Senior Manager, Finance Logistics in Charlotte, NC at Spencer's

Date Posted: 9/13/2023

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Job Description


We are authentic, professional providers of fun, focused on building a Great Place To Work For All by staying true to our mission: 'Life's a Party, We're Makin' It Fun!' and 'So Much Fun It's Scary!'

At Spencer's and Spirit Halloween, we do the right thing always-integrity, fairness, respect, and transparency are our foundation. You will find our culture to be inclusive, passionate, resilient, and one that values differences and embraces all.

One Team / One Goal

We are leaders and owners of our business success. Whether it's developing new and exclusive costumes, quality testing products, or implementing technology solutions, our teams understand the value of working collaboratively to embrace change through innovation, curiosity, and thoughtfulness.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Flexible work environment
  • Career advancement
  • Competitive base salary
  • Bonus opportunity
  • Vacation, Personal, Sick and Holiday pay
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life and AD&D insurance
  • 401k with a company match
  • 30% merchandise discount


This position manages a team of Analysts based in Charlotte, NC Distribution Center providing both financial and operational support.  Although the primary focus and support is for the Distribution Center, the department will be actively involved with the overall Logistics Finance team headquartered in New Jersey.

  • Build driver based annual budgets and forecasts for the distribution center in partnership with internal and external operational partners.
  • Responsible for estimates of expenditures, analysis of records of current & past operations, variance, trends & cost, and forecasting future financial or budgetary position
  • Generate financial forecasts, comparisons and analytics as part of the weekly and monthly process. 
  • Analyze performance against key performance indicators and metrics to provide clear, accurate and timely financial decision support to management to drive business process improvements and cost reductions.
  • Compute unit costs, check and clear data for costs associated with company labor, materials, products, inventory, or services.
  • Generate custom reports involving advanced levels of financial/production analysis.
  • Lead discussions with key management in articulating financial and operational results.
  • Compile complex and large data, conduct exploratory analysis, and analyze results to provide actionable recommendations for Logistics ad hoc requests.
  • Participate in cross-functional teams to develop strategic/tactical plans.
  • Supervise and develop direct reports.


Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Finance/Accounting from a four-year college or university.

Computer/Technical Skills:              

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software suite
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and the ability to create functioning models driven by variables.
  • Working knowledge of Power BI is desired.
  • Peoplesoft and SAP BPC a plus.

Other Skills and Abilities:  

  • Minimum of 7 to 10 years of Financial Planning & Analysis experience in logistics, retail, apparel or other consumer-focused industries.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in managing a team.
  • Highly analytical, detail oriented and strong business sense and problem solving skills delivering forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis, and data interpretation of results.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines, prioritize workload and achieve effective results in a fast-paced, dynamic, ever-growing and often ambiguous environment; effective multi-tasking skills are vital.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to influence brand leaders through relationship building, business insights and critical thinking.
  • Strong appreciation for data integrity and clear process definitions.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently or in a team effectively.