Job Description: Safeway Inc., a Fortune 100 Company, is one of the largest food and drug retailers in North America with 1,600+ stores. The Safeway family of brands includes some of the most prominent brands in food retailing, with a growing base of loyal shoppers. Thanks to the professionalism, diversity, spirit and friendliness of our people, we have locations across the U.S. and Canada.
Diversity is fundamental at Safeway. We foster an inclusive working environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee is both recognized and valued. We believe that building successful relationships with our customers and our communities is only possible through the diversity of our people. And a diverse workforce leads to better teamwork and creative thinking, as well as mutual understanding and respect.
The Corporate Marketing Financial Planning & Analysis Department has an opening for a Senior Financial Analyst. This position will be located in Walnut Creek, CA.
Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
. Quickly develop an understanding of company and group objectives to effectively play a key role in business analysis.
. Regularly complete ad-hoc analyses and work to improve analysis and business metrics for your customers.
. Provide financial and promotional analysis to evaluate effectiveness of advertising promotions and programs.
. Run weekly/monthly reports for business partners to help with monthly close.
. Any adhoc analysis/reports that may be necessary.
. Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance and Economics and/or equivalent experience is required. An MBA is a plus.
. 2-4 years of relevant experience in financial planning, reporting and analysis. Experience in a CPG or Fortune 500 company a plus.
. Advanced PC skills in MS Office (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Word). Experience with Hyperion Essbase a strong plus.
. Strong verbal, analytical and written communication skills.
. Can present complex issues in a simple, logical, and brief manner.
. Comfortable with large amounts of data and able to identify key trends and variances and summarize.
. Ability to work with various systems and data sources to gather and assimilate required information.
. Strong organizational skills. Able to multi-task. Brings a strong sense of customer service"; a strong responsiveness ethic and a sense of urgency.
Respond to: Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume by visiting www.CareersAtSafeway.com.
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