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Supervisor, Segment Sales and Margin (Retail)
Columbus, OH

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The Supervisor, Segment Sales & Margin will be responsible for conducting financial analysis and completing ad-hoc projects to support decision-making while working in a cross-functional, team-based environment. Primary responsibilities include supporting the Segment (Stores & eCommerce) by owning the Segment Margin projections including Selling IMU forecasting, Markdowns by Type and Other Margin expense related forecasts. This position will also coordinate budgets; ensuring consistent assumptions, clear communication and timely delivery of a cohesive, thorough, timely product. Perform various daily and weekly reporting to support partners in Merchandising Planning & Analytics, Marketing Analytics and Finance.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage Financial Analyst including onboarding, training, development, and performance management
  • Markdown projections and insights – Daily/Monthly/Seasonal projections by channel based on markdown drivers (Clearance and Marketing markdowns)
  • Monthly Selling IMU projections – Analyze category plans to develop Finance point of view on go forward IMU risk or opportunity vs. the Finance forecast
  • Monthly Inventory Roll planning – Partner closely with Merch Planning partners to accurately project sales or markdown risk relative to Finance forecast
  • Annual Budgeting process – Coordinate annual budget including direct ownership of several lines including Net Markdowns by Channel, Selling IMU and misc. Other Margin expenses
  • Ongoing Business Insights – Provide daily/weekly sales and margin reporting and weekly business recap reporting to summarize and analyze business results
  • Marketing Expense projections – partnering with Marketing business partners to forecast SG&A expenses
  • Partnerships – Develop effective and collaborative relationships with functional business partners, identifying key opportunities, as well as communicating and influencing actionable analysis

 Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent leadership, communication, organization, and analytical skills
  • Ability to interact and drive change across multiple areas as well as multi-task several projects and initiatives in a changing environment
  • Strong Collaboration skills to build solid, trusted relationships with analytics teams and business leadership
  • Ability to work under moderate supervision to determine and develop approaches and solutions to complex problems
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities and capabilities
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel

 Minimum Qualifications

Experience:

  • At least 3+ years’ experience in a financial planning & analysis, consulting, external accounting, or strategic planning

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in retail a plus  

Education:

  • Undergraduate majors preferred: Finance, Accounting, Management, Economics


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