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Senior Manager- FP&A Special Projects
Coraopolis, PA (USA)
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Company: Dick's Sporting Goods Contact:
Post Date: 06/11/21 Phone:
Job Type: Full Time Fax:
Reference: PAGaSGidCU Mailing Address:

Description

The Senior Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis is charged with identifying opportunities to improve the growth/profitability in each business supported and leading initiatives to change the business to drive better financial results. This position is a dedicated member of the Finance team, but will have responsibility to work directly with other members of leadership in supported business (including, but not limited to Supply Chain, eCommerce, Stores, Merchandising, and Marketing) and provide value to the organization across multiple workstreams over time.

This role is responsible for deeply analyzing sales and cost drivers to find opportunities to improve overall profitability of the company. This role will need to work cross functionally with business owners to not only identify the opportunities, but drive the change to improve the business. This role will rotate through various areas of Financial Planning and Analysis to learn many aspects of the business, but project time will be allocated to the areas with the greatest opportunity to make gains.

Lead Operational Change

  • Lead cross functional teams to get business stakeholders aligned on the need for change
  • Clearly define initiatives and develop project plans for achieving initiatives
  • Prepare testing plans (as necessary) to read the impact of proposed changes
  • Present post mortems displaying the impact to leadership and the business after completing initiative

Identifying Opportunities for Improving the Business

  • Dissect performance of key drivers to identify areas of opportunity within coverage areas
  • Engage & lead problem solving sessions with internal strategy colleagues to overcome project challenges
  • Synthesize and present findings to senior leadership and organizational stakeholders as necessary

Process Improvement

 

  • Analyze standard processes of the Financial Planning & Analysis department to identify opportunities for process improvement, automation, and/or new tools for enhancing the teams’ efficiency and output
  • Evangelize the use of FP&A resources with business owners to ensure consistent FP&A review for major decisions
Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Business Management Organizational Strategy, or related field
  • MBA preferred
  • Project Management Certification a plus
  • 7-10 years of experience
  • Consulting or Project Management experience a plus; MBA considered in lieu of extensive experience
  • Strong literacy in financial modeling
  • Demonstrates an ability to work and build relationships with all levels of the business from entry-level teammates – the Executive Team
  • Composure with Senior Leadership in 1:1 conversations; experience influencing and presenting to Senior Leaders
  • Demonstrates an ability to compose & analyze financial data and effectively synthesize recommendations
  • Ability to problem solve issues across a wide range of business topics and functions
 

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