VF Corporation The North Face - Financial Analyst in Alameda, California

Job Description


The primary responsibilities of the Financial Analyst is to support the Manager/Director and the Brand CFO in the development and implementation of the annual budget, the monthly forecasts, the strategic plan, and the analysis & reporting of monthly operating results. He/she will work closely with the business unit VPs and department managers to monitor the budget and analyze monthly results. In addition, he/she will provide analytical support to business partners to help drive the company’s operating performance.


  • Support the following and provide variance analysis and determine cause of change. Scope includes the P&L, balance sheet, and cash flow statements. Monthly actuals, plan and forecast, and monthly reporting and analysis, monthly actual package, monthly forecast package, overall monthly financial package, annual operating plan, strategic plan processes.

  • Perform break-even investment analysis on proposed capital investments.

  • Coordinate with internal business partners as well as Coalition and VF Finance teams in the preparation, implementation, and compliance of management reporting and analysis requirements.

  • Drive enhancements in financial reporting and analysis as well as requisite system requirements.

  • Provide ad hoc analytical support and perform special projects as needed.

  • Prepare ad hoc presentations.


  • Years of Related Professional Experience: 0-3 years of experience in the FP&A function at a multinational company, preferably in the retail or consumer-related industries.

  • Educational/Position Requirements: Bachelor Degree in Finance, Accounting, or other quantitative disciplines or equivalent education and years of experience.

  • Ability to interpret financial statements, analyze results, and identify key issues.

  • Knowledge and experience in financial concepts, budgeting, and forecasting. Strong financial modeling skills.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including ability to communicate complex ideas in a simple way.

  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills.

  • Experience with ERP systems (i.e. SAP), financial reporting tools (i.e. Hyperion), and Excel and MS Office products.

Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

VF Diversity Vision Statement

VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.