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C Jones
Christy
Jones
8130 Brandi Plains
Detroit
MI
8130 Brandi Plains
Detroit
MI
Experience Experience
07/2016 – present
Boston, MA
Director, Central Planning
Director, Central Planning
07/2016 – present
Boston, MA
Director, Central Planning
07/2016 – present
  • Partners with finance in development and management of Sales Forecast
  • Partners with Planning Directors in Development of Sales/Margin Forecasts
  • Analyzes historical data and current trends to identify risks and opportunities to business and recommends strategies to achieve financial goals
  • Acts as primary liaison between Merchandise Planning and Corporate Finance teams
  • Excellent analytics and problem-solving – constantly delivering value-driving insights
  • Coordinates, facilitates and ensures follow-up for key milestone meetings owned by planning & allocation
  • Highly motivated and delivery driven individual
06/2011 – 04/2016
Philadelphia, PA
CIB F&BM Central Planning & Analysis
CIB F&BM Central Planning & Analysis
06/2011 – 04/2016
Philadelphia, PA
CIB F&BM Central Planning & Analysis
06/2011 – 04/2016
  • Assisting in mid-year forecast & budget activity with detailed analysis on various performance metrics for senior management
  • Management of daily revenue reports distributed to Senior Management and regulatory agencies
  • Provide integral support to financial executive reporting and senior management presentations (including Operating Committee reviews and Investor Day)
  • Tracking the progress of investor day revenue and expense target & analyzing the gap for senior management
  • Collaborate with business-aligned P&A contacts to drive accurate expense forecasting and provide meaningful commentary
  • Identify and drive continuous improvement initiatives
  • Support ad hoc requests from the business and senior management
11/2005 – 02/2011
San Francisco, CA
Analyst, Central Planning
Analyst, Central Planning
11/2005 – 02/2011
San Francisco, CA
Analyst, Central Planning
11/2005 – 02/2011
  • Supports the store testing function by assisting with test design and analysis of results
  • Prioritizes and executes tasks effectively in a fast paced environment
  • Manages markdown optimization tool on weekly basis
  • Shares and incorporates best practices into work, including representing Merchandising in interactions with IT’s Data Warehouse group
  • Designs insightful analysis and analytical tools supporting the Merchandising and Planning teams to drive business
  • Actively participates in training and coaching of peers and new associates
  • Actively seeks out and utilizes new technologies and data resources to improve processes, reporting efficiency, and analyses that support business intelligence changes for Planning team
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance
University of Tennessee
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance
Skills Skills
  • Good knowledge of finance, accounting and allocation concepts
  • Good organizational skills & planning ability
  • Strong analytical, quantitative and communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, Access, PowerPoint
  • Results orientated, ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Ability to absorb and synthesize volumes of data and draw conclusions
  • Knowledge of systems like FDW, XIB and Paragon is a plus (for Internal candidates)
  • Self driven and able to prioritize effectively
  • Eye for detail and presentation
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and efficiently
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Director, Central Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Works with senior leaders to produce strategic direction for overall business on a pre-season and in-season basis across key categories and key channels – including sales, margin, inventory direction
  • Oversees total company inventory projections relative to corporate targets
  • Partners with planning and merchandising leadership to understand pre-season and in-season merchandise strategies; partners with channel leaders to do the same. Combines both perspectives into building and actioning total company plans
  • Drives seasonal planning from top-down point of view, working with cross-functional stakeholders. Where needed, pushes for changes to the planning process, including refining objectives, timing, and requirements
  • Develops a brand point of view for current and preseason merchandise meetings across all brand channels. Responsible for documenting and communicating financial and strategy changes to the planning and merchandising teams
  • Coordinates, facilitates and ensures follow-up for key milestone meetings owned by planning & allocation
  • Oversees standardized reporting and score cards for the planning function
  • Analyzes historical data and current trends to identify risks and opportunities to business and recommends strategies to achieve financial goals
  • Conducts hindsight analysis to incorporate learnings into current plans
  • Drives promotional planning with a total brand perspective – working to optimize promotional plans for sales, margin, traffic, conversion, and more. In doing so, partners closely with merchandise planning, merchandising, and marketing
  • Partners with Planning Directors in Development of Sales/Margin Forecasts
  • Partners with Planning Directors to aligning the Financial and Merchandise Plans
  • Acts as primary liaison between Merchandise Planning and Corporate Finance teams
  • Partners with finance in development and management of Sales Forecast
  • Proven ability to lead through influence, including a track record in strong business relationships and motivating teams
  • Inspires, partners, and collaborates well both in-function and cross-functionally
  • Strong business judgment
  • Excellent analytics and problem-solving – constantly delivering value-driving insights
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to prioritize among competing opportunities, balance business priorities and articulate the rationale behind decisions
  • Excellent organization
  • Highly motivated and delivery driven individual
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Analyst, Central Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Designs insightful analysis and analytical tools supporting the Merchandising and Planning teams to drive business
  • Develops new and enhances/maintains existing Planning and Merchandising reporting and analytical tools and systems that drive Merchandising and Planning decisions
  • Prepares standardized reporting for weekly business recaps, monthly planning meetings, and seasonal buy coordination meetings
  • Creates ad hoc reporting and analysis and recommends necessary actions, as needed
  • Actively seeks out and utilizes new technologies and data resources to improve processes, reporting efficiency, and analyses that support business intelligence changes for Planning team
  • Reviews reporting to ensure accuracy
  • Manages markdown optimization tool on weekly basis
  • Supports the store testing function by assisting with test design and analysis of results
  • Must be able to stay open to new ideas or ways of thinking
  • Ability to adapt to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through high level analytical and problem solving capabilities
  • Actively participates in cross functional meetings
  • Shares and incorporates best practices into work, including representing Merchandising in interactions with IT’s Data Warehouse group
  • 2 to 3 years of Planning, financial analysis and/or market research/analysis experience
  • Proactive, independent thinker able to work in a dynamic, team-oriented environment
  • Excellent organizational, prioritization, and communication skills with a strong attention to detail
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CIB Central Planning & Analysis Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Review & analysis of CIB Financials
  • Coordination in MIS activities on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • 2 to 5 years experience working within a financial/professional environment
  • Knowledge of JPM reporting systems preferred – FDW, Paragon, HCR, Essbase, SAPCO
  • Strong knowledge of excel and PowerPoint (i.e. use of pivot tables, macros, arrays, etc)
  • Experience with management reporting, management information systems
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CIB F&BM Central Planning & Analysis Earnings & Competitor Analysis Resume Examples & Samples

  • Preparing material for Sr. mgmt. meetings with external investors / analysts
  • 7 to 10 years experience in the financial industry (preferably CIB equivalent line of business)
  • Good knowledge of CIB products
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CIB Central Planning & Analysis Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Financial statement analysis skills with 2+ years of experience in finance/accounting
  • Networking and team-building skills
  • Previous experience with Essbase a plus
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CIB Central Planning & Analysis Resume Examples & Samples

  • Knowledge of financial services industry
  • Drive to produce highest quality analysis
  • Superior communication skills, both oral and written
  • Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
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CIB F&BM Central Planning & Analysis Expense Management Resume Examples & Samples

  • Deep dive into expense allocations across various line of businesses, providing variance analyses of incoming cost as well as outgoing expense allocations to other lines of businesses
  • Oversight and reporting of allocations on a monthly, quarterly, and annually basis
  • Responsible for expense allocations rule writing which includes updating existing and creating new allocation rules
  • Handle volume and rate upload as well as to investigate large variances
  • Involve in the preparation and discussion of CIB Roundtable reviews for indirect allocations
  • Tracking the progress of investor day expense target & analyzing the gap for senior management
  • Liaison with LoB teams/functions (Regional teams, Firmwide and LoB P&A, corporate service providers etc.) for monthly expense reporting, investor day, budgeting and mid year forecasting as well as ad-hoc analysis
  • Compiling and assisting in mid year forecast & budget activity with detailed analysis on various performance metrics for senior management
  • Collaborate with business-aligned P&A contacts to drive accurate expense forecasting and provide meaningful commentary
  • 4 to 5 years experience working within a financial/professional environment
  • Knowledge of JPM reporting systems preferred – SAPCO, Advanced Analysis, FDW/Essbase and Paragon
  • Strong MS Office skills (primarily Excel/Power point) & ideally Pitch Pro
  • Numbers oriented with strong data analysis skills
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Central Planning FP&A Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Perform monthly/quarterly P&L closing and forecast activities within established deadlines with high quality results
  • Prepare presentations to management highlighting key performance drivers
  • Partner with CFOs to identify business risks/opportunities and effectively communicate to senior leadership
  • Support the quarterly OMM budgeting process including the development of the 10 year plan submission to UTC
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CIB F&BM Central Planning & Analysis Resume Examples & Samples

  • Tracking the progress of investor day revenue and expense target & analyzing the gap for senior management
  • Liaison with LoB teams/functions (Regional teams, Firmwide and LoB P&A, corporate service providers etc.) for monthly reporting, budgeting and mid year forecasting as well as ad-hoc analysis
  • Drafting and sending out LOB specific requests for deliverables as well as assembling, analyzing, and distributing reports to senior management on a monthly/quarterly basis
  • Understand the changing business needs and redesign MIS and analysis around the same
  • Provide integral support to financial executive reporting and senior management presentations (including Operating Committee reviews and Investor Day)
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience working within a financial/professional environment
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Manager, Central Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manages the development and communication of merchandise category budgets, including
  • Ability to demonstrate behaviors aligned with The Limited’s Core Values: Client First, Open, Owner, Resourceful, Community
  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years of planning/financial analysis experience
  • Retail experience preferred
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel and MSI
  • Working knowledge of retail math and/or cost accounting
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Senior Analyst, Central Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Leverages MicroStrategy in the preparation of merchandise and financial reporting on a weekly/monthly basis as well as seasonal hindsight reviews
  • Provides meaningful and thorough financial analysis related to merchandise performance, product mix, and transaction quality
  • Drives continuous improvement in reporting including improving efficiency in development and distribution of reports; identifies new ways to interpret business results and assists in the develop of new approaches to integrate data from multiple sources
  • Prioritizes and executes tasks effectively in a fast paced environment
  • Actively participates in cross-functional meetings
  • Shares and incorporates best practices into work, including representing Merchandise Planning in interactions with IT’s Data Warehouse team
  • Minimum of 3 years of planning, financial analysis, and/or market research/analysis experience
  • Previous corporate retail experience preferred
  • Must possess excellent organizational, prioritization, and communication skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to take initiative
  • Natural intellectual curiosity
  • Strong mathematical skills and overall business acumen
  • Ability to translate “statistics to actionable analysis”
  • Working knowledge of statistics a plus
  • Computer/Technological skills
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CIB F&BM Central Planning & Analysis Resume Examples & Samples

  • Good knowledge of finance, accounting and valuation concepts
  • Fresh MBA's or CA’s or graduates with 1 - 2+ years of relevant experience
  • Strong analytical, quantitative and communication skills
  • Strong commitment to learn and operate outside of comfort zone
  • Team player, eye for detail and presentation
  • Appetite to constantly question the status quo and look for better solutions
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CIB F&BM Central Planning & Analysis Indirect Allocations Team-mumbai Analyst Resume Examples & Samples

  • Tenured MBA's / CA’s or graduates with 0 to 3 + years of relevant experience, Previous P&A / MIS Reporting experience is preferred
  • Good knowledge of Excel, Access, PowerPoint (Excel VBA / Macro programming preferred)
  • Effective time management skills - Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently in an efficient and effective manner with minimal supervision
  • Self driven and able to prioritize effectively
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, strong interest in learning, effective under pressure and willing to take personal responsibility / accountability
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CIB F&BM Central Planning & Analysis Resume Examples & Samples

  • Tenured MBA's / CA’s or graduates with 7+ years of relevant experience, Previous P&A / MIS Reporting experience is preferred
  • Ability to build strong partnerships across the stakeholder groups at onshore location and within Mumbai through a proactive, and strong communication skills
  • Works well individually and manage teams, shares information, supports colleagues and staff
  • Highly effective time management skills - Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently in an efficient and effective manner with minimal supervision
  • Working knowledge of MIS tools like Essbase / Business Objects, Cognos will be an added advantage
  • Willing to work in shifts
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Central Planning Team Administrator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Work with Planning team staff and stakeholders to ensure the Planning team deliver the required outputs
  • Support the building and development of relationships and good lines of communication with customers, stakeholders and other members of the Planning team
  • Act as a focal point for the team, providing information, distributing information, managing diaries and leave
  • General support
  • Excellent organisation and administration skills
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Ability to work closely with all parties and stakeholders and those of the wider Babcock Group in order that partnership ethos is successfully applied
  • Able to anticipate problems and show initiative in planning solutions and alternatives in order to achieve timescales and continued service delivery
  • Willing to undertake a range of tasks to support the successful delivery of the planning team deliverables
  • Never compromise on Health and Safety – Ensure everyone goes home safe every day; challenge unsafe behaviour; update and improve are practices, constantly
  • Respect people and value their diversity– Treat everyone with courtesy and thoughtfulness; be fair with people at all times; listen to others points of view
  • Trust our people to deliver – Give people the authority to the job; respect colleagues’ expertise; create an environment where everyone can excel
  • Challenge ourselves and each other – Inspire colleagues to do their best; always look for better ways of doing things; embrace opportunities to learn
  • Safeguard customers’ reputations – Pull out all the stops; achieve positive outcomes for each other; take ownership and responsibility
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CIB F&BM Central Planning & Analysis Resume Examples & Samples

  • Serve as point of contact for other groups within the Central P&A team
  • Management of daily revenue reports distributed to Senior Management and regulatory agencies
  • Support the monthly and quarterly business reviews processes
  • Ensure timely and accurate information delivery
  • Interact extensively with technology on behalf of the businesses
  • Post Graduate degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field with minimum of 2-4 years of industry experience
  • Or Graduates degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field with minimum of 3-4 years of industry experience
  • Solid understanding of financial markets and instruments
  • Familiar with Investment Banking products
  • Ability to multi-task complex requirements under considerable time pressure
  • Maintain a high degree of accuracy and quality of work
  • Follow control guidelines and escalation procedures
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, VBA Macros, and Access
  • Proffered knowledge of Cognos Report Studio, Cognos TM1, Qlikview and other BI Reporting tools
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Central Planning Site Specialist Resume Examples & Samples

  • Minimum Level of Education* University degree (Master)
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization
  • Ability to simplify complex processes
  • Effective communication skills, including presentation skills
  • Experience with SAP (R/3 and APO)
  • Sense of urgency, flexibility and accountability
  • Enterprise thinking (end-to-end supply orientation, cross functional team spirit, sharing of good practices within the network)
  • Proven Planning & Organizational skills
  • Ability to lead and drive change
  • Very good written and spoken English
  • Deliver production plan (CCC Horizon & above)
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CIB F&BM Central Planning & Analysis Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsibilities of Functional/Allocated P&L and Country Level Reporting
  • Design, develop and support various monthly / quarterly reporting around EMR's, Performance reports, expense, headcount and B/S as per business requirements
  • Extraction and mining of data from the source MIS systems
  • Ability to understand the changing business needs and redesign MIS and analysis around the same
  • Support quarterly business reviews and any analysis required for senior management
  • Analyze, communicate and deliver on high quality MIS in stringent timelines
  • Good knowledge of finance, accounting and allocation concepts
  • Tenured MBA's/CA’s/post graduate with 7+ years of exp and 2+ years of relevant exp
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, Access, PowerPoint
  • Results orientated, ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Willing to work in shifts (EMEA)
  • Knowledge of systems like FDW, XIB and Paragon is a plus (for Internal candidates)
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CIB F&BM Central Planning & Analysis Earnings & Competitor Analysis Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Preparing CIB Q&A presentation for quarter end/year end earnings release
  • Lead Competitor Analysis activities for CIB
  • 4 to 6 years experience in the financial industry (preferably CIB equivalent line of business)
  • Superior analytical abilities
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CIB F&BM Central Planning & Analysis Earnings & Competitor Analysis Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Compiling financials & performing relevant analysis and presentations for both Internal & external reporting purposes (Earnings releases, 10Q/10K, Investor Day, senior management reviews and presentations, etc.)
  • Drafting and assisting with the Annual Proxy Statement and CIB CEO letter
  • Liaison with LOB teams/functions (Corporate Financial reporting, Corporate P&A, Investor Relations, etc.) for monthly reporting and quarterly earnings release as well as ad-hoc analysis
  • Collaborate with multiple stakeholders to create JPMC’s annual investor day presentation
  • Develop and hone financial statement analysis skills
  • Develop and hone research and analytical skills
  • Develop and expertise different regulatory reporting
  • Apprentice under and support senior management priorities
  • Develop understanding in competitive intelligence and broader trends affecting the financial industry
  • Develop understanding of a variety of CIB functions and businesses
  • Network and build professional rapport across the CIB
  • 2-4 years’ experience in a Finance role (BM / Accounting/ FP&A etc.) preferably CIB Equivalent line of business
  • Strong MS Office skills (primarily Excel/Power point)
  • Strong data analysis skills
  • Self-starter and must be a team player
  • Knowledge of CIB products preferred
  • Knowledge of JPM systems preferred – FDW/Essbase and Pitchpro
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Cib-f&bm Central Planning & Analysis Earnings & Competitor Analysis Resume Examples & Samples

  • Being point of contact for Investor Relations related queries and analysis
  • Preparing material for senior management meetings with external investors / analysts
  • Owning CIB Q&A presentation for quarter end/year end earnings release
  • Partner with rest of the team to
  • Significant experience in the financial industry (preferably CIB equivalent line of business)
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Excel and Power Point
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Director, Central Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Own Warehouse store strategy (5 stores) – owner of markdown/liquidation sales and unit strategy
  • Lead Central Planning Analytics through Omni Corporate Strategic Initiative – continue to support transition of business from dual channel to Omni-channel (ship from store, ship to store, buy online pick up in store, demand planning, etc.) organization
  • Accountable for Justice financial analysis and reporting for +$1B annual sales (both Stores and Ecommerce) while working closely with corporate partners within Justice and Ascena Retail Group
  • Develop a strategic framework, approach to overall data and analytics strategy, focused on embedding data analytics into the organization
  • Ensure best-in-class models and to leverage new techniques and technologies to support internal customers and business insights
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Analyst CIB F&BM Central Planning & Analysis Resume Examples & Samples

  • Advance knowledge of Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
  • Results orientated without compromising control
  • Good organizational skills & planning ability
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Mgr Central Planning Resume Examples & Samples

  • Partner with Planning and Merchandising department leads to influence, through departmental analytics, sales, selling metrics (ASP, markdowns, reg/clearance penetration), product penetrations/distortions, etc
  • Drive conception and implementation of multi-channel inventory forecasting process and reporting to gain perspective on full Enterprise performance to optimize analysis to articulate business recommendations to senior leadership
  • Act as liaison between Merchandise Planning, Finance, and Marketing to continue to drive sales growth through a risk assessed sales and margin plan
  • Support Executives and Senior Leadership with ad-hoc projects and analysis to support Enterprise business initiatives as well as future growth opportunities