This position is responsible for assisting the Distribution Center management team in accomplishing facility goals and objectives. Responsible for establishing and maintaining knowledge of systems that track facility financial performance. This includes, but is not limited to: facility forecasts, budgets, dashboard reporting and month end close. The successful candidate will be capable of managing multiple priorities, be a self starter that drives results and capable of working in a constantly changing, fast paced environment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities and Evaluation Criteria
Financial Analysis and reporting
Identify significant variances & trends. Bring variances to the attention of management. Assist in developing specific action or contingency plans if appropriate.
Forecasting & Budgeting
End of month close processes
Cost/Benefit/Root Cause Analysis and recommend best measures to suit customers purpose
Decision Support Analysis for distribution center management and Network-wide projects
Operational Integration/Liaison pertaining to work flow, SLA’s, service & cost goals, adhoc analysis & recommend resolutions to complex problems
Participation in cross functional teams and projects
Support the distribution facilities and management with financial training on Gap Financial systems including Oracle A/P, i-proc, i-expense, Nitros/EssBase, local databases and tools
Frame analysis for decision support, execute model to conduct analysis and challenge results
Knowledge, skills & abilities:
Statistical and analytical techniques
High aptitude for numerical and mathematical operations
Financial systems – Hyperion-Essbase, Oracle
Budgeting, Forecasting skills and experience
Computer experience mandatory, with advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Power-point & Outlook
Database experience a plus
Strong attention to detail-accuracy
Strong drive for results
Strong written and oral communication
Strong ability to manage multiple tasks, assignments and deadlines with confidence
Ability to work independently and in a team
Strong presentation skills
Ability to deal effectively with organizational ambiguity
Ability to communicate persuasively & influence business partners
Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions
Strong analytical ability to deal with concepts and complexity comfortably
Minimum educational level:
Bachelors Degree in Finance/Business Management or related field
Previous financial forecast/budgeting experience preferred.
Experience in developing and maintaining performance tracking systems preferred.
1-3 years related experience.
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