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28104BRPosition Title:Financial Business Consultant, Corporate Purchasing Support, BAR - LAKDepartment:FinanceLocation:Lakeland, FLDescription:The Financial Business Consultant position provides analysis, direction, consultation, leadership, planning, performance measurement and specialized business and strategic financial advisory services to various levels of assigned RBUs (Meat, Produce, Deli, Bakery and Meals) and cross-functional strategic initiative teams to enable and support information-based decision making. It serves as financial point of contact for assigned business functions, managing and ensuring consistent support in both strategic and regularly recurring decision-making processes and is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) with broad knowledge in the field of financial analysis, responsible for project managing the development and deployment of analytical technology solutions, the output of which drive his or her recommendations. It is also to consult with business partners cross-functionally to provide financial-based recommendations to support strategic decision needs that require financial input. These recommendations are regularly relied upon as a primary input into final decision-making processes for matters of significance, and influence strategic decisions related to the products, services, or offerings to which our customers have access as well as internal efficiencies that result in improved use of Publix resources, ultimately impacting both sales and profitability.Primary Responsibilities

providing Project Support and Planning, including comprehensive analytical consulting to support an assigned business function, in addition to generally providing financial-based insights and recommendations to support strategic decision needs for the RBU senior leadership and across the enterprise executive leadership (as assigned) that require financial input, including developing and supporting corporate financial planning, forecasting, and reporting structures

providing Strategic Consulting to Business Development Directors (BDDs) and Category Managers (CMs), serving as a financial point of contact, consulting and providing financial-based insights and recommendations for assigned business functions, managing and ensuring consistent support in both strategic and regularly recurring decision-making processes, and providing thought leadership, proactively advocating for viewpoints associated with their domain of expertise, while supporting and reinforcing recommendations and standards brought forth from across the Finance function

providing Ad Hoc Analysis, managing analysis & reporting and ad hoc requests to ensure assigned RBU is properly informed when making decisions

developing Analytical Solutions by using technology to streamline and reinvent existing reports, tools and processes, create new reports, tools and models that can be highly trusted by decision makers to deliver insights and to influence final decision making, and enhance the production, delivery and ease of use of analytical products to empower RBUs to obtain more self-service insights

continuous Learning and maintenance and growth of professional skills in finance/accounting, analytical methods and technology

mentoring/training Sr. Business Analysts, Business Analysts, and other associates as needed

Req ID:28104BRHours of Work:Minimum of 45 hours of work.Facility:Lak Publix Corporate Office B003State:FloridaFrequency of Pay:MonthlyTravel Frequency:0%Minimum Base Pay:6,135Additional Information:Your application may have additional steps that you will need to complete in order to remain eligible for consideration. Please be sure to monitor your email, including your spam folder, on a daily basis for critical, time-sensitive emails that could require action within 24-48 hours.Please do not use your Publix email address when applying. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive a confirmation email.In Publix’s corporate offices, we value in-person interactions, similar to those our store associates have with customers. Many of Publix’s corporate offices offer work from home up to two days a week. Each business area implements their policy differently and should be discussed during interviews.Address:3300 Publix Corporate ParkwayPotential Annual Pay with Bonus:79,755 to 119,795City:LakelandYear End Bonus:As a year-end bonus to associates, Publix issues one month’s extra pay (pro-rated in the first year) each year if associate remains employed through issue date of the bonus check that year. This is calculated as a 13th month of pay in the Potential Annual Pay with Bonus line above.Maximum Base Pay:9,215Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Analytics, Information Technology, Statistics or another analytical discipline or equivalent with at least 4 years relevant finance, accounting and/or analytical experience in an office environment

Knowledge of Accounting and/or Finance (solid knowledge of accounting principles and exceptional math skills)

Knowledge of analytical techniques, including how to quickly identify and correct logical flaws and/or shortcomings, as well as improve the overall accuracy of the analysis

Knowledge of statistics and quantitative methods

Knowledge of Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) and visual communication tools such as MicroStrategy Developer, Alteryx, Power Query, or similar ETL tool and Power BI, Tableau or similar data visualization tool, respectively

Proven ability to work effectively without close supervision or guidance

Proven strong ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects, including organizational skills, attention to detail, and adherence to deadlines while ensuring accuracy

Ability to perform arithmetic computations and determine, apply, and perform necessary arithmetic operations to solve practical math problems

Ability to inspect, cleanse, transform and model data from various sources with the goal of discovering useful information/trends, informing conclusion and supporting decision-making

Ability to interpret, analyze, and explain financial information, including forecasting, understanding financial data, and accurately interpreting financial statements and reports; identifying the key factors affecting the financial performance of assigned business area as well as the organization as a whole

Ability to understand the “big picture” and the interrelationships among various parts of the organization (e.g., department or company), including the impact of changes in one area on another area

Ability to effectively resolve problems; identify and analyze key information from multiple sources; determine the root causes and find solutions to eliminate them; proactively anticipate potential problems and implement or modify systems to prevent their occurrence

Ability to see and understand the bigger picture of what the organization is, where it needs to go, and how it will get there. This includes anticipating opportunities and challenges and utilizing that knowledge to guide the organization

Good Interpersonal, teamwork and collaboration skills with the ability to develop and maintain professional, positive and productive relationships across the organization

Proven ability to create an environment in which a positive and professional service orientation is evident to internal customers

Demonstrated ability to persuade, convince or achieve buy-in from others

Ability to communicate effectively with various levels of Publix associates, both written and verbal, including effective listening skills

Intermediate or higher level of proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook)

Basic or higher level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Access application

Must be self-motivated, requiring little direction in day to day activities

A willingness to be flexible and adapt quickly and efficiently to change

Enthusiasm, initiative and pride in work

Commitment to Publix and our mission

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Analytics, Information Technology, Statistics or MBA with concentration in Analytics, Accounting or Finance or equivalent with at least 6 years relevant finance, accounting and/or analytical experience in an office environment

Knowledge of other Publix Business Units, including their basic roles and responsibilities and their strategic long-term business needs and operational decision processes

Knowledge of the RBUs, their results and how they influence other departments and overall corporate results

Knowledge of the Publix retail store environment and operations

Knowledge of financial & strategic planning and consulting techniques

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook)

Advanced knowledge of Publix systems/ data sources (SAP, EDW, Host, PIMs, Marwood, FINDSS, DB2, Store Accounting, Oasis, EDW, Supplemental Data, Nielsen, etc.) and the interrelationships of those systems

Knowledge of APT Test & Learn, Basket Insights, and Benchmarker

Knowledge of Nielsen IQ

Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, MS Certified Power BI Data Analyst, certified Alteryx Designer, or other certifications specific to the position

Zip Code:33811-3311Benefits Information:

Employee stock ownership plan that contributes Publix stock to associates each year at no cost

An opportunity to purchase additional shares of our privately-held stock

401(k) retirement savings plan

Group health, dental and vision plans plan

Paid Time Off

Paid Parental Leave

Short- and long-term disability insurance

Tuition reimbursement

Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria

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