Senior Manager Finance SCM

Senior Manager - GCA Supply Chain Finance – eCom



Department:                                                               Corporate and GOPS Finance – SCM

Direct Reporting Line:                                               Director Finance, SCM GCA        

Indirect/Second Reporting Line:                               none

Subsidiary/Country:                                                   GCA                            

Location:                                                                                  Shanghai                                            

GSMS Grade:                                                                           M3

Number of Personnel Managed:                               no direct reporting line             

Cost Center/Budget and/or Revenue Responsibility:             no



Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:


The general purpose the Corporate and GOPS Finance is to be a financial consultant to the GOPS Senior Management by giving recommendations to enable and drive fact-based decision-making. The Finance Functions support and steer the business to achieve financial targets as well as strategic goals. This is supported by the creation of transparency about business performance through cost analysis, business analysis and performance management.


As part of Corporate and GOPS Finance, SCM finance is responsible for financial controlling and cost management and provides tailored key performance indicators. As a business partner, we enable fact based decision making, best practice sharing and continuous process improvement by creating transparency on impact and dependencies of core cost and service drivers.



Key Responsibilities:


  • Be a member of GCA SCM finance team and extended team member of GCA FP&A team to manage supply chain costs. Tasks including budgeting, rolling forecasting, monthly reporting, variation analysis, financial analysis. 

Main focus are 1) GCA level SCM cost consolidation and controlling 2) GCA eCom SCM costs controlling – mainly eCom warehouse handling and last mile delivery costs.


  • Be a strong business partner to GCM SCM team, build good knowledge end to end understanding of SCM operation and costs,  drive both strategic conversation and operational improvement. Tasks include business analysis, project support, effectiveness study, productivity tracking, benchmarking analysis etc.


  • Supporting overall GCA eCom network set up with business cases and financial simulation.


  • Be a strong data analyst and through big data file and system data from ecom system Omni-hub,  warehouse management system, transportation management system, labor management system to generate insights and recommendation for costs improvement or service improvement opportunities.
  • Continuously improve the tools and process on financial reporting and analysis by introducing new solutions (such as RPA, BI tools etc.).
  • Support business case development of Supply Chain projects and investments and follow through implementation and ensure deliverables are on track.


Key Relationships:

  • VP, DC Operations
  • VP, GCA Supply Chain Development
  • Senior management within the distribution centers
  • Corporate and GOPS Finance Team
  • GCA eCom business team
  • Market FP&A



Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • University degree preferably in from Data Analysis, Finance, Economics, IT or Logistics related major.
  • Comprehensive business understanding of processes and structure
  • Result orientated and pro-active with a high degree of customer orientation
  • 5+ years of work experience in analysis related field.
  • Advanced analytical skills in order to synthesize complex data and develop innovative solutions
  • Knowledge of data analysis tools and system language. For example, BI tools (Power BI or Tableau or MicroStrategy etc.) and language R or Python or SQL, etc. is strongly preferred.
  • Strong on logical thinking, quick-learner and can work under pressure.
  • Advanced MS Excel (Power Pivot, VBA or Macro preferred) and PPT skills
  • Project management skills
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Knowledge of fast-moving consumer goods, retail industry or ecom business is an advantage

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Job Title:  Senior Manager Finance SCM

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Shanghai
TEAM:  Accounting & Finance
State:  SH
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  362171
Date:  Nov 29, 2021