Posted on: November 6, 2020 | Job#: 343978

Analyst - FP&A

Full-time | 55 Thomas Street, New York, NY, US 10013

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About Gap

Gap has always been about optimistic American style. Starting with our very first store on Ocean Avenue in San Francisco, opened almost 50 years ago by Doris and Don Fisher. The thread that’s run through those five decades is the phenomenal people that make up our brand – our employees and our customers. People who are rooted in the legacy that makes Gap what it is, but who are also focused on the future. People who want to leave the world better than they found it.

We’ve built our brand on staying true to our roots while always being out in front of what’s next. If you want to be part of an iconic American brand, and help lead the way for where we’re headed, we’d love to have you join us.

About the role

This position will support Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) activities for Gap Divisional and North America Finance, including the annual operating budget, monthly forecast/close, and P&L reporting. We are looking for an Analyst that is detail-oriented, is a self-starter, has excellent communication skills and strong Excel modeling skills. The FP&A function is part of the Finance team, with primary business partners being the Gap Global Leadership Team, Gap Global Finance, Corporate Finance teams, Brand Expense Owners, and Finance leadership. This role reports into the Senior Manager of Gap North America Retail & Headquarters.

What you'll do

  • Support the monthly financial forecast for Gap headquarter operations, accurately incorporating all available information and highlighting key issues for management. Investigate and explain variances to prior forecast, budget and prior year.
  • Support the execution of the monthly close, ensuring proper accounting for the line items owned, in accordance with Gap Inc. policies, producing timely and high quality deliverables as required.
  • Publish monthly expense reporting and provide ad hoc support for leadership to track their departmental forecasts and budgets.
  • Proactively explore and implement ways to improve the accuracy and efficiency of existing processes.
  • Perform ad hoc analyses and provide decision support as requested.

Who you are

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
  • 0-2 years of financial or business analysis
  • Strong knowledge of financial and accounting concepts; Experience with FP&A with a retail or consumer product focus strongly preferred
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple priorities
  • Strong sense of accountability and ownership; Team player with a positive attitude
  • Proven analytical ability and problem-solving skills, with executive presence and poise in front of leadership
  • Advanced competency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint; Experience with Oracle Financial System and Essbase a plus

Benefits at Gap

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
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*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we’ve been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row.

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