Sr Analyst, Store Finance

Job Ref#: 9433
Brand: Chico's FAS, Inc-Shared Services
Category: Finance
Job Type: Full-time
Location:
11215 Metro Pkwy, Fort Myers, FL


Employment Type: Full-time


With approximately 1,300 boutiques and outlets throughout the U.S., as well as an online presence for each of our brands, it takes sophisticated technology, resources and infrastructure to ensure the continued success of our businesses. From finance and accounting to technology and merchandising careers, we have diverse opportunities available for talented professionals to join our team of nearly 16,000 associates who share our commitment to excellence.

Position Objective

The position is responsible for providing financial analysis, reporting, budgeting and planning expertise for frontline, outlet and International channels in the areas of boutique sales, payroll, expense control and profitability.This position is accountable foranalyzing and reporting store performance results andvarious store financial plans.Delivers on key projects and develops forecasting models that support store planning and profitability.Provides timely analysis on data extracted from various information systems throughout all brands.

FunctionalResponsibilities

  • Works with cross functional leaders on bonus, productivity measurements and sales planning opportunities and issues.
  • Generates field hierarchy level reporting for sales, store productivity and budgeting for field and corporate leadership.
  • Assists with various financial reporting, planning and forecasting duties to support store budgeting and forecasting processes.
  • Executes, tracks, and reports on the monthly store sales plan process, inclusive of individual store plans down to the day level. Analyzes and improves store sales planning process to maximize accuracy.
  • Executes weekly store level payroll allocation process.Determines the optimal amount of payroll needed by stores to achieve sales plans and controllable contribution expectations. Drives store by store analysis of personnel costs to ensure appropriate level staffing and coverage.Partners with Store Operations to implement and manage best practices for staffing levels.
  • Analyzes brand sales and expense trends to improve accuracy of forecasted results and to identify opportunities for sales and/or expense improvement.
  • Develops annual budgets and monthly forecasts for brand headquarters and partners with cross functional leaders to adherence to individual budgets.
  • Prepares and analyzes daily customer traffic performance, identifying trends and making recommendations through effective analytical presentation. Develops meaningful exception and ad hoc reporting, variance analyses and narratives.
  • Provide advanced analytical support to Brand executives, as needed.

This position may be found in multiple brands. Some duties may vary from brand to brand.



Education

  • BS or BA Degree in Finance, Economics, Business or Operations required

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years’ experience in accounting/finance or financial planning, including payroll, financial statements and reporting
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent PC skills – particularly Excel, Access and BI tools
  • Must possess strong relationship, resourcefulness, problem solving and team building skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Able to effectively interface with all levels within the company
  • Strong communication and organization skills
  • Customer driven approach to completing assignments


Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous retail experience.
  • Previous experience with SAS Forecast Server, Business Objects Web Intelligence, Hyperion Planning/Excel Add-in and/or other mainframe/analytical systems a plus
Chico’s FAS, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, lactation, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military service, veteran status, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law.
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About Chico's

In 1983, we started as a small Sanibel Island gallery filled with artfully stylish pieces. Decades later, our assortment includes clothing, jewelry and accessories—in over 500 Chico’s boutiques and 100 outlets across the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and at chicos.com.

Though we’ve evolved, our distinct point of view remains: Create carefully curated collections with quality, comfort and versatility as the focal point — essentials punctuated by memorable pieces, pops of color, artful prints and globally-inspired finds.

Our collections invite our spirited customer to discover something chic and unique every day.

About WHBM

White House Black Market was founded by women, for women over 35 years ago. Now there are over 300 boutiques and over 50 outlets across the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, plus 24/7 shopping at whbm.com

We built our brand on the foundation of fashion’s most iconic contrast—White + Black. That natural contradiction inspires everything we do, and perfectly reflects our customer. She is strong yet subtle, modern yet timeless, hard-working yet easy-going.

We empower her to fully embrace her complexity—giving her looks that are feminine yet strong, sensual yet sophisticated, attractive yet approachable. Because we believe that no woman is any one thing.

About SOMA

For women by women since 2004. Our customer is our inspiration. She works hard at everything she does, so we’re working hard to create beautiful bra solutions for her, for all of us.

It’s not about the runway, it’s about the real way. We are embodying the journey of women supporting women. We are here to listen to her, tell her story and design product that supports her needs.

Visit us in 250+ boutiques or online anytime at soma.com

About Chico's FAS

Founded by women, led by women. With our service and products, we strive to create a world where women never have to compromise, providing solutions to give them confidence and joy. Our portfolio consists of three brands: Chico’s, WHBM and Soma—specialty retailers of women’s apparel, intimates, accessories and related products—found in over 1,000 boutiques throughout the United States and online.

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