Financial Analyst in Northlake, IL (Corporate Market Support) at Empire Today

Date Posted: 7/25/2019

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Job Description


Empire Today has been a leading provider of installed home improvements for 60 years. Empire offers the largest in-stock selection of flooring in the United States. Convenience, quality, and selection make Empire stand out. With Empire Today, homeowners and business customers can get quality Carpet, Hardwood, Laminate, Tile, Vinyl Flooring, and Window Treatments from top brands they know and trust. And because Empire warehouses thousands of products, customers can get the right product, professionally installed when they need it, as soon as the next day.  

Empire was founded in 1959 and provides service to more than 70 metropolitan areas in the United States. With more than three million satisfied customers, Empire Today is dedicated to its mission of Making Beautiful New Floors Easy.

Business Area:

Empire Today’s Business Finance Team provides analytical support and reporting to the business leaders of the Company.  This includes Marketing, Sales, Operations, Demand Planning, and C-Suite Executives.  This function is vital to the overall direction and continued success of Empire Today.


  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data
  • Convert analyses into actionable recommendations to drive decisions
  • Comfortable working with business leaders to improve performance based on financial and operational analysis
  • Understand the levers of profitability, focusing on metrics that align with profitability goals
  • Improve, maintain, and utilize Marketing, Sales, and Operations KPIs to drive Company growth
  • Developing interactive visualizations utilizing various reporting components from multiple data sources
  • Build solutions that satisfy business partner’s needs
  • Structure projects to have a defined deliverable and definition of success
  • Communicate analysis results and recommendations in a manner that enables the business sponsor to understand and act on the information
  • Assist in the annual planning process
  • Provide ad hoc analysis as requested by senior management
  • Ensure compliance to Empire financial policies and procedures


The successful candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Quantitative Field
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Knowledge of business finance, financial analysis, and modeling
  • Outstanding organizational, analytical, and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Comfortable interacting, presenting, and making recommendations to Senior Leadership
  • Ability to develop strong relationships at all levels within the Company
  • Enjoy breaking down complex problems to identify primary drivers
  • Team player
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Ability to manage multiple projects through the project management process
  • Tableau experience preferred


Employees are eligible for numerous benefits including:

  • A premium 401K Investment Plan, with the company matching your amount invested dollar for dollar up to 4% with no vesting.  Find another Company that can beat that!
  • Medical Insurance with several plan options and a Health Savings Account to meet you and your family’s health needs.
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Dental Insurance – Twice a year visits at no cost.
  • Vision Insurance with materials coverage
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical & Dependent Care
  • Wellness Program – A best in class program offering substantial awards payable right on your paycheck
  • Basic Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Short Term Disability Coverage
  • Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays including Floating Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) that grows with years of service
  • Empire Perks – An employee discount purchasing program offering you great savings on the things you want.

The company conducts a background check and drug screen for all new hires. 

Empire Today is an equal opportunity employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. By Submitting your resume and application information, you authorize Empire Today to transmit and store your information in the Empire Today group companies’ worldwide recruitment database, and to circulate that information as necessary for evaluating your qualifications for this or other job vacancies.