Manager, Business Analysis && FP&A - DFS1171787 in Los Angeles, CA at DFS

Date Posted: 12/3/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Works directly with the Senior Finance Manager to support the division to assist in managing business performance and commercial segment for the division with key focus on financial planning and store analysis.

Key Responsibilities:
I) Financial planning
• Support on forecasts, budget and strategic planning as well as month-end landing
• Division financial reporting to senior management
• Analytical review of the business performance against budget and latest forecasts
• Liaison with Global FP&A teams to ensure adequate budgeting, reporting and financial controls are implemented with regards to the division
• Prepare CER (with BP) for store and DME capital expenditure request, reviewing business and cost plan and work with Global Store Finance on the approval process II) Store analysis
• Support on daily sales reporting, sales forecasting and trending
• Support operational and project decision making through financial analysis
• Review with retail marketing on controls required for promotion schemes
• Analyze how store led promotions have an impact on traffic, conversion and GM% versus merchandising led promotions III) Strategy
• Support in strategy formulation and execution, through facilitating workshops and follow up analysis
• Project and new business opportunity/development analysis, planning and presentation support, property agent’s liaison and portfolio coordination
• Partnering with Merchant team on analysing areas to improve gross margins
• Perform ad-hoc projects and provide support to other divisions when required

Key Requirements:

• Able to demonstrate strong commercial acumen
• Strong team player; able to work with cross-functional teams & comfortable working with diverse levels within the organization
• Pro-active approach, with a strong drive to complete tasks effectively and accurately within tight deadline
• High integrity and confidentiality in handling sensitive information
• Enthusiastic to drive efficiency within the organization
• Confident in leading group discussions to generate ideas or solve problems
• Accuracy and attention to detail
• Sense of urgency and timely deliveries