• Senior Financial Analyst

    Job Locations US-MO-Saint Louis
    Posted Date 1 month ago(7/23/2018 1:24 PM)
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  • 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.
    • Prepare spreadsheets for data analysis; prepare reports with charts and graphs, mailing lists, maps and ad hoc requests. May accompany Manager to meetings to assist with 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

    • Identifies key barriers/core problems and applies problem solving skills in order to deal creatively with complex situations. Troubleshoots and resolves complex problems. Makes decisions under conditions of uncertainty, sometimes with incomplete information, that produce effective end results.
    • Independently performs assignments with instruction limited to results expected. Determines and develops approach to solutions. Receives technical guidance only on unusual or complex problems or issues.
    • May oversee the completion of projects and assignments, including planning, assigning, monitoring and reviewing progress and accuracy of work, evaluating results, etc. Contributes to employees professional development but does not have hiring or firing authority.

    Work Environment

    • Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about.
    • 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 5-8 years of experience in related field; certification is required in some areas OR MS/MA and generally 3-5 years of experience in related field. Certification is required in some areas.


    Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Budgeting & Forecasting experience.
    • Advanced skills using Microsoft Office suite.
    • Experience with relational databases, building and executing queries.
    • Advanced modeling skills using multiple data sources and logical thought processes to create assumptions.
    • Experience creating and communicating business cases including CAPEX and Real-Estate expansion proposals.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with management & field personnel.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and/or Finance with 3+ years experience
    • Strong working knowledge of MS Excel (advanced level)
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Working knowledge of relational database concepts
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
    • Sound deductive reasoning and problem solving skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Presentation skills  (MS Powerpoint)


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