Analyst, Pricing & Costing

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

VF International is looking for an exceptional Analyst, Pricing & Costing to join our EMEA Management Accounting 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 an Analyst, Pricing & Costing will support the Central Pricing & Costing Team in the management of standard costs and sales prices following policies, assuring the expected profitability, and responding to all market requirements.

How You Will Make a Difference

You will achieve this by:

  • Defining and monitoring relevant Pricing KPIs on country level and proactively developing price change proposals

  • Prioritizing Pricing & Costing activities through simultaneous deadlines, to ensure required duties are accomplished while supporting the needs of the brand management.

  • Attending the Seasonal Brand Meetings to engage and support pricing discussions.

  • Being responsible for the construction and distribution of the official pricelist to sales force.

  • Attending GTM to support Manager and teams with analytical guidance.

  • Supporting the Pricing & Costing and FP&A with comprehensive analysis and reporting to guide leadership team on decision making and direction in pricing and margin management.

  • Helping with establishment and implementation of a robust process for effective margin management across Wholesale, Distributor and Retail businesses.

  • Engaging with different stakeholders such as Director of Pricing & Costing, FP&A Director, Supply chain, Demand Planning & Operations, Product Merchandisers, Sales/Retail Teams

Skills for Success

You should be a self-starter and a team player with excellent analytical skills and:

  • 3 to 5 years of experience within analytical functions (Pricing, Controlling or Finance department are preferred).

  • Good working understanding of systems and use of databases to support high level analytics.

  • Good working knowledge of MS Office and SAP platform. Particularly high-level Excel skills are required (Macro, SQL are considered as a plus).

  • Demonstrable time management and prioritization skills through previous experience, for the management of multiple activities with simultaneous deadlines.

  • Resilience under deadline pressure.

A University degree ideally in Business Administration/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!