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Sr. Financial Analyst II

Function: Finance
Location: Staples Corporate Center, Framingham, MA US
Date posted: 4/30/2018 2:35:00 PM
Type: Full-time
Permanent / Contract: Regular
Job number: 1044747

The North American Delivery FP&A team provides sound reporting, forecasting and analysis of the multi-billion dollar business. Our small, collaborative team works closely with Sales Leaders and the Strategy team to provide insights that drive key decisions helping the business succeed. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is an expert in using data to answer business questions and shape the perspective on business & initiative performance.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide in-depth and insightful analysis around sales and margin forecast variances, product and customer level trends, macro external and other factors driving top and bottom line results.
  • Serve as a business partner on strategic initiatives:  Develop and produce initiative-specific analysis and reporting to help assess and drive business success. Provide insights to senior business leaders responsible for key business decisions.
  • Help navigate new challenges as we work towards unified views of our strategically important customer segments in a multi-channel environment.
  • Contribute to month-end business review materials, providing both regular reporting and specific analyses relevant to developing trends and requests from senior leadership.
  • Participate in monthly sales & margin forecast and annual sales & margin budget processes.



  • 5+ years of related experience with an emphasis on data analysis and modeling
  • MBA preferred
  • Prior experience in a technical field like computer science or engineering a plus
  • Strong analytical & problem-solving skills – experience delivering focused insights from very large (1 million+ records) data sets 
  • Advanced Excel skills, SQL programming, and experience with Tableau or other data visualization tools required
  • Skills with data analysis tools (Toad, Python, etc.) and experience with big data frameworks like Hadoop a plus
  • Strong oral & written communication skills – proven ability to build trust and influence others
  • Ability to work with business partners and management to understand their needs and deliver insights that drive business success
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment & handle multiple tasks effectively
  • Self-motivated individual willing to take risks and try new things


Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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