Senior Manager FP&A

Key Responsibilities:


  • Overall review and manage/control the own retail store portfolio to safeguard retail’s profitability, it includes but not limited to following scope and responsibilities:
  • New, remodel, closure store BPM review and control. Validate the assumptions of both top line and bottom line to make sure it is reasonable and fair by benchmarking the similar format as well as the general business situation, challenge the unreasonable assumption and non-beneficial commercial terms to adidas. Post review the actual performance after the investment is done, define proper KPI for post review and deep dive the variance with BPM and trigger as well as follow up improvement plan.
  • Periodically review the low performance doors and initiated the discussion and improvement plan with OPS and RE. Follow through the decision and execution and post review to make sure proper action plan is being taken.
  • Proper plan the capex budget & ensure the investment is planned for well deserved areas esp. for RBO projects. Control the capex spending for store investment together with other functions. Bring valuable input on process improvement and provide proper transparency to management for the over spending analysis and trigger attention and improvement.
  • Coordinate with global retail finance & local accounting finance team, lead retail store impairment test.
  • Various financial modelling to strive for the optimal retail profitability,


  • Analyze the CS (concept store) actual business performance, work with business stakeholders to prepare CS P&L forecast and budget, provide insights & 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
  • CS rolling forecast P&L review and analysis from different angles, halo/core, by format, comp/non-comp.
  • Cross functional communication with business and other stakeholders


  • Act as the retail rental cost controller, understand the rental terms & IFRS16 accounting rules, manage the actuals to budget and forecast, through analysis to find cost saving opportunities and bring recommendation to business team.
  • Own retail projects controller
  • Retail business case review and control and business scenarios simulation
  • Being focal from commercial finance for retail related initiatives and provide commercial finance angle support and POV


  • Lead/propose process improvement for retail area x-functional processes
  • Other ad-hoc assignments


Key Relationships:

  • Retail OPS VP / Retail regional & district managers /Retail business planning team/Retail expansion team/ Retail operation excellence team/ Non-trade procurement team/ Global retail finance team/ Brand finance
  • Commercial finance team in other channels and other finance functions
  • Finance Share Service team


Knowledge, Skills and Capabilities:

  • 10 years+ FP&A experience
  • Consumer goods/Retail experience is preferred
  • Good communication & problem solving skills
  • Technical savvy,  strong analytical, financial modelling skills
  • Strong accountability and personal integrity
  • Self-starter / self-motivation
  • Business acumen
  • Fluent in English


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

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Shanghai
TEAM:  Accounting & Finance
State:  SH
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  513515
Date:  Jul 8, 2024