About Gap Inc.’s Global Supply Chain & Product Operations

From cotton to customer, our Global Supply Chain and Product Operations organization is comprised of over 7,000 employees who source, make, and deliver Gap Inc.’s iconic American style. Our five brands – Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Athleta and Intermix – retail in more than 90 countries across multiple channels including online, stores, outlet and franchise. Fiscal year 2016 net sales were 15.5 billion. As consumers continue to reinvent the interaction between customer and brand, Gap Inc. is transforming the way we bring product to market to better serve our technology-savvy, product obsessed, value conscious global customer base. From innovating at the component level with our factory and mill partners to driving new technological capabilities in merchandise and inventory planning, and developing a fast, flexible logistics and fulfillment network, Global Supply Chain and Product Operations is the heartbeat of Gap Inc.’s enterprise-wide evolution.

Finance Manager (FP&A)

Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Date Posted: 08-07-2017
Current Opportunity in Global Supply Chain
Why work anywhere else?
With more than 3,200 stores in North America, Europe and Asia, Gap Inc. operates some of the most recognized apparel brands in the world including Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy. Our Global Supply Chain operations are critical because of the many touch points involved to successfully deliver our products from the visions of our designers and merchants to our customers. Our infrastructure enables the Sourcing and Logistics teams to more efficiently guide our products worldwide from “order to store” across our supply chain
We pride ourselves on working together, inspiring creativity and offering great fashion to our customers around the world.  Our dynamic, diverse culture celebrates our passion, commitment and integrity. We offer competitive benefits, global career opportunities and programs to help you grow with us. As we continue to grow in Asia, we have opportunities available to join our team.

Finance Manager (FP&A)
The Finance Manager will serve as a key business partner to dedicated Category / Function leaders by providing relevant financial management and decision support. The Manager will drive the budget / forecast preparation, provide relevant financial analysis and provide sound recommendations to support the strategic business plans and drive business results.

Job Responsibilities:
  1. Planning, Analysis and Support
  • Drive the analysis and forecast process and facilitate monthly close. Understand business plan / growth strategies and work with teams to incorporate initiative impact into the budget and forecasts.
  • Serve as a key member to provide decision support analysis, modeling financial impacts of initiatives under consideration (e.g. vendor placement, HC & productivity analysis) and facilitate objective business decision.
  • Develop methodologies to improve forecast accuracy, identify cost drivers and trends to establish realistic P & L targets & measurements. Partner with regional & other finance teams in designing new tools to track and support new initiatives and controls.
  • Lead and support Regional & local functional initiatives to support strategic business plan
  • Analyze key performance indicator to measure business and operation performance.
  1. Controls & Process re-engineering
  • Identify and implement on going process improvement and cost efficiencies for the organization and target to deliver process simplification and driving efficiencies.
  • Manage discussion with vendors to land on solution and rectification plan for special payment request and claims
  • Implement and maintain all Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and ensure areas operate with control environments consistent with GAAP and Gap Inc. policies
  • Implement appropriate control changes in line with the Supply Chain strategy initiatives
  1. Recruit, develop, motivate and retain staffs

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting or equivalent
  • CPA or equivalent
  • A minimum of 7 years relevant professional work experience preferably in sizable MNC
  • Previous exposure in Manufacturing or Apparel Sourcing industry will be a plus
  • Proved track record in successfully drive down cost of good sold and deal with vendors will be preferred
  • Strong business acumen, analytical skills and problem solving skills with ability to turn findings into executable plans
  • Experience in forecasting and budgeting using complex models
  • Financial systems (Oracle, Essbase)
  • High integrity and good communication & influencing skills
  • Good command in English
Interested in this role or in joining another part of the Gap Inc. Global Supply Chain Team?  Visit our careers website www.gapinternationalsourcing.catsone.com/careers
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