VF Corporation Sr Analyst - Finance Business (Smartwool) in Steamboat, Colorado

Job Description

The Smartwool (SWL) Sr Financial Business Analyst will be responsible for forecasting, management reporting, budgeting, DTC support and P&L analysis functions of SWL. Establish control-related standards and procedures. The role is a key support position providing analytics, reporting and business intelligence for the SWL Management team to help drive business decisions against the strategic and financial goals. In addition, he/she will provide analytical support to cross-functional teams to help drive the company’s operating performance and financial returns. He/she will also drive change management through process, systems, and reporting improvements to provide more transparency and visibility into current and future financial results.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. The role is a key support position providing analytics, reporting and business intelligence for the SWL Management team to help drive business decisions against the strategic and financial goals. In addition, he/she will provide analytical support to cross-functional teams to help drive the company’s operating performance and financial returns. He/she will also drive change management through process, systems, and reporting improvements to provide more transparency and visibility into current and future financial results.

  2. Management Reporting Coordinate with internal business partners, Coalition, and VF Finance teams in the preparation, implementation, and compliance of management reporting and analysis requirements Prepare on-going profitability analysis in support of Marketing leadership to help drive decision making including customer P&L’s and ROI on key marketing investments

  3. Direct to Consumer Coordinate with internal DTC team in the preparation and implementation of reporting and analysis requirements. Partner on Comp Trend analysis and Inventory management tools Support execution of new DTC initiatives from an analytics and tactical standpoint. Be a partner to the Director of Retail and Sr. Manager of Ecommerce from a financial and investment perspective. Provide KPI analytics and support to the DTC team to evaluate potential investments and prioritize spend in relation to earnings.

  4. Business Intelligence Drive reporting capabilities within the organization Support growth initiatives by providing analytical support and partnering with cross-functional teams (primarily NA Sales, DTC, Project Management, and Europe)

  5. Process Improvements and Special Projects Provide ad hoc analytical support and perform special projects as needed Identify areas for improvement and focus needed to achieve

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other quantitative discipline preferred or equivalent work experience

  • MBA or CPA preferred

  • 4+ years manufacturing and retail experience a plus

  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills

  • Extensive experience with Excel required

  • Experience with Cognos, or similar BI tool, SAP and BPC preferred

  • Familiarity with Retail KPIs and analytics

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

  • Strong computer skills

  • Ability to travel as needed

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.