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

Date Posted: 6/11/2019

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Job Description

Company Mission

Our overall mission is simple. We want Empire Today to be the place where our customers can have beautiful floors, made easy. Empire Today is one of the leaders in both residential and commercial installed flooring. We provide customers with options of name brand tile, wood, carpet, and window treatments, to name a few. With your help, Empire Today will continue to enable people to enhance the appearance of their home or business in the easiest way possible.

Business Area: Finance & Accounting

Empire Today’s Finance/Accounting/Payroll/Tax teams supports the back office functions of the organization.  This includes payroll, cash management, cash collections, cash payment, tax, procurement and inventory.  This function is vital to the operation which supports the continued success of Empire Today.


The Financial Analyst – Pricing is responsible for identifying and analyzing pricing trends, maintaining accurate pricing across the organization, and initiating projects to improve business performance.  The incumbent also works with collaboratively with others to set-up and coordinate financial modeling and reporting.

  • Identify and analyze pricing trends within products and markets and recommend changes to improve business performance.
  • Maintain accurate pricing within various business systems, updating as appropriate for promotional and other changes.
  • Utilize financial reports to review operating performance for products, market locations, installation, and sales.
  • Understand the levers of profitability, focusing on metrics that align with profitability goals.
  • Build solutions that satisfy business partner’s needs.
  • Manage change by including business sponsor in the process.
  • Communicate analysis in a manner that enables the business sponsor to understand and act on the information.
  • Ensure compliance to Empire financial policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the annual planning process.
  • Provide ad hoc analysis as requested.
  • Perform other functions as necessary or as assigned.


The successful candidate will:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting required.
  • Experience in a retail industry finance role a plus.
  • Advance Expert user with MS Excel and Microsoft Access (SQL a plus).
  • Tableau or other business intelligence tools experience a plus;
  • Basic understanding of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Basic understanding of statistics.
  • Outstanding organizational, analytical and multi-tasking skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to develop strong relationships at all levels within the Company.
  • Team player.
  • Highly detail oriented.

Employees are eligible for numerous benefits including:

  • Quick online enrollment into our benefit plans.  Eligibility is first of the month following just two weeks of employment.
  • A premium 401K Investment Plan with a dollar for dollar match 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. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.

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