Director - HQ Finance

Gap Inc.
San Francisco, California, United States
29 Sep 2021
17 Dec 2021
About Gap Inc.

Our brands bridge the gaps we see in the world. Old Navy democratizes style to ensure everyone has access to quality fashion at every price point. Athleta unleashes the potential of every woman, regardless of body size, age or ethnicity. Banana Republic believes in sustainable luxury for all. And Gap inspires the world to bring individuality to modern, responsibly made essentials.    

This simple idea-that we all deserve to belong, and on our own terms-is core to who we are as a company and how we make decisions. Our teamis made up of thousands of people across the globe who take risks, think big, and do good for our customers, communities, and the planet. Ready to  learn fast, create with audacity and lead boldly? Join our team.

About the Role

We're looking for a Director of HQ Finance. This role provides FP&A support for many of Gap Inc.'s company functions including Executive, HR, Benefits, Finance, ESG, Legal, Digital, and Gap Foundation. This position will play a critical role in supporting and influencing the financial plan for the business functions as they pivot towards supporting Gap Inc.'s growth strategy.

What You'll Do

  • Lead the financial processes for the assigned functions, including LRP, budget, and monthly forecast submissions. Provide financial/business decision support to the executive leadership teams of the assigned functions
  • Partner with Corporate and Brand finance counterparts to understand business strategies and drivers to demand on company functions
  • Proactively identify areas of opportunity to drive productivity and help ensure overhead spend is driving value to the business
  • Provide analytical support and insight into resource demand drivers, KPIs, and business levers. Oversee ad hoc financial modeling in support of business decisions and proposed investments
  • Help manage Gap Foundation 501c3 restricted fund and financial reporting, possibly serving as Gap Foundation's Treasurer
  • Lead, develop and motivate team of two managers and three analysts. Engage in regular dialogue with brand and functional counterparts to develop and maintain effective relationships and understand potential issues or conflicting priorities
  • Continuously look for areas to improve the effectiveness of our financial processes and reporting, striving to streamline and standardize processes to ensure efficient workflow

Who You Are

  • Ability to build and develop a talented, engaged team that is motivated to deliver outstanding work
  • Capable of effectively influencing business partners through diplomacy, building consensus, negotiating, and exercising leadership skills
  • Organized, with demonstrated experience in owning, driving, and prioritizing multiple projects to completion
  • Strategic, analytical, and structured thinker that possesses keen attention to detail and can articulate complex situations in a simple way
  • Skilled at developing and delivering presentations to senior management and cross-functional groups in a professional, concise, and direct manner
  • Driven by a fast-paced environment that requires a strong work ethic, sense of urgency, flexibility, and commitment to deliver on deadlines
  • Self-starter that anticipates problems, identifies opportunities, and provides creative solutions. Team player with a positive attitude - open to cross-training and sharing team responsibilities
  • Deep experience in finance, demonstrating increasing levels of responsibility, and with track record of developing and managing a team and engaging with senior leadership. Bachelor's Degree in finance or related field, MBA, CFA, or CPA a plus

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Benefits at Gap Inc.

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet 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

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we've been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row.