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Gap Inc. Manager - Company Planning in San Francisco, California

About Old Navy

Forget what you know about old-school industry rules. When you work at Old Navy, you’re choosing a different path. From day one, we’ve been on a mission to democratize fashion and make shopping fun again. Our teams make style accessible to everyone, creating high-quality, must-have fashion essentials for the whole family, with love, season after season.

We opened our first store in 1994 in San Francisco and have been on a roll ever since. We cultivate a community of playful personalities that thrive in a fast-paced environment where our employees can be their most authentic selves. Here, we’re family.

About the role


What you'll do

  • Lead preseason planning activities, including long range planning (revenue/margin/inventory), quarterly planning reviews (QPR), and annual budgeting.

  • Support the development of robust and actionable Brand plans.

  • Lead the process of in-season forecasting activities, including weekly and monthly forecasts.

  • Work closely with, Directors and Sr. Director to anticipate issues, ensure clear expectations, and deliver timely product.

  • Provide analytical insights into both pre-season and in-season roll ups.

  • Articulate both in written and verbal communication performance of Brand/Division, as well as where risks or opportunities may exist.

  • Deliver and present timely, accurate, and logical financial analysis that creates insight into the business, drives business decisions/actions, and influences top-line sales/margin and inventory forecasts.

  • Develop financial models and analysis that clearly quantify the cost/benefit of key business initiatives.

  • Communicate expected impact of business initiatives to cross functional teams.

  • Provide support and act as a lead on preparing executive presentations.

  • Proactively identify and communicate opportunities to improve business development process.

  • Serve as the business liaison between the Company Planning team and finance team.

Who you are

  • Bachelors degree required; MBA a plus

  • 5+ years of financial and business planning, forecasting and analysis.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with proven ability to build strong partnerships and influence others.

  • Excellent analytical skills.

  • Excellent analytical application skills (Excel, etc.) and desire to master new systems; productivity application skills (PowerPoint, Word).

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects with tight deadlines.

Benefits at Old Navy

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta for all employees.

  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*

  • Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*

  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*

  • Employee stock purchase plan.*

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*

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*For eligible employees