Location: Japan - Tokyo
Salary: 9000000 - 12000000 JPY
Job Function: Finance Manager
Reference: JO-180117-145026
Industry: Consumer Goods
Sub-Industry: Sporting Goods & Outdoor

COMPANY

Worlds leading retail / sports brand

TITLE

Finance Manager

 RESPONSIBILITIES

 1.     Optimize and influence profitable Gross Margins through seasonal assortments and business mix

2.     Lead key product growth strategies to drive market share and expanded Gross Margins.

3.     Lead the Gross Margin planning and forecast process from product development to account and business channel bookings.

4.     Evaluate Gross Margin risks and opportunities and communicate effectively to leadership.

5.     Provide product insights, price point analysis and cost components to set appropriate Gross Margin targets.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 Bachelor's degree in a business-related field with emphasis in finance or accounting (MBA from reputable program a plus)

·         7+ years of experience in financial analysis, financial/strategic planning, and/or budgeting/forecasting

·   ·    Strong attention to detail and strong analytical skills

·         Demonstrated ability to complete quantitative and qualitative analysis and build robust financial models. 

Excellent communication skill, i.e. ability to communicate and manage relationships across functions, locations and levels.

  • Japanese language skill is NOT required at all for this role. English language ability is critical.