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Business Area Analyst

Company: CarMax
Location: Richmond
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

8901 - Corp Office West Crk - 12800 Tuckahoe Creek Parkway, Richmond, Virginia, 23238CarMax, the way your career should be! About this jobThe Senior Analyst of Store Delivery and Support Services (SDSS) will be a dynamic and analytical professional with an active role in developing and recommending decisions to ensure an iconic customer and associate experience in all CarMax facilities, as well as supporting programs to minimize the CarMax carbon footprint. The Senior Analyst plays a critical role in leading all analytics for the SDSS department to ensure sound business strong fiscal responsibility. The Senior Analyst will be responsible for the analysis and monitoring of all expenditures and metrics for the department. Through the collection and leveraging of data, this position provides a driven, strategic thinker the opportunity to help influence a Fortune 500 company with business area recommendations in the midst of national expansion. What you will do - Essential Responsibilities

  • Key resource in evaluating data and reporting progress to meet CarMax net-zero Greenhouse Gas emission goals:
    • Report data
    • Forecast emissions
    • Working with various reporting
      • Producing annual budgets to support new store openings, facilities expenditures, store remodels/expansions, and the EHS/Energy program
        • Evaluate data, determine variance and trends
        • Forecasts spend
        • Develop strategies
        • Conduct financial analysis, including weighing operational considerations
        • Deliver recommendations on capital investments to support growing sales, reconditioning, and auction needs
          • Perform monthly budget analyses to support senior managers on trends, running time sensitive accounting and budgeting reports, including performance to budgeted spend, accruals, exceptions, and variances
            • Driving continuous improvement and ongoing execution in SDSS by monitoring performance and delivering analysis on key performance metrics
              • Producing key management presentations
                • Deliver key strategic and financial recommendations to various clients, including Senior Leaders
                  • Serving as the key resource representing SDSS spend and metrics to business partners including Accounting, Finance, Strategic Sourcing, Treasury, Real Estate, and CSR.
                    • Evaluate and recommend future land and facility expansion opportunities:
                      • Develop strategies for upcoming expansion needs
                      • Conduct financial analysis, including weighing operational considerations
                      • Deliver recommendations on capital investments to support growing sales, reconditioning, and auction needs
                      • Drive visibility to sales and cost implications of capacity constraints
                        • Deliver actionable insight with a view of optimizing value creation at CarMaxPurpose of the roleAs an Analyst, you will be responsible for utilizing operational and financial data to enhance predictive financial models and make recommendations to drive forward CarMax's growth initiatives.
                          • This role requires the ability to motivate and lead others, including gaining buy-in to do the right thing for the right reason
                          • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships
                          • Ability to provide "win-win" solutions while resolving customer service issues in a positive and professional manner
                          • Ability to deliver on objectives and meet deadlines with project parametersQualifications and Requirements
                            • BA / BS in Finance, Business, Economics Engineering, or another quantitative field required
                            • MBA / CPA preferred
                            • 3-5 years of relevant FP&A experience, preferably in a multi-unit retail environment required
                            • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and financial modeling skills
                            • Excellent communication, partnering, presentation and influencing skills
                            • Excellent computer skills: SQL, Excel, PowerPoint, TableauAbout CarMax CarMax disrupted the auto industry by delivering the honest, transparent, and high-integrity experience customers want and deserve. This innovative thinking around the way cars is bought and sold has helped us become the nation's largest retailer of used cars, with over 200 locations nationwide.Our amazing team of more than 25,000 associates work together to deliver iconic customer experiences. Along the way, we help every associate grow their career and achieve their best, at work and in their community. We are recognized for our commitment to training and diversity and are one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For -.CarMax is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Upon an applicant's request, CarMax will consider reasonable accommodation to complete the CarMax Job Application.

Keywords: CarMax, Richmond , Business Area Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Richmond, Virginia

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