BlueLinx Corporation

Financial Analyst-Leadership Development Program

4 weeks ago(12/29/2017 2:01 PM)
Regular Full-Time
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Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BlueLinx Holdings Inc., operating through its wholly owned subsidiary BlueLinx Corporation, is a leading distributor of building products in North America. Employing over 1,700 people, BlueLinx offers greater than 10,000 products from over 750 suppliers to service approximately 11,500 customers nationwide, including dealers, industrial manufacturers, manufactured housing producers and home improvement retailers. The Company operates its distribution business from sales centers in Atlanta and Denver, and its vast network of distribution centers located throughout the U.S. BlueLinx is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BXC.


Position Purpose Summary: 

The Leadership development program is a 2-year cross-functional program designed to provide recent college graduates a cross-functional, enterprise-wide learning experience within the Finance and Accounting departments at BlueLinx. FLDP Analysts will participate in distinct 6-month rotations designed to build key technical and leadership skills needed to become strong accounting and finance professionals. Upon successful completion of the Leadership Rotational Program, participants will be considered for various opportunities within the finance and accounting departments including:

  • FP&A (Financial Planning & Analysis)
  • Internal Audit
  • Treasury
  • Accounting
  • SIOP (Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning)


Candidates must demonstrate a combination of academic aptitude, quantitative skills, personal motivation, and advanced written and oral communications skills. You will be joining an elite team of professionals supporting a multi-billion dollar business.  We are looking for intellectually curious people who can maintain a “Big Picture” business mentality while staying focused on the details. 


In this role, you will analyze monthly business results, assess strategic opportunities, perform complex ad hoc analysis, identify performance gaps, and develop reports and reporting tools that transform large amounts of data into actionable information.  This will be a prominent role in the organization that provides the opportunity for interaction with C-level executives.


  • Complete a series of job rotations and project assignments designed to develop competencies in the finance, audit, treasury, accounting, and SIOP departments
  • Develop and maintain reports to clearly communicate actual results, forecasted performance and variances to budget and prior years
  • Complete business analyses and identify key business drivers within the various departments
  • Create tools to facilitate the analysis of transactional data
  • Create materials for presentation to business leaders and regional directors
  • Participate in leadership development activities and networking opportunities per the FLDP plan


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or related discipline (or currently enrolled in a college or university nearing completion of degree)
  • Years of experience: 0 - 1 years related experience
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to present the results of complex analysis clearly and effectively to a wide range of business leaders
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent proficiency using Microsoft Excel and Access, including the ability to work with large datasets effectively
  • Strong technical orientation partnered with a willingness to learn
  • Understanding of financial concepts and the levers which impact financial performance
  • Desire to grow and move up within the organization


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