Sr. Financial Analyst, Retail Sales

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

Summary

Posted:
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200126311
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming great 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 commitment to excellence, 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. Apple is looking for a dynamic, highly motivated Sr. Financial Analyst to join the WW Retail Sales Finance Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for product forecasting, strategic planning, decision support analysis and sales performance reporting for the Retail business.

Key Qualifications

  • 4+years of Corporate Finance, FP&A, or related forecast/planning experience
  • Advanced spreadsheet and modeling skills. Proven ability to distill complex decisions into simple but comprehensive financial models
  • Proven experience presenting directly to senior leadership
  • Thrives in a fast paced, results-driven environment with ambiguity and incomplete information
  • Proven success developing processes and/or improving existing processes, with a desire to inspire change across the organization
  • High degree of proficiency in Excel required. Experience with Tableau, SQL, Business Objects, Keynote strongly preferred
  • Consumer product or retail industry experience is a plus

Description

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. The ideal candidate is one who has been a top performer in his or her career with a proven track record of accomplishments. 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

Bachelors in a finance related or quantitative field MBA preferred

Additional Requirements