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.

Essential Job functions (Tasks, duties and responsibilities most important to get the job done)

The Finance Analyst, FP&A provides financial support for Distribution Centers across the Carter’s network. The Finance Analyst will also provide financial reporting and analytical support for Global Supply Chain as well as consolidated company reporting.

This role reports into the Manager, FP&A and is based in our Buckhead office.

70%: Support the consolidation of the financial and strategic planning processes for Distribution Center Network

  • Collaborate with business leaders to support the Distribution Center Network budget, including forecasting, monthly close and variance analysis, and financial reporting
  • Coordinate with Finance team members and cross-functional teams to create the Canada Distribution and Repackaging and Conversion forecasts
  • Prepare materials for key meetings (Monthly Business Review meetings, Leadership Team meetings, Earnings preparation, Board of Directors meetings, and monthly/quarterly reporting)
  • Responsible for collection, preparation, and distribution of monthly and quarterly DC unit forecast
  • Responsible for collection, preparation, and distribution of weekly Supply Chain flash reporting
  • Coordinate with all levels of management to gather, analyze, summarize, and prepare financial plans, operating forecasts, and business trends and metrics
  • Identify areas for improvement within existing FP&A processes; propose and lead improvement efforts

20%:  Support Corporate FP&A consolidation process

  • Support  Unit / Price / Cost reporting process, including coordination with planning teams during forecast cycles to ensure accurate inputs and creation of reporting and presentation materials for leadership
  • Support the consolidation and reporting of quarterly projections, Annual Operating Plan, and 5-year Strategic Plan
  • Research forecast variances to determine key drivers and provide feedback to management
  • Prepare consolidated FP&A materials for key meetings (Monthly Business Review meetings, Leadership Team meetings, Earnings preparation, Board of Directors meetings, and monthly/quarterly reporting)

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
  • 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:

  • 1 - 3 years of relevant experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; strong Excel and general computer skills  
  • General business sense, accounting/finance background with experience in accounting and finance principles and application
  • Driven, organized 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.
  • Understanding of accounting concepts and ability to analyze financial statements
  • Bachelor's Degree required

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Finance or Accounting degree preferred
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrates strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • 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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