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The FP&A Technical Analyst provides analytics and decision support at a corporate level supporting the executive staff as well as the broader finance community. The Technical Analyst will be on a team responsible for a shared reporting & analytics infrastructure as well as directly providing reporting, analysis, and insight to the executive teams based on that infrastructure.
The successful candidate will be able to leverage a variety of tools & analytical capabilities to support analysis across different functional areas of the business and their impacts to overall company financial performance. The candidate will need to gather/develop the required datasets, apply a variety of techniques to analyze/test business hypotheses, and then summarize back the findings (with clear data/method driven substantiation). This position is in the Corporate Analytics team and has the potential to significantly influence the direction of the company and the financial performance.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Partner with the broader finance/business community to stay abreast of current business concerns, potential opportunities, and information needs
Access and Integrate information/data from a variety of sources for analytics and reporting
Design methodologies to understand and forecast key aspects of financial/operational performance
Employ a variety of analytical techniques to discover, identify, and conclude ad-hoc analysis both reactively to leadership requests and proactively as opportunities are identified
Develop and automate the delivery of analytical methods and standardized reporting to be used in Executive level presentations or distributed to end users
Contribute to the broader financial/Enterprise tools roadmap in partnership with Finance/IT leadership
Define and document core business metrics, definitions, and logic collaborating with the business teams
Deliver analysis and findings to leadership and business teams…often through formal presentation
Maintain knowledge and stays current of developments in the fields of technology, business intelligence, data warehousing, data science, and emerging technologies (machine learning, AI, etc.)
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed 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.
Technical Qualifications: Experience with multiple analytical tools and methodologies, as well as the discernment of which to apply in different environments and use cases is necessary.
Ability to work with data utilizing technologies such as (SQL, Access, Oracle, R, Python, VBA).
Ability to apply analytical methodologies (Statistical Modeling, Financial Analysis, Market/Competitive Research)
Familiarity with reporting / analytical apps such as (Oracle BI, Power BI, Tableau, SAS,)
Ability to define problems, collect data, perform analysis, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
Exposure to machine learning and AI type concepts is a plus
Ability to present information and respond to questions from groups of senior management, department heads, and the Finance/IT/Business teams
Attention to quality, reconciliation, and accuracy are critical as the audience is often executive level staff and the decisions being made are significant in scope/impact
Creativity and vision to recommend ways to evolve our infrastructure, process, and analytic capabilities
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Mathematics or related required (Masters in Analytics, Business, or Mathematics a plus); and
5-7 years of systems / business analysis experience; or
Equivalent combination of education and experience.
Mentoring and collaborating with other Analysts within the broader organization
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Maternity leave coaching
On-ramping/Off-ramping parental leave
Backup child care
Onsite child care
Child care subsidies
Short term disability
Advance Auto Parts, Inc. is a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider that serves both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers. Advance operates thousands of stores and hundreds of Worldpac branches in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The company also serves more than a thousand independently owned Carquest branded ...