Senior Manager Sales Finance - X-Channel POS Insights (m/f/d)

Herzogenaurach | Germany | Accounting & Finance

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

The purpose of the X-Channel POS Insights Hub is to deliver cross-channel point-of-sale (POS) insights and recommendations to Global Sales and Brands teams and their respective B&S Finance business partners.  Due to the confidentiality of the POS data concerned, a dedicated, organizationally neutral team is required to define the KPI framework, interpret the figures, provide insights and deliver recommendations for actions.

This Sr. Manager Role plays an important role in operationalizing the use of sell-out data and providing insights and recommendations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement the team’s strategy and tactics in line with Brand & Sales Finance’s strategy and Group strategy
  • Drive operationalization of use cases with Brand, Sales and Markets, with respective Finance colleagues
  • Drive the creation of new reports & dashboards that support defined use cases with business partners, B&S Fin colleagues and GP&R
  • Provide insights and recommended actions based on a defined set of reports & dashboards and KPI framework
  • Provide a monthly basis regular variance and benchmark analyses of sell-out/through KPI’s
  • Provide ad-hoc/scenario analysis for fast decision taking
  • Develop and implement a performance measurement framework for X-Channel sell-out KPI’s
  • Partner with Global Sales, Brands and Markets
  • Design, develop and support the evolution of state-of-the-art analytics tools (X-Channel Sell-out tool), in close collaboration with Corporate Solutions and GP&R
  • Support mindset change to evolve organization from a sell-in driven mindset to a sell-out driven one, including conducting training and creating communication tools.
  • Encourage strong communication lines / permanent information exchange within Brand & Sales Finance and other Group Finance teams

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • High degree of commercial acumen and customer orientation
  • Good cross-functional understanding of industry processes, especially of merchandising and sales
  • Excellent analytical skills with ability to derive insights from data and formulate recommendations thereupon
  • Ability to operate cross-functionally and within a complex, matrix organizational structure that constantly changes
  • Strong understanding of the complexity, interactions and dynamics within an international company
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with good communication and influencing skills
  • Ability to translate high-level vision into action and results
  • Fact-based, proactive and collaborative mindset, with ability to be pragmatic about managing different expectations

 Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree in Business Administration, Finance or related field
  • 7 - 10 years of professional experience, with at least 4 years in the Sporting Goods or Apparel & Fashion industries
  • 3 + years in project management and experience in engaging with senior management
  • Business fluency in English (written and spoken)
  • Has demonstrated managing change and transformation for small-to-medium sized projects
  • Advanced Excel skills required
  • Strong knowledge of Microstrategy and various technologies like Tableau and Elastic  
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The Facts

Jobtitle Senior Manager Sales Finance - X-Channel POS Insights (m/f/d)
Team Accounting & Finance
Brand adidas
City Herzogenaurach
Location Germany
Number 199064
Position Type Full time
Date Jul-18, 2019
Relocation yes

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