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At Lowe’s, our success is driven and enabled by our ability to properly define and allocate financial resources to accomplish our mission of exceptional service and consistent performance.

From our Corporate offices to our numerous retail and distribution locations, and from Senior Management to our thousands of valued employees and stakeholders, our accounting and finance functions affect every aspect of our industry-leading, FORTUNE 100® organization.

Positions within our Finance, Accounting, & Internal Audit Groups include:

Corporate Accounting
Work closely with the External Reporting, International Accounting and Financial Planning and Analysis teams to provide executive management with timely and accurate financial information. Oversee the preparation of vital accounting processes such as the general ledger, internal reporting, capital systems, Sarbanes Oxley compliance and the consolidation of specialized accounting groups. Provide essential support to Corporate through the provision of timely and accurate monthly balance sheet and income statement analysis for executive management, monthly financial statements for the +1,500 stores, regional distribution centers and customer support centers; as well as capital reporting for our domestic operations.
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International Accounting
Ensure the delivery of timely and accurate financial accounting and reporting for Lowe’s international operations. Drive the efforts of our Finance department relating to the implementation of accounting systems and processes for international expansion; and provide vital support to management’s financial consolidation initiatives.
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External Reporting & Accounting Policy
Deliver timely and accurate preparation and filings of the Company’s financial information with the SEC, including Forms 10-Q, 10-K, and 8-K. Help ensures that the Company’s accounting policies are documented and in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles.
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Product Accounting
Interact with the merchandising department and vendors as well as other departments throughout Lowe's. Work closely with these departments to ensure vendor funds are properly documented and applied, and product costs and margins are properly stated. Provide value-added reporting and support that assists in essential decision-making.
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General Accounting
General Accounting or Credit Card Accounting employees manage contracts with third parties that provide credit card processing, check authorization, and gift/merchandise credit card processing services to Lowe’s. Perform bank account reconciliations, deposit funds received at the corporate office and oversee the check acceptance process. Verifying and recording daily settlement of credit and debit card transactions, satisfying requests for relative sales receipt information, and monitoring bank card expense and credit card charge backs within Credit Card Accounting.
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Corporate Trade Payables
Help impact the bottom line at Lowe’s by ensuring accurate and timely payments are made for merchandise received by our stores and distribution centers. Interact with our vendors, stores and various Customer Support Center departments in order to ensure that our objectives are met. Use your developed teamwork, effective communication skills and our established methods and procedures to help Lowe’s continue to be as successful as possible.
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Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)
Play a critical role in aligning the Company towards its key business and financial objectives. Participate in the management and execution of long-range plan and forecasting processes, as well as, help establish and measure strategies and operational initiatives against stated objectives.  Conduct comprehensive financial analyses to assess business performance and evaluate investment decisions, partnering with departments company-wide, including Store Operations, Supply Chain, Merchandising, New Store Development, Marketing, Business Development and Strategy and Information Technology.
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Internal Audit
Assist Lowe’s in safeguarding its resources by promoting an economical, efficient, and effective business and customer service environment based on sound and practical internal controls.  Provide a broad array of audit services to primary clients, Senior Management and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors to ensure independent and factual appraisals of Lowe’s operations. Help maintain departmental and organizational adherence to the strongest ethical and professional standards.
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Tax Department
Help minimize the Company’s overall tax burden while maintaining compliance with all applicable tax laws. Assist with international, federal, state and local tax planning. Interact and partner with departments company-wide while providing solutions that maximize operational efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Ensure corporate compliance in areas such as property, customs, income, sales and use, and payroll, as well as adherence to the highest standards of ethical and professional standards.
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Investor Relations
Join the strategic management group within Lowe’s that integrates finance, marketing and securities law compliance, to enable effective communication of the Lowe’s investment thesis in a consistent manner to the investment community. Maintain on-going communication with institutional investors, research analysts and individual investors. Writes financial press releases and prepare senior management for quarterly conference calls by developing scripts and Q&A documents as well PowerPoint presentations for participation in bank-sponsored conferences. The IR team also manages the development and production of the company’s annual report.
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Facilitate non-merchandise supplier outreach, manage requests for proposals and analyze competitive bids to control costs. Formulate supplier recommendations and execute contracts for selected suppliers to reduce risk. Monitor supplier performance as it relates to the contract to ensure comprehensive compliance.
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Financial Services
Drive sales and reduce the cost of accepting credit cards by managing credit programs and vendor relationships. Develop and leverage hands-on knowledge of Lowe’s credit risk management, financial forecasting, marketing, and call center operations, as well as knowledge of the financial contributions of credit services.
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The Treasury Department manages cash and investments to ensure the safety and preservation of principle while supporting the company's liquidity needs. Corporate Finance works with investment and commercial bankers, outside counsel and others to evaluate the benefits and costs of various alternatives for securing Lowe's capital needs necessary to fund expansion and growth and for implementing capital structure goals. Stock Administration performs the day-to-day administration and maintenance of all aspects of Lowe’s stock-based benefit plans. The Return Check Collection Group oversees check processing and manages the cost of returned checks.
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Risk Management
The Mission of Lowe's Risk Management Department is to raise awareness of risk and to drive opportunities to mitigate and transfer risk to protect Lowe's employees, customers and assets. Our Goal is to enable business decision-making that is aligned with Lowe's strategy to produce the greatest return within an acceptable level of risk. Key functions within Risk Management include oversight of workers' compensation, liability and property claims, transfer of risk contractually and through insurance products, enterprise risk management, business continuity planning and data governance.
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Finance and Accounting Rotational (FAR) program
Lowe's FAR Program is a twenty-four month rotational program providing recent College graduates an opportunity to gain experience within the Finance, Accounting and Internal Audit areas. The program consists of six-month rotations in four of the below listed departments. Upon successful completion of the twenty-four month rotational program, the participant will be eligible to apply for open positions within the company based on his/her interests and individual performance.

  • Corporate Accounting
  • Corporate Payables
  • Finance Initiatives
  • Financial Planning & Analysis
  • Internal Audit
  • International Accounting
  • Inventory Reconciliation
  • Procurement
  • Product Accounting
  • Tax
  • Treasury / Risk Management
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