Director of Financial Planning and Analysis

Pep Boys   •  

Philadelphia, PA

Industry: Automotive.


11 - 15 years

Posted 269 days ago

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Job Description


Auto Plus is a major U.S.-based distributor of automotive aftermarket parts. Since 1921, Pep Boys has been one of the nation's leading automotive aftermarket chains with over 7,500 service bays in over 800 locations in 35 states and Puerto Rico. Together, the united organization, Auto Plus Pep Boys, has over 21,000 associates in more than 20 distribution centers and over 1,000 corporate locations. In addition, the company supports more than 530 independently-owned stores and over 2,400 independently-owned service centers across the nation. Auto Plus Pep Boys is owned by Icahn Enterprises L.P. ("Icahn Enterprises"; NASDAQ: IEP).


The Director-Merchant Support-FP&A role is in Philadelphia. This is where the Merchant leadership team resides. This is a high-profile assignment directly supporting the President of Retail Operations and his Merchant team and will provide opportunity for rapid career growth and divers workflow mix. This role will be a key asset in the future growth of the company and in providing better line of sight to key executives.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide financial consulting and strategic support to senior management including preparing monthly results presentations, sales and margin reviews and reporting, market analysis, new business opportunities, and other projects requested by senior management
  • Acts as the analytical engine of the company to provide insights and support "optimal" business decision making
  • Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, with particular focus on vendor costing versus customer pricing
  • Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance
  • Daily, Weekly, Quarterly and Monthly Financial reports, AD-Hoc Reporting and Analysis
  • Improve performance by evaluating processes to drive efficiencies and understand ROI in marketing programs, pricing, new store rollouts as well as new projects
  • Develop financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives
  • Analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes
  • Support Senior Management Team and Department Heads with in-depth analysis


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong leadership skills required
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and Power Point skills- Access is desirable
  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision
  • Highly organized
  • Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills


Experience and Credentials

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance- MBA is a plus
  • 10-15 years of experience in Financial Planning and Analysis
  • SAP experience is a plus (Accounting/ERP, BPC/EPM tool, BO business intelligence/ Analysis tool)