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Analyst, Global Product Costing (Maternity Cover 9 months)



IT, Product
Stabio, Switzerland
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

VF Corporation is looking for an exceptional Analyst, Global Product Costing to join our Global Product Costing team based in Stabio, Switzerland. We evaluate also application from Turkey as the position can be based in our office in Izmir.

Let’s talk about the role!

As our Global Product Costing Analyst you will be a part of the Costing Management function for Europe, responsible for development costing activities that support 100’s of millions of dollars’ worth of product cost across certain VF brands and products.

You will support modernization and standardization of costing approaches utilizing consistent data-driven, automated, and efficient processes in partnership with VF product sourcing teams and product supply Vendors in country of manufacturing. You will work closely with the product sourcing and development teams on designing to cost/value to achieve product cost savings for the organization, leveraging “One VF” scale through use of harmonized and scalable fact-based costing methodologies. You will partner closely with other functions in the Global Product Costing Organization and product supply teams, focusing on development costing optimization and ensuring process and best practice adherence.

How You Will Make a Difference:

  • Operations: support seasonal development costing activities with information for negotiation with vendors and cost related analysis.
  • Profitability: support opportunities to design to higher profitability (e.g., closing gaps on material and construction)
  • Connectivity: Support connectivity and information sharing among Product Vendors, Sourcing, Global Material Supply, Finance, Engineering and Suppliers that enables a valuable One-VF Global Costing Strategy.
  • Team: Collaborate and align across the GPC organization as well as with product supply teams and vendors through continuous communication and proactively bring forth ideas for process improvements.
  • Standardization: Ensure processes adherence across all brands and regions to leverage one-VF scale and operating procedures across the enterprise.
  • Project participation: Participate in cross-functional initiatives involving Global Product Costing

Skills for Success

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field or equivalent experience
  • Strong analytical and reasoning skills
  • MS Office package (Excel knowledge is mandatory)
  • Eager to learn and adopt new methods, tools, technologies
  • Good communication skills: diplomatic, open, good listener, direct, succinct
  • Language Proficiency: Oral and written fluency in English
  • Collaborative and trusted professional with a strong work ethic
  • Ability to adopt change and high learning agility
  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholder groups
  • Experience in a global matrix environment
  • Ability to adapt in a new and evolving environment

What’s in it For You

We’re in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. That’s why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage mental, physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, we’re the total package.

  • A supportive feedback-based culture where respect and integrity guide us in what we do
  • An inclusive international environment where people of diverse backgrounds, lifestyles and nationalities love working together
  • Be part of an iconic lifestyle brand in a multi brand, multi countries organization
  • On site gym offering health and well-being initiatives
  • A discount card with 50% on all VF brands
  • Break out areas offering complimentary hot drinks

About VF

VF is a global apparel company connecting people to the lifestyles they cherish through our family of iconic brands. At the heart of our journey lies our purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It’s the reason we come to work every day. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling. Learn more at vfc.com

Free to Be, Inclusion & Diversity

As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, VF is committed to support disadvantaged groups whilst providing equal opportunities for both VF associates and applicants alike.

If you like what you have read and want to join our team then we would like to hear from you!