FP&A Manager (stand alone) - Sportswear Company

Location: Tokyo
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: ¥5000000.00 - ¥8000000.00 (年収)
Specialization: Accountancy,
Sub Specialization: Financial Planning & Analysis (Manager), Financial Planning & Analysis (Staff),
Contact: Jansen Magarro
Reference: JO-2204-469849
Jansen Magarro

☑Foreign business
☑English language required
☑Japanese language required
☑Flex time

FP&A Manager (stand-alone)

[Company Description]
Global Sportswear Company

[ Position Summary ]
Lead the business analysis & planning, be heavily involved in the strategic direction and provide accurate & timely information and solution across all brands & channels as a strategic business partner. Foster cross-functional collaboration to achieve one committed plan, linked to the market mission and strategy. For that purpose, to balance channel strategy and company strategy is also the key as a Financial Planning & Analysis channel team by communicating deeply with channel leaders and the teams.

[ Duties and Responsibilities ]

  • Retail Channel
  • Financials (P/L, B/S), return on investment and profit maximization
  • Evolve data & reporting foundation to provide measurement and insight for better decision making
  • Find problems and suggest solutions based on analysis
  • Collaborate with Global / APAC Finance and provide necessary information
  • Drive process to develop financial plans and KPI / Target cooperating with business partners
  • Especially Retail P/L, by store P/L and the related plans
  • Monitor consistency between plans and strategies(company strategy/budget/plan/forecast)
  • Improve forecasting accuracy, identify gaps and facilitate its closing to achieve the target
  • Monitor and review ROI of MWB(Marketing Working Budget) / OOH/ CAPEX
  • Drive and monitor business process within the assigned area, and improve it as needed
  • Especially BPM process and PDCA cycle of budget/Forecast (Rolling Forecast and IBP: Integrated Business Planning)/ actual
  • In the activity written above, communicate to convince counterparts within and outside of the organization
  • Coordinate consensus between Channel and Marketing
  • Communicate and align with Direct to Consumer VP / Director and its direct reports
  • In line with strategy / guideline / policy of Global / APAC
  • Steadily and independently execute daily operations following established procedures & processes based on existing standard/policy/strategy toward defined target
  • Monitor daily operation of the team, analyze problems and provide solutions

Key Relationships:

  • Market Direct to Consumer (Retail) VP / Directors and their direct reports
  • Finance Teams in Global/APAC

[Language Requirement]

  • English Language level: Business level
  • Japanese Language level: Fluent - Native Level (Equivalent to JLPT N1)
  • Work permission in Japan required

[Desired Skills and Requirements]

  • 3Cs mind (Creativity, Collaboration, Confidence)
  • Pro-active, collaborative and positive attitude even in changing environments
  • Ability to think strategically but also focus on detail and understand how it fits into the bigger picture
  • Committed to driving business change using fact-based approach
  • High interpersonal skills to communicate and coordinate multiple cross-functional stakeholders
  • Advanced analytical skill and insight
  • Ability to identify and solve problems
  • Ability to manage and align direct reports
  • Advanced skill in MS Office

5〜8 million JPY
(Experiences and skills will be considered)


[Work hours]

  • Monthly flex is available. Operating hours is 7.5 hours per day. If you work overtime, those hours can be replace on another working day.
  • Company policy is no e-mails before 8am or after 8pm.
  • Work from home is available. Many members have been working primarily from home but with restrictions easing, some staff have decided to come to the office 1-2 times a week.
  • Timeslots for meetings with EU, APAC, and US to prevent very early or late meetings.

Full 2 holiday week system (Sat/Sun) national holidays, New year's holiday , Annual Leave

Please click "apply" if you are interested in the job.
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Reference: JO-2204-469849
Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level
Job Function: Finance, Analyst