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Sr Financial Analyst

Date: May 30, 2019

Location: Olive Branch, MS, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: MS-15617
Area of Interest: Finance
Organization: Distribution Center
Brand/Division: Mississippi
Position Type: Full-time


Our Olive Branch, MS distribution center is looking for a strong Sr Financial Analyst to join our FInance team. Please review the information below and if you are the missing ingredient for our team, please apply


The Senior Financial Analyst will take an active role in the transportation financial and operational reporting process. Among their responsibilities; the Senior Financial Analyst will perform month end close duties, monthly reporting, ad hoc analysis, budgeting and forecasting.


* Develop a thorough understanding of the freight audit process and work directly with internal and external partners to assure timely auditing, coding, and payment of transportation invoices
* Assist and prepare annual budget and monthly forecast
* Prepare freight related journal entries on a monthly basis
* Work with international operations teams to track and report international freight expenses and facilitate charge backs to franchisees
* Provide ad hoc analysis for transportation and corporate finance teams
* Propose improvements to month end procedures, day-to-day job responsibilities and other functions within Transportation Finance team
* Special projects as assigned
* Cross train with other members of Transportation Finance team



* A Bachelors degree in accounting or a Bachelors degree in business with emphasis in accounting and/or finance
* Must be proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Access, Excel, Word, Power Point) including:

* 2-3 years of experience working with MS Excel; including pivot tables and advanced functions
* Advanced knowledge of MS Access with experience performing ad hoc analysis, creating complex queries and other advanced functions
* Prior experience budgeting and forecasting
* Strong problem solving skills, including the ability to effectively address issues in collaboration with others as appropriate
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
* Ability to analyze data and produce reports to assist operations
* Ability to work well under pressure and effectively handle multiple, concurrent demands and appropriately prioritize responsibilities


* Experience blending, prepping and analyzing large data sets using Alteryx
* Experience reporting, mapping and creating data visualizations using Tableau
* Working knowledge of SQL
* Familiarity with PKMS warehouse management system
* Ability to work overtime and weekend as needed


Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

Nearest Major Market: Memphis

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