VF Corporation Financial Analyst in Merriam), Kansas

Job Description

Role Overview:

The primary responsibilities of the Financial Analyst are to support the Finance Manager and Brand CFO in the development and implementation of the annual budget, the monthly forecasts, the strategic plan, and the analysis & reporting of monthly operating results. This role will work closely with department managers to monitor the budget and analyze monthly results. In addition, they will provide analytical support to business partners to help drive the company’s operating performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the monthly forecast, monthly reporting and analysis, the annual operating plan, and the strategic plan processes. Provide variance analysis and determine cause of change. Scope includes the P&L, balance sheet, and cash flow statements.

  • Provide meaningful, accurate and insightful, timely management reporting in an understandable format. Includes analysis of cost center spending/variances and margin analysis for assigned business units as well as supporting coalition teams (e.g. VF Outlet store team).

  • Month-end reporting and closing, including journal entry preparation, account review and analysis, submission of supplemental schedules.

  • Serve as liaison between finance and brand personnel for finance related issues. Able to provide expert procedural advice and solutions.

  • Assist in driving enhancements in financial reporting and analysis, policies/procedures and documentation, as well as systems transitions/requirements.

  • Provide ad hoc analytical support and perform special projects as needed.

  • Experience with Business Intelligence software for analysis.

Qualifications:

  • Years of Related Professional Experience:3-5

  • Bachelor's degree in business or finance/accounting.

  • Master’s Degree in related field and/or CPA preferred

  • Experience in the Apparel industry is a plus

  • Proven business knowledge of finance and operations

  • Experience working in a cross functional environment and proven ability to communicate at all levels of an organization

  • Experience with Sap or other ERP software is a plus

Skills:

  • Ability to learn quickly when facing new tasks/objectives and can change quickly in a dynamic environment

  • Strong problem solving skills and disciplined approach to work with attention to detail

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with ability to interface with brand leadership

  • Strong analytical and quantitative abilities, with focus on financial modeling and analysis

  • Advanced skills in Excel and other Microsoft Office products

  • Ability to access data from multiple systems and understand the brand mapping and hierarchy

  • Proven ability to prioritize work and handle multiple tasks effectively

Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

VF Diversity Vision Statement

VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.