Finance Analyst
VF Corporation
20d ago

Get your hands dirty

And your feet, arms, nose - whatever takes your fancy. We need someone who can get amongst it and get dirty. You’ll dig deep to know what’s in the pipeline, what got spat out of the pipeline, what is flying around the pipeline and what missed the pipeline altogether!

This brand new role as Financial Analyst will be responsible for providing financial planning, analysis and commercial insights to support the Global FP&A team and wider business in achieving its financial and strategic goals.

If you are looking for a role that is much more than just number crunching, then this could be just what you are looking for.

Reporting to the Global Commercial Manager, we are looking for a savvy Finance Analyst who can work on significant strategic projects that support our global and regional business.

Tools in your belt :

  • Tools in your belt :
  • A really pragmatic, rational yet intuitive brain trigger
  • Strong financial planning and analytical skills
  • Ability to develop effective financial reporting and analytical tools
  • Basic understanding of accounting and Corporate Finance principles, including an understanding of project analysis, DCF analysis and various valuation methodologies (preferred)
  • Strong understanding of systems and willingness to develop systems knowledge (experience with SAP preferred)
  • Excellent communication skills - must be able to explain financial principles to people with no finance / accounting background
  • Make others cry at how well you have mastered Microsoft Office products (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
  • What you will be doing :

  • Supporting the Smart Plan process, including : Monthly financial forecasting, Quarterly Business Review, Annual Operating Plan (Budget), Seasonal planning, and Strategic planning
  • Build, develop, and maintain tools / systems to improve and streamline FP&A performance and processes
  • Delivering financial analysis and commercial insights to support timely and effective decision making
  • Support FP&A team in partnering with other global functions as well as regional teams in working towards delivery of global Icebreaker targets
  • Support the global business case process through analytical support in the development of new business initiatives
  • Participate in cross-business strategic initiatives to enable Icebreaker to achieve its growth targets and improve the way it does business
  • What you rock at :

  • Proactive, self-starter who gets things done
  • Listening, understanding and getting people on board people like you
  • Providing game changing intelligence laden with deep analysis and insights
  • The ability to look back and review actions taken that delivered prior performance.
  • Juggling multiple, simultaneous, complex financial requests and spitting out elegant simple easy to read insights.
  • Detail. More Detail, Accuracy. Detail. Getting things done on time. Detail.
  • Icebreaker is a world leader in merino clothing and we supply our Adventure, Life and Training ranges to more than 4,500 stores across 47 countries.

    We care about our relationships with nature and each other. We’re a fast moving, nimble business the people on our team are here because they want to make a difference.

    Sustainability isn't just a feature of our products, it's in the values and design of our business. View our Transparency Report here :

    https : / / / en / transparency.html

    We’ve also recently joined the VF Corporation, a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.

    4 billion in revenue and we’re excited about what being part of VF’s amazing portfolio of brands will offer us in terms of best in class industry knowledge and global career opportunities for our people.

    If this opportunity feels like the type of job you’re passionate about, and it fits with your skills and experience, please click apply below to send us your CV with a covering letter explaining why you'd be right for Icebreaker.

    The recruitment of this position is being managed by Philippa Irvine, Talent Scout. For any queries, contact Philly directly on +64 21 564 691 or email philippa.irvine

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