Lucky Brand Dungarees, Inc.

  • Finance Manager--Retail/Direct to Consumer

    Country – State – City US-CA-Los Angeles
    Job ID
    Location: Company
    Corporate Lucky Office - Santa Fe
    Finance and Accounting - Other
  • Overview

    Lucky Brand is true blue American. Born and bred in Los Angeles, Lucky shipped its first pair of vintage-inspired jeans in 1990 and quickly became known as a pioneer and innovator in the world of modern denim. Synonymous with the easy Southern California lifestyle and the fearless American spirit, Lucky Brand creates great fitting, good quality, distinctively Lucky jeans and fashion that works with the American lifestyle. Our collections are carried at better department and specialty stores and over 200 of our company-owned stores across the U.S.A., as well as online at


    Rooted in Americana, Lucky Brand is inspired by active Californian types like surfers, cowboys, artists, musicians, and photographers, as well as anyone who embodies our fun-loving, friendly vibe.




    The DTC/Retail Finance Manager is responsible for providing leadership of the Brands/Functions sales/expense forecasts.



    • Manage monthly financial close/forecasting process; deliver accurate financial results including comprehensive analysis of key expense and balance sheet items; review journal entries related to assigned functional responsibilities; exhibit understanding of general accounting
    • Track and analyze forecasts vs. budget; identifying key risks and opportunities; ensure all risks and opportunities are appropriately reflected in the forecast and forward projections
    • Utilize, review and analyze daily, monthly and quarterly reports to provide business partners with ongoing financial insight into operational efficiencies; assess and communicate spending reduction opportunities; identify problem areas early; make recommendations to mitigate risk
    • Monitor business performance, providing reporting on KPIs versus forecast, including detailed explanations to all variances and the creation of action plans and recommendations for improvement vs. goals
    • Prepare special projects and ad-hoc financial analysis as required
    • Develop annual budgets and long range plans that meet all corporate requirements, are aligned with Lucky divisional strategies and incorporate recommendations for all key business partners
    • Routine communication with Dir. of Finance relating to financial close, issues and deliverables
    • Develop variance analysis and explanations
    • Organize presentations and effectively communicate to director level and above
    • Understand the interaction of systems and the impact to financial reporting.
    • Develop value-added cross-divisional and cross-functional partnerships to maintain awareness of business activities, and leverage knowledge and best practices



    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting or equivalent required/CPA or MBA preferred
    • 5+ years of retail, direct to consumer or financial planning experience required 
    • Wholesale/Retail Experience Preferred
    • Previous experience managing rent, expense management, payroll for multiple locations preferred
    • Strong knowledge of financial and accounting concepts
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks/projects and prioritize in a dynamic environment
    • Must be highly detail oriented with strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain business partner relationships at all levels within the organization
    • Ability to articulate financial concepts to non-finance business partners in a clear and concise manner
    • Data oriented and have proven ability to interpret and synthesize data, making recommendations to drive business decisions
    • Able to adapt to a fast pace ever changing environment


    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Lucky Brand is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Females/People with Disabilities/Protected Veterans/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.


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