Why would I want this job?

Our client is looking for a dynamic, driven and action-oriented individual to join the team as a Business Planning and Analysis Manager. Reporting to the Sr. Director of Business Planning & Analysis, this role presents an exciting opportunity for a talented, high-potential individual to play a key role in managing our budget/forecasting process while partnering with cross-functional teams to provide actionable insights, driving informed decision-making across the organization.

What would I be doing?

What You’ll Do

  • Utilize management reporting tools to enable effective KPI tracking in areas including daily sales reporting, cost management, and profitability of business units, stores, and product.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional business partners, most notably the Digital Marketing team, to identify key insights and trends to drive improved ROI on spend.
  • Advise the management team on opportunities and issues in the business through rigorous and thoughtful analysis of financial statements.
  • Foster a company-wide mentality of driving profitability, factoring in long-term viability and scalability of strategic initiatives.
  • Produce executive presentations to support key business metrics, including business performance reviews, forecast signoffs, and promotional analyses.
  • Evaluate success of different promotional tactics and suggest improvements for future promotions.
  • Produce monthly management reports following the month-end close, ensuring reporting is accurate and submitted within required deadlines.
  • Manage and develop the finance team to support the finance functions objectives.
  • Support the S&OP, forecast update and annual planning processes.
  • Collaborate with the CFO/COO to ensure the management and maintenance of our data infrastructure and financial reporting tools.


What We’re Looking For

  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail; an analytical mindset with a strong quantitative aptitude and superior problem-solving skills.
  • Comfortable working with large data sets; manipulating, consolidating, and summarizing information.
  • Ability to synthesize complex data into digestible, actionable analysis and communicate to the wider organization, creating excitement and buy-in of findings.
  • Readiness to coach and develop a finance analyst to support the functions objectives.
  • Ability to work efficiently and manage multiple projects simultaneously while under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Must be a team player, able to collaborate across departmental divisions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain a positive, enthusiastic, and energetic demeanor under pressure.

What would make me qualified?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Analytics, Finance, Accounting, or related field.
  • Master’s degree/MBA preferred.
  • 5+ years of relevant and progressive experience in Finance and/or Analytics.
  • Advanced data visualization and dashboarding experience.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel – modeling, Pivot Tables, Sumifs, VLookup, Index Match.
  • Proficiency in other Microsoft Office programs – Word and PowerPoint.
  • Highly proficient use of analytics and reporting tools