At AutoZone, we have put customers first since 1979, when our first store was opened in Forrest City, Arkansas. As the leading retailer and a leading distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories with stores in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Mexico and Brazil; AutoZone has been committed to providing the best parts, prices and customer service in the automotive aftermarket industry. We have a rich culture and history of going the Extra Mile for our customers and our community. At AutoZone you’re not just doing a job; you’re playing a crucial role in creating a better experience for our customers, while creating opportunities to DRIVE YOUR CAREER almost anywhere! We are looking for talented people who are customer focused, enjoy helping others and have the DRIVE to excel in a fast paced environment!

Financial Analyst - Loss Prevention and Operations

Job Description

Summary:

Serve as a business partner/liaison between Loss Prevention (LP) and Finance. Analyze financial information to determine past, present, and future financial performance to enable decision making and strategy planning based on trends and other factors. Responsible for preparing period close duties, fiscal financial planning, LE and forecasting for parts of Retail and the entirety of Loss Prevention. Responsible for special projects and ad hoc reporting as needed.


Job Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate closely with key decision makers within Finance and Operations during planning/budgeting and forecasting to develop the full financial plan for LP
  • Prepare reporting every period and quarterly to help the business partners in LP and Store Operations make decisions and analysis performance
  • Cross-train with other members of the team to understand and document business processes and ensure continuity
  • Complete ad hoc analyses, generally consisting of the extraction and manipulation of data to identify root causes of financial performance with the goal of understanding and providing explanations to both internal and external customers
  • Develop relationships with key Operations personnel to build trust and be the main point of contact for LP
  • Perform period end journal entries and analysis
  • Perform other duties as assigned
 
Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • Master's Degree, MBA or CPA preferred
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • One years’ experience in forecasting and planning within a control group preferred 
  • Intermediate or Advanced knowledge of spreadsheets, PowerPoint and PeopleSoft