Business Analyst Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein
Amsterdam, Netherlands
02 Sep 2022
03 Nov 2022
Full Time
About Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein is a global lifestyle brand built on iconic essentials and powered by bold, progressive ideals. The Calvin Klein brands - CK Calvin Klein, Calvin Klein, Calvin Klein Jeans, Calvin Klein Underwear and Calvin Klein Performance - provide us with the opportunity to market products both domestically and internationally at various price points, through multiple distribution channels and to different consumer groups. The Calvin Klein brands are also licensed for a range of products, including fragrance, women's apparel, footwear, eyewear, watches and jewelry in various regions. Global retail sales of products sold under the Calvin Klein brands were approximately $9.4 billion in 2019.

The tiered-brand strategy was established for Calvin Klein to provide a focused, consistent approach to global brand growth and development that preserves the brand's prestige and image. Each of the Calvin Klein brands occupies a distinct marketing identity and position. We believe that Calvin Klein is well positioned over the next few years to establish itself as the world's favorite brand. With the North Star of "Defying the boundaries of self-expression" guiding its design, marketing and consumer engagement initiatives, we believe that Calvin Klein will convert its investments into ongoing commercial success

The Position

The Business Operations department of Calvin Klein Europe, based in the European headquarters in Amsterdam, is currently searching for a talented and data-driven Business Operations Analyst. The department is a diverse, international team with extensive apparel background.

The Business Operations Analyst would work closely with the Senior Director of Business Operations, support analytical reporting, and operational controlling, helping to further drive the European growth. You will report to the Senior Director of Business Operations, who has extensive expertise of the industry and knowledge of the company.

The primary responsibilities are Business area reporting, performance tracking and analysis and support on Operating Expenses control.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Business Operations Director in the tracking and analysis of the operational performance, mile stones, timelines and processes which will be used to draw insights and measures for performance improvement
  • Assist the Business Operations Director in the analysis of the consolidated results
  • Support the Business Operations Director in the control and allocation of operational costs
  • Prepare monthly / weekly reporting for divisional stakeholders and senior management
  • Support the Business Operations Director in the daily communication and alignment with divisions, Business Strategy and Finance
  • Coordinate collaboration with the central PVH Europe and CK Global controlling departments to ensure realistic and factual reporting
  • Coordinate distribution and approval of supplier's invoices with the Accounts Payable department
  • Maintain and control the Invoice approver matrix
  • Maintain and distribute the Invoice approval manual
  • Maintain the information database and KPI dashboard, and proactively propose improvements and enhancements
  • Ad hoc projects and requests

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration / Finance / Controlling or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a business control related position, preferably in a wholesale/ retail or apparel environment
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • Preferably working knowledge of SAP FMS / BW
  • High standard of spoken and written English combined with s trong communication skills (verbal & written).
  • Outstanding analytical skills and accuracy with numbers.
  • Collaborative, attention to detail and quick thinking.
  • Excellent presentation and knowledge of data visualization best practices.
  • Flexible self-starter with the ability to deal with time pressure and able to perform in a demanding and very diverse work environment.
  • Ability to engage effectively at all levels of the organization

What You Can Expect from Us:

  • A company culture that fosters development, offering training and learning opportunities through our very own PVH University
  • An international environment which respects diversity, equality, and individuality
  • A monthly Covid home- office budget
  • A smart work program that empowers our associates to work from home in the Netherlands, within a flexible schedule
  • A beautiful state-of-the-art Campus awaiting you upon our return to the office

PVH Europe and our brands, TOMMY HILFIGER and CALVIN KLEIN, are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse community of associates with a strong sense of belonging. We believe we are bettered by all forms of diversity, and take pride in working with top talent from every walk of life and corner of the world. In the spirit of inclusivity, qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, ethnicity, ability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, nationality, race, religion or sexual orientation.


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