Director of Financial Planning

Job title: Director of Financial Planning
Contract type: Full-time
Location: New York
Remote: No
Reference: 421854
Contact name: Steven Levi
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Client Overview:

Our Client is the premier online luxury off-price destination. Through its website and app, they provide 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.


Director of Financial Planning Overview:

The Director of Financial Planning will drive the financial and strategic leadership across our business, both for E-Comm and stores. The Director of Financial Planning will have oversight and provide direction for the pre-season plans & in-season OTB forecast. The plans and forecasts will merge the corporate direction with the merchandise strategies (including maximizing digital KPI’s to ensure outsized growth).


Director of Financial Planning Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the creation and execution of the strategic vision for the business - use data to make prudent and effective decisions. Anticipate business changes and respond quickly and judiciously
  • Be accountable for sales and stock targets by FOB by channel that align to the business needs and corporate direction
  • Oversee the OTB forecasts including sales, GM, receipts, and inventory (as well as BOPIS, dropship, replenishment, SFS, choice count and productivity level forecasts at the department level)
  • Validate in-season opportunities and recommendations from the business including promotional recommendations to minimize liabilities and maximize business impact
  • Work closely with the financial planners on choice count and productivity plans and forecasts to drive demand. Partner with DMMs on executing choice count targets
  • Partner with the merchant teams to validate locker stock capacities and strategies to maximize receipts
  • Oversee the pre-season planning and target setting process
  • Be responsible for mentoring and developing team of financial planners and assistant financial planners


Director of Financial Planning Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Minimum 6 years of experience in financial/ OTB planning
  • Proven ability to develop and manage high performing teams. Candidates should have 3-5 years of experience in leading teams
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Suite of tools inclusive of Excel and PowerPoint / Google Docs


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