Full Job Description
Join the thousands of innovators, advocates and forces who are making an impact every day at one of the biggest footwear brands in the world. Whether you love to connect with consumers on the retail floor or want to drive our award-winning powerhouse in new directions, the SKECHERS team is the place to be. Learn more about our brand at skx.com.
As a Senior Financial Analyst on the Skechers Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team, you would be responsible for analyzing metrics and trends to understand results and support business decisions. In collaboration with operations leaders and partners, you would prepare annual financial plans, on-going financial forecasts, and long-term strategic plans for our wholesale, retail store and e-commerce businesses. You would also provide key input on business models and initiatives, designed to drive growth, profitability, and shareholder value. You would support communications with external stakeholders, shareholders and third-party analysts. Additionally, you will have exposure and visibility to the C-Level Executive team, working closely with our Chief Financial Officer.
Essential Job Results-
Prepare accurate and timely analytics, reports, and insightful observations for business leaders to increase operational effectiveness and efficiency.
Help develop an annual operating plan, quarterly forecasts, and a long-range plan for our wholesale, retail and e-commerce businesses.
Support various business leaders with ad hoc operational and strategic analyses and projects. Manage company-wide data requests efficiently.
Develop meaningful reports and analytics to support the needs of business leaders and executives, the board, and external stakeholders.
Participate in the on-going development and operations of a newly implemented worldwide planning system and process to support analysis, reporting, and planning needs. Recommend and assist with the implementation of best practices and process enhancements for the continuous improvement of the function and business.
Together with management, develop financial objectives and key business metrics.
Desire to work hard in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
Personal commitment to the team and the team’s goals
Calm and mature leadership style among peers
Other duties as assigned
Excellent oral and written communication skills across all levels of an organization, and especially with senior management
Able to quickly understand and explain complex data/issues and distill complex and voluminous data into understandable information for a wide audience
Detail-oriented with excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
Strong initiative with a proven ability to follow-through on projects and bring them to a timely completion
Demonstrated ability to anticipate forward looking changes required for shifts in business operations
Ability to develop and lead new business models and support organizational shift
Strong systems aptitude and business focus, experience with Oracle EPM software preferred
Solid understanding of accounting principles and procedures
Highly proficient PC skills, especially in Excel, Word and Power Point
Comfortable working under tight deadlines
Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Ability to gain trust at the highest levels of an organization
Ability to work collaboratively and in group situations
Education and Experience-
Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in finance, accounting or a related field
Minimum of three (3) years of work experience in roles of progressive responsibility
Financial planning and analysis or in an adjacent field of finance, investment banking, consulting, business intelligence or accounting
Oracle and / or Hyperion Planning experience preferred
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The skills, abilities and physical demands described are representative of those duties that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified for the job position, to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; sit, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel. The employee is occasionally required to sit for long period of times. The employee is regularly required to lift a 35 - 40lb dress form for garment evaluations.