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Senior Financial Analyst

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Date: Jan 8, 2019

Location: Framingham, MA, US

Company: TJX Companies, Inc.

Success is always in style at TJX! Continue to explore career opportunities at TJX, a Fortune 100 company and the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide. At TJX, we are proud that, for 40 years, we have been providing amazing value to our customers, but the merchandise we sell is just part of our story. We believe our Associates bring our business to life, and we aim to support you by making TJX a terrific place to work. We are committed to leveraging our differences, and believe that the diverse skills, experiences and background that you bring into the organization will help us continue to succeed. 

 

Our retail chains include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense, as well as tjmaxx.com and sierratradingpost.com in the U.S.; Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls in Canada; TK Maxx in the U.K., Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria and the Netherlands, as well as Homesense and tkmaxx.com in the U.K.; and TK Maxx in Australia. With over $33 billion in sales, more than 3,800 stores, and 235,000 Associates in 2016, TJX is an exciting place to grow your career!

 

Senior Financial Analyst – Merchant Finance, Analysis Group

 

Our Marmaxx Finance group has an immediate need for a Senior Analyst in the Merchant Finance Analysis Group.  This Senior Analyst will work on projects that drive and support the Merchandise Planning and Buying organization at TJ Maxx and Marshalls.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Perform standard Weekly, Monthly, and Quarterly reporting with excellent attention to detail
  • Analyze Gross Margin and Inventory components to provide guidance on business performance and financial plans
  • Provide accurate and timely Ad-hoc analysis to address existing and new business needs; investigate variances in merchandise reporting and analysis
  • Deliver strategy and recommendations on various initiatives across all levels of Management
  • Present on other various deliverables including day-to-day reporting and conceptual topics
  • Partner with operational experts and build relationships within the business

 

Potential Projects:

  • Store Planning Initiatives – partner with Store Planning to evaluate various groups of stores
  • Merchandising Initiatives – evaluate Inventory Management, Freshness, Receipts, Flow, etc. and seek improvement opportunities to existing reports
  • Financial Performance – provide detailed financial analysis for special projects/stores of interest
  • Merchant Financial Plans – maintain systemic feeds to various reports, incl. Shrink, Markdowns, Dollar Out and Open-to-Buy
  • Strategic Reporting Enhancement – assist in the transition of existing reports to the new Cognos Reporting Platform
     

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience working in an Analysis and/or Finance environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics or Accounting preferred
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills; experience reporting on large amounts of data
  • Strong communication skills with an ability to obtain information and devise business solutions
  • Able to concisely and effectively deliver results to management
  • Ability to provide strategic recommendations to the business on key Financial & Merchandise plans
  • High level of curiosity to explore, learn and understand business information
  • Strong sense of urgency around delivery of reports and deadlines
  • Self-starter with high level of time management skills and ability to prioritize individual workload
  • Strong technical skills: Proficiency with Microsoft Excel is required (i.e. pivot tables, power pivot, function logic and lookup/reference formulas and charts); experience with applications such as Monarch, Mainframe, and Cognos is preferred but not required

 

 



What's In It For You?

TJX has campuses conveniently located off the Mass Pike and Route 495. With us, you'll not only enjoy working for an industry leader, but we also strive to provide a competitive salary and benefits package.

TJX considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, marital or military status, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. TJX also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.


Nearest Major Market: Framingham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

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