Asst Mgr-Financial Planning & Analysis


adidas India





GSMS Grade


Number of personnel managed

Individual Contributor


Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:


This position requires a skilled and experienced assistant manager for the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team. The ideal candidate will play a key role in strategic financial planning, forecasting, and analysis to support informed decision-making within the organization. The cornerstone activity of this role is driving consistency and alignment of planning, reporting, and pricing timelines and methodology for the market in alignment with globally defined planning processes.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Execution of the annual budgeting process.
  • Develop and oversee the annual budgeting process, collaborating with various departments to ensure accuracy and alignment with organizational goals.
  • Create comprehensive financial models to analyze and project company performance. 
  • Regularly assess financial performance against budgets and forecasts, identifying variances and providing insightful analysis.
  • Conduct scenario analysis and sensitivity testing to guide decision-making in a dynamic business environment.
  • Partners with sales and marketing leadership to analyze and evaluate the risks and opps.
  • Prepare and present financial reports to senior management, highlighting key performance indicators and trends.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to provide financial insights that contribute to strategic planning and decision-making.
  • Mentor a team of financial analysts, fostering a collaborative and high-performance culture.
  • Provide guidance on complex financial issues and ensure the team's professional development.


Key Relationships:


The main stakeholders/customers to be dealt with:

  • Internally
    • Finance Director and Market Finance Team
    • Market Commercial teams
    • Market Marketing teams
    • Corporate Functions Finance teams
    • Group Finance
  • Externally
    • Consultants
    • Internal and External Auditors






Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions, and determine and implement effective action plans.
  • Desire and ability to work closely and collaboratively with other members of senior finance leadership team at market and global level.
  • Ability to execute scenario planning and investment case analysis as appropriate.
  • Excellent analytical, written, oral, organizational, and presentation skills to influence company leadership and decisions at all levels.


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree or qualification in Finance, Economics or Accounting (e.g., MBA or CPA)
  • Solid accounting skills and experience
  • Advanced excel skills required
  • Familiarity with SAP, COPA and other relevant adidas and industry finance systems/ analytical software a major plus
  • 2-4 years of broad-based operational finance experience with progressive responsibility in industry leading companies

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  Asst Mgr-Financial Planning & Analysis

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Gurgaon
TEAM:  Accounting & Finance
State:  HR
Country/Region:  IN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  513212
Date:  Jul 7, 2024