Account Planning Analyst - Strategic Alliances

Recruiter
Gap Inc.
Location
New York, New York, United States
Posted
24 Jul 2020
Closes
27 Aug 2020
Ref
329339
Level
Manager
About Gap Inc.

Our past is full of iconic moments - but our future is going to spark many more. Our brands - Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, INTERMIX and Hill City - have dressed people from all walks of life and all kinds of families, all over the world, for every occasion for more than 50 years.

But we're more than the clothes that we make. We know that business can and should be a force for good, and it's why we work hard to make product that makes people feel good, inside and out. It's why we're committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work. If you're one of the super-talented who thrive on change, aren't afraid to take risks and love to make a difference, come grow with us.

About the role

The Account Planning team is responsible for the development, execution and communication of Franchise top-down financial plans and strategies - owning sales, margin and inventory planning. The team develops preseason budgets/plans along with monthly forecasting targets to drive profitable in-season management for the entire Franchise portfolio across all brands, channels and regions. The Analyst is responsible for supporting the Planning teams with relevant data and analysis and will be responsible for reporting and forecasts of select accounts.

What you'll do

  • PreSeason, support in top-down account level sale and wholesale buy targets and strategies for annual budgets and quarterly plans in partnership with Franchisees
  • InSeason, assist in reforecast of sales plans and participate in Monthly Forecasting
  • Recap and review account's sales performance based on historical data and current trends
  • Identify risks/opportunities to sales plans and collaborate with cross functional teams to develop action plans to achieve financial goals
  • Support key initiatives and strategies through analytics, reports and tools that quantify results through structured approach, rigorous analysis, and proactive communication
  • Find new opportunities and create both standardize and automated reports as well as in-depth ad hoc analysis
  • Manage multiple data sources, identify gaps in the data capture process and make suggestions on improvements/enhancements for data hygiene


Who you are

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent preferred
  • 1-3 years' experience in planning, finance, or related analytical experience preferred
  • Experience with wholesale/franchise business a plus
  • Ability to problem solve independently and through strong partnerships with business partners across the globe; thrives in a dynamic environment with a high degree of ambiguity
  • Possess a clear understanding of financial metrics and levers, including sales, comp levers, gross margin, and inventory metrics
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills are a must (particularly in Excel where pivot tables and v-lookups will be used extensively)
  • Attending late night or early morning calls required


Benefits at Gap Inc.

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five "on the clock" hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee's base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

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