PANDORA

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Senior Financial Analyst 

Posted: 17 Oct 2018

Deadline: 17 Oct 2018

Location: Baltimore, MD


The primary responsibilities of the Senior Financial Analyst are to provide decision support to the Wholesale team (e.g., VP of Sales, US and US Sales Directors), the eCommerce team, the Director of Finance, and the US senior leadership team. 

Job Responsibilities: 
  • Support the monthly the annual Budget and strategic plan processes. Provide variance analysis and determine cause of change year over year. Scope includes the P&L and region sales performance.
  • Track and analyze Actuals vs. Budget or Forecast for sales, margin and operating expenses
  • Drive enhancements in financial reporting and analysis as well as requisite system requirements
  • Provide ad hoc analytical support and perform special projects as needed
  • Work closely with Wholesale, eCommerce, and Merchandising leadership to develop and update financial models to identify trends, improve sales forecast accuracy and escalate potential issues as appropriate
  • Lead deep dives on store level KPIs by region within the US, track results to forecast, and explain variances
  • Update various monthly sales & profitability reports, including analysis commentary
  • Analyze expenses and work with business owners to manage within budget or forecast
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to executive management

Job Requirements 

  • BA with a minimum 8 years of experience in the financial analysis, financial planning, or financial modeling, FP&A or similar function.
  • Retail, consumer goods, luxury, and/or merchandising industry preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including ability to communicate complex ideas in a simple way.
  • Comfortable challenging the status quo and challenging senior leaders to improve results.
  • Ability to partner across functions and drive process improvements and business results.
  • Ability to interpret financial statements, analyze results, identify key issues, and provide recommendations.
  • Understanding of financial statements, ROI, IRR calculations and retail metrics 
  • Ability to multitask and adapt to a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge and experience in financial concepts, budgeting, and forecasting.
  • Strong financial modeling skills.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills.

Please apply by emailing your resume with the position title in the subject line:
PANDORAUSCareers@pandora.net

 

 

PANDORA designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished and contemporary jewellery made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. PANDORA jewellery is sold in more than 100 countries on six continents through around 7,700 points of sale, including more than 2,600 concept stores.
 
Founded in 1982 and headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, PANDORA employs around 27,700 people worldwide of whom more than 14,000 are located in Thailand, where the Company manufactures its jewellery. PANDORA is publicly listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange in Denmark. In 2017, PANDORA’s total revenue was DKK 22.8 billion (approximately EUR 3.1 billion).
 
See all our products and collections on www.pandora.net