Senior Financial Analyst

Dallas, TX

General Summary :

The Senior Financial Analyst will support the organization through the analysis of the merchandise and operational data, the development of financial plans and forecasts, and the preparation of ad hoc expense analysis for special initiatives. The individual will be required to gather and validate information necessary to provide analytical, fact-based assessments
which will aid in the decision making needed to drive business results. This position provides an outstanding
opportunity to understand and influence the business, learn the company systems, enhance the individuals' analytical and communication skills, and interact with the management team.

Essential Job Functions :

1. Coordinate with management to create financial forecasts and plans

2. Prepare month end reports using excel based financial models

3. Forecast, analyze and provide summary of organizations trends in sales, margin, expense and other operational metrics

4. Develop and update models to provide analysis for various financial conditions related to business operations

5. Provide ongoing tracking, reporting and analysis of trends in various operating areas

6. Prepare detailed expense analysis including components of SG&A and buying & occupancy

7. Identify potential business issues and opportunities through data analysis

8. While this position does not have specific general ledger responsibilities, it does have a responsibility to monitor financial results and estimates during closing and identify issues and to assist corporate accounting team resources

9. Utilize multiple systems and software applications to execute tasks

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The incumbent must possess the knowledge, skills and abilities required for satisfactory performance.

Knowledge and Abilities :

Strong knowledge in mathematics

Strong financial modeling capabilities utilizing data from numerous sources

Strong planning/organizational skills and attention to detail

Strong written and verbal communication skills

An inquisitive nature and can-do attitude


Stress management skills

Advanced Excel, Power point, and BI.

Ability to analyze, create and prepare financial data, reports and statements

Strong communication skills: verbal, listening, written

Personal Attributes :

Well-developed interpersonal skills; ability to get along with diverse personalities

Exceptional communication, both verbal and written

Comfortable when challenged with difficult, unstructured problems that must be solved quickly

Excellent planning and organization skills

Unquestionable integrity with the ability to handle sensitive issues

The ability to establish credibility and be decisive

The ability to recognize and support the company's overall plan and priorities

The ability to think conceptually and strategically, while maintain a results driven approach

Bilingual preferred- English and Spanish speaking

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance,
Economics or related field

Master's Degree preferred

Minimum of 6 years of relevant experience, preferably in the retail industry

Location Dallas, TX (75215)
Job Type Full Time
Company Gables Search Group
Posted 12 days ago