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Lead Analyst - Mergers & Acquisitions

Job ID 1210008BR Date posted 05/31/2017 Location Mooresville, NC Location Name CSC-Mooresville Address 1000 Lowes Boulevard Employment Type I Regular Employment Type II Full-Time Line of Business Corporate Department 0170 - Corporate Planning & Consolida

Job Summary:
The principle purpose of the Lead Analyst, Finance is to provide financial analysis and modeling/valuation support to executive decision makers in the assessment of the Company’s acquisition, partnership, joint venture, divestiture, and other growth opportunities. This is accomplished through cross-functional collaboration to convert complex business plans into financial forecasts, providing business case development support, and providing proactive analysis, insights, and recommendations to optimize business performance.


This position is responsible for developing valuation models, materials, and recommendations by conducting comprehensive financial analyses and utilizing appropriate valuation methods, preparing insightful valuation overview and analysis materials for senior executive audiences, and collaborating with finance partners in the operationalization of financial models. In addition, the Lead Analyst will assist in the development of actionable Measures of Success (MoS) as well as prepare schedules and analysis for internal and external executive meetings by collaborating with key stakeholders to coordinate the message and deliverables.

To accomplish this, the Lead Analyst, Finance must have solid knowledge of finance and/or business analytics, and advanced financial statement analysis, financial modeling, and valuation skills. Additionally, this individual must be able to work effectively within a matrixed organization, demonstrate self-leadership skills, and possess the ability to influence and interact with various levels of the organization.


Required Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Quantitative or Applied Social Sciences or related field plus 5 years experience in finance or analytical role OR Advanced Degree OR 8 years experience in finance or analytical role
• Demonstrated experience working cross-functionally
• Advanced experience with Microsoft Office tools (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
• Minimum 3+ years of experience with financial forecasting or analytic modeling

Preferred Qualifications:
• Master’s Degree in related field
• CFA or CPA designation
• Experience leading people directly or indirectly

About Lowe's:
Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 17 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2016 sales of $65.0 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,370 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 290,000 people. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s supports the communities it serves through programs that focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects. For more information, visit Lowes.com.

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Lowe’s is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.

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