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Job Title
MANAGER OF FINANCIAL PLANNING & ANALYSIS (FP&A)
Location
City of Industry, California
Country
United States
Region
Southern California
Position type
Permanent
Category
Apparel
Retail
Job Function
Accounting / Finance
Experience level
Mid to Senior Level
Education level
Bachelor's Degree

MANAGER OF FINANCIAL PLANNING & ANALYSIS (FP&A)

 

Analyzes the financial performance of the business, establishes monthly financial forecast, budgetary goals, aids in business decision support and strategy, partners cross-functionally to deliver value, provides recommendations on profit, expense, and cost saving opportunities.  Partner with Senior Director of Finance to build FP&A tools, processes, best practices.  This position reports to Senior Director of Finance.

Accountabilities

  • Oversees updates to the financial forecast in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Develop calendar of activities and help train existing team members in FP&A best practices.
  • Prepares annual plan in conjunction with input from all departments; ensures input has been documented and properly included.
  • Ensures all budgeted expenses are adequately documented and supported, properly calendarized and in line with the company’s overall strategic plans.
  • Works with department heads to ensure budgeted goals are met; oversees budget revisions and ensures communication to department heads.
  • Identifies and calls out weekly issues affecting the Company’s operations, profitability, and inventory position.
  • Supervises the creation of monthly store sales plans.
  • Establishes models that provide information on the Company's current operating trend.
  • Provides financial analysis for relevant issues that could impact the business.
  • Manages the department reporting to support business needs.
  • Manages department deliverables, provides leadership, guidance, and supports to staff members through effective goal setting (YOs), performance management, and professional development.
  • Creates a service oriented environment to meet the needs of internal/external customers.
  • Recommends improvements and develops strategies to improve overall department effectiveness and efficiency.

 

Experience & Education

  • Bachelor degree in Mathematics, Engineering, Accounting, Finance or related field. MBA or CPA preferred.
  • Experience with the Retail Industry
  • Experience with Supply-Chain and/or Operations
  • 5 to 6 years of progressive experience in financial planning and analysis
  • 2 years of supervisory experience
  • Experience building out Financial Performance Management Systems

 

Competencies & Skills

  • Highly organized and efficient
  • Extensive knowledge of MS Excel and database skills.
  • Demonstrated analytical proficiency in data research and interpretation.
  • Illustrates a dedication to meeting requirements of internal and external customers, responding to all customer requests promptly and thoroughly.
  • Strong communication skills including ability to work in a team environment, give honest, direct feedback and is a solid verbal and written communicator.
  • Upholds and furthers Torrid’s culture and values.
  • Meets deadlines, prioritizes appropriately, copes well with change, and maintains composure under pressure.
  • Is accountable for results, approaches obstacles proactively and looks for ways to resolve problems and issues.
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