Strategic Financial Planning Analyst II
Posted on: September 22, 2022
To help save our customers green, we need an amazing team who
knows all about it. Our National Finance & Administration Services
department oversees the management of the critical resources and
infrastructure that our people need to get the job done at every
level. This service department is designed to make sure our retail
divisions and executive leadership receive the support they need to
run a successful operation. Within Finance our teams include:
Accounting, Financial Planning & Analysis, Financial Reporting, Tax
Position Type: Full-Time
Work Location: Naperville, IL
This role is eligible to participate in ALDIs Hybrid Work Program
in the future, which allows remote work up to 3 days per week(i.e.,
work remotely up to 3 days per week; work in-office at least 2 days
Duties and Responsibilities:
Must be able to perform duties with or without reasonable
Communicates and informs leadership of issues, status, and results
of assigned tasks in an accurate and timely manner.
Analyzes working procedures with the objective to identify and
implement best practices.
Recommends process improvements for area of responsibility.
Creates and maintains financial models to drive business
Extracts and analyzes historical financial data to forecast
expected future results using statistical analysis and appropriate
Performs cost-benefit analyses, research-based projects and
small-scale feasibility studies to support operations and other
Develops, executes, and documents plans for small-scale projects
and determines and creates required project deliverables.
Assists leadership and senior professionals in implementation and
rollouts of large-scale projects.
Serves as backup to other analysts and helps to cross train other
members of the team.
Collaborates with team members and communicates relevant
information to leadership.
Upholds the security and confidentiality of documents and data
within area of responsibility.
Other duties as assigned.
ALDI Acts Competencies:
Perform within ALDI Acts competencies as outlined below.
Collaborates and Cooperates with Team: Commits to and supports a
collaborative and high-performing working environment with peers
Drives for Success: Seizes opportunities and proactively takes
concrete actions to complete tasks. Goes the extra mile and
persistently overcomes obstacles to improve outputs.
Focuses on the Customer: Seeks to understand underlying customer
needs to create value. Drives the team to maintain focus on
Focuses on Quality: Takes an efficient, analytical approach to
solve problems or produce outputs in an accurate and timely manner.
Ensures quality and accuracy of results.
Plans and Prioritizes: Sets priorities and organizes information in
order to efficiently and effectively get the job done.
Gives attention to detail and follows instruction.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Effective time management; maximizes productivity.
Prepares written materials to meet purpose and audience.
Develops and maintains positive relationships with internal and
Financial modelling experience, including the use of discount cash
flow analysis techniques.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with advanced skills in
Microsoft Excel and Power Point.
Knowledge and experience with SAP, BPC, Analysis for Office,
Alteryx, and Tableau preferred.
In-depth understanding of financial statements.
Analyzes and interprets data.
Ability to interpret and apply company policies and procedures.
Knowledge of financial analysis strategies.
Shows eagerness to learn, ask questions, and challenge
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field
A minimum of 3 years of progressive experience in Accounting or
Or, a combination of education and experience providing equivalent
Work is performed in an office environment where a computer,
telephone and other office equipment are used as needed to perform
Regularly required to sit, reach, grasp, stand and move from one
area to another.
Constantly and repeatedly use keyboard/mouse.
Occasionally required to push, pull, bend, lift and move up to 25
International & Domestic travel required.
Up to 10%.ALDI offers competitive wages and benefits,
- 401(k) Plan
- Company 401(k) Matching Contributions
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- PerkSpot National Employee Discount Program In addition,
eligible employees are offered:
- Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurance
- Generous Vacation Time & 7 Paid Holidays
- Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
- Life, Dependent Life and AD&D Insurance
- Voluntary Term Life InsuranceClick here to learn more about the
benefits ALDI has to offer
ALDI is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and
applicants. As a proud Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), we do not
discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ancestry,
citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual stereotyping, sexual
orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age,
marital status, mental or physical disability, medical condition,
genetic information, military or veteran status, pregnancy (which
includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to
pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), or any other protected
characteristic. Employment may be contingent upon ALDI's receipt of
an acceptable and job-related drug test, motor vehicle report,
and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by
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