Job Details

DVP, FP&A, Hudson's Bay

Location BRAMPTON , Ontario , Canada
Category Finance
Job Opened May 22nd, 2020
Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Number 200001WR
Job Type Full-Time

job description

Who We Are:

HBC is a diversified retailer focused on driving the performance of high quality stores and their omnichannel platforms and unlocking the value of real estate holdings. Founded in 1670, HBC is the oldest company in North America. HBC’s portfolio today includes formats ranging from luxury to premium department stores to off price fashion shopping destinations, with 350 stores and more than 45,000 employees around the world. HBC’s leading businesses across North America include Saks Fifth Avenue, Hudson’s Bay, and Saks OFF 5TH.

HBC also has significant investments in joint ventures. It has partnered with Simon Property Group Inc. in the HBS Global Properties Joint Venture, which owns properties in the United States. In Canada, it has partnered with RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust in the RioCan-HBC Joint Venture. HBC has partnered with SIGNA Retail Holdings for real estate and retail joint ventures in Europe.

What This Position is All About:

Reporting to the Divisional Chief Financial Officer, Hudson’s Bay. The Divisional Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis - Banner Finance Lead is responsible for the forecast, budget and executive reporting for the P&L of Hudson’s Bay.  This role requires interaction with senior level executives within the company including the “C” Suite and will be part of the finance leadership team. A successful candidate will be a key part of the company, supporting all business partners by providing expense updates and insightful analysis.


Who Are You:
  • Demonstrate effective, decision making, results delivery, team building
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships while constantly maintaining communication with business partners, finance co-workers and other stakeholders
  • He/she should embody a culture of taking smart risks and innovating to win, with a willingness to initiate change as the company grows in order to streamline processes, improve efficiency and facilitate the growth of the company
  • Ability to provide sound business judgment and influence others to drive ideas and plans forward.
You Also Have:
  • 7 years + of relevant work experience in a Financial Planning capacity with a large company with a strong work ethic.
  • Excellent technical skills; experience with an ERP system and Microsoft Excel. Experience with Oracle and Hyperion Planning an asset.
  • Exceptional communication (written and oral) and presentation skills.
  • Must have a strong track record or recruiting/developing talent.
  • Results driven, reliable and excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Bachelor Degree (or higher) in Finance or equivalent field of study
As The DVP, FP&A, Hudson’s Bay you will:
  • Develop and manage a team supporting the overall finance objectives of Hudson’s Bay and the Finance department.
  • Manage and drive the capital planning and expenditures for Hudson’s Bay to ensure return thresholds are achieved within designated parameters.
  • Own cash flow and balance sheet forecasting.
  • Drive the variance analysis process for sales, expenses and margin, providing comprehensive explanations of differences and value-added insight to ensure achievement of financial targets.
  • The individual will serve as the lead FP&A associate for Hudson’s Bay; attending open-to-buys, and be part of the finance leadership team for the banner.
  • Develop the annual budget and monthly forecasts for corporate expenses; ensuring information is accurate, completed on time and reflective of changes within the business.
  • Support the month end close process to ensure accurate financial statements.
  • Lead meetings with business partners to review periodic expense updates with the goal of understanding actual vs. budget performance and risk/opportunities to the budget.
  • Manage and develop a team of ten, with the potential to increase scope of responsibility.
  • Ad hoc reporting and analysis as required

Your Life and Career at HBC:

  • Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner- operator!
  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate.
  • A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance
  • Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental).
  • An amazing employee discount 

Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.


HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing non discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence,compensation and training.


HBC welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.

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