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Sr. Manager, DSW Segment FP&A (Hybrid)

DATE:  Jul 14, 2024
CITY:  Columbus
REQ #:  144651
LOCATION NAME:  Home Office, Columbus

The Sr. Manager, DSW Segment FP&A manages and oversees the execution of the DSW Segment financial projection, budget, long range plan, and financial accountability. This position must excel in a dynamic, fast-paced environment providing financial analysis of on-going business results, ad-hoc financial analysis and insight, and strategic business planning recommendations. This position will be interactive with other leadership team members to understand the needs of the organization and provide supporting analysis and insightful recommendations.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and develop the DSW annual budget, ongoing projections, earnings support, and financial/operational accountability to meet the changing business needs of the Segment.
  • Responsible for leading and delivering the Long Range Plan for DSW
  • Understand, calculate, and communicate the risks and opportunities involved in the financial activities of the organization.
  • Provide accurate and timely analysis and actionable insights to DSW leadership and cross functional partners.
  • Support DSW Segment through partnership with the leadership team to identify new concept/idea parameters and insightful recommendations.
  • Identify and analyze key business trends and issues based on actual, projected, and budgeted data and coordinate variance analysis and recommendations to support business activities.
  • Ability to execute change management within the function, across the business, and with external partners focusing on enhancements, process efficiencies and the appropriate alignment of roles and responsibilities across the enterprise.


Required Skills:

  • Present excellent leadership, communication, organization, and analytical skills
  • Ability to interact and drive change across multiple areas, as well as, multi-task several projects and initiatives in a changing environment
  • Strong Collaboration skills to build solid, trusted relationships with analytics teams and business leadership.
  • Ability to work under moderate supervision to determine and develop approaches and solutions to complex problems.
  • Strong financial acumen required, experience in P&L management a plus
  • Advanced level skill in Microsoft Excel




  • 5-7 years of related experience in a fast-paced environment (Retail experience preferred)
  • 2-3 years of management experience
  • Knowledge of Finance/GL packages; Lawson, Hyperion or similar is valued but not required.
  • Knowledge of Business Intelligence tools (MSI, is valued but not required).


Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA is valued, but not required.



  • Undergraduate Majors preferred: Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics/Statistics




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Why Choose A Career with Designer Brands?

Empowering associates and building strong teams poised to disrupt the retail and footwear landscape through positive change is at the core of who we are at Designer Brands.

  • Invested in helping our associates learn, develop, achieve and grow into strong leaders
  • Shared commitment to creating a culture fueled by engagement, excitement, optimism and fun
  • Dedicated to giving back and community involvement 

About Designer Brands:

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. 

  • Designer Brands Inc. operates a portfolio of retail concepts in more than 640 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse and the shoe co. brands. 
  • Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 6,400 stores worldwide. 













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