Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst in Atlanta at RaceTrac

Date Posted: 6/12/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    200 Galleria Parkway Southeast
    Atlanta
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/12/2021

Job Description

RaceTrac Company Overview

Job Description:

The Financial Planning & Analysis function acts as the analytical engine of the organization, providing insight and supporting optimal business decision making. The Financial Analyst – FP&A is responsible for providing decision support through financial and situational analysis. This individual will support the FP&A Department in its goal of leading the Company’s financial planning/forecasting, financial reporting, and strategic financial analysis. Examples of this support include: preparing financial analysis (new business opportunities, major strategic initiatives, etc.), executive financial presentations, capital expenditure analysis, industry/peer comparisons, and company financial projections and forecasts.

  • Develops financial models and analyses to support RaceTrac’s most critical strategic initiatives and investments.
  • Supports the annual planning process, incorporating business initiatives, economic trends, and operational effectiveness. Works with various groups to accurately prepare a plan, set goals, benchmark, discuss variances to the plan, and re-forecast.
  • Executes ad hoc data analyses in response to business requests including analysis of all levels revenues, expenses, and profitability for corporate divisions and the company as a whole. Works with internal customers to refine and improve current reporting and analysis.
  • Reports annual operating plans and forecasts to senior management.
  • Analyzes various weekly/monthly financial reports and distributes to executives and department heads. Provides the ‘why’ behind abnormalities while telling the story with trend data.
  • Assists with the creation and reporting timeframes for strategic metrics.
  • Provides regularly scheduled reporting to all levels of the organization.
  • Remains unbiased when evaluating results of analysis and ensures the full picture is presented accurately.
  • Effectively presents analytical findings and leads discussions with managers and executives.
  • Develops relationships and credibility with assigned business units.
  • Serves as a business-partner with various functional areas to drive additional profitability through forecasting and analysis.
  • Understands and translates internal and external customer business needs into analytical project design and data-driven insight.

Responsibilities:

  • Develops financial models and analyses to support RaceTrac’s most critical strategic initiatives and investments.
  • Supports the annual planning process, incorporating business initiatives, economic trends, and operational effectiveness. Works with various groups to accurately prepare a plan, set goals, benchmark, discuss variances to the plan, and re-forecast.
  • Executes ad hoc data analyses in response to business requests including analysis of all levels revenues, expenses, and profitability for corporate divisions and the company as a whole. Works with internal customers to refine and improve current reporting and analysis.
  • Reports annual operating plans and forecasts to senior management.
  • Analyzes various weekly/monthly financial reports and distributes to executives and department heads. Provides the ‘why’ behind abnormalities while telling the story with trend data.
  • Assists with the creation and reporting timeframes for strategic metrics.
  • Provides regularly scheduled reporting to all levels of the organization.
  • Remains unbiased when evaluating results of analysis and ensures the full picture is presented accurately.
  • Effectively presents analytical findings and leads discussions with managers and executives.
  • Develops relationships and credibility with assigned business units.
  • Serves as a business-partner with various functional areas to drive additional profitability through forecasting and analysis.
  • Understands and translates internal and external customer business needs into analytical project design and data-driven insight.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; a degree in Business, Finance, Industrial Engineering or similar field required
  • Experience performing business analysis or financial/statistical data analysis (retail environment preferred)
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Familiarity with basic finance concepts
  • Experience with Power BI and SQL preferred

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