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Posted: Tuesday, July 4, 2017 1:17 AM

Requisition Number: SS:10363
Area of Interest: Finance
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full:time
Job Description:
Founded in 1956, Williams:Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high:quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States and we are now expanding our brands globally. Our family of brands are Williams:Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams:Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully:designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room and even outdoor spaces. Weve seen some big changes since our first brick:and:mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasnt changed is our passion for high:quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. Today, were a multi:brand, multi:channel, global enterprise supported by state:of:the:art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing : and were always looking for new energy and ideas.
Williams:Sonoma seeks a Senior Finance Manager based in San Francisco to lead its Global Financial Planning and Analysis team. This is an opportunity to support a broad range of businesses that include Company Owned and Wholesale operations in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia. This FP and A position offers a unique point of view, working very closely with Global leadership while acting as the link with the Corporate finance team. In this capacity, you will lead the team that runs all planning and review processes, covering every financial aspect of managing these businesses, from the P and L to Capital Planning to OpEx and Headcount. You will help others understand our financials and be the trusted finance advisor to several business and finance teams. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, be resourceful, analytical and curious about the inner workings and strategy of the businesses supported.
This role will be a good fit if you:
* Are detailed oriented and have problem solving skills
* Enjoy covering a wide array of business issues and teams with varying priorities
* Are able to communicate complex issues in a clear and concise way
* Thrive in fast:paced environment, managing several priorities
* Are not afraid to roll:up your sleeves and learn new tools and processes
* Enjoy improving processes and providing ever higher levels of support to the business and your finance peers
Primary responsibilities include:
* Managing the FP and A team for all WSI Global businesses, constantly increasing the quality of support and analysis while increasing efficiency and scalability
* Driving Global financial planning processes including development of the three:year financial plan, annual budget, monthly forecasts, capital project analysis, and other performance analyses
* Leading all aspects of the monthly close process, including reviewing journal entries, variance analysis and management reporting
* Overseeing the development and maintenance of the models used in forecasting, budgeting, reviewing financials and performing variance analyses
* Working across business and other finance functions exchanging information on plans and actual financials
* Developing short and long:term financial plans in support of Globals business expansion plan
* Leading ad:hoc financial analyses across businesses and categories
* Driving cross:business analytic projects for senior management, with financial modeling, data mining and presentation support
* Reporting on financial and operational performance metrics
Basic Qualifications:
* Bachelors degree in finance, accounting, bus


• Location: San Francisco

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