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Burlington Business Analyst – IT Finance in Burlington, New Jersey

LOCATION 2006 Route 130 North Burlington NJ US 08016
Overview

Come join our growing team here at Burlington Stores as an IT Finance Business Analyst! We are seeking an experienced Finance/Accounting professional to interact with operational department(s) to review and implement process efficiencies and provide expert assistance in meeting accounting and finance requirements of the Company as well as providing assistance in identifying efficiency and effectiveness opportunities.

The role will take a lead on the re-forecasting and budgeting process within the department(s) assigned to become a key partner between them and the Finance/Accounting teams.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Monthly Forecasting and Expense Management Support:

  • Assist with the monthly re-forecast of IT Expense and Capital Budgets

  • Prepare sub-schedules and conduct necessary research to explain variances

  • Conduct pre-meetings with IT team in preparation for monthly forecast meeting with Finance

  • Provide daily advisory to IT pyramid on all financial matters

Month-End Accounting Close:

  • Run AP data queries in Cognos

  • Analyze monthly invoice payments versus budget commitments

  • Prepare / Analyze all monthly Accrual/Allocation/Reclass journal entries

Annual Budgeting Support :

  • Assist IT pyramid in development of Annual Expense and Capital Budgets

  • Develop reporting analytics to provide IT budget owners with the tools necessary to manage their expenses versus Plan

  • Serve as IT/Corporate Finance liaison in all budgeting meetings and activities

IT Capital Administration :

  • Support the development, coordination, and approvals of required Capex expenditure request documentation (Financials; Executive Summary business justifications; Signatures)

  • Assist in the preparation of Business Case and Cost / Benefit analyses

Operational Support :

  • Support purchase order and invoice processing functions

  • Assist with New Store Forecast Process

  • Prepare additional operational reporting/analytics and ad hoc requests as directed by the IT pyramid and/or IT Business Support – Finance Mgr.

Scope & Impact

  • This position will support the partnership between the Accounting/Finance and the IT pyramids. It will review current processes for accuracy and efficiency, determine ways to improve the process, train/educate field personnel on best practices and use of current technology within the Company

  • Take lead on the month-end accounting close, re-forecasting and budgeting processes within the IT pyramid; to become a key partner between them and the Finance/Accounting teams

  • Develop analysis and provide feedback and/or ideas to partner with the IT pyramid; to ensure they have the necessary tools to manage the business through an understanding of their financials

  • This includes but not limited to monthly re-forecasting, budgeting, expense challenges, and Performance Improvement Contribution (PIC)

Education & Qualifications:

  • 4-yr Accounting/Finance degree required

  • Minimum of 2-5 years related Accounting/Finance

Skills and Abilities:

  • Advanced Excel user

  • Proficiency in computerized accounting applications

  • Prior budgeting/forecasting experience a plus

If you…

…are excited to deliver great values to customers every day;

…take a sense of pride and ownership in helping drive positive results for a team;

…are committed to treating colleagues and customers with respect;

…believe in the power of diversity and inclusion;

…want to participate in initiatives that positively impact the world around you;

Come join our team. You’re going to like it here!

You will enjoy a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package including a generous paid time off plan, a company matched 401(k) and an associate discount. We are a rapidly growing brand, and provide a variety of professional development opportunities so our associates can grow with us. We work hard and have fun together! Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work every day. Burlington Stores, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Today's Date 5/5/2021
Posting Number 2021-148835
Location US-NJ-Burlington
Address 2006 Route 130 North
Zip Code 08016
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Career Site Category Corporate
Position Category Information Technology
Evergreen Yes

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