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Senior Analyst, Vans FP&A (Americas)



Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, February 2, 2024

Senior Finance Analyst FP&A, Wholesale: Become the Newest Member of the Vans Family

As the Senior Analyst, Finance (Wholesale) you will be responsible for supporting the Vans Americas Wholesale business in driving accurate and insightful Monthly Forecasts and supporting a broad range of business partners to drive actionable reporting, improved access to data/analytics, and helping to drive well informed decisions in pursuit of sustainable, long term profitable growth. The role will interact regularly with all levels of personnel within Vans Americas organization as well as partners across VF.

How You Will Make a Difference:

  • Own Wholesale Customer reporting across 2 continents to support the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, and other Central/South America performance. Reporting includes bookings, shipments, customer P&Ls and weeks of supply modeling.
  • Work with leadership across the organization to establish budgets and consistently pursue cost savings. Areas of ownership will include, but not be limited to, Marketing, Sales, and G&A.
  • Own the gross margin forecasting process for Wholesale, both for margin at a customer level as well as product category.
  • Partner with supply chain to own inventory projections and product cost analysis.
  • Own Balance Sheet forecasting for AR, Inventory, and Fixed Assets.
  • Analyze and proactively modify reports using large quantities of data (100,000+ rows) to adapt to changing business conditions. Identify trends, and report on findings in Executive-level summaries, including making recommendations in self-created presentations to senior leadership to drive financially optimal decisions aligned with the business’ strategic objectives.
  • Partner with Accounting team on month-end close Actual vs. Forecast variance analysis

Years of Related Professional Experience: 5+ years in related field and level

Educational/ Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or other quantitative/analytical disciplines. An MBA or CPA is a plus but not a requirement
  • Experience in a commercial organization performing revenue and margin analysis
  • Proficient in PowerPoint and Excel, including macros, Pivot Tables, vlookup/hlookup and SUMIF(S)
  • Proficient in analyzing and creating business reports in Excel using large quantities of data
  • Proficient in utilizing BI tools (BOBJ/Cognos) and SAP ERP
  • Financial modeling skills
  • Strong financial modeling skills, especially income statement and cash flow analysis.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to synthesize data and communicate a clear story to diverse audiences
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude

Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements:

  • 4 days per week expected to be in the office (Monday-Thursday in office, Friday work remotely, but subject to change)
  • Travel by air and overnight, as required 10-15% amount of time.
  • Lifting and/or bending, lifting 10 lbs of weight.


Hiring Range:

$73,440.00 USD - $91,800.00 USD annually

Incentive Potential: This position is eligible for additional compensation awards that may include an annual incentive plan, sales incentive, or commission potential. Specific details of the additional compensation eligibility for this position will be provided during the recruiting and interview process.

Benefits at VF Corporation: You can review a general overview of each benefit program offered, including this year's medical plan rates on www.MyVFbenefits.com and by clicking Looking to Join VF? Detailed information on your benefits will be provided during the hiring process.

Please note, our hiring ranges are determined and built from market pay data. In determining the specific compensation for this position, we comply with all local, state, and federal laws.

At VF, we value a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. If you are unable to submit your application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at peopleservices@vfc.com. VF will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by applicable law.

Pursuant to all applicable local Fair Chance Ordinance requirements, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, VF will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.