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Senior Finance Manager - fp&a

Country : USA USA

State : Oregon

County : Multnomah County

Town : Portland

Category : Finance

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description

As a valued member of the NAM Finance Team, this role acts as the financial consultant for the North America organization by providing recommendations to enable and drive fact-based decision-making. This person plays a leadership role in how the organization forecasts, tracks, manages, and reports all aspects of the business, both locally and back to Headquarters. They will partner with multiple departments on cross functional and strategic projects to address business risks and opportunities and to drive creative outcomes.


- Provide financial guidance and influence to Senior Management to assist in making business decisions and achieve growth, profitability and sales targets across the organization
- Manage the standardized monthly deliverables and communication, from FP&A to Global as well as from FP&A to the NAM Finance team
- Support senior management and Global with detailed financial analysis and other ad hoc reporting and project needs
- Manage the P&L, balance sheet, and cash flow statement to include planning, reporting, and detailed analyses on all key drivers
- Manage and maintain integrity of the annual budgeting and dynamic forecasting processes
- Develop and implement creative process improvements and best-known practices while simplifying current financial management processes
- Establish a high-performance culture via the communication of clear expectations and targets
- Introduce a feedback culture and ensure that the Creating the New - Behaviors (Creativity, Collaboration and Confidence) are followed throughout the department.
- Manage talents within your team to develop their competencies and managing skills to grow within the Finance department
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
- Ability to influence strategic decisions through effective oral and written communication to senior management (CFO), managers, stakeholders, cross functional business leaders, and peers
- Ability to think strategically, synthesize complex data from multiple sources, identify alternatives and develop innovative solutions within an entrepreneurial environment
- Excellent knowledge in Finance and/or Accounting and high-level understanding and experience with retail math and retail financial drivers
- Demonstrated managerial ability
- Ability to make high quality decisions despite limited information or time for analysis
- Demonstrated analytical and financial modelling skills, comfort with Finance and Accounting principles and strong financial statement analysis ability
- 8-10 years of progressive experience in a financial role with proven business acumen
- University degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business. CPA or MBA preferred. Will accept any suitable combination of education, experience and training.
- Excellent analytical and communication skills
- Industry specific experience preferred
- Solid accounting skills and experience
- Advanced skills in Excel; strongly proficient skills Word, PowerPoint
- Familiarity with SAP and other relevant industry Finance systems/analytical software a major plus
- Hands on style to ensure 100% compliance with approved financial and audit guidelines
adidas requires all US based employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved accommodation. Proof of vaccination is required. adidas is an equal opportunity employer and will consider requests for accommodation in accordance with all relevant laws.
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