Req ID:  4687

Los Angeles, United States

Date:  9 Sep 2023

Finance Business Analyst

Job Description

I)Management reporting:

  • Support on daily/monthend sales reporting, sales forecasting and trend analysis (nationality pax/sales,ticket spend, conversion etc)
  • Analyze sales, KPI and profit results to identify business trends and opportunities; quantify the effects of business changes, initiatives, and events; conduct frequent trend analysis.
  • Analysis gross margins of product assortments and promotional activities
  • Provide sales and profitability analysis on promotions and marketing campaigns
  • Review of expenses and budget monitoring including capital expenditure and cash flow
  • Work with finance manager on any other ad hoc dutiesII)Analytics and Forecast
  • Collaborate with Data Analytics/IT teams to create, streamline and automate analytic dashboards/reportsto support business objectives, daily operations and needs as they develop
  • Utilize historical data and research on factors affecting sales to forecast sales trends to improve short- andlong-term planning
  • Identify risks and business opportunities and providing recommendations to the management to improveprofitability and operational efficiencyIII)Budget and Strat Plan
  • Participate in annual budget, quarterly forecast and Strategic plan exercisesKey Business Partners
  • Store Operations – Store GMs, AGM Ops and AGM Sales
  • Global Store Finance teams, Shared Services Centre in Singapore (controller), MerchandisingFinance•DME including Managing Director and VP – Store Operations•Human Resources, Merchandising, Marketing, Supply chain, etc.

Job Description

Key Requirements

Educational Requirements University graduate in Finance, Accounting or other business-related disciplines Work Experience Minimum 3 years of experience (5 years for role of Senior Finance Analyst) in accounting and business reporting and analysis experience in a retail environment Licenses / Certifications

  • Critical knowledge & skills including tools, software applications, language, etc.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word; knowledge in SAP, Power BI and MicroStrategy would be an advantage
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, able to analyze a business both statistically and conceptually.
  • Ability to format analytical works into presentation formats
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high pressure environment and manage multiple priorities

Annual Salary  $51,560- $87,650


DFS is an equal opportunity employer. It is the Company’s policy and practice to employ, promote and treat all employees and applicants on the basis of merit, qualifications and competency and to provide all employees with a workplace that is free of discrimination. Employment decisions are based on qualifications such as education, work experience and talent, and are made without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any other basis protected by law.