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Director, Strategic Planning, Commerce, California

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SUMMARY/PURPOSE The Director of Strategic Planning and Financial Analysis will support senior leaders in various operating groups and be responsible for managing financial modeling, budgeting/forecasting, and developing internal management reports. This role will lead Strategic Planning as it relates to product profitability, long-term planning, store growth, and acquisitions. Financial Planning and Analysis for areas across company to include: Logistics, Distribution, Accounting, Merchandising, Inventory, Human Resources, Supply Chain, Information Technology, Store Operations, Asset Protection.
RESPONSIBILITIES /DUTIES % of Time Strategic Planning
  • Create and maintain long-term corporate forecast, capturing all ongoing and planned growth initiatives
  • Conduct appropriate market and industry research to evaluate strategic plan in context of competitive actions and overall macroeconomic environment

  • Partner closely with other departments and perform detailed analytics and reporting to evaluate key performance indicators and business drivers, sample tasks include, but are not limited to:
    • Recurring sales, merchandising, supply chain and labor metrics analytics
    • Monthly Board of Director updates
    • Analyze recent business trends on an ad-hoc basis, often in collaboration with other departments
  • Play a leading role in annual budgeting and periodic re-forecasting processes, responsible for overall budget consolidation, including P&L, balance sheet, capital and cash flow
  • Lead budgeting and planning for General & Administrative spend (G&A) and capital spend, including
    • Headcount planning
    • Capex planning & forecasting by project, including supporting appropriate ROI calculations

50% Investor Relations
  • Prepare quarterly earnings and public filings, including but not limited to, drafting and creating supporting documentation for SEC filings, earnings call / Q&A and materials for public earnings release
  • Draft individual investor communications and presentations

25% Total should be 100% 100% QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS: Minimum / Preferred Education: M P M P M P N/A Some College X Master's Degree High School X Bachelor's Degree Doctorate Associate degree Professional Degree Other: ___________ Minimum Required Experience/ Skills/Knowledge: (Please List)
  • 7+ years of experience in a rigorous, fast-paced financial analyst capacity
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Strong analytical skills, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact and communicate with individuals in various functional areas and various levels of management.
  • Detail orientation and multi-tasking abilities essential
  • Must be able to think through and analyze problems and summarize results succinctly

Preferred Experience/ Skills/Knowledge: (Please List)
  • 10+ years of experience in a rigorous, fast-paced financial analyst capacity
  • Experience in the retail industry strongly preferred but not required
  • MBA or equivalent advance degree strongly preferred, but not required
  • 5+ years operational management experience preferred.
  • Experience in supply chain management such as category management, merchandise planning, and/or distribution a definite plus.

COMPETENCIES:/MASTERY Customer Focus, Action Oriented, Resilient
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