Sr 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.

We know talented people are our greatest asset. In return for your talent and hard work, we also offer career development, excellent benefits, as well as a competitive compensation package and generous merchandise discounts.

We are currently seeking a Senior Financial Analyst, FP&A for dressbarn . This position will be responsible for management reporting and analysis of dressbarn's actual, plan and projections of financial statements, sales reporting, expense summaries and financial packages and act as a business partner.

Specific responsibilities include:
  • Assist in the financial planning process including seasonal operating plan, strategic plan, and monthly and quarterly forecasts.
  • Provide financial analysis, reporting and decision-making support for key business activities.
  • Lead in reporting and analysis of key performance metrics and analysis to achieve strategic objectives.

    • Generate store reports by region & geographic zones
    • Partner with Store Operations on critical event reporting
  • Assist in the generation, preparation and review of monthly/quarterly financial statements/packages and various internal and external reporting documents.
  • Lead in the generation of internal management reporting and performance variance analysis.

    • Partner with functional leaders to manage expenses to plan and revise forecasts
  • Provide ad-hoc reporting and analysis as required by senior management.
  • Participate in driving continuous improvement in financial reporting & analysis.


  • BS Degree in Finance or Business Administration, MBA preferred.
  • 4-8 years of progressive experience in a finance environment with financial analysis responsibilities and corporate reporting.
  • Retail industry or Consumer experience considered a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Experience with general ledgers and budgeting software required, Oracle or Hyperion considered a plus.
  • Strong business acumen and ability to interact and negotiate with all levels of management.
  • Strong written, presentation and communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, modeling, forecasting and technical skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects with tight deadlines.
  • Strong ability to drive results, to formulate business strategy and to influence others across the organization.
  • Open to new approaches to business and supports out of the box thinking.
  • Quick to embrace new ideas and takes calculated risks.

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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...