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PetSmart, Inc. Manager, Capital Finance in Phoenix, Arizona

About the Team

Our Finance team ensure we are accountable and on track to company strategies. Their responsibilities include forecasting, in-season management, and analysis across business units. From sales and margin to operations and expenses, our Finance team provides consistent, accurate information to cross-functional partners to support PetSmart's growth initiatives.

About the Job

Capital Planning Finance Manager

This role is a leadership position with PetSmart's Finance Department at the corporate office with anywhere between one to five direct reports.


  • Lead and facilitate the annual capital planning process and monthly capital forecasts including primary responsibility for depreciation forecast and ePMO project expense contingency forecast

  • Perform annual planning, forecasting and monthly variance analysis for Capital and Expense supporting various business areas

  • Lead the team's annual budgeting process, which requires partnering at multiple levels of the organization

  • Perform month-end close activities (journal entries and variance response to Accounting)

  • Maintain projects within SAP and BPC Systems which requires close partnership with the fixed assets team and financial analysts across FP&A

  • Utilize trend analysis to identify risks/opportunities and influence business decisions

  • Streamline financial processes, reporting, and communication to make team and business more productive

  • Work with department leadership to develop management presentations and support strategic initiatives

  • Build a personal knowledge base of our internal strategies, trends, commonly used metrics and corporate drivers

  • Develop financial models that support strategic initiatives and help leadership to evaluate critical financial decisions

  • Extract data from multiple sources using different tools and synthesizing information into manageable components

  • Focus on the professional development of direct reports by way of goal development and engaged management


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business or Economics is required

  • At least 5 years of related experience (or some equivalent combination)

  • Masters degree preferred

  • Effective interpersonal and customer service skills with the ability to work with all levels of an organization

  • Ability to complete multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to explain complex topics to diverse stakeholders

  • Ability to distill large amounts of information into manageable reports

  • Advanced PC application skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access)

  • Experience in developing complex financial models and databases for analytical purposes

  • Advanced SAP knowledge, with knowledge of SAP Project Systems a plus.

About the Culture

Our home office offers outstanding amenities in a fun and rewarding workplace including:

  • Pet friendly environment, bring your pets to work!

  • A work-life balance and family events such as movie nights, art events and holiday festivals

  • “Top Dog” gym with equipment, fitness classes, massage therapists and personal trainers

  • “Sit & Stay” Café serving fresh breakfast and lunch options

  • Starbucks cart—productivity at its finest!

  • “Lil’ Paws” learning center and onsite daycare facility

  • Volunteer events with PetSmart Charities

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This job summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work associates/leaders assigned to this job perform. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities. You will be provided a copy of a job description for the actual position you are hired in to. PetSmart is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disabilty, as well as any other characteristic protected by federal, provincal or local law. Applicants must be over the age of 18. The employer will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.