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Finance Analyst, Global Reporting

Date: Jun 6, 2019

Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: SS-15198
Area of Interest: Finance
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full-time


About the Role

Williams-Sonoma is looking for a Financial Analyst to join its Global Finance team based in San Francisco. This is an opportunity to support a broad range of businesses that include Company Owned and Wholesale operations in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia. The Financial Analyst will own reporting for key business initiatives ensuring business partners around the world have access to the data needed to make sound financial decisions and grow their businesses. In addition, the Financial Analyst will take an active role in key financial processes including monthly reporting and analysis, budgeting, forecasting, business analysis and operating reviews. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, be resourceful, data-driven, analytical and curious about the inner workings of systems and businesses supported.

You're excited about this opportunity because you will be...


* Designing and producing reporting tools and dashboards in Tableau to enhance visibility into the health of the business, particularly relating to new business initiatives and leadership needs.
* Collaborating with users and management to analyze business reporting needs and gather and document business requirements for report development or modification.
* Providing Tableau support both administratively and as the Global Tableau subject matter expert including ad hoc report creation, testing, troubleshooting, training, and license management.

Financial Analysis

* Providing analytical and financial modeling support for Global businesses including development of the annual budget, three-year financial plan, monthly forecasts, and other analyses.
* Supporting month-end close process for Global through preparation of month-end journal entries, variance analysis, and presentation of close results to senior management.

Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

* We're a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe
* A technologically and data-driven business
* Competitive salaries and comprehensive health benefits
* We're at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation
* We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience
* We get to be creative on a daily basis
* A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
* We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative
* We have fun!


We're excited about you because you have...

* Bachelor's degree or higher in Finance, Business, Management Information Systems, or related field
* 2-4 years relevant work experience in a reporting or finance role demonstrating analytic skills and systems-reliant decision support. Business Intelligence experience a plus.
* Must be systems savvy. Experience with Tableau is required. Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint; advanced financial modeling skills. Experience with NetSuite, Essbase, A3, and Oracle is a plus.
* Strong consulting, problem-solving, and conceptual skills. Appropriate attention to detail.
* Self-motivated, flexible, positive attitude, and an intellectual curiosity to investigate issues.
* Strong written and verbal communication skills; innovative, organized, thorough.

About Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the home. Our family of brands includes Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room, and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. In 2017, we acquired Outward, Inc., a 3-D imaging and augmented reality platform for the home furnishings and décor industry. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.


Once you are here, you can look forward to a wide variety of benefits. Our corporate vision--to enhance our customers' quality of life at home--extends to the lives of our associates. To that end, we offer an extensive benefits package designed to help you grow, personally and professionally, to keep you healthy, to prepare you for the unexpected, to care for your family and to build a secure future. Depending on your position and your location, here's a look at what you might be eligible for:

* A generous discount on all Williams Sonoma Inc. brands through multiple shopping channels
* A 401(k) plan and other investment opportunities
* Paid vacations, holidays and other time-off programs
* Health benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance; health and dependent care tax-free spending accounts; medical, family and bereavement leave; same-sex domestic partner benefits; short- and long-term disability programs; life and travel insurance; an employee assistance program
* Tax-free commuter benefits
* A wellness program that supports your physical, financial and emotional health
* In-person and online learning opportunities through WSI University, LearnIt and AcademyX
* Cross-brand and cross-function career opportunities
* Quarterly sample sales
* A business casual work environment
* A bike share program
* Time off to volunteer
* Matching donations to qualifying nonprofit organizations
* Company-sponsored walks and runs
* Healthy, organic options in the cafeteria and an awesome salad bar
* Discounts on nearby gyms and other local businesses


WSI will not now or in the future commence an immigration case or "sponsor" an individual for this position (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration

This role is not eligible for relocation assistance.

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.

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: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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