Senior Director Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)



Title:  Senior Director Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)



  Line of Business:  Finance

  Department: CIS Finance

  Location (City):  Russia

  Job Grade:  M1


Working Relationship

Direct Reporting Line (ad): Vice President Finance, CIS

Personnel Managed (Y/N):  Yes

Key Interfaces (Relationships with. other depts/groups):

MD CIS, Brand Heads, DTC Heads, WHLS Head, Finance SLT, HR, SCM, IT.



Oversees the budgeting, forecasting and consolidation processes for CIS. Directs the financial performance and delivery of analytics for Marketing, DTC (Direct to Consumer), adidas/ Reebok Business Units (BUs), WHLS. Ensures integrity and continuous improvement of the end-to-end management of sales, margin, operating expenses, and inventory through cross functional alignment on targeting, forecasting, budgeting, reporting and analysis. Owns and directs the budgeting process for CIS Drives the forecasting and budgeting processes for the total P&L (NS, margin, operating expenses, MWB), working capital and cash flow. Drives the financial portion of strategic business planning.



Key Accountabilities

  • Ensures market leadership is provided top notch and highly accurate financial and non-financial information and analysis for their business decisions.
  • Creates and monitors financial plans, targets, strategies and controls that focus on achieving desired financial and business objectives.  Ensures alignment between Marketing and Sales on planned KPI’s.
  • Plans, budgets, forecasts and controls CIS P&L starting on strategic simulation, including pre-budget Scenarios and specifying into short term (monthly/ weekly) planning and tracking.
  • Strategizes cross functionally to optimize operational execution, budget management, and margin decisions across CIS
  • Drives sales and margin growth by providing action-oriented analysis of product pricing and mix issues.
  • Owner of the portfolio management to achieve better ratio in contribution
  • Owner of ROI Analysis which will inform and support profitable investments across the PL (MWB, Overheads, capex, COS variances)
  • Owner of Demand Plan based on latest IBP submission
  • Analyses proposed business risks, opportunities and pending decisions to determine impact on financial results, including post mortems on outcomes.
  • Plans, budgets, forecasts and controls full CIS PL, working capital, cash flow.
  • Provides leadership and consultation for direct reports and team through the sharing of best practice techniques and mentoring.
  • Ad-hoc projects, as assigned by VP Finance, CIS




Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Expert knowledge in Finance and/or Accounting and high-level understanding and experience with retail math and retail financial drivers.
  • Thinks strategically, synthesizes the most complex data and develops creative and innovative solutions within an entrepreneurial environment.
  • Strong understanding of retail business.  Experience with analysis of financial implications of bringing product to Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan.
  • Detail oriented and manages multiple priorities to accomplish assignments simultaneously under tight timelines.  
  • Presents information and interacts effectively with senior executives, stakeholders, cross- functional business leaders, peers, clients, and customers.
  • Promotes a team-first environment, where everyone can openly contribute and ensures appropriate work/life balance for team members.
  • Coaches, manages, aligns, motivates and develops direct reports.
  • High level skills in Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint and Business Objects (or other reporting software).


Qualifications (Minimum required education and experience):

  • University degree in Finance, Statistics  or Business 
  • CPA/ ACCA/CIMA preferred 
  • 10+ years of broad-based operational finance experience with progressive responsibility
  • Minimum of 5 years successfully leading, managing and developing a team
  • Retail industry experience is a MUST
  • Solid accounting skills and experience
  • Advanced Excel skills required
  • Familiarity with SAP and other relevant adidas and industry Finance systems/analytical software a major plus






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Job Title:  Senior Director Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Moscow
TEAM:  Accounting & Finance
State:  MOW
Country/Region:  RU
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  234323