In short

The Sales Controller serves a key role in the Americas Finance team and has a direct impact on the financial performance of our region. In this role, you’ll focus on driving top line performance, highlighting trends, forecasting future results and recommending courses of action with the sole focus of enabling On to reach our growth ambitions. This is a highly cross-functional role that will need to partner with, coordinate and influence multiple departments and teams both within the United States and Globally. It’s a great chance to influence both existing and future business processes and strategies and allows the right candidate a chance to showcase best in class financial, retail and commercial knowledge.

This role will work on a hybrid schedule, based out of our HQ in Portland, Oregon.

Your Mission

  • Maintain a laser-like focus on enabling and influencing the Sales organization to achieve both longer term aspirational and immediate business goals
  • Focus on both Financial and Non-Financial KPIs to ensure strategic decisions are adequately supported through scenario analysis; through this lens, you’ll identify opportunities, risks and provide actionable recommendations to improve results
  • Create best in class, exception-based, forward looking analytical reporting tools, processes, and ad hoc analyses from multiple (sales, channel) perspectives with a focus on clear storytelling, action-oriented output, and an ongoing drive for continuous improvement
  • Monitor sales forecasts, inventory, and margin, and provide guidance throughout the organization (Sales, Planning, Finance, Ops) to improve the accuracy of both short and long-term plans
  • Support the business and senior management with detailed reporting and other ad hoc analysis and project needs
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Your story

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or related field preferred; MBA a plus. Combination of experience and education will be considered
  • 3-5+ years of experience in relevant roles managing the P&L, operating budget, and financial analysis while showing an increased progression of responsibilities
  • Experience with a global sportswear brand, consumer products company or retail business preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of retail math and key metrics/drivers (discounts, margin, pricing, sell-thru, etc) on top of solid accounting (GAAP/IFRS) knowledge
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with aptitude in building relationships across all organizational levels
  • Excellent presentation and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills with expertise in cross-functional project management
  • Excellent Excel and visual analytics tool skills (ex: Microstrategy, Looker, Tableau)
  • Proficiency in working with leading ERP systems, Microsoft Dynamics (D365) a plus
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About the Team

Join us and be part of our forward-thinking and action-orientated international finance team. We constantly strive to handle growth and to shape tomorrow's best-practices by thinking differently, acting cross-functionally and making use of the latest technology. We live agile values, not just talk about it.

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It’s a common stereotype: an accountant buried in spreadsheets, working alone. Well, that’s not us. Our work is a relay, not an individual sprint. We work together with our global teams to help them accomplish their goals – and On’s.

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I’m challenged every day with new learnings, new perspectives and new technologies. I can feel that my horizon expands as our business grows. I’m on this exciting journey of never-ending personal development, which is crucial to me.
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What we offer

On is a place that is centered around growth and progress. We offer an environment designed to give people the tools to develop holistically – to stay active, to learn, explore and innovate. Our distinctive approach combines a supportive, team-oriented atmosphere, with access to personal self-care for both physical and mental well-being, so each person is led by purpose.

On is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that is fair and inclusive, where all decisions related to recruitment, advancement, and retention are free of discrimination. We are requesting that you provide sensitive demographic information such as gender identity and race/ethnicity to help us ensure that we are creating equitable and fair experiences for all potential future team members. You are not required to provide this demographic information and this information will in no way impact your eligibility for hire.

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What to expect

We want to set everyone up for success, so here’s the lowdown on how we hire. Our process is a two-way street – bringing you into our culture, while helping us learn how you think.

Our full process can last about eight weeks from application to offer, because we care about getting it right. These steps explain how we usually do things.

Before you get started, feel free to consider if you want to work with us. Strange question? Well, we give people a lot of space to navigate their day-to-day and that style isn't for everyone. We want you to be passionate about what you do and be sure this is the right fit. Because when skills and passion combine – it creates that 'Wow' moment.