Albertsons Companies is at the forefront of the revolution in
retail. We have a new vision: forging a retail winner that is
admired for national strength with deep local roots, that offers an
easy, fun, friendly and inspiring experience, no matter how a
customer chooses to shop with us. We want talented individuals to
be a part of this journey.
A $60Bn company with 2,200+ stores, 23 distribution centers, and
20 food and beverage plants make us one of the largest retailers in
the United States. With stores in 34 states serving 34 million
customers, our foundation is our 20 well-known grocery banners with
an eclectic and legendary history. Across the nation, we are moving
the needle through innovation.
The Supply Chain Finance Department has an opening for a Finance
Director in Strategic Sourcing Finance supporting Operations &
Business Development. This position is located in Boise, Idaho at
Set financial goals and targets for Strategic Sourcing teams
driving profit optimization
Direct development and coordination of periodic savings forecast
and the annual operating planning processes.
Drive an analytical process of identifying deviations of actual
trends and forecasted/planned results and the creation of
actionable steps to remedy and present to senior management.
Direct definition of financial benefits of projects/
expenditures by performing financial analysis, building, and
interpreting models, providing options and recommending
Assist management team by educating and supporting their
departments with financial metrics and current, accurate
information that allows them to manage the business based on good
Support change management through project management, process
control and communication.
Support an integrated talent management process for the
function. Assess and develop competencies of direct reports.
Coach and develop direct reports to maximize their
effectiveness. Identify and develop high potential employees for
levels of greater responsibility and scope.
Identify cost reduction opportunities and liaise with the
accounting team to ensure timely tracking of cash flows generated
through department specific vendor relationship
Develop thorough understanding and educate Sourcing leads on
interdependencies of all P&L line items, and profitability
drivers of Strategic Sourcing teams and divisions
Proactively lead multiple ad hoc financial analyses including
scenario analysis, root cause analysis, financial performance
Manage and develop a team of high caliber financial analysts to
lead and execute the above activities while meeting key
4-year college degree in Finance, Accounting, Business,
Economics or equivalent field MBA preferred
Strong problem-solving and quantitative capabilities, with the
ability to quickly find and analyze difficult data.
Excellent financial analysis and modeling skills
Retail, grocery, or consumer products experience preferred
Ability to communicate analyses and recommendations, and present
complex issues in a simple, logical, and succinct manner
Subject matter expert with a variety of the concepts, practices
and procedures found in Finance organizations
6+ Years of Experience in Finance
Experience leading a team and proven track record of success as
Able to handle multiple assignments and manage competing
priorities with tight deadlines.
Desire to think big and dive deep; strong attention to detail
with big picture orientation preferred
Demonstrated passion for working with data to solve complex
Structured and organized thinker who can solve problems with
Strong project and process management skills
Ability to develop processes from scratch
Track-record of effectively completing multiple, time-sensitive
projects with competing priorities under the pressure of deadlines
with composure and minimal guidance
Practical experience using analytics to address business
Solid business acumen, ability to quickly learn and interact
across functional teams.
Understands the business processes that the system supports.
High level of initiative and critical thinking to formulate
business issues into analytical problems and devise actionable
Self-motivated problem solver with high degree of initiative and
sense of urgency.
Strong analytical, oral/written communication and leadership
Excellent presentation skills. Able to present complex issues in
a simple, succinct manner.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to promote collaboration
Advanced knowledge of Hyperion Essbase, SQL, financial model,
P&L structure and drivers
Proficient knowledge of relational databases (both PC and
Strong knowledge of MS Office Suite (Excel and Access, Word &
Diversity is fundamental at Albertsons Companies. We foster an
inclusive working environment where the different strengths and
perspectives of each employee is both recognized and valued. We
believe that building successful relationships with our customers
and our communities is only possible through the diversity of our
people. And a diverse workforce leads to better teamwork and
creative thinking, as well as mutual understanding and respect.
The Albertsons Companies policy is to provide employment,
training, compensation, promotion and other conditions of
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, sex, age,
disability, veteran status, medical condition, marital status or
any other legally protected status.
We support a drug-free workplace -- all applicants offered a
position are required to pass a pre-employment drug test before
they are hired.