Sr Manager FP&A Merchandise Finance (Asset Utilization)

Employer
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Nov 09, 2016
Closes
Feb 25, 2017
Category
Accounting
Employment Status
Full Time

JOIN US AS A SENIOR MANAGER FP&A, MERCHANDISE FINANCE (ASSET UTILIZATION)

Similar Industry Titles and Key Words: Merchandise Finance Planning & Analysis

About This Opportunity

Strategically grow the business through strong analysis, insights and active participation on cross-functional teams. Find innovative solutions to the challenges that arise in the dynamic retail industry. Have a direct impact on merchandising strategies, resource allocations and financial direction.

The Senior Manager will work with various cross-functional partners to provide in depth financial and quantitative analysis in support of key operational and strategic decisions involving areas and assets such as pricing & promotions, category roles, space productivity and merchant capital investment.

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals.  As a Senior Manager, you'll take the lead as you…

  • Support Pricing & Promotions leaders in driving towards improved ROI and accountability to financial and guest outcomes.
  • Analyze and determine the strategic effectiveness of Promotional and Pricing activities in terms of traffic, units, basket and guest conversion at the Target and business unit level.
  • Gain a deep understanding how enhanced enterprise capabilities in Promotions and Pricing will translate to analytics and stronger business outcomes.
  • Understand the impact that the allocation of assets via Category roles has on business unit performance, particularly through Promotions and Pricing.
  • Work closely with leaders in Merchandising and across Finance to develop and execute business strategies.
  • Ensure sound financial decisions are being made by developing and maintaining financial models and other analytical tools to assist business areas in analyzing the financial impact of strategies
  • Identify and work on special projects to provide new insights into enterprise assets and deliver continuous business improvement

Requirements

  • 4-year college degree (Accounting, Business, Economics, or Finance)
  • 5 - 8 years analytical experience, strong analytical aptitude
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage deadlines effectively
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong experience working with spreadsheet applications (Microsoft Excel)
  • MBA/CPA/MA desired

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