CLUB MONACO- Associate Store Business Planner
Club Monaco is an international brand that designs and creates modern yet timeless clothing and accessories for women and men. Since its first store opened in Toronto in 1985, Club Monaco has been recognized by fashion influencers for its thoughtfully designed, purposeful collections featuring relevant, wearable pieces, fine fabrics and exceptional fits. In 1999, Club Monaco became a subsidiary of the Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation.
The business planning function focuses on topline performance by channel and store using key performance indicators to build sales forecasts at a daily level. The Canadian associate business planner will contribute to the development and achievement of annual financial sales and inventory goals for the Canadian store channels specifically, aligning with all channels including ecommerce when needed to ensure a cohesive brand experience.
Reports to manager of business planning for total stores.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Support manager in creation of preseason performance targets by store including sales, inventory and key performance indicators
Manage daily sales forecast while taking into account promotional activity, trend and inventory levels to call out opportunities or risk
Report out on performance at the store level to assist in providing regional perspective influencing financial forecast
Recommend key actions to drive achievement of financial goals
Establishes cross-functional relationships to promote best practices and process adherence; fosters teamwork
Support Manager to continually manage the business through in-season analysis and tactical adjustments
Maintain forecast within Enterprise Planning system for accuracy in reporting
Experience, Skills & Knowledge
Bachelor's degree and 2+ years of retail planning, store planning or financial experience
Computer proficiency in MS Office: Outlook, Excel, Word, Powerpoint
Expert command of retail math concepts, applications and statistical analysis
Excellent interpersonal skills supporting a team environment
Strong communication skills and attention to detail
Strong planning and organizational skills with a sense of priority for deadlines and attention to detail
Ability to recognize and react to changing work demands
Goal oriented: ability to stay focused on creating winning results
Strong presentation skills
This job is currently based in NYC, but will shift to our campus in Nutley, NJ in summer 2019.
CLUB MONACO Associate Store Business Planner