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Senior Financial Business Analyst, Fresh RBU Support Team - Lakeland

Apply Job Req. ID 21908BR Date Posted 11/04/2022 Location Lakeland, Florida
  • Preparing ad hoc analysis and recurring reporting to ensure assigned RBU is properly informed on decisions
  • Proactively sharing financial and operational results with RBU management to assist them in understanding historical trends, designing improvements, and measuring results of implemented improvements
  • Developing the databases, worksheets, and queries for capturing and reporting useful information to enable fact-based decision-making
  • Supporting the preparation of the Operating Cost Plan annual reforecast and plan development
  • Reporting actual results against expected results, identifying trends, monitoring the financial results of the overall business units and corporate performance through the development, and tracking of appropriate KPIs
  • Providing updates on significant Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Strategic Business Units (SBUs), as well as economic performance for Publix operating areas
  • Providing subject matter expertise to the Fresh RBUs on various financial questions
  • Responsible for preparing and summarizing conclusions for various ad-hoc requests to support RBU management in answering business questions outside the scope of business initiatives
  • Identifying opportunities and recommending actions to improve financial performance in daily operations, as well as, ongoing projects, which requires an in-depth understanding of the subject matter to calculate and communicate the potential impact of various change recommendations
  • Responsible for supporting RBUs on tactical projects, requests, and other analytical needs
  • Participating on small to mid-sized project teams and in discussions regarding the financial and operational implications of proposed business decisions
  • Mentoring/training Business Analysts and other associates as needed
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or another analytical discipline with at least 3 years relevant analytical business experience, or equivalent, or
  • Associate’s degree in Finance, Accounting or another analytical discipline with at least 4 years business experience, or equivalent, or
  • High School diploma with at least 6 years business experience, or equivalent
  • Knowledge of Accounting and/or Finance principles, general business practices and financial statements
  • Knowledge of analytical techniques, including how to quickly identify and correct logical flaws and/or shortcomings, as well as improve the overall accuracy of the analysis
  • Ability to prepare and summarize fact-based information to share with various levels of the organization
  • Proven strong ability to prioritize tasks and adhere to deadlines while ensuring accuracy
  • Demonstrated use of good analytical skills (including math & statistics), and problem-solving skills
  • Must be self-motivated, requiring little direction in day-to-day activities
  • Good interpersonal, teamwork, and collaboration skills
  • Ability to train peers and new associates
  • Ability to communicate and listen effectively with various levels of Publix associates
  • Ability to quickly develop an understanding of new information, processes, and technologies
  • Ability to take responsibility for learning new skills and processes
  • Ability to check own and peer work for data analysis and identify errors and provide feedback
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • A willingness to be flexible and adapt quickly and efficiently to change
  • Enthusiasm, initiative, and pride in work
  • Commitment to Publix and our mission
Preferred Qualifications
  • MBA with concentration in Accounting or Finance or a Master’s degree in a relevant business field with at least 4 years relevant analytical business experience or equivalent
  • Ability to analyze financial statements, understand the relationships between them and identify and explain the key drivers
  • Knowledge of the Publix retail store environment and operations
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience using software such as SAP, BPC, ESM, SharePoint, Host, PIMs, Marwood, Microstrategy, Nielsen, APT Test & Learn, etc. and the interrelationships of those systems
  • Knowledge of other Publix Business Units, including their basic roles and responsibilities
  • Knowledge of the RBUs, their results and how they influence other departments and overall corporate results
Potential Annual Pay with Bonus 63,960 - 96,330 Minimum Base Pay 4,920 Maximum Base Pay 7,410 Frequency of Pay Monthly Hours of Work Minimum of 45 hours per week, primarily Monday through Friday. Travel Frequency 0% 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. Address 3300 Publix Corporate Parkway City Lakeland Region FL between Orlando and Tampa Potential Annual Base Pay 63,960 - 96,330 Benefits
  • 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 plan (with prescription benefits)
  • Group dental plan
  • Group vision plan
  • Sick pay
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Company-paid life insurance (with accidental death & dismemberment benefits)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vacation pay
  • Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria
  • Paycheck direct deposit
  • Credit union
  • Access to over 50 discount offers including discounts on computer, vehicle and wireless purchases
  • 6 paid holidays (associates can exchange the following holidays with their manager’s approval: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day)

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