Financial Analyst, WW Logistics/Supply Chain
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. The WW SOS Finance Team is seeking a Financial Analyst for its Business Support Team. This team works closely with the Sales and Operations Support (SOS) organization to facilitate financial analytics and to enable cost effective decisions on strategy and execution. The role is a unique blend of financial analytics and business partnership. You will need to dive deep into the numbers to understand cost levers impacting the business and also drive cross functional discussions with key internal partners to help ensure financially prudent outcomes to existing business challenges. The key business teams you will interact with are Retail Fulfillment Operations (RFO), Logistics & Supply Chain and Business Process Re-engineering (BPR). The role also requires interacting with regional finance teams on a day to day basis. We're looking for a hardworking and passionate person to join this amazing team, if you feel this is you, we'd love to hear from you.
- Key skills required: 5+ years focused in financial analytics, data driven decision making, executive presentation skills, dealing with ambiguity, clear and effective communication with finance and business teams across WW and regions, ability to dive into the details to drive action.
- Tools: The team uses Excel, Keynote, Tableau and GBI. Advanced knowledge of excel and keynote will be critical for routine work. An increasing amount of the team’s analytics is Tableau based, so Tableau / SQL skills are a great benefit but are not an essential requirement for the role.
THE ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THIS POSITION INCLUDE: - Driving the WW Ops Capital Planning process from a finance perspective. This involves working closely with the Business Process Re-engineering (BPR) teams to create business cases for key capital asks for each cycle in order to prioritize higher return on investment initiatives for Apple. The candidate will also track project implementation and cost savings from these initiatives on a quarterly basis - Be the voice of finance for the Retail Fulfillment Operations (RFO) team that manages orders for Apple Online Store and Apple Retail Stores. Provide business case support for various RFO promotions and projects to ensure cost effective decisions that help minimize Apple logistics spend while maximizing customer satisfaction - Manage the weekly cost focussed metrics process. This involves analyzing the logistics spend trends on a day-to-day basis and communicating measurable inputs to the WW Finance and Logistics leadership in order to encourage the team to continue adapting best practices that help minimize logistics spend - Communicate cost impacts of ongoing projects to the broader finance team as well as seek out new focus areas for the team. Provide leadership and direction to regional finance teams on initiatives that involve their respective region.
Education & Experience
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance preferred.