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Sr. Financial Consultant – Real Estate Bar – Lakeland

Location: Lakeland, FL
Job ID: 29042BR
Department: Business Analysis & Reporting
Working Hours: Minimum of 45 hours per week
Pay Frequency: Monthly
Date Posted: May 30, 2024

$86 - 129k
Full Time - Regular


Publix Super Markets tops the list of privately-owned supermarkets in the US. We are privately-owned, hold no long-term debt and continue to grow year after year. Publix and our associates excel in community involvement, volunteerism, and environmental sustainability. Our collective commitment to diversity has contributed to our success in being a great place to work and shop. It’s satisfying to work for – and be an owner in – a Fortune 100 company that is widely recognized as a leader in the supermarket industry.

The Real Estate Strategy team within Business Analysis and Reporting (BAR) serves as a tight-knit, fast paced, group that fosters collaboration and offers the advantage of directly consulting senior and executive leadership regarding real estate investment opportunities. The team’s involvement in evaluating Publix’s real estate investment opportunities for new and existing markets provides a rewarding contribution to the company and the potentiality for various associate career growth opportunities.

Within the team, the Senior Financial Consultant is responsible for providing strategic and financial consulting related to strategy development and execution, accounting, capital investment, operating performance, software utilization, financial planning, project reporting and accounting and process improvement support for the Real Estate business area.

Responsibilities include:

  • Consulting and providing business advisory support to the Real Estate department
  • Preparing and assisting the BAR Manager with planning and strategy support for the Real Estate departments to guide senior management decisions
  • Providing quarterly/annual financial accounting, analysis, and evaluation for Real Estate and Financial Reporting departments
  • Developing, producing and/or reviewing reporting which provides management with real estate information appropriate to the function and level of the recipient

In Publix’s corporate offices, we value in-person interactions, similar to those our store associates have with customers. Many of Publix’s corporate offices offer work from home up to two days a week. Each business area implements their policy differently and should be discussed during interviews.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or another analytical discipline or equivalent
  • 5 years of relevant business experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to demonstrate a high degree of self-motivation, commitment, and integrity
  • Ability to plan and organize projects to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Willingness to work extended hours as needed
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office: Microsoft, Excel, Access, SharePoint, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of SAP

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Accounting or MBA with concentration in Accounting or Finance
  • 8 years of relevant business experience
  • Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, Certified Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis Professional or other certifications specific to the position
  • Knowledge of real estate and/ or construction industry, Publix store operational performance measurements, accounting principles, general business practices, and financial statements
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office: Microsoft, Excel, Access, SharePoint, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Advanced knowledge in SAP
  • Knowledge of Landmark and Compass
  • Knowledge of Mapping Tools (Publix Web Map & Google Maps)
  • ESM Suite (Executive Management) Web application


  • Employee stock ownership plan that contributes Publix stock to associates each year at no cost
  • An opportunity to purchase additional shares of our privately-held stock
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Group health, dental and vision plans
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria
  • Visit our website to see all of our benefits: Benefits – Jobs (

Year End Bonus

As a year-end bonus to associates, Publix issues one month’s extra pay (pro-rated in the first year) each year if associate remains employed through issue date of the bonus check that year. This is calculated as a 13th month of pay in the Potential Annual Pay with Bonus line above.

Additional Information

Your application may have additional steps that you will need to complete in order to remain eligible for consideration. Please be sure to monitor your email, including your spam folder, on a daily basis for critical, time-sensitive emails that could require action within 24-48 hours.

Please do not use your Publix email address when applying. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive a confirmation email.

Please note, this is a hybrid position requiring 8 days per month on-site in Lakeland, FL.

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