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Director Inventory Analysis

Apply Now Location: 7000 Target Pkwy N, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States, 55445; job id: R0000211029
job family: Accounting
schedule: Full time

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As a Fortune 50 company with more than 350,000 team members worldwide, Target is an iconic brand and one of America's leading retailers.  

Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and we invest in the places we collectively live, work and play. We prioritize relationships, fuel and develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as one Target team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. It’s how we care, grow, and win together.    

Right on pace with Target’s distinctive retail brand, in a role in Target Finance and Accounting, you will be a truly collaborative partner with a seat at the table.  You’ll bring your unique point of view, experience and passion for the work to your team and internal clients.  In Finance, you’ll be an integral voice in discussions that lead to Target’s unparalleled shopping experience.  Your analysis and recommendations will be directly applied to critical business decisions, from sales to merchandising and beyond.  Within Finance you’ll enjoy the interesting challenges of the competitive retail space.  You’ll see your contributions come to life in virtually every area of this dynamic enterprise.  And you’ll grow and be challenged in your career while having a healthy balance with life outside of work.

As Director of Inventory Analysis you will lead a team responsible for ensuring the accuracy of Target’s merchandise inventory.  You’ll set strategic direction for analyzing and researching transactions, systems, and processes impacting unit and financial inventory integrity, and you’ll collaborate with partners across the entire organization to influence strategic initiatives and decisions on inventory-related matters.  With your Finance and enterprise knowledge, you will serve as a reliable, credible, and trusted business partner for all stakeholders, and you will drive visibility and alignment in decision-making by providing meaningful data and business insights.  In this role you will leverage your understanding of inventory technology and processes to glean insights from inventory data, and you’ll leverage your story-telling skills to influence how these insights can be used to improve processes and increase reliability of key data.  You’ll influence partners across the organization in the development, testing and integration of new retail technologies and related financial controls.

Core Responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to the business needs.

About you:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience – preferably in Finance, Accounting, or another Business related area
  • Working knowledge of retail industry
  • Minimum of 10 years business experience, preferably with some in data analytics and/or operations
  • Strong analytical skills and broad business acumen, including technology acumen
  • Strong ability to interpret data, understand its relationship with systems and processes, and extract insights from it
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence effectively across multiple areas and multiple levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and coach a team of partners, peers, and direct reports
  • Ability to manage multiple/changing priorities

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Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

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