Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization :
Drive the budget, forecasting and consolidation processes in the country. The cornerstone activity of this role is driving consistency and alignment of planning, reporting and methodology for the channel in alignment with globally defined planning processes.
In addition, cross-functional activities such as driving cost efficiencies, establishing a consistent reporting environment and optimizing business decisions to maximize profitability are key responsibilities of this position.
The role ensures the local and regional retail teams are provided top notch and highly relevant information, analysis and trade-off alternatives for their business decisions.
Key Responsibilities :
Manage planning and execution of annual budget process and periodical forecasting process giving guidance, clear assumptions and methodology to the countries for retail to ensure Forecast Accuracy and work closely together with regional and country retail team
Generate monthly business review with detailed explanation and analysis of country / channel evolution - Deep understanding of country s actual numbers, development and KPIs evolution to provide insights and transparency to the Commercial controller, FP&A Country lead and channel director
Align with business partners to support them in the design of the strategy providing financial support and knowledge of the business and ensuring that the countries plans are aligned with the strategy
Influence store P&L by analyzing performance and investment strategies (ROP) and capex control and execution to maximize profitability and optimize brand presentation
Generate support and optimize business analysis & business plan thinking throughout the retail organization to ensure profitable business and sustainable growth and enable fact based decisions
Drive or participate in discussions, projects and analysis looking for business opportunities to improve CTB and financial KPIs
Knowledge Skills and Abilities :
Experienced in job and fully qualified / trained
Combined broad theoretical and practical knowledge incl. company policies and practices
Strong competence with various tools, procedures, etc
Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications :
5 Years experience
adidas works to have diversity, equity and inclusion mainstreamed in all its processes. Be advised that Panama’s current legal framework doesn’t include equal marriage and this may have some effects in certain immigration processes.
adidas makes a priority to ensure the right support for LGBTQ+ selected candidates to successfully join our company.