Manager, FP&A
Ross Dress For Less
6d ago

Manager, FP&A -(22004132)


The Company seeks an intellectually curious and self-motivated Manager to join a high performing team responsible for the long-term planning, forecasting, and reporting processes at Ross.

This candidate will work cross-functionally across the business to deliver comprehensive financials and supporting analyses to senior leadership.

The ideal candidate must have a background in Finance, possess strong analytical and communication skills, and be able to partner effectively with stakeholders across the organization.

The Manager will report to the Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis and interact frequently with other executives within Finance.


Long Term Planning / Annual Budgeting

  • Manage the long-term process to ensure a timely completion of key deliverables
  • Develop budget guidance for the planning process
  • Set targets and issue challenges to business partners
  • Manage the bottom-up calculations for key P&L line items
  • Partner with stakeholders across the organization to roll up the P&L
  • Support our Senior Executives by providing scenarios and analyses to make decisions throughout the process.
  • Prepare Executive level presentations and support materials for our annual Board Meetings.
  • Forecasting

  • Manage the weekly forecast process and prepare a comprehensive summary for executive review
  • Engage with business partners to understand and explain all substantial forecast changes to senior leadership
  • Support the CFO and Investor Relations team by providing forecasted financial statements, earnings guidance models, and earnings scenarios.
  • Support the ongoing evolution of the forecasting process by leveraging Hyperion to automate and enhance existing processes.
  • Reporting / Ad-hoc analysis

  • Prepare weekly, monthly, and quarterly financial reports including analysis of business performance, inventory levels, and balance sheet data
  • Provide ongoing analytical support to influence strategic direction, guide investor relations activities, and inform senior management and Board level discussion
  • Provide ad-hoc analysis for senior management whenever necessary, ensuring tight deadlines are always met.

  • Drives Results
  • Communication
  • Analysis and Judgment
  • Teamwork, Influencing Others
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Technical Skills
  • Business Acumen
  • Problem Solving

  • Bachelor’s degree required (preferably in an analytical field such as Finance, Economics, Accounting, etc.)
  • CPA or MBA preferred
  • Minimum 5-7 years post-college experience with demonstrated success at increasing levels of responsibility
  • Strong familiarity with core financial planning and analysis processes including budgeting, forecasting and financial control process design
  • Prior experience with EPM software (e.g. Hyperion, Cognos, TM1, SAP, etc.) preferred
  • Outstanding analytical ability must have a data driven approach to solving problems. Requires very strong quantitative skills, a good sense of how to dissect problems and a strong ability to connect the dots e.
  • g. understand how pieces of data interact with each other or how one finding should inform the result of another analysis

  • Prior retail or related experience is preferred (but not required) for this position. An ideal candidate understands the intricacies of a retail P&L and balance sheet including margin, store and supply chain cost drivers.
  • This person will preferably understand and appreciate the nuances and financial operating requirements of an off-price, low-cost retail operator.

  • Dynamic and self-motivated must have the dedication and drive necessary to operate in a fast-paced and changing retail environment.
  • Excellent communication skills must be able to clearly communicate results and implications of analysis verbally and in writing
  • A detail-oriented approach must pay extremely close attention to details and have the drive to get things right
  • Relationship building needs to be able to build effective working relationships with a broad range of people across the organization
  • Strong fundamental business technical skills must have very strong Excel modeling skills, proficiency in PowerPoint and have an ability to learn Hyperion
  • Demonstrated ability to use discretion in handling highly sensitive confidential information

    Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a computer.

    Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with paper / files, etc.

    Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.

    Vision requirements : Ability to see information in print and / or electronically.

    This role requires regular in-office presence, including to engage in in-person team interaction, meetings and collaboration, client support, mentoring, coaching, and / or feedback.

    However, this role can perform duties effectively using a combination of in-office and remote work.



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