Staples Senior Financial Analyst II in Framingham, Massachusetts

Position Summary

The Online Finance team is a key partner to a variety of organizations across the company, including Merchandising, Marketing, and Online Operations and Analytics teams. The Finance team supports its customers by providing insightful analyses and reporting on key metrics for the business. The associate chosen for this role will be an analyst supporting the US Online business segment, a channel within Staples, Inc. driving $2B in annual sales to small/medium sized businesses as well as consumers. The role requires an individual that is highly motivated, organized, analytical and able to synthesize findings into useful, actionable information that is presented to executive leadership on a regular basis.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities • Provide in-depth, value add analysis around sales and margin outlook – looking at product level and customer level trends, macro external factors and other drivers moving top line results • Responsible for maintaining forecasts, helping drive creation of monthly and weekly forecast submissions • Contribute to the annual P&L budget process • Capture profitability by product category and customer segment. • Measure effectiveness of pricing strategies as we test and roll out new initiatives. • Work with functional support teams to maintain outlook for sales, gross margin, and funding components as well as initiative planning • Provide reporting and data analysis to the .COM management team supporting the month end close process • Responsible for NPV modeling and vetting out benefits on capital asset requests • Provide ad-hoc analysis and support daily and weekly reporting needs for the team


• MBA preferred • 5 years cross-functional project management experience in finance with an emphasis on financial analysis, modeling, & reporting • Strong analytical & problem solving skills • Comfortable synthesizing large data sets into concise, actionable reporting • Strong interpersonal skills across functional areas • Outstanding oral & written communication skills • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment & handle multiple tasks effectively • Excellent computer/system skills (Excel, Access, Essbase, Tableau, Toad) • Self-motivated individual with ability to make independent decisions

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.

Job: *Finance

Title: Senior Financial Analyst II

Location: MA-Framingham

Requisition ID: 998533