The Sales Finance Manager is responsible for executing our Trade Financial Planning and Analysis Processes. Partner with and provide counsel to Commercial Co-Pilots, CD Team Customer Finance and Sales Co-Pilot on Trade Forecasting and Month End Close, YTD/YTG Trade Implications and Risks and Opportunities.
The Sales Planning Manager will also be responsible for representing the Domestic Lower Extremity Sales organization in strategy discussions held by its functional partners such as Marketing, IT and Operations.
Develop and monitor metrics to measure the effectiveness of CTO business strategy and suggest necessary changes that form the core for subsequent annual business planning and strategic planning. Collect, analyze and properly represent internal and external data to aid decision-making.
Assembles & analyzes retailer sales data including: collection of retail sales information from retailers and/or licensees; reporting of product from all lines of business; identifying those products that are out/under-performing expectation; understanding seasonality by category; determining trends by category and property performance.
Ensures adherence to all current project methodology standards and procedures, including all documentation; directs the development of implementation plans; coordinates the completion of efforts and resources.
As part of the Retail Operations Business Planning Team, you will be responsible for reporting qualitative and quantitative analysis on all strategic business execution movement within areas of administration of Operating Expenses, MDF Expenses, AR/AP/P&L, Budget, MBO, and Labor Forecasting & Allocation, with the goal of maximizing revenue, profit, and market share.