Senior Finance Analyst-Retail

The Senior Finance Manager - B&M, Sales and Margin provides extensive financial planning and analysis to support US Retail Brick & Mortar stores, specifically focusing on sales, margin and inventory. 


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Drive the monthly store forecast and reporting processes as well as develop financial tools that support deep dives into retail KPI analytics, store modelling and fleet sales performance
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with B&M business partners (Merchandising, Operations, Omnichannel, etc.) to develop accurate forecasts and budgets
  • Provide independent analytical approach to review critical retail topics such as market and store level analysis, key retail metrics drivers, and the correlation between sales, margin, and inventory 
  • Partner with the B&M business to consult and design financial models for key strategic initiatives
  • Support B&M forecast and financial data submission obligations throughout the corporate systems landscape (ERP, reporting tools, IBP, V2V, etc.)
  • Drive business results through identifying financial opportunities and owning the process of implementing findings with retail business partners


Key Relationships: 

  • Executive Management
  • Finance
  • B&M Planning and Merchandising
  • Operations 
  • IT


Knowledge Skills and Abilities: 

  • Demonstrated analytical skills, comfort with Finance and/or Accounting principles and good understanding and experience with retail math and retail financial drivers.
  • Proven ability to operate cross functionally, join data from various sources and develop creative and innovative solutions within an entrepreneurial environment.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills across various business partners with differing priorities.
  • Strong prioritization skills and the ability to accomplish assignments simultaneously under tight timelines.   
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, stakeholders, sales representatives, peers, clients and customers.
  • Understanding in fundamental database design and development. Ability to gather data from multiple sources and manipulate the data to develop demand-driven and action-based reporting and analysis. 
  • Advanced skills in Excel.  Strongly proficient skills in SAP, MicroStrategy, Word, PowerPoint and TM1 Cognos (or other reporting software)


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting from a four-year college or university. MBA preferred. Will accept any suitable combination of education, experience and training. 
  • 5-7 years related experience and/or training.
  • Industry specific experience preferred.
  • Solid financial analysis skills and experience required.
  • Advanced Excel skills required.
  • Experience with TM1 preferred.

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Job Title:  Senior Finance Analyst-Retail

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Portland
TEAM:  Accounting & Finance
State:  OR
Country/Region:  US
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  360471
Date:  Oct 7, 2021