Manager, Regional Finance

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Accountable for strategically enhancing store operations and delivering financial targets and operational goals through thoughtful analysis. Works cross-functionally with other store operations teams across the company to provide financial control and operational direction on store performance and related initiatives. Provides analytics, reporting, guidance, and counsel to Regional Vice-Presidents (RVP) and Senior Vice-Presidents on expense management, performance metrics, and operational functions. This role is based in the Corporate office and performs a range of other financial analysis on store performance, metric trends, and operational trends.

The base salary range for this role is $87,700 - $132,400. The base salary range is dependent on factors including, but not limited to, experience, skills, qualifications, relevant education, certifications, seniority, and location. The range listed is just one component of the total compensation package for employees. Other rewards vary by position and location.


Regional Financial Analysis and Reporting
Provides primary analytical support for one or more Regions and applies financial skillset towards identifying actionable insights to help field leaders drive more effective execution.
Assumes full P&L analysis responsibility for the region and provides a monthly recap to the RVP and Director of Regional Finance.
Responsible for tracking key store performance metrics and identifying their trends and outliers to aid with exception management.
Oversees financial forecasts and risk analysis for Stores, Districts, and Zones within the overall Region
Identifies any risks and opportunities for RVP and quantifies potential impacts
Reviews and analyzes regional operating expenses on a recurring basis and prepares management summaries highlighting key issues along with recommendations for resolving them. Assumes budgeting and reporting responsibility for Store Travel, G&A Travel, and other related Field expense areas.
Consults with RVP, Zone Directors (ZD), and District Managers (DM) to help resolve financial and operational concerns and minimize disruption to the business.
Provides input and feedback into budgeting and financial planning processes (for example, annual store sales budgets)
Prepares deep-dives on company operating initiatives on an as-needed basis, including but not limited to, payroll, inventory control, shortage, markdown execution, staffing levels, budget management, and expense control.
Provides specific analyses around new stores, new markets, opportunity stores, or "special" stores (e.g., downtown stores, remote markets, complex layouts, etc.) to help the field improve and maximize results.
Works closely with both the Corporate Store Ops group and the field partners to ensure execution, consistency, and compliance of company programs, policies, and initiatives.
Performs a range of ad-hoc analyses, including in-depth root cause on sales and payroll planning, with emphasis on under-performing stores and markets and presents findings to leadership (SVP, RVP, ZD, DM)

Corporate Financial Analysis and Other Support Functions
Provides backup support for Corporate-based reporting functions (e.g., daily sales reporting)
Completes portions of annual store payroll budgeting process, in partnership with Store Finance team
Partners with other Regional Finance Managers to share and adopt best practices across regions.
Serves as a Regional "Champion" for the Ross payroll model, including interpretation for field management, explaining store-specific or month-specific questions, and helping ZDs and DMs to manage payroll through best practices and adherence to Ross operational standards.
Understands (and can explain to field organization) all Ross operating statements and reports.
Provides vision and insight into development of financial tools to help field partners drive business results
Can research, roll-up and/or produce regional data requested by Field or Corporate.
Acts as the Regional expert for financial systems such as DART and PeopleWorks by responding to questions and leading training during new hire Field Management orientation and onboarding. Is also able to monitor and report on any issues, assisting DMs and ZDs with resolution.


• Plans, Aligns & Prioritizes

• Ensures Accountability & Execution

• Communicates Effectively

• Manages Conflict

• Collaboration

• Business Acumen

• Leading by Example

• Financial Analysis & Control


• Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related analytical field required.

• 5+ Years retail experience in store management, operations, store support, or field-based analysis preferred.

• Strong analytical and organizational skills.

• Ability to prioritize and balance multiple tasks and time-sensitive reports.

• Excellent proactive communications skills, both written and oral.

• Advanced knowledge of Excel required; knowledge of other analytical software preferred.

• Ability to conduct "root cause" analysis for financial or operational questions.

• Strong time management skills.

• Ability to quickly identify operational and financial challenges and recommend solutions for the field. Must understand what process changes are feasible, and which are not, when recommending solutions.

• Advanced knowledge of store systems, operations, and procedures. Must be able to spend a minimum of 3 days per month visiting stores with Field Management to stay current with store systems and process.


Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a computer.
Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with paper/files, etc.
Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.
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. #Hybrid




This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's discretion.

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company's overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.