The Gap Inc.
San Francisco, CA, United States
Nov 19, 2020
Mar 04, 2021
Senior Analyst - Company Planning','344331','!*!Athleta’s Company Planning Senior Analyst will be responsible for supporting the brand’s planning and forecasting processes for Retail Stores. The position will work collaboratively with business partners across the organization to drive decisions aimed at maximizing sales and profitability. This role will provide high-level exposure across Athleta and Gap Inc. and will play a critical role in ensuring consistent and constant growth for the brand.
What You'll Do:
Recap and analyze business results versus plan, forecast and trend on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
Own sales, margin and inventory forecasting for Athleta Stores - Develop tops-down daily, weekly, and monthly sales projections to support the monthly corporate forecast and to influence cross-functional business partners. Clearly articulate the strategies behind the forecast as well as identify risk and opportunities.
Develop sales and inventory budgets for future seasons. Partner with Inventory Planning, Store Ops, Real Estate, Marketing, and Finance teams to assess and communicate the impact of strategic initiatives during pre-season milestones.
Develop ad hoc financial models and analysis that clearly quantify the cost / benefit of new business initiatives and changing trends to both the Store channel as well as omni-channel strategies.
Initiate analyses with a growth mindset to solve problems, create alternatives, and provide recommendations to leadership based on quantitative and objective analysis.
Create and distribute standardized reporting to cross-functional partners summarizing forecast plans, performance versus forecast, etc.
Cultivate a fun, positive, collaborative, creative, results-oriented work environment.
Collaboration & Influencing
BA/BS with emphasis on finance, business and/or economics preferred. MBA preferred, but not required
3-5 years of financial planning, forecasting and analysis experience required. Experience in Company Planning or Inventory Planning preferred
Strong command of Microsoft Excel. Essbase, Omniture, NOVA/Microstrategy
Strategic and analytical thought partner with high proficiency in financial/analytical modeling. Strong technical aptitude, including ability to learn and develop company systems, tools and reporting
Self-starter with a strong work ethic, follow-through and accountability for results, able to clearly synthesize complex business performance into straight-forward root cause and recommended action plan, and a curiosity that challenges the status quo, seeking new knowledge and experiences and applying learnings going forward
Comfortable developing and navigating multiple cross-functional relationships, reaching out to gain insight or data to inform forecast at all levels of the organization. Team player with a positive attitude - open to cross-training and sharing team responsibilities
A proven track record of a nimble working style while instilling efficient processes with long term solutions and ability to manage multiple work streams/projects and ad hoc requests with tight timelines
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The Gap Inc.
Website : http://www.gap.com