Merchandise Payable Sr. AnalystApply Now Job ID: R0000066842 job family: Accounts Payable/Receivable schedule: Full time Location: 7000 Target Parkway North, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, United States, 55445;
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America’s leading retailers.
Right on pace with Target’s distinctive retail brand, Target Finance and Accounting are transforming for the better. As so much more than a behind-the-scenes number-cruncher, 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. Within Accounting and Financial operations, you’ll enjoy the interesting challenges of the competitive retail space, and you’ll have a 360-degree impact—rather than on just one part of the business. 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.
A role in the Finance Operations calls on your skills for quality financial and operational reporting and analytics, ensuring accurate financials while providing thoughtful and responsive support, expertise and guidance to business partners. Your role will be critical to ensuring the success of Target’s business initiatives and core retail operations.
As a Merchandise Payables Sr. Analyst, you will become an expert in Target’s entire procure to pay flow and how each step in the process impacts payments to our vendors. You’ll develop a strong partnership with Target’s most critical vendors and the Target Accounts Payable India Team to identify and resolve complex issues impacting payments. You will be a key partner to internal teams (including Supply chain, Store Operations, Merchandising, Finance) to understand their challenges, provide insights and data, and advocate for enhancements on behalf of Finance to ensure alignment across the organization. You will leverage your problem solving and analytic skills as you query large volumes of complex data to draw conclusions, to drive process improvements, and to create business cases that will improve accurate and timely payments to all vendors. You will advocate for Finance in enterprise wide initiatives, ensuring that new solutions meet our requirements for completeness and accuracy. You’ll lead incident recoveries and system enhancements with our product and technology partners. You will be a leader in the Enterprise Cost Accounting project as well as the subsequent conversion of the AP Match process and system to SAP. You will learn robotic technology and use it to drive process automation and improvements that you’ve identified in your day-to-day responsibilities. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.
- B.A/B.S degree
- 4-7 years of business or financial operations experience with 2-3 years of data and analytic experience.
- An accounting and control mind-set
- Strong problem solving, communication and partnership skills
- Proven technical, data mining and analytic skills, using a variety of systems/applications including advanced excel skills with ability to draw meaningful conclusions and insights
- High level of curiosity, initiative and the desire to learn end to end processes to drive improvements
- System testing experience
- Ability to manage ambiguity in a fast-paced environment and react to ad hoc requests with a resilient and adaptable approach.
- Ability to manage and execute multiple projects simultaneously
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