at Walgreens in DEERFIELD, Illinois, United States
Owns and supports a designated area of a business unit or department. Works in partnership with a business unit executive and is responsible for a number of areas such as development of financial forecasts and resource allocation in support of business goals, providing subject matter expertise and guidance regarding all finance related decisions and providing guidance and counsel in development of long range plans involving strategy development, resource allocation, work plans and timelines and financial outcomes.
+ Develops financial forecasts and resource allocation plans in support of division goals.
+ Provides subject matter expertise and guidance regarding all finance related decisions.
+ Evaluates strategies and goals of the Company in order to effectively monitor progress against them. Leads cross-functional efforts within finance to improve reporting, planning and analysis capabilities. Analyzes the business unit’s performance to plan/forecast and recommends appropriate actions to ensure financial targets are met.
+ Provides guidance and counsel in development of long range plans involving strategy development, resource allocation, work plans and timelines and financial outcomes.
+ Oversees financial aspects of vendor negotiations, funding issues and related efforts.
+ Develops financial models, forecasts, proposals, presentations and performance measures to provide confidence to executives regarding financial decisions.
+ Oversees Financial and/or other support staff as necessary for department operations.
An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans
About Walgreens Boots Alliance
Walgreens www.walgreens.com is included in the U.S. Retail Pharmacy and U.S. Healthcare segments of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Nasdaq WBA, an integrated healthcare, pharmacy and retail leader with a 170 year heritage of caring for communities. WBAs purpose is to create more joyful lives through better health. Operating nearly 9,000 retail locations across America, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health destination serving nearly 10 million customers each day. Walgreens pharmacists play a critical role in the U.S. healthcare system by providing a wide range of pharmacy and healthcare services, including those that drive equitable access to care for the nations medically underserved populations. To best meet the needs of customers and patients, Walgreens offers a true omnichannel experience, with fully integrated physical and digital platforms supported by the latest technology to deliver high quality products and services in communities nationwide.
Job ID: 1118584BR
Title: Finance Director, Planning COE – SG&A
Company Indicator: Walgreens
Job Function: Finance/Accounting
Full Store Address: 108 WILMOT RD,DEERFIELD,IL 60015
Full District Office Address: 108 WILMOT RD,DEERFIELD,IL,60015-05145-01108-2
External Basic Qualifications:
+ Bachelor’s degree and at least 6 years of external experience in an analytical role in finance, accounting, business management, quantitative analysis or economics OR a High School diploma and at least 9 years of experience in an analytical role in finance, accounting, business management, quantitative analysis or economics.
+ At least 5 years’ experience participating or leading financial forecasting, budgeting, and financial model development processes.
+ At least 3 years’ experience developing justifications for capital expenditures.
+ Experience with GAAP and financial statement analysis.
+ Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using SUM function, setting borders, setting column width, inserting charts, using text wrap, sorting, setting headers and footers and/or print scaling).
+ Intermediate level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: applying a theme, formatting character spacing, inserting a picture, changing slide layout and theme colors, adding transitions, customizing slide numbers, changing chart style and/or formatting font).
+ Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: inserting headers, page breaks, page numbers and tables and/or adjusting table columns).
+ At least 2 years of experience contributing to financial decisions in the workplace.
+ At least 3 years of direct leadership, indirect leadership and/or cross functional team leadership.
+ Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).
+ Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance, or MBA
+ Preferred certification in Public Accounting as granted by state Accounting Board.
+ At least 3 years of experience participating or leading financial forecasting, budgeting, financial model development processes.
+ Advanced level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using AVERAGE function, merging and centering cells, printing centered page and/or creating a pivot table).