Analyst, FP&A

Recruiter
Coach
Location
Tokyo, Japan
Posted
16 Aug 2022
Closes
01 Sep 2022
Ref
97803
Function
Finance
Level
Manager
Coach is a leading design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle collections, with a long-standing reputation built on quality craftsmanship. Defined by a free-spirited, all-American attitude, the brand approaches design with a modern vision, reimagining luxury for today with an authenticity and innovation that is uniquely Coach. All over the world, the Coach name is synonymous with effortless New York style.

A member of the Tapestry family, we are part of a global house of brands that has unwavering optimism and is committed to being innovative and wholly inclusive.

Primary Purpose: To support financial forecasting for Coach Korea topline sales and gross margin as well as regional financial reporting and analysis for Coach Japan and the whole Coach Asia region.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Reporting, Analysis and Planning of Coach Asia ("CA") Business
    • Support in periodic regional consolidated reporting (monthly / quarterly / annually) of Coach Asia
    • Conduct ad-hoc financial analysis and reporting relevant to the covered markets / brands to support management decision making / fulfil request from business partners
    • Manage creation of bottom-up sales plans/forecast for Retail and Outlet channels (especially for Coach Korea)
    • Support development of company-wide annual forecast and Long Range Plan
    • Actively collaborate with Retail Field, Merchandising and Marketing partners to ensure sales forecast are thorough and aligned with Coach's overall direction/objectives
    • Make recommendations on improving efficiency on the reporting and planning process


  • Tracking and Communication of Coach Asia Sales Performance
  • Synthesize and explain daily/weekly performance and variances against plans/targets past results for regular review by leadership teams, focusing on sales and key metrics such as; traffic, conversion, average transaction value, etc
  • Track and highlight key risks/opportunities to working and official financial sales plans, enabling management to make optimal decisions for overall CA business
  • Share and communicate plans and variances to key business partners to ensure appropriate product planning/buying and expense planning


  • Supporting Sales Driving Analysis / Operations
    • Support team managers to propose any sales driving promotions to the business partners
    • Collaborate with internal partners to support other special projects as necessary
    • Lead system related issues projects/initiatives


Education/Qualifications [preferred]:
  • 2+ years of Corporate Finance, FP&A or consulting, or relevant experience in financial institutions
  • University degree in Finance, Economics


Competencies:
  • Excellent communication ability
  • Business level Japanese with advanced level of English (spoken/written) is a must
  • Proven analytical and logical/critical thinking
  • MS Excel - Advanced
  • MS PowerPoint - Advanced


Characteristics:
  • Energetic/self-starter - takes initiative in seeing opportunities and getting things done
  • Naturally inquisitive - exhibits high intellectual curiosity and desire to come up with answers
  • Collaborative - enjoys communicating and working with others
  • Adaptable/flexible - reacts positively to changes in business and financial situation; enjoys working in a dynamic market and work environment
  • Willing to take accountability/ ownership of work deliverables - strives to come up with answers, improvement opportunities on his/her own; detail-oriented, independently checks own work

Coach is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant's or employee's qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. Visit Coach at www.coach.com.

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