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Manager, Stores Finance

San Francisco, California, United States
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1 Jul 2022

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About Athleta

For the past 22 years, we've committed ourselves and our brand to a single aim: to empower all women and girls. Inspiration. Collaboration. Connection. Inclusivity. It's what we do best, and we're on the hunt for people who share our passion for leading an active lifestyle, growing personally as well as professionally, and creating game-changing products and experiences.

We use business as a force for good by putting people and the planet right up there with profit, which is why Athleta is a certified B Corp. Ready to make a move? Join us. Because we know that alone we're strong, but together we're unstoppable.

About the Role

We're looking for a Manager of Stores Finance to manage the most material drivers to Athleta's Retail channel profitability. In this highly visible role, you'll collaborate, influence, and strategize with the Head of Stores and the field leadership team. This role is critical to the success of strategically growing our Stores channel so we're looking for an individual who is extremely analytical, laser-focused on details, a strong relationship builder, and motivated to drive results.

What You'll Do

  • Develop the annual budget and long range plans for store labor in partnership with store leadership and operations, as well as corporate business partners, supporting Athleta's strategic priorities for the Retail fleet
  • Engage cross-functional business leads to support, analyze, and pilot various labor related initiatives, providing thorough reporting and modeling, resulting in influential recommendations to leadership
  • Lead development of thoughtful store level sales and labor budgets, focused on optimizing growth segments and driving profitability
  • Lead Field Incentive Plan management including strategic support to build annual plan criteria and hindsighting, building store level targets, and maintaining compensation critical attainment calculations
  • Identify key drivers of store OPEX variability and proactively investigate and develop recommendations to mitigate risk or capture opportunities
  • Effectively lead and develop a Senior Analyst in support of the above

Who You Are

  • Bachelors degree in Finance or related field with 5+ years of progressive financial analysis experience, consulting, Big 4 accounting, or related equivalent
  • Strong track record independently leading and developing teams and projects
  • Able to synthesize large, disparate amounts of data into a cohesive framework
  • Able to resourcefully problem solve and effectively drive to results
  • Advance Excel skills, and modeling required, knowledge of Oracle financial systems and Essbase/Hyperion a plus
  • Experience with a large consumer products retail company preferred

Benefits at Athleta

  • 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 Human Rights Campaign for the seventeenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the fourth year in a row.


Athleta was born in Sonoma County, created by athletes (mostly women) who love the great outdoors. We believe that being fit and active makes life richer and bigger than it could possibly be otherwise. And we’ve seen firsthand how fitness nourishes the mind, body and heart, and opens up new worlds for us. Most importantly, what we have learned along this journey is that alone we are strong, but united we thrive. Our stores have become hubs for their communities to meet, inspire and ignite each other into realizing their limitless potential. For all women and girls, no matter our body types or sports ability, there is no end to what is possible when we join together.

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