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Sr. Financial Data Analyst II

Function: Finance
Location: Staples Corporate Center, Framingham, MA US
Date posted: 2/6/2018 5:04:26 PM
Type: Full-time
Permanent / Contract: Regular
Job number: 1039543

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

In this highly visible role in SBG Finance this person will be responsible for:

  • Support the Private Label Business at Staples across channels by generating financials, modeling growth, profitability and opportunity, presenting findings and conclusions, leveraging BI to reach different audiences.
  • Forecast Freight-on-board volumes, cubic volume, cost upcharges against invoices to evaluate risk versus cushion for Staples' P&L
  • Own SBG Essbase sales and margin cube, socialize and train SBG group, create BI reporting ultimately to replace excel reports
  • Analyze SKU Count, Inventory, Assortment of SBG SKUs - collaborate with team to transform the SBG portfolio into fast-turning, productive SKUs
  • Build the Sales and Margin budget across North American channels
  • Support the leadership team through ad hoc analysis
  • Develop rigorous data mining across spectrum of SBG information and activities using BI tools; transform analysis provided to SBG using rigorous analytics.
  • Use visualization techniques to communicate clear, concise, actionable information that adds value and drives SBG decisions and actions


  • MBA preferred
  • 5+ years cross-functional project management experience in finance with an emphasis on financial analysis, modeling, & reporting
  • Advanced user of MS Excel, as well as strong skills with data analysis tools (SQL, Alteryx, Teradata, SAS, R, Python)
  • Outstanding oral & written communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience presenting findings and/or recommendations to senior leadership (Powerpoint, Visualization)
  • Demonstrated experience breaking down complex and extensive data
  • Analytical and accountable thinker, data miner, problem solver, highly organized, highly-adaptable
  • Strong interpersonal skills across functional areas
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, detailed, dynamic environment & handle multiple tasks effectively
  • Experienced with visualization tools (Tableau, Power BI, Qlikview, MicroStrategy)
  • Self-motivated individual with ability to make independent decisions

Additional Information


Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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