Boardriders, Inc

Multiple Locations

0 year(s)

Job Description

COMPANY OVERVIEW:                                                            
Boardriders, Inc., is the world’s leading action sports and lifestyle company that designs, produces and distributes branded apparel, footwear and accessories for Boardriders around the world. The Company’s apparel and footwear brands, represent a casual lifestyle for young-minded people who are inspired by a passion for outdoor action sports. The Company’s Quiksilver, Billabong, Roxy, DC Shoes, RVCA, Element, VonZipper, brands have authentic roots and heritage in surf, snow and skate. With approximately 10,000 team members globally, the Company’s products are sold in more than 110 countries in a wide range of distribution, including surf shops, skate shops, snow shops, its proprietary Boardriders stores and other Company-owned retail stores, select department stores and through various e- commerce channels.
"Boardriders is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer including: Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans”
Boardriders is seeking a highly motivated Manager to join the Global FP&A team.  The successful candidate will be responsible for providing strategic planning and financial analysis to the Billabong Brand Leads. Reporting to the SVP of Finance, this person will play a key role in ensuring the best commercial, operational and financial decisions are made for the Billabong Brand, while maintaining a strong focus on strategic business planning support, cost management and optimization, historical performance analysis, and complex forecasting.  The individual will assist in managing the budgeting and planning process, analyzing data, and developing strategy for the company’s financial planning and analysis functions. 
This role is highly visible and requires strong communication, analytical, and decision-making skills. The successful candidate is a proven Manager with enthusiasm to drive the business, who embraces change, offers new perspectives, and constantly looks for new and improved ways to achieve results.
Consolidates financial reports and analysis from the Regions in order to provide Global Financial Analysis to Billabong Brand leads on a monthly basis
Perform weekly sales tracking and reporting (versus Budget and Forecast) to Billabong Brand leads
Perform monthly SG&A tracking and reporting (versus Budget and Forecast) to Billabong Brand leads
Forecast Wholesale Sales and Margin as well as direct SG&A for Billabong business in North America
Assist SVP of Finance in providing guidance and coordinating the Regions in the context of: Monthly Business Reviews
Quarterly Forecasts
Annual Operating Plan
Long Range Plan

Provides Ad hoc financial analysis, notably for the company’s major initiatives
Conduct excel financial modeling for ad hoc projects
5+ year’s work experience, preferably in FP&A group at an apparel company
BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills combined with a solid understanding of business strategies and drivers
Demonstrated skills in fact-based analysis and presentation
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with cross-functional teams and multiple stakeholders
Possess sound judgment and know when to escalate issues
Experience and ability to develop and maintain complex financial models generate and key insights
Strong work ethic with the ability to effectively juggle competing priorities and demands using good time management and communication skills
Maintain a positive, flexible, client-service attitude with business teams
Highly advanced excel and PowerPoint skills
A hands-on, take-charge financial professional with strong financial and analytical skills
High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation
Strong business and common sense
Knowledge of SAP and BPC is preferred