1+ months
2018-05-242018-08-09

Program Financial Analyst

Walgreens
Deerfield, IL
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Job Summary

Performs complex accounting and analyses of budget activities pertaining to the Facilities space. Reviews and reconciles discrepancies impacting division capital budgets and provides status and recommendations for effective program budget management.
Oversees program cost and the completion of program management varied activities including purchase order status, contracting activities and related project records, validating costs to budget, accumulating, analyzing, summarizing and reporting while following company standards and best practices.

Job Responsibilities
  • Monitors program spend against budget for materials, services and all expenses and performs analysis of project life from inception to full completion
  • Perform as an ePro expert and be able to run data downloads, assist users with inquiries and liaise with ePro Operations team
  • Determines cash flow requirements based on project scope, duration, completion and established pay guidelines and liaise with our Finance partner
  • Partners with project director and manager and is a dedicated resource from Pre-Execution to Closeout of programs and projects
  • Monitors purchase order status for programs/projects; tracks payables by vendor and by aging on a program basis
  • Maintains complete and accurate documentation for projects and programs and steps in to reconcile discrepancies
  • Assists project directors with upload files and project coding, ensuring integrity of data and proper classification of capital vs. expense
  • Prepares presentations, presents project information to execution and project management teams

Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. More than 10 million customers interact with Walgreens each day in communities across America, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. Walgreens operates 8,175 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Walgreens omnichannel business includes Walgreens.com. Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services.

As the neighborhood drugstore and retailer, our goal is to make health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment, and be a part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, team members and the communities we all call home.

Basic Qualifications

  • BachelorĂ¢€™s Degree and at least 1 year of experience in finance and/or accounting OR a High School Diploma / GED and at least 4 years of experience in finance and/or accounting.
  • Knowledge of financial coding requirements, such as application of project coding to various types of project costs.
  • Experience identifying operational issues such as project over-spend or contract non-compliance, recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems.
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using AVERAGE function, merging and centering cells, printing centered page and/or creating a pivot table).
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in accounting for capital projects vs. expense, cost distribution and variance analyses, preferably in a Facilities, Property or Fixed Assets function.
  • Experience with communicating with management in a clear and succinct manner, written and/or verbally
  • Experience working independently and in a team environment and have the ability and desire to improve efficiency
  • Advanced level skill in MS Excel, including pivot tables, vlookups, sumif, average, left, right functions, concatenate and basic graphs.

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