Job Details

Manager, Finance Strategies and Initiatives

LocationNew York,New York,United States
CategoryMdse Planning
Job OpenedMay 13th, 2022
Education
Job NumberR-100881
Job TypeRegular
RemoteNo

job description

Saks OFF 5TH is the premier online luxury off-price destination. Through its website and app, Saks OFF 5TH provides a compelling assortment of brands to fashion-seeking customers at the best prices. The company is reimagining traditional off-price with a digitally-native model focused on customer experience.

What This Position Is All About:

What This Position Is All About:

 The Manager, Finance Strategies and Initiatives will play a key role on the Finance team in the development of high priority strategic initiatives that drive growth for Saks OFF 5TH. They will be responsible for creating financial scenarios and models to drive fact-based decisions as well as building forecasts and budgets to support the Finance team in the in-season and annual planning process.  The ideal candidate is highly organized and able to track the timing and progress on multiple initiatives. There is a high degree of exposure with the senior leadership team and the ideal candidate has the ability to influence individuals and teams.    

 

A strong background in an analytical role and solid technical skills in Excel is required.  The ideal candidate has excellent communication skills with the ability to build a narrative from the numbers.  A successful candidate is a highly motivated individual with a strong sense of ownership, demonstrated high performance in a complex business environment and ability to manage multiple projects at once.  They will thrive in a dynamic, innovative and fast-paced environment.  The role works with business partners and the ideal candidate seeks exposure to different parts of the business.  

 

You Have:

  • Candidates should be high potential and high performing associates who enjoy a fast-paced work environment. 

  • Should possess strong quantitative and analytical skills and an ability to articulate insights from data

  • Advanced proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint 

  • Must be self-motivated and operate with a strong sense of urgency.  Ability to work through ambiguity.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; must be comfortable interacting with all levels of the organization

  • Organized; must possess excellent follow up skills. 

  • Experience with project management a plus. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting and or Business Management preferred

  • Previous internship or work experience within retail industry would be highly regarded

 

As The Manager, Finance Strategies and Initiatives you will:

  • Building of financial models and sensitivity analyses to forecast outcomes and drive fact-based decisions.

  • Document and evaluate current processes, including the management of project schedules.  Support the development of materials that effectively communicate insights and recommendations.

  • Creation of presentations of strategies, processes and financials shared with internal and external partners 

  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners to provide relevant and actionable project insights to the business units and ensure completion of project tasks

  • Ad hoc analyses as required.

 

Your Life and Career at Saks OFF 5TH:

  • Be part of an empowered, innovative team; work with an adventurous spirit and a customer-centric mindset; play a critical role in making decisions that will position us to win

  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities across different functions within our corporate offices, retail stores, photo studios, and distribution centers

  • A culture that promotes a flexible work environment 

  • Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, dental and vision)

  • An amazing employee discount and other exciting perks

Your Life and Career at Saks OFF 5TH:

  • Be part of an empowered, innovative team; work with an adventurous spirit and a customer-centric mindset; play a critical role in making decisions that will position us to win
  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities across different functions within our corporate offices, retail stores, photo studios, and distribution centers
  • A culture that promotes a flexible work environment 
  • Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, dental and vision)
  • An amazing employee discount and other exciting perks

Thank you for your interest with Saks OFF 5TH. We look forward to reviewing your application.

We believe that our differences not only make us stronger, but also guide our evolution and future growth. All associates are expected to create an inclusive environment free from harassment, discrimination, and bullying.Together, we celebrate, advocate for, and learn from our colleagues, customers and communities to create the best environment to shop and work for all.