Job Title
Senior Manager, Financial Planning/Analysis-HQ

City
Mid-Atlantic Market

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

Outstanding opportunity with a fast-growing Regional off-price retail chain.

SENIOR MANAGER, FINANCIAL PLANNING & ANALYSIS

Department: Finance & Accounting

Location: Store Support Center

PURPOSE: Supports the financial and strategic planning process for the company; Analyze competitor trends, supports board meetings and monthly and quarterly financial results and key performance indicators.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS: Reports directly to the VP-Financial Planning and Analysis, and interacts with the CEO, CFO, owner analysts, members of the executive management team, and all department heads as needed. Direct two Financial Analysts.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Real Estate Profitability

« Works closely with Real Estate team to evaluate new store pro forma analytics and develop insightful real estate demographic/customer, etc. analytics

« Support real estate cost saving initiatives, as needed

Budgeting/Forecasting, Analysis and Reporting

« Support and develop financial plans, budgets and forecasts including balance sheets and cash flows

« Provides timely and accurate financial analysis on company performance

« Provides management the necessary financial analysis and support to create value and improve business results

Strategic Planning

« Lead the modeling of the 5- year strategic plan

« Develop continued modeling enhancements through automation and information insights

« Perform competitive analysis to identify business opportunities or risks

COMPETENCIES

GROWTH

CHAMPION CHANGE (DEALING WITH AMBIGUITY): Cope with change, shift gears with comfort and can make decisions and act without having all the information.

BUSINESS ACUMEN: Knows how businesses work; knowledgeable in current and possible future policies, practices, trends, technology, and information affecting his/her business and organization; knows the competition; is aware of how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace.

FISCAL MANAGEMENT: Develops program and resource plans and budgets for projects; understands the relationship of the budget and resources to the strategic plan; monitors and verifies ongoing cost effectiveness.

PEOPLE

HIRING AND STAFFING: A good judge of talent who can articulate and assess a person’s potential or limitations.

INTEGRITY AND TRUST: Seen as direct and honest individuals who can keep confidences and admit mistakes; will not represent themselves for personal gain.

MOTIVATING OTHERS: Create a positive climate that challenges and empowers others to do their best work.

ORGANIZING: Is able to rally people and resources to get projects completed properly; can leverage multiple partners and orchestrate the pieces of the larger picture to work in sync; stores and accesses information effectively and efficiently; can delegate and manage the delegated pieces to accomplish more in less time; does not get flustered with competing priorities.

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE

DRIVE FOR RESULTS: Push themselves and others consistently to meet or exceed goals.

MANAGING AND MEASURING: Assign responsibility and set clear, measurable objectives.

PLANNING: Accurately assess and break down work into steps, schedule work, make assignments and adapt to roadblocks along the way.

FUNCTIONAL/TECHNICAL SKILLS: Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment; must be able to possess and/or adapt to technological & digital innovation.

WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS: Is able to communicate quickly and professionally in a variety of communication settings and styles-with and to all levels of the organization; can express themselves clearly and concisely and is easily understood. Does not over communicate unnecessary information.

PRODUCT

PRODUCT FOCUS: The ability to maintain direction and stay on target with the goals and project at hand to enhance the operational experience in stores.

BRAND

CUSTOMER FOCUS: Establish a relationship with customers to glean first-hand information that will enhance their experience and our products and services.

PERFORMANCE MEASURES

« Continuous improvements and profitability

« Assets

« Annual payroll

BACKGROUND PROFILE

« An individual should possess a BS or BA or MBA degree with a preference for Finance

« Minimum of 5 years’ experience in financial analysis with significant exposure to planning, analysis, working capital management, and management reporting

« Strong interpretive, analytical, and mathematical skills

« Thorough knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications and database systems

« Excellent communication skills and strong interpersonal skills

« Exceptional project management skills

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