Job Description



Serving the needs of all families with young children, Carter’s Inc. is the largest North American apparel retailer exclusively for babies and young children, encompassing Carter’s, OshKosh B’gosh, Skip*Hop and Little Planet brands. Meaningful work, constant learning, genuine people, and a community guided by core values that promote inclusion and innovation is in everything we do. There are many reasons to build your career at Carter's.

how you’ll make an impact:

The Finance Analyst, Corporate FP&A provides financial reporting and analytical support for Carter’s, Inc.

70%: Coordinate the consolidation of the financial and strategic planning processes

  • Responsible for collection, preparation, and distribution of weekly flash reporting to management
  • Support the consolidation and reporting of quarterly projections, Annual Operating Plan, and 5-year Strategic Plan
  • Collaborate with various department leaders to manage their budgets, including forecasting, monthly variance analysis, and reporting; manage corporate SG&A spending, forecasting and variance analysis
  • Prepare materials for key meetings (Monthly Business Review meetings, Leadership Team meetings, Earnings preparation, Board of Directors meetings, and monthly/quarterly reporting)
  • Research forecast variances to determine key drivers and provide feedback to management
  • Prepare ad hoc analysis which enables tactical and strategic decision making; Provide direction and makes recommendations
  • Partner with Hyperion/IT teams to automate reporting to improve turn-around time and accuracy
  • Communicate all forecast deliverables to our various business partners and effectively manage the collection and consolidation

10%: Strategic investment reporting

  • Consolidates enterprise Capital Expenditure (CapEx) budget, including forecasting and monthly actual reporting
  • Collaborate with business leaders to track open projects and forecast future CapEx spend
  • Research forecast variances to determine key drivers and provide feedback to management
  • Support strategic investment reporting initiatives

10%: Simplify processes and automate standard reporting

  • Identify areas for improvement within existing FP&A processes; propose and lead improvement efforts

10%: Support strategic initiatives and ad hoc analysis as needed

  • Support and/or identify new business investments, projects, and other profit improvement opportunities through analysis and business cases
  • Provide analysis to business leaders in support of projects, new business investments, and other profit or cost reduction opportunities
  • Provide financial modeling support for corporate level initiatives
  • Drive data analysis and business case development for key projects and their impact to the performance of the business

We’d Love to hear from you if: (Requirements section)

Must have:

  • Driven and able to balance multiple priorities.  Good interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships across all levels of the organization; self-motivated and resourceful   
  • General business sense, accounting / finance background with experience in accounting and finance principles and application
  • Self-motivated, organized, and effectively achieves team goals  
  • Bachelor’s degree (Finance degree is preferred)
  • 0 - 3 years of relevant experience
  • Familiarity with accounting concepts and ability to analyze financial statements

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent team player who works well in a collaborative environment  
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; strong Excel and general computer skills  
  • Ability to create financial models for ad-hoc reporting and to work with large volumes of data

OUR Team Members:

  • Lead Courageously: Have a strong sense of personal values that align with our Company values
  • Collaborates Broadly: Build cooperation, trust, and thrive in a consensus driven environment
  • Customer Focus: Proactively seek opportunities to leverage data and fact-based insights to serve customers and/or internal clients
  • Drive Growth: Set aggressive goals and implement plans precisely
  • Cultivates Innovation:  Respectfully challenge the "we’ve always done it this way" mentality and explore new ways to achieve desired outcomes

Make a career at Carter’s:

  • Career Development: Success starts from within, and we have several paths from which you can choose to enhance your career evolution. From Carter’s University to Toastmasters to mentorship programs and more, we encourage you to utilize these tools to elevate your professional prowess.

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties described may be changed or reassigned at the discretion of management, and the employee may be required to perform duties that are not listed in the job description.

Carters is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

Application Instructions

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