Financial Analyst

US-MO-Saint Louis
1 week ago
Job ID
2017-23781
Business Unit
Waterworks
Job Post Category
Finance/Treasury
Remote Position?
No
Position Type
Full-Time

Company Overview

About Core & Main

 

Core & Main (www.coreandmain.com) is one of North America’s largest distributors of water, sewer, storm, fusible piping and fire protection infrastructure products that serves the needs of both contractors and municipalities in all aspects of the water, wastewater, clean water, landfill, energy, and fire protection industries. Core & Main operates more than 246 branches serving North America, the Caribbean and international markets. The company provides localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success.

Job Description & Qualifications

Job Summary

Gather disparate data from various data sources; analyze and normalize to ensure data integrity for analysis. Provide consistent, relevant and accurate data as well as guidance/knowledge of the data and definitions that are available for analysis.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

 

  • Serves as a resource to assigned client in area of expertise.
  • Gathers and compiles raw data; conducts research for industry trends and benchmarks; and normalizes data to be incorporated into a centralized data format.
  • Analyzes, reports, makes comparisons to industry/company benchmarks, determines trends, and prepares cost analyses.
  • Defines data definitions and documents data limitations.
  • Prepares spreadsheets for data analysis; prepare reports with charts and graphs, mailing lists, maps and ad hoc requests. May make presentations.
  • Provides recommendations based on findings and analysis. Provides input on policies and procedures.
  • Participates in department and interdepartmental projects.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Nature and Scope

     

  • Demonstrates skill in data analysis techniques by resolving missing/incomplete information, inconsistencies/anomalies in more complex research/data.
  • Nature of work requires increasing independence; receives guidance only on unusual complex problems or issues. Work review typically involves periodic review of output by supervisor and/or direct "customers" of the process.
  • May provide general guidance/direction to or train junior level support personnel or professional personnel.

    Work Environment

     

  • Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
  • No travel required.

    Minimum Qualifications

     

  • Must be eighteen years of age
  • Must pass the Drug Test
  • Must pass the Background Check
  • Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable

    Education and Experience

     

  • Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline. Generally 2-5 years of experience in related field; certification is required in some areas OR MS/MA and generally 2-4 years of experience in related field. Certification is required in some areas.

     

 

Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and/or Finance.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Excel (advanced level).
  • Working knowledge of relational database concepts.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Sound deductive reasoning and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Presentation skills  (MS Powerpoint).
  • Expertise in working with spreadsheets, databases, strong understanding of financial concepts and data.
  • Experience in aggregating large volumes of financial data for analysis.
  • Experience with data analysis in large distribution businesses.
  • Certification on database/analysis tools.
  • Experience in acquiring data within large multi-system enterprise environments.

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