HD Supply Manager, Strategic Finance in Atlanta, Georgia

Company Overview

HD Supply (NASDAQ:HDS) ( www.hdsupply.com ) is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations and specialty construction sectors. Through approximately 260 locations across 36 states and six Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 11,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success. With an active commitment to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and inclusion – all of which are top priorities for the company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you!

Job Description & Qualifications

Job Summary

Responsible for providing financial and strategic thought leadership on a wide variety of critical enterprise-level initiatives to members of the senior leadership team. Contribute to the financial well-being of the enterprise through direction and application of financial tools and analysis.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Establishes meaningful partnerships with business partners. Proactively identifies operational issues, communicates effectively with key internal stakeholders, and collaborates on strategic initiatives.

  • Supports assigned functional areas in capital allocation, management reporting, and ad hoc projects.

  • Assesses strategic decisions, including acquisitions, divestitures, and business initiatives. Leads financial due diligence in a highly-sensitive and confidential environment.

  • Evaluates capital projects.

  • Executes monthly financial reports, interprets results, identifies meaningful variances and trends, summarizes and provides context to senior management, and streamlines and automates reports.

  • Coordinates quarterly forecasts and provides input to the annual strategic planning process.

  • Stays abreast of relevant trends in North American macroeconomic indicators in Construction, Infrastructure, Multifamily, and Hospitality end-markets; in sell-side analyst expectations for HD Supply, customers, suppliers, and industry peers; and in financial markets, including interest rates, currency exchange rates, and commodity inflation rates.

  • Gathers, analyzes, synthesizes, and normalizes disparate data from various internal and external sources to create comprehensive financial models. Formulates clear, relevant, and accurate analysis in a format that facilitates execution. Develops, implements, and refines processes to simplify workflows and increase productivity.

Nature and Scope

  • Solutions require analysis and investigation.

  • Achieves planned results by decisions and actions based on professional methods, business principles and practical experience. May recommend/make decisions regarding new programs/initiatives that have significant impact to the business and carry consequences in unsuccessful endeavors.

  • Manages a larger team or multiple small teams through direction of subordinate management and/or supervisory staff.

Work Environment

  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

  • Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about.

  • Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time. (Significant travel during the first six months.)

Education and Experience

  • Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline. Generally 7+ years experience in related field. May require certification. Advanced degree may offset less experience in some disciplines.

Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5-7 years of related experience, including strong financial statement analysis, in-depth project/business financial evaluation, and advanced Excel-based modeling. Ability to craft Board-level narratives in PowerPoint.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Operations, Mathematics, Computer Science, or related quantitative discipline.

  • CFA, MBA, CPA, or comparable qualification is preferred.

  • Prior public company experience in corporate development, corporate finance, strategic marketing, or internal audit roles is preferred. Experience in investment banking, consulting, or advisory services also preferred.

  • Experience with enterprise planning systems, such as Oracle, SAP GL, Longview CPM, MicroStrategy Intelligence Server, or SAP BPC.



Job ID 2018-27981

Business Unit Corporate GSC

Functional Area Finance/Treasury

Remote Position? No

Position Type Full-Time

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled