Financial Planning Analyst

Welcome to Ross Stores, Inc., where our differences make us stronger… At Ross and dd’s, inclusion is a way of life. We care about our Associates and the communities we serve and we value their differences. We are committed to building diverse teams and an inclusive culture. We respect and celebrate the diversity of backgrounds, identities, and ideas of those who work and shop with us. Come join us as we continue our diversity, equality and inclusion journey!

Financial Planning Analyst

About Ross Stores, Inc.

Welcome to Ross Stores, Inc. Since 1982, our focus has been on bringing our customers a constant stream of high-quality brands and trends at extraordinary savings, while providing a fun and exciting treasure hunt experience. We believe in keeping things simple: no expensive signage, displays or fancy fixtures - to us, it's far more meaningful to pass greater savings on to our customers with on trend apparel, accessories, footwear, and home furnishings. With more than 1,800 stores, including Ross Dress for Less and dd's DISCOUNTS, we are the nation's largest off-price retail chain, and we continue to grow at a rate far outpacing traditional retail.

With corporate headquarters located in Dublin, CA, we have three buying offices positioned in key markets in New York City, Los Angeles, and Boston, as well as six state-of-the-art distribution centers across the country. With FY2019 revenues of $16 billion, we are a Fortune 500, S&P 500, and Nasdaq 100 Company, committed to offering an inclusive, safe and positive workplace. Come see what's in store.

At Ross you will find an organization that invites you to be your authentic self. As part of the Ross family you will experience:
  • A respectful culture embedded with collaborative partnerships and humility
  • Opportunities to give back to your community through national charities, local volunteer initiatives, and our Ross Cares Fund
  • A significant investment in your career through extensive onboarding programs, continuous learning opportunities, ongoing development and the opportunity to work with engaged and knowledgeable industry leaders

Additional information is available at: https://jobs.rossstores.com/creative/about

About this opportunity ....

The Financial Planning Analyst (FP&A) performs analysis, reporting and hind sighting responsibilities for Ross and dd's. Provides planning and budgeting support to Senior Leadership. Responsible for scheduled and ad hoc reporting along with observations and action plans.

Responsibilities...
  • Utilizes all available resources, data, history, peers and system to develop well thought out financial plans.
  • Independently and collaboratively assess hindsight performance to plan, identify risk, opportunities and make recommendations for action plans. Drive implementation of action plan.
  • Support business by running ad-hoc reports while offering suggestions to achieve the company's goals.
  • Effectively communicate business issues/results. Ensure written and verbal communications are clear, concise and consistent.
  • Ensure all work reflects technically accurate results with minimal errors or mistakes and attention to detail. Demonstrate an understanding and the importance of insuring quality of work.
  • Recap and communicate cross functional issues and escalate as needed.

Who you are...
  • You have a 4-year college degree or the equivalent, required
  • You have 3+ years of previous work experience; financial planning & analysis (FP&A) / business planning experience in retail, required
  • You have advanced Excel knowledge
  • You have strong Organizational Skills
  • You have strong analytical and conceptual skills
  • You have demonstrated decision making skills
  • You have strong verbal and written communication
  • You have the ability to work in a high-pressure environment; be flexible to the changing needs of the business

This role requires regular in-office presence, including to engage in in-person team interaction, meetings and collaboration, client support, mentoring, coaching, and/or feedback. However, this role can perform duties effectively using a combination of in-office and remote work.

Perks and Benefits of joining our team....

Our Associates are at the heart of everything we do and we're proud to offer a range of benefits that reflect how much we value their contributions. Here's a peek into what you can expect as an eligible Ross Associate:
  • A broad range of affordable health insurance options*, 401(k) with employer match*, life insurance*
  • Ample PTO, paid holidays, and Summer Fridays, as well as the opportunity to purchase additional vacation*
  • Employee stock purchase plan*
  • Charitable donations matched by Ross Stores Foundation
  • Enhanced maternity and bonding leaves with 100% income replacement*
  • Parent support programs
  • And more....

* eligibility may vary based on level and tenure, subject to change

At Ross & dd's we care about our Associates and the communities we serve. We are committed to building diverse teams and an inclusive culture that respects, values and celebrates the diversity of backgrounds, identities, and ideas of those who work and shop with us.

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