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Sr. Analyst, FP&A


New York, NY, US

Coach is a leading design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle collections, with a long-standing reputation built on quality craftsmanship. Defined by a free-spirited, all-American attitude, the brand approaches design with a modern vision, reimagining luxury for today with an authenticity and innovation that is uniquely Coach. All over the world, the Coach name is synonymous with effortless New York style.

Coach is part of the Tapestry portfolio – a global house of brands powered by optimism, innovation, and inclusivity.


Job Title: Senior Analyst, FP&A

Primary Purpose: This position is responsible for developing and managing financial models and tools to forecast, analyze and report Gross Margin results across domestic and international businesses in direct and indirect channels for Coach Brand. This role will report to the Manager, FP&A.


The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in FP&A to…

  • Prepare rolling 12-month Gross Margin forecasts on a channel level for each Business Unit and analyze actuals versus forecast and prior year. Explain key variances, business trends and performance drivers.
  • Communicate with business partners globally within Finance, Inventory, Merchandise Planning and Supply Chain to understand key assumptions affecting current margin forecast.
  • Support Global Coach Brand consolidation process for month-end close and communicate results to Tapestry Senior Management.
  • Run and distribute weekly margin analysis reports highlighting business results, as well as any risks and opportunities to ensure Brand is achieving margin/ profitability/ turn goals. Partner with Business Units to develop strategic solutions in situations where we are trending below plan.  
  • Adhoc reporting to support inventory management and BU finance teams.
  • Analyze product plans to understand future category assortment and product strategies of all Coach Channels and assess the impact these will have on financial margin.
  • Assist in strategic planning process through development and analysis of annual operating plan and long-range plans each year.


The accomplished individual will possess…

  • Strong skills in data manipulation and development of dynamic financial models
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Comfortable interacting with all levels of the company
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with excellent time management skills. Ability to multi task, prioritize workload and work in a fast paced environment
  • Intellectual curiosity. Dedicated worker who is eager to learn new things


An outstanding professional will have...

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or other related field
  • 2-4 years of experience. Retail finance experience a plus
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint required
  • Working knowledge of Microstrategy and SAP a plus

Our Competencies for All Employees

  • Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
  • Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
  • Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
  • Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.
  • Perseverance: Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks.
  • Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Our Competencies for All People Managers

  • Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
  • Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in their team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
  • Managerial Courage: Doesn’t hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and “actionable” positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.

Coach is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. Visit Coach at #LI-AH1

Req ID:  91403

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