance related decisions.
Provides guidance and counsel in development of long range plans involving strategy development, resource allocation, work plans and timelines and financial outcomes.
Oversees financial aspects of vendor negotiations, funding issues and related efforts.
Develops financial models, forecasts, proposals, presentations and performance measures to provide confidence to executives regarding financial decisions.
Oversees Financial Analyst or other support staff as necessary for department operations.
Participate in long-term strategic planning for the assigned business area.
Leads the preparation of financial forecasts, targets and budgets, including the identification/quantification of risks and opportunities; involves facilitating the negotiation and agreement of key metrics and inputs.
Conducts regional financial evaluations of proposed projects and investments by gathering assumptions, making financial projections using discounted cash flow principles and ultimately creating regional business cases that substantiate the rationale for investments. This may include analysis, financial modeling or review of pre-prepared financials for new store stores, acquisition candidates and the like.
Bachelor’s Degree and at least 7 years of experience in an analytical role in finance, accounting, business management, quantitative analysis or economics OR at least 5 years of experience internally at Walgreens in an analytical role in finance, accounting, business management, quantitative analysis or economics.
At least 4 years of experience with project management (for example: planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives).
At least 5 years of experience in applying analytics principles (Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Business Management, Economics or Finance).
Experience in long-term strategic planning for the assigned business area.
At least 2 years of experience executing financial strategy based on key objectives and goals of the company.
At least 4 years of experience of the link between analysis and business impact.
At least 1 year experience developing justifications for capital expenditures.
Experience with GAAP and financial statement analysis.
Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using SUM function, setting borders, setting column width, inserting charts, using text wrap, sorting, setting headers and footers and/or print scaling).
Intermediate level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: applying a theme, formatting character spacing, inserting a picture, changing slide layout and theme colors, adding transitions, customizing slide numbers, changing chart style and/or formatting font).
Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: inserting headers, page breaks, page numbers and tables and/or adjusting table columns).
At least 1 year experience planning, developing, and managing departmental expense and capital budgets.
At least 2 years of experience directly managing people, including hiring, developing, motivating, and directing people as they work.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance and/or a Master’s Degree.
Advanced level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using AVERAGE function, merging and centering cells, printing centered page and/or creating a pivot table).
Willing to travel up to 5% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).