Apple Digital Operations Finance Manager in Santa Clara Valley, California

Digital Operations Finance Manager

Job Number: 113294083

Santa Clara Valley, California, United States

Posted: 07-Dec-2017

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Be inspired every day as part of the world’s most successful global retailer. Innovate and think creatively as a key finance partner for Apple Retail’s rapidly evolving Digital team.

As a key leader on the Apple Retail Sales Finance team, the Digital Operations Finance Manager oversees global financial management of Retail’s Digital Commercial, Marketing, Merchandising, and Publishing platforms. Partner with the business to assess investment needs, create financial plans to support these needs and meet investment criteria. Develop models to ensure accurate forecasts and the ability to quickly assess multiple scenarios. Provide financial and analytical leadership on cross-functional teams. Determine and measure key performance indicators. Develop and manage a team of analysts through thoughtful and insightful leadership.

Key Qualifications

  • Support business decisions and strategic initiatives through financial analyses, knowledge of broader Retail sales and operational strategies, and critical thinking

  • Develop a deep understanding of business areas to recommend appropriate investment and run rate metrics to assess the business performance, anticipate changes in the business environment, quickly assess business impact, and recommend courses of action.

  • Partner with the business to develop annual budget and monthly forecast and close for Retail’s digital platforms (Commercial, Marketing, Merchandising, Publishing) associated headcount and administrative expenses.

  • Collaborate with cross functional/cross channel partners to provide business case support for Digital projects.

  • Oversee day to day management of operating expenses with business partners; develop concise, effective reporting and analysis to manage, measure, grow and optimize the business to ensure key partners are focused on the areas of importance.

  • Create Business Review presentations to validate investments, ensure achievement of planned expenses and targets.

  • Collaborate with finance partners, including Accounting Services, Corporate FP&A and Technical Accounting to ensure full financial support and compliance while responsible for Online close activities.

  • Provide day to day leadership for team of financial analysts.


Experienced leader with 7+ years of online, retail or high tech industry experience; emphasis in operational finance a plus.

Strong communication skills and business acumen; ability to influence and impact business results with partners.

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills; attention to detail; balanced analytical and creative thinking.

Successfully developed career development plans and strategies for direct reports

Strong proficiency with Excel is required. Familiarity with SAP PD2, SAP BW, or Business Objects is a plus.


Undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting or Business, MBA preferred.

Additional Requirements