Financial Analyst

Vancouver, BC

Who We Are

lululemon is an innovative performance apparel company for yoga, running, training, and other athletic pursuits. Setting the bar in technical fabrics and functional design, we create transformational products and experiences that support people in moving, growing, connecting, and being well.


We owe our success to our innovative product, emphasis on stores, commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we make in every community we're in. As a company, we focus on creating positive change to build a healthier, thriving future. In particular, that includes creating an equitable, inclusive and growth-focused environment for our people.


About this team: 

FP&A is responsible for planning and managing lululemon's overall financial performance. We are an amazing team of passionate, active and dedicated leaders who are counted on as a key business partner in strategic and operational decisions.


We provide a tremendous opportunity to learn about the various operations within lululemon working often in cross-functional teams on a variety of projects. You will be able to add value immediately, see the big picture, and develop a business and finance skill set that you can leverage in your future roles within the organization. We are a stand for high quality work, driving high quality results and living a high-quality life.


A day in the life: 

  • Reporting to the Senior Manager, FP&A, the Financial Analyst - Supply Chain is responsible for the execution of all financial planning and analysis activities relating to the Supply Chain SG&A business:
  • Key strategic partner to the Supply Chain team, leading them through annual operating budget process 
  • Prepare and review monthly and quarterly variance analysis and communicate to FP&A team leadership and senior business partners
  • Proactively partner with the business to understand the link between operations and financial results to provide key business insights and actively monitor risks & opportunities
  • Participate in cross-functional initiatives and ad-hoc projects to provide analysis for decision support


Qualifications: 

  • 4+ years of progressive finance, financial analysis, and reporting experience with fast-paced business environments.
  • Retail industry experience is an asset.
  • Bachelor's degree in Commerce, Business Administration, or similar.
  • CPA or MBA is an asset.
  • Oracle Hyperion or large financial planning software knowledge is a plus.
  • Strong financial background, expert knowledge of Excel is required working knowledge of PowerBI is an asset. 
  • Strong analytical, modeling, and problem-solving skills.
  • Extremely organized, detail oriented and takes pride in quality.
  • Excellent team player as well as the ability to work independently. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels.


Must Haves

  • Acknowledge the presence of choice in every moment and take personal responsibility for your life.
  • Possess an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovate to achieve great results. 
  • Communicate with honesty and kindness and create the space for others to do the same. 
  • Lead with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure. 
  • Foster connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships. 
  • Integrate fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take yourself too seriously.


Additional Notes

Authorization to work in Canada is required for this role. 


Compensation and Benefits Package 

Lululemon’s compensation offerings are grounded in a pay-for-performance philosophy that recognizes exceptional individual and team performance. The typical hiring range for this position is from $66,000-$86,600; the base pay offered is based on market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and internal equity. As part of our total rewards offering, permanent employees in this position may be eligible for our competitive annual bonus program, subject to program eligibility requirements. 


At lululemon, investing in our people is a top priority. We believe that when life works, work works. We strive to be the place where inclusive leaders come to develop and enable all to be well. Recognizing our teams for their performance and dedication, other components of our total rewards offerings include support of career development, wellbeing, and personal growth:

  • Extended health and dental benefits, and mental health plans 
  • Paid time off 
  • Savings and retirement plan matching 
  • Generous employee discount 
  • Fitness & yoga classes 
  • Parenthood top-up 
  • Extensive catalog of development course offerings 
  • People networks, mentorship programs, and leadership series (to name a few) 


Note: The incentive programs, benefits, and perks have certain eligibility requirements. The Company reserves the right to alter these incentive programs, benefits, and perks in whole or in part at any time without advance notice.


Workplace Arrangement

This role is classified as Hybrid  under our SSC Workplace Policy: Hybrid


In-person collaboration is important, and much of the role can be performed remotely. Work is performed onsite at least 3 days per week.  


Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. Please accept our utmost appreciation for your interest. lululemon is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs, and not on race, color, creed, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, state or provincial and local laws and ordinances. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.


This Equal Employment Opportunity policy applies to all practices relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, discipline, transfer, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. While management is primarily responsible for seeing that lululemon equal employment opportunity policies are implemented, you share in the responsibility for assuring that, by your personal actions, the policies are effective.


Lululemon is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you would like someone from our team to contact you for individualized support, email us at [email protected]. In your email, please include the position title, the location of the position and the nature of your request.

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