Financial Analyst
dressbarn - Suffern, NY

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dressbarn , a subsidiary of Ascena Retail Group, Inc., (NASDAQ - ASNA), offers casual career and special occasion fashion apparel and accessories at value prices for women ages 35-55, operating approximately 830 stores in 48 states. Ascena Retail Group Inc. is a leading national specialty retailer of apparel for women and tween girls and boys, operating, through a family of wholly-owned subsidiaries, dressbarn , maurices, Justice, Lane Bryant, Cacique and Catherines! Ascena operates through its subsidiaries over 3,800 stores throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada, with revenues of over $4 billion. At dressbarn, we believe talented people are our greatest asset. In return for your talent and hard work, we also offer career development, excellent benefits, a competitive compensation package and generous merchandise discounts across our brands.

The Financial Analyst will:
  • Assist in the Financial Planning process including seasonal operating plan, strategic plan, and monthly and quarterly forecasts.
  • Maintain the Sales & Gross Margin performance forecast model
  • Assist in reporting and analysis of key performance metrics and analysis to acheive strategic objectives
  • Generate Store reports by region and geographical zones.
  • Partner with Store Operations on critical event reporting.
  • Perform the daily/weekly sales & margin reporting.
  • Assist in the generation, preparation and review of monthy/quarterly financial statements/packages and various internal and external reporting documents.
  • Provide ad-hoc reporting and analysis as required by senior management.
  • Participate in driving continuous improvement in financial reporting.

Requirements:
  • BS Degree in Accounting or Finance, MBA preferred.
  • 2-5 years progressive experience in a finance environment with exposure to general accounting, financial analysis, and corporate reporting.
  • Retail industry experience is a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel and Power Point
  • Experience with gneral ledgers and budgeting software required, Oracle, Hyperion & OutlookSoft a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

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Ascena Retail Group (formerly Dress Barn, Inc.) has left the farm for greener -- but not leaner -- retail pastures. The apparel and...