Finance Retail Analyst CoE

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Company: VF Corporation
Location: Stabio (TI), N/A
Job Type: Full-Time

VF International is looking for an exceptional Finance Retail Analyst COE to join our EMEA Finance team based in Stabio, Switzerland.

VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish through our family of iconic brands such as Vans®, The North Face® and Timberland®. At the heart of our journey lies our company-wide purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It’s the reason we come to work every day. It’s a commitment shared by our global associates across all brands. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling.

Let’s talk about the role

You as Finance Retail Analyst will be part of the new Centre of Excellence DTC Team, responsible for financial processes including areas of actuals processing, budget and forecasting for the assigned Brands/Channels.

You will be also in charge of consolidation the DTC business at Regional level, as well as reporting and analysis for the entire VF DTC Brand portfolio, to support the Brand and Central Leadership Teams and seek for opportunities of profit growth. You will ensure that consistent treatments across Brands are applied in all DTC financial processes, to support harmonization and standardization in the Region.

How you will make a difference

You will achieve this by:

  • Preparing monthly reviews with Brand Teams/Central Leaders to analyze actual results and variance actual-budget

  • Ensuring, during the monthly actuals review, that variances to forecast are investigated and reported to management as appropriate

  • Driving the preparation of the financial Plan/Forecast for the assigned channels/brands in cooperation with Brand Finance and the other departments involved

  • Developing and implementing specific tools for planning purposes, for Brand and Central Teams, for all P&L lines

  • Designing and implementing of DTC reporting packages and analysis, for Brand and Central Teams. Design cross Brands/Benchmarking analysis to improve channel profitability

Skills for success

You should be a strong professional with at least 2 years of experience in Finance Department, preferably in multinational environment / retail business with:

  • The ability to simplify financial results to deliver clear and concise messages to Senior Management

  • Proven communication skills in interacting with people from a non-financial background

  • An expertise in Excel, SAP, BPC / Hyperion, Cognos

  • Fluent English

A University Bachelor or Master’s degree in Finance, Statistics or Economics is required.

What’s in it for you

We’re in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. That’s why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage mental, physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, we’re the total package.

  • A supportive feedback-based culture where respect and integrity guide us in what we do

  • An inclusive international environment where people of diverse backgrounds, lifestyles and nationalities love working together

  • Be part of an iconic lifestyle brand in a multi brand, multi countries organization

  • On site gym offering health and well-being initiatives

  • A discount card with 50% on all VF brands

  • Break out areas offering complimentary hot drinks

Free to Be, Inclusion & Diversity 

As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, VF is committed to support disadvantaged groups whilst providing equal opportunities for both VF associates and applicants alike.

If you like what you have read and want to join our team then we would like to hear from you!