Financial Analyst (Retail/Merchandise)

Location: Nashville, TN
Job Description
  • Analyze sales opportunities, Gross Margin, sell-thru performance, Turn, GMROI, and inventory management to provide guidance on retail business performance and financial plans
  • Regularly meet with Merchandise and Planning Teams
  • Understand Open-to-Buy metrics and utilize data for leading performance analyses
  • Regularly meet with Retail Accounting Team
  • Understand impact that key metrics have on Company financial statements
  • Review and analyze key performance indicators
  • Stay well-informed of industry trends
  • Maintain competitive sales benchmarking
  • Perform business, profitability and expense related analyses
  • Perform standard Weekly, Monthly, and Quarterly reporting with excellent attention to detail
  • Monthly variance analysis
  • Presentation of retail schedules in monthly business review
  • Creation of quarterly retail schedules for earnings call preparation
  • Deliver strategy and recommendations on retail initiatives across all levels of Management
  • Participate as FP&A representative on multiple CBPath projects
  • Analyze project returns, maintain budgets, create and communicate test results, present to steering committee
  • Assist in preparation of seasonal budgets, including G&A support for Chief Merchant
  • Support the development of annual and long-range plan and financial forecasts
  • Support financial planning model that integrates appropriately into Company financial plan
  • Each quarter, work with Department Head to plan/project monthly P&L expectations
  • Identify, recommend and implement process improvements
  • Support Retail Operations team

85% of role will be dedicated to Company Merchandise Plan & Projection of Sales, Markdowns, and Inventory to support Merchandise Team ongoing decision making

15% of role will be dedicated to supporting the Retail Operations team through reporting and advisement, and to supporting Retail Marketing decisions

  • Bachelor's degree 
  • 4 years of analyst experience with a restaurant or retail service company
April A. Estes
Senior Recruiter
720-439-2609 Direct
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