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Director - Finance Business Intelligence

Employer
Gap Inc.
Location
San Francisco, California, United States
Closing date
18 Jun 2024

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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

As part of reshaping the future of Finance, Gap Inc. is embarking on a digital and process transformation within the Finance organization. We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Director - Finance Business Intelligence & Data Governance. You will be responsible for creating the strategy for business intelligence tools like PowerBI and Oracle Narrative Reporting and define and implement strong financial data governance. You will be a diverse leader that can lead internal and external resources with a process improvement mindset using six sigma principles.

The ideal candidate will have a comprehensive understanding of finance and accounting principles, as well as a strong background in Power BI development, data analysis, and visualization. They will lead effective collaboration with cross-functional teams and lead projects with a process improvement mindset using six sigma principles.

This role is an excellent opportunity for a motivated professional who is passionate about leveraging data analytics to inform financial strategies, drive business growth, and drive the strategy of reporting tools. If you are a visionary leader with a track record of delivering innovative solutions and driving organizational change, we would love to hear from you.

What You'll Do

Lead the design, development, and deployment of automated financial reporting and analysis solutions.
Lead the collaboration with cross-functional teams, including Finance, IT, and Business Intelligence, to identify reporting requirements and design automation solutions.
Develop and implement the strategy and best practices for data modeling, visualization, and dashboard design to ensure accuracy, consistency, and usability
Provide leading practices, technical guidance, training, and support to the finance team on Power BI usage, troubleshooting, and optimization
Stay up to date with advancements in Power BI and related technologies, recommending and implementing new features and functionalities to enhance data analytics capabilities
Leveraging Oracle Narrative Reporting platform and partnering with the Controllership, use best practices to lead the automation of financial report generation and distribution.
Develop the strategy to identify and implement opportunities to leverage process improvement methodologies, streamlining and improving financial reporting processes.
Ensure compliance with regulatory standards and data security protocols in financial reporting automation efforts.
Partnering with Enterprise-wide data and governance initiative(s), define Strategy and oversee data governance processes and ensure compliance with data privacy and security regulations
Lead a team consisting of BI developers, process improvement analysts, and external vendors, providing mentorship, performance feedback, and fostering a culture of continuous learning and improvement

Who You Are

Excellent verbal and written and communication skills
Strategic thinking, strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Personal presence and ability to clearly communicate compelling messages
Strong execution ability and a sense of urgency
Collaborative and resilient
Ability to lead through complex design solutions
Who You Are:
Minimum 7 years of experience in finance or accounting, with at least 3 years leading Power BI projects or teams
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, MIS/CIS or related field.
Expertise in Power BI development, data modeling, and visualization techniques
Proficiency with SQL, Excel, and other data manipulation and analysis tools
Excellent project management skills, able to effectively prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and manage competing priorities
Proven experience in developing and implementing Power BI solutions for financial reporting.
Strong expertise in Oracle Narrative Reporting platform.
Solid understanding of accounting principles and financial reporting processes.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Strong leadership and team management abilities.
Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
Strong communication and presentation skills.
Attention to detail and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
Strong knowledge of accounting principles, financial analysis, and reporting
Strong communication and presentation skills, able to effectively communicate complex financial concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders
Experience in data governance and compliance, familiarity with data privacy and security regulations
Knowledge of process improvement frameworks i.e., Six Sigma.

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. In 2022, we were recognized by Forbes as one of the World's Best Employers and one of the Best Employers for Diversity.

Salary Range: $147,200 - $212,100 USD
Employee pay will vary based on factors such as qualifications, experience, skill level, competencies and work location. We will meet minimum wage or minimum of the pay range (whichever is higher) based on city, county and state requirements.

US CandidatesPlease note that effective, June 30, 2022, Gap Inc. will no longer require any of its employees to wear face masks or require proof of COVID vaccination, unless required by local or state/provincial mandates or as part of Gap Inc's quarantine guidelines after being exposed to or testing positive for COVID. Therefore, please disregard any language in any job posting that refers to Gap Inc.'s face mask and proof of vaccination policy as said policy is no longer effective.

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