Senior Manager FP&A - Retail (FO and Consolidation)

Senior Manager FP&A – Retail (FO and Consolidation)



Area:                                                                           Market GCA                                                    

Department:                                                               Finance                                                          

Direct Reporting Line:                                               Senior Director, retail FP&A                

Indirect/secondary reporting line:                            Senior Director, FP&A              

Subsidiary/country:                                                   China                                                  

Location:                                                                     Shanghai                                                        

GSMS Grade:                                                                           M3                                                                 

Number of Personnel Managed:                               2                                             

Cost Center/Budget and/or Revenue Responsibility: 9504201



Key Responsibilities:


  • Understand the FO (factory outlet) actual business performance, work with business partners to prepare FO P&L forecast and budget, provide the best support to business growth
  • Actual P&L review, provide the analysis and insights to business team
  • Discount / Margin planning and management by store
  • Store operating overheads planning validation, challenge, and improvement
  • FO rolling forecast P&L review and analysis from different angles
  • Cross functional communication with business and other stakeholders
  • FO Store investment review and control


  • Overall retail consolidation & analysis
  • Coordinate Retail budget and forecast process across GCA (mainland China, HK, TW)
  • Monitor Actuals to Budget and Forecast to find out the variance reasons and pro-actively assist business to achieve their financial targets
  • Presentation deck preparation
  • Work with FP&A consolidation team and business to provide regular comments for monthly forecast / budget timely and properly
  • Support retail related projects and provide ad-hoc information and analysis to management team and business partners to enhance business performance
  • Proactively identify issues and potential improvement and recommend solutions
  • Drive the reporting and forecasting process standardization, simplification, and automation, whilst sync with the GCA adidas reporting and consolidation team


  • Retail business case review and control and business scenarios simulation





Key Relationships:

  • Retail FO (Senior) Directors / Retail Operation heads / Retail HR / Retail planning team / Retail buying team
  • FP&A peers in other channels and GCA consolidation team
  • Finance Operations
  • GBS DL


Knowledge, Skills and Capabilities:

  • 10 years+ FP&A experience
  • Consumer goods/Retail experience is preferred
  • Strong mathematical, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • High degree of responsibility and personal integrity
  • Self-starter / self-motivation
  • Business acumen
  • Fluent in English
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Skills, particularly Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • SAP experience a plus
  • Experience in business process setup and reengineering will be a plus


Requisite Education

  • University degree or above
  • Member of an internationally recognized professional accounting body preferred


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Job Title:  Senior Manager FP&A - Retail (FO and Consolidation)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Shanghai
TEAM:  Accounting & Finance
State:  SH
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  352938
Date:  Nov 20, 2021