Sr. Financial Analyst

  • Lowe's Home Improvement
  • Mooresville, NC, USA
  • Nov 19, 2020
Full time Banking Finance

Job Description

Senior Financial Analyst - FP&A

The principle purpose of the Senior Financial Analyst is to provide analyses and insights that identify the drivers of financial performance in order to drive appropriate tactical activity. This role aligns directly to US Home Improvement Forecasting and Planning and will work closely with the Group Finance Officer (GFO) team and Lowe's Bangalore Center of Expertise (COE) to deliver insightful, proactive and timely financial analysis and reporting.

Responsibilities:

  • Consolidate and review forecasts, prepare summaries and proactively identify key variance drivers
  • Coordinate forecast process and track progress to ensure deadlines are achieved
  • Collaborate with functional teams (Supply Chain, Merchandising, Inventory, etc.)
  • Evaluate forecast accuracy to identify opportunities for process improvement
  • Prepare analysis and materials for executive meetings


To accomplish this, the Senior Financial Analyst must have solid knowledge of finance and business analytics. This individual will collaborate with Finance peers to ensure best practices and insights are understood and incorporated into work products. Additionally, the Senior Financial Analyst must be able to work effectively within a matrixed organization and demonstrate the ability to influence and interact with various levels of the organization.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Quantitative or related field
  • 4+ years' experience in finance or analytical role
  • Demonstrated experience working cross-functionally
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools (e.g., Excel, PowerPoint, Word)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in a related field (e.g. MBA, MS Finance)
  • Experience with business intelligence and reporting tools (e.g. MicroStrategy, TM1, Hyperion/Essbase, Business Objects, Cognos, Teradata, Alteryx, SQL)
  • 1+ year of experience with financial forecasting or analytic modeling
  • Retail Industry and/or FP&A experience


About Lowe's:
Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving approximately 18 million customers a week in the United States and Canada. With fiscal year 2019 sales of $72.1 billion, Lowe's and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,200 home improvement and hardware stores and employ approximately 300,000 associates. Based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe's supports its hometown Charlotte region and all communities it serves through programs focused on creating safe, affordable housing and helping to develop the next generation of skilled trade experts. For more information, visit Lowes.com .

About Lowe's in the Community:
As a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company, Lowe's is committed to creating safe, affordable housing and helping to develop the next generation of skilled trade experts through nonprofit partnerships. Across every community we serve, Lowe's associates donate their time and expertise through the Lowe's Heroes volunteer program. For the latest news, visit Newsroom.Lowes.com or follow on Twitter.

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