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.

This role reports to the Senior Vice President, Finance, has 5 direct reports (total team size of ~20) and is based in our Buckhead office in our hybrid work environment.

65%: Corporate FP&A

  • Drive the quarterly forecasting and annual budgeting processes. Establish world-class processes to improve visibility into the business to accurately project and plan for results
  • Manage and continue to develop the company’s multi-year financial model to assist in the company’s strategic planning process
  • Develop and perform analysis of the company’s financial performance while tracking key performance indicators and identifying and investigating the underlying business issues
  • Identify opportunities and recommend solutions to improve the company’s productivity and efficiency through elimination of unnecessary or unproductive spending and continuous process improvement
  • Work closely with the CFO, SVP Finance and senior management to monitor and report on the company’s high priority business initiatives including new strategic opportunities and potential merger and acquisition activity
  • Work collaboratively with other key members of the CFO’s leadership team including the corporate controller and leaders of supply chain, international operations, finance, investor relations and treasury, and retail finance functions
  • Collaborate with the CIO and senior IT staff to ensure efficient and appropriate allocation of resources to high-value technology projects
  • Assist in the execution of key company events such as quarterly earnings release and Board meetings; prepare presentation materials for senior management and the Board of Directors

35%: Supply Chain Finance

  • Lead the coordination and consolidation of the financial and strategic planning processes for the Global Supply Chain. Responsibilities includes defining financial models focused on the budgeting and forecasting of all Supply Chain items, product costing, presenting monthly variance analysis to the leadership team, developing ROI and NPV, investment summaries and completing ad hoc analyses as needed
  • Play an active role in providing financial guidance to supply chain leaders or other business leaders to support projects, initiative and new business investments, and cost reduction opportunities
  • Lead activity value added projects and streamline business processes within the Finance and Supply Chain organization
  • Partner with key subject matter experts in Internal Audit and Legal, Corporate Tax and other key business functions to successfully implement and monitor performance of the Supply Chain growth strategies
  • Oversee the financial operation of the Hong Kong sourcing office and branches/representative offices
  • Develop a robust and sustainable Supply Chain finance organization by leading through delegation, communication and coaching
  • Work closely with EVP Supply Chain and SVP Distribution on all business development activities (e.g. M&A, joint ventures, contract renewals, etc.)
  • Provide financial and analytical support to all business teams.  Build and maintain models that help facilitate decision making, recommend appropriate analytical techniques and provide appropriate counsel

Must have:

  • 10+ years of professional work experience, including Supply Chain Finance experience; previous experience managing a financial planning analysis function in a large, complex organization
  • Must have solid foundation in accounting and financial reporting requirements for a public company
  • Driven, able to balance multiple priorities.  Good interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships across all levels of the organization.  Self- motivated and resourceful. Excellent follow-up and follow through skills

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong executive presence; comfortable interacting with all levels of management
  • Intellectually curious; strong interest in understanding our various business models and channels
  • Strong work ethic; ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; adept at finding strategic solutions
  • Experienced in managing high performance teams; strong orientation to development, coaching and mentoring
  • Retail and/or wholesale industry experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance or related discipline preferred
  • MBA, CPA a plus
  • Exposure to M&A diligence, treasury, tax and investor relations functions preferred
  • More than 5 years of direct Supply Chain financial analysis experience, including the detailed budgeting and forecasting of expenses preferred


  • 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


  • 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

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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