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Financial Operations Analyst at Spencer Gifts

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Job Description:

Come work with us at Spencer's & Spirit Halloween, where you'll be working with the best and brightest colleagues as you help us deliver the most fun experience and product possible to our guests. We're fast-paced and take our work seriously, but we always have a good laugh at the end of the day. Walk through our stores or the halls of our corporate office and you'll see firsthand that we're laidback and irreverent. We're firm believers in being true to YOU, so tattoos and piercings are as common as watercooler convos. Whether it's critiquing our new exclusive costumes or quality testing newly implemented software technology, our teams understand the importance of working collaboratively to challenge status quo and achieve our goals. We keep pushing ourselves to go above and beyond and are looking for top talent to become a part of our team!

We offer the following benefits:
  • 30% discount on merchandise
  • competitive salary
  • career advancement
  • Bonus opportunity
  • an excellent benefits package including Vacation/Sick/Holiday pay, Medical/Dental/Disability/Life and AD&D insurance & 401k.



The primary objective of the DC financial analyst is to provide forecasting and analytical support through generating, validating, and enhancing forecast models, analyzing forecast accuracy results, and presenting statistical output to a non-technical audience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Custom report generation involving advanced levels of financial/production analysis
  • Compute unit costs, check and clear data for costs associated with company labor, materials, products, inventory, or services
  • Responsible for estimates of expenditures, analysis of records of current & past operations, variance, trends & cost, and forecasting future financial or budgetary position
  • Assist in preparation of budgets, financial forecasts & other established reports
  • Generate and enhance Final Forecast, Forecast Comparison and Forecast Accuracy Scorecard Reporting, to be published and reviewed on a weekly and monthly basis to the end Business users across Supply Chain.
  • Compile complex and large data, conduct exploratory analysis, and analyze results to provide actionable recommendations for Supply Chain ad hoc requests
  • Utilize business knowledge and visual presentation skills to develop and communicate technical findings and/or forecasting solutions to Business Users in an effective forum that allows all parties involved to clearly understand how to leverage insights as it relates to their respective businesses
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor's degree (B.A. /B.S.) from four-year college or university; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office software and an advanced knowledge of Excel software that includes the use and creation of pivot tables and vlookups. Intermediate SQL writing. Basic knowledge of Cognos 8 Report Studio. Knowledge in use and development of Access data bases.

Other Skills and Abilities:
  • Proven ability to compile and analyze complex variables and large amount of data using statistical software
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills across multiple levels of a business organization
  • High attention to detail; ability to drive towards high quality, accurate and timely results
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Self-motivated and team-oriented
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and continuously evolving environment
  • Ability to develop partnerships through cross-functional collaboration