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Manager - Capital Planning

Gap Inc.
San Francisco, California, United States
Closing date
18 Feb 2022

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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 are looking for a Manager within our Corporate Finance team to lead our Capital Planning process. In this highly visible role, you will have the opportunity to not only drive these critical financial processes for the company, but also identify ways to streamline these processes by minimizing/eliminating non-value added process workload in order to shift the focus toward strong analytics, investment hind-sighting and prioritization, and strategic support for Gap Inc's Senior Leadership team. This position will play an integral part in supporting the company's long term investment strategy.

What You'll Do

  • Lead the Capital planning process for Gap Inc.
  • Identify and implement process improvement opportunities, shifting the balance of workload toward analytics and strategic decision support, and away from process mechanics. Help identify new tools and technology to transform the capital planning process.
  • Help develop and implement a new Capital Planning process that is focused on in-season management of Gap Inc.'s investment portfolio incorporating the prioritization of new demand, evaluating in-flight investment performance, and hind-sighting delivered investments
  • Improve reporting through standardization, automation, proactive planning, as well as incorporating concise, high-impact analysis
  • Establish new reporting and dashboards to convey portfolio performance, risk and opportunities, and assist with investment prioritization
  • Develop strong partnerships with brand and function finance teams and cross-functional stakeholders, inspiring a collaborative work environment
  • Lead, develop, and inspire a team of 2 Sr. Analysts

Who You Are

  • Knowledge and experience with capital planning, strategic investment analysis, hind-sighting, and prioritization
  • 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
  • Strong communication skills with proven ability develop and deliver 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
  • 8+ years of experience in finance/capital planning, with successful track record of developing and managing a team and collaborating with business partners . Bachelor's Degree in finance or related field, MBA, CFA, or CPA a plus

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.


Doris and Don Fisher opened the first Gap store in 1969 with a simple idea — to make it easier to find a pair of jeans and a commitment to do more. Over the last 46 years, the company has grown from a single store to a global fashion business with five brands — Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta and Intermix.

Gap's clothes are available in 90 countries worldwide through 3,300 company-operated stores, almost 400 franchise stores, and e-commerce sites and is still growing.

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