Sr Analyst, Store Finance - 11215 Metro Pkwy

Recruiter
Chico's
Location
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
Posted
20 Oct 2021
Closes
30 Oct 2021
Ref
8579
Function
Finance
With approximately 1,300 boutiques and outlets throughout the U.S., as well as an online presence for each of our brands, it takes sophisticated technology, resources and infrastructure to ensure the continued success of our businesses. From finance and accounting to technology and merchandising careers, we have diverse opportunities available for talented professionals to join our team of nearly 16,000 associates who share our commitment to excellence.

Position Objective



The position is responsible for providing financial analysis, reporting, budgeting and planning expertise for frontline, outlet and International channels in the areas of boutique sales, payroll, expense control and profitability. This position is accountable for analyzing and reporting store performance results and various store financial plans. Delivers on key projects and develops forecasting models that support store planning and profitability. Provides timely analysis on data extracted from various information systems throughout all brands.

FunctionalResponsibilities
  • Works with cross functional leaders on bonus, productivity measurements and sales planning opportunities and issues.
  • Generates field hierarchy level reporting for sales, store productivity and budgeting for field and corporate leadership.
  • Assists with various financial reporting, planning and forecasting duties to support store budgeting and forecasting processes.
  • Executes, tracks, and reports on the monthly store sales plan process, inclusive of individual store plans down to the day level. Analyzes and improves store sales planning process to maximize accuracy.
  • Executes weekly store level payroll allocation process. Determines the optimal amount of payroll needed by stores to achieve sales plans and controllable contribution expectations. Drives store by store analysis of personnel costs to ensure appropriate level staffing and coverage. Partners with Store Operations to implement and manage best practices for staffing levels.
  • Analyzes brand sales and expense trends to improve accuracy of forecasted results and to identify opportunities for sales and/or expense improvement.
  • Develops annual budgets and monthly forecasts for brand headquarters and partners with cross functional leaders to adherence to individual budgets.
  • Prepares and analyzes daily customer traffic performance, identifying trends and making recommendations through effective analytical presentation. Develops meaningful exception and ad hoc reporting, variance analyses and narratives.
  • Provide advanced analytical support to Brand executives, as needed.

This position may be found in multiple brands. Some duties may vary from brand to brand.

Competencies
  • Culture
    Living the Chico's FAS Values and Guiding Principles by demonstrating Customer Focus, Instilling Trust, Driving Engagement and Delivering Results with High Performance.
  • Decision Quality
    Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
  • Action Oriented
    Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
  • Interpersonal Savvy
    Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people.
  • Situational Adaptability
    Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations.

Education
  • BS or BA Degree in Finance, Economics, Business or Operations required

Required Qualifications
  • 5+ years' experience in accounting/finance or financial planning, including payroll, financial statements and reporting
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent PC skills - particularly Excel, Access and BI tools
  • Must possess strong relationship, resourcefulness, problem solving and team building skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Able to effectively interface with all levels within the company
  • Strong communication and organization skills
  • Customer driven approach to completing assignments


Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous retail experience.
  • Previous experience with SAS Forecast Server, Business Objects Web Intelligence, Hyperion Planning/Excel Add-in and/or other mainframe/analytical systems a plus


Chico's FAS, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, lactation, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military service, veteran status, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law.

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