Company Name: Sears Import - OLD
Job Details
Duration: Permanent
Min Education: Not Specified
Salary: Commensurate
Job Type: Full Time
Min Experience: Not Specified
Required Travel:
  • USA - Hoffman Estates Illinois, 60010
Job Description
The Director of Finance provides financial leadership to the business finance managers to maximize the profitability, growth, and cash flow of the Fitness, Sporting Goods and Toys businesses across the Sears and Kmart formats.
1. Responsible for overall accuracy of Planning and Forecasting
2. Validate strategies and tactics to achieve plans and forecasts
3. Manage strategic planning process
4. Responsible for ensuring corporate controls are in place within each business unit
5. Lead analysis of resource allocation to ensure that the businesses are maximizing the return on resources
6. Identify problem areas and initiate projects to improve performance
7. Ad hoc analysis as requested by senior management
8. Participate in all business and line reviews
9. Provide financial training and guidance
10. Provide leadership role in key system integration initiatives – Stock Ledger, Planning Systems, Markdown Systems, Financial Reporting Systems
11. Provide financial updates and actively participate in senior level meetings

- MBA or equivalent, preferred
- A minimum of seven years experience in Financial Planning, Strategic Business Decision Making and analysis.
- Strong knowledge of accounting principles and financial calculations.
- Strong decision making and problem solving skills required based upon financial and statistical results.
- Retail experience preferred
- Must have prior experience working with P/L statements
Ability to utilize planning and analysis applications and personal computer software.
- Ability to read, interpret and communicate detailed quantitative data to perform the duties previously listed.