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Financial Analyst – Retail

Title:Financial Analyst – Retail
Post Date:05/22/17
Location:Shelburne, VT
Details:Position Summary:
We are seeking a Financial Analyst to join our Corporate Finance team in support of our 70+ store retail channel. This is a key position within Finance and will have significant exposure to key executives within the organization. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, strong technical expertise, excited to take on and learn new things, and who would be excited to work for a purpose-driven brand. Prior retail experience is strongly preferred, but not required.

Our Orvis Company associates take pride in our world-class service and products, treating customers, vendor partners, and each other with integrity and mutual respect. We work in a supportive, team-oriented environment, focusing on performance, continuous improvement, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. The Orvis Company and our associates are committed to giving back to our communities and protecting nature.

Company Interfaces:
• Reports to the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis and closely supports the Vice President of Retail.
• This is a cross-functional position and in addition to working closely with the Finance and Retail teams, it will also interface with Marketing, Inventory Planning, Merchandising, and Operations (Retail and Warehouse).
• This position will be based at our Home Office located at the base of the Green Mountains just outside of Manchester, VT.
 
Responsibilities:
• Support retail team in identifying and quantifying key retail strategies and initiatives
• Develop long-term retail financial plan to be updated bi-annually
• Develop store-level sales, margin, and contribution budget tied back to retail strategies and initiatives
• Support retail team by developing and/or maintaining dashboards to track daily/weekly results
• Analyze monthly financial results, develop reforecasts, and provide executive-level updates
• Support retail team with ad hoc analysis, including assessing the value of retail beyond 4-wall contribution, margin drivers / promotion analysis, inventory issues, etc.
• Partner with real estate group in modeling new store opportunities
• Work closely with merchants to support key category selling initiatives
• Support omni-channel marketing team by coordinating sales and margin plans
• Manage Retail capital expenditure budget
Qualifications: 
Skill Set Required:
• Philosophical alignment with company core values
• Curiosity to go deep, but also the ability to see the big picture and communicate the story effectively
• Demonstrated ability and desire to take on new tasks or roles and get up to speed quickly
• Comfortable working in cross-functional teams and across all levels of management
• Unconditional integrity and commitment to financial accuracy
• Excellent team-building skills

Qualifications Required:
• Bachelor's degree
• 3+ years of corporate finance or related experience
• Experience performing routine and ad hoc analyses using advanced Excel functionality
• Curiosity to go deep, but also the ability to see the big picture and communicate the story effectively
• Demonstrated ability and desire to take on new tasks or roles and get up to speed quickly
• Comfortable working in cross-functional teams and across all levels of management
• Unconditional integrity and commitment to financial accuracy
• Excellent team-building skills
 
Qualifications Desired:
• Prior retail experience strongly preferred, but not required
• CPA, CFA, or related designation
• A brand ambassador, encouraging the Orvis Purpose, Personality, Guiding Beliefs, and Culture

About Orvis – http://orvis.com/
In 1856, Charles F. Orvis founded the Orvis Company in Manchester, Vermont, offering superior fly-fishing equipment, and priding himself on customer satisfaction and service. Today, Orvis is the trusted source of discovery and adventure in the natural world. For more than a century and a half we have loved the wild, explored it, and protected it. At our core we are a fly-fishing and wingshooting brand, inspired by nature, driven by curiosity, and fulfilled by adventure. We are proud to own, use, and share our offerings in distinctive clothing for men and women, home furnishings, gifts, and dog products. Each product and the services we offer is rooted in our heritage, inspired by our love of the wild, and backed by superior customer service and a 100% guarantee of satisfaction.
 
Orvis is headquartered in beautiful Southwestern Vermont with major operations in Roanoke, Virginia and the U.K. We firmly believe that the only way for Orvis to achieve its vision to be the most respected lifestyle brand in America, is to have a company culture that is supportive and inspires the individuals who will get us there. Orvis offers competitive compensation commensurate with scope of responsibilities and experience required; plus a comprehensive benefits package including medical/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, 401K with a company match, generous Associate Discounts, and other excellent benefits.
 
Come join us in a life outdoors. We believe the most meaningful experiences are created by sharing the love of nature and being inspired by its endless possibilities.

To learn more and connect with Orvis, please visit us online www.orvis.com.
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