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Finance Analyst, Global Reporting

Date: Apr 9, 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

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Description:

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States and we are now expanding our brands globally. Our family of brands are 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.

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...

Reporting

* 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.

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

We're excited about you because...

* 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.

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.

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).

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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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.


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