Gap has always been about optimistic American style. Starting with our very first store on Ocean Avenue in San Francisco, opened almost 50 years ago by Doris and Don Fisher. The thread that’s run through those five decades is the phenomenal people that make up our brand – our employees and our customers. People who are rooted in the legacy that makes Gap what it is, but who are also focused on the future. People who want to leave the world better than they found it.
We’ve built our brand on staying true to our roots while always being out in front of what’s next. If you want to be part of an iconic American brand, and help lead the way for where we’re headed, we’d love to have you join us.
About the role
This position will support Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) activities for Gap Divisional Finance, including the annual operating budget, monthly forecast/close, and P&L reporting. The FP&A function is part of the Finance team, with primary business partners being the Gap Global Leadership Team, Gap Global Finance, Corporate Finance teams, Brand Expense Owners, and Finance leadership.
What you'll do
Support the monthly financial forecast for Gap headquarter operations, accurately incorporating all available information and highlighting key issues for management. Explain variances to prior forecast, budget and prior year.
Support the execution of the monthly close, ensuring proper accounting for the line items owned, in accordance with Gap Inc. policies, producing timely and high quality deliverables as required.
Work with key business partners to develop the annual budget, ensuring alignment with Brand strategies. Support those business partners in delivering their budget throughout the year.
Proactively explore and implement ways to improve the accuracy and efficiency of existing processes.
Perform ad hoc analyses and provide decision support as requested.
Who you are
Bachelor's degree required; MBA a plus
4-6 years of financial or business analysis
Experience in FP&A with a retail or consumer product focus strongly preferred
Solid grasp of finance and accounting concepts. Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Strong sense of accountability and ownership, passion for excellent customer service. Ability to build strong working relationships and influence partners across organizations
Skilled in managing multiple processes, priorities and projects. Excellent organization skills.
Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently. Team player with a positive attitude.
Strong communication skills, including the ability to discern from available data what should be pertinent to upper levels of management
Advanced competency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint; Experience with Oracle Financial System and Essbase a plus
Benefits at Gap
- Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta for all employees.
- One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
- Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
- Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
- Employee stock purchase plan.*
- Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
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*For eligible employees
Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. In 2016, Gap Inc. was named one of the Best Places to Work by the Human Rights Campaign for the thirteeth consecutive year and was the sole winner of the Catalyst award for equality in the workplace in 2016.
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