Financial Analyst, Retail Finance (Multiple Openings) FP&A, Business Partnering, Strategic Analysis

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Corporate Functions


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200187369
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming phenomenal products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Do you love thinking analytically? Are you passionate about using your financial knowledge to navigate complex challenges? Just as our customers find value in Apple products, the Finance group finds value for both Apple and its shareholders. As part of this group, you’ll play an integral role in ensuring our day-to-day financial health. You and your team will support Apple’s growth, both top and bottom line, by applying the same level of innovation toward financial matters as we do toward our products and services. You’ll also collaborate with Apple teams across the world to develop more effective investment strategies and risk management. Finance is essential to upholding our global dedication to perfection, and it is directly responsible for shaping the company’s future. Join us, and you’ll have a meaningful role in continuing Apple’s legacy of efficiency and success.

Key Qualifications

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in Corporate Finance, FP&A or Commercial Finance in a high performance and high growth organization
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and modeling skills. Shown ability to distill complex decisions into simple but comprehensive financial models
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to clearly articulate results to both senior leadership and large groups, representing Finance perspective to non-Finance business partners
  • Analytical thinker and quick learner with demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Ability to apply new concepts and information in a dynamic business
  • Demonstrated success managing multiple activities, projects, priorities, and people in a dynamic, fast-growing, results-driven environment
  • Proven track record of independently completing challenging projects, leading multiple priorities, designing and executing ad hoc analysis and building effective business partnerships
  • A self-starter with the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Experience with enterprise software systems (e.g. SAP, Business Objects, Tableau, Thoughtspot) a plus


CURRENT OPENINGS WITHIN RETAIL FINANCE: SR. RETAIL FINANCIAL ANALYST, RETAIL ONLINE FINANCE (Capital Projects & Geo Expansion) As a finance partner for Retail Online, you will directly support three areas that are fundamental to long-term strategy and growth of Apple Retail: technology capital investment, geo expansion, and fulfillment programs management. This role will work directly with a wide range of teams across Retail, and across all levels of the organization, including senior leadership. The ideal candidate is a flexible and creative thinker with the ability to define business trade-offs, generate innovative solutions and manage uncertainty. ************************************************************* SR. STRATEGIC FINANCIAL ANALYST, RETAIL REAL ESTATE As an Analyst of Retail Real Estate Analytics, you would build detailed tools and robust models to support Retail real estate business cases, including but not limited to new store investments, replacement store investments, and lease renegotiations. You will partner with Retail Real Estate in providing a strong financial perspective for each investment proposal, briefing senior leadership on any and all financial implications and influencing the outcome for each investment decision. Finally, you will closely partner with Market Analytics to develop a multi-year real estate strategy. ************************************************************ FINANCIAL ANALYST, WW RETAIL SALES PROGRAMS Be a part of the global team that enriches the experience for Apple Retail customers by crafting the ways they can purchase products on and in Apple Retail stores. This role within the Worldwide Retail Finance team will provide an individual with the rare opportunity to drive the go-to-market strategy for our Apple Retail Trade In program. As the global Sales Programs Financial Analyst, this person would not only provide day-to-day finance support, but also be a key player in the long-term strategy. Serve as a strategic partner on initiatives and promotions from the ideation phase through execution. **************************************************** SR. FINANCIAL ANALYST, RETAIL FP&A Retail FP&A partners closely with the retail leadership team in the management of the Retail business (online and retail stores). This role acts as a trusted leader who assists in a cross functional capacity to align financial and investment goals for Apple Retail worldwide. Additionally, the role serves a critical function connecting and communicating Apple Retail performance to the greater Apple finance organization. Manage end-to-end forecast process for Apple Retail management financials, including consolidation of historical revenue and costs, in depth analytics on key performance indicators, and performance updates to key Apple Retail executives and the broader organization. Lead Retail’s Annual Financial Planning process in support of Retail’s long term strategic priorities. Partner with Retail Leadership on ad hoc projects to drive current / future business goals and trends. Manage end-to-end process for Apple Retail management financials, including consolidation of revenue and costs for Stores and Online, in depth analytics on key performance indicators, and performance updates to key Apple Retail executives and the broader organization. Be the analytics lead and business-technical liaison for Apple’s Stores and Online performance metrics Provide critical thought leadership in the development of key reporting tools to drive business insights. *************************************************** SR. FINANCIAL ANALYST, RETAIL SALES The Senior Analyst on the WW Retail Sales Finance team, will own sales forecasting and analysis for the Retail channel, which includes the Apple Store online as well as the 500+ physical locations around the world. Primary responsibilities consist of: FORECASTING: Develop Retail’s weekly and quarterly demand forecast, segmented by product, country, segment, and channel Understand how variables such as historical performance, seasonality, promotions, and the macro/micro economic environment affect the current business trends Prepare a comprehensive forecast assumption analysis to present to Retail leadership and partners across the company STRATEGIC ANALYSIS: Provide strategic consultation and guidance on business proposals, promotional campaigns, sales programs and key financial decisions affecting the organization Present complex financial modeling in simplified form to Retail Leadership and senior finance executives, requiring excellent communication skills, a strong eye for business, and the ability to think fluidly during presentations BUSINESS PARTNERING: Build strong business partnerships across Retail Market Development, Retail Geo Leadership, WW Corporate Finance teams, WW Inventory Planning teams and more. Assist the sales performance and geo focused teams by developing analyses, tools, processes and procedures to facilitate and monitor business initiatives Partner with the inventory planning team weekly to provide forecast insights that drive supply allocation to Retail

Education & Experience

BS/BA or equivalent in Finance, Business, or related field

Additional Requirements