Business and Planning & Control Manager, LVMH Watch&Jewelry / Tokyo

  • Company: SSC W&J Japan
  • Country/Region: Japan
  • Business group: Watches & Jewelry
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Finance
  • Experience required: Minimum 10 years
  • Reference No.: SSCW&J00074
  • Date of publication: 2020.02.25

About This Opportunity

LVMH Watch & Jewelry Japan K.K. is looking for a Business and Planning & Control Manager.

In this role, you are in charge of analyzing and providing feedback on one or a couple of our brands' business performance with analytical information about projects, actual data, and variances versus budgets and forecasts. Also, you will act as a business partner towards business counterparts, understanding business reality, challenges, threats, opportunities and needs to support in the decision-making process and ensure adequate budgeting and control over expenses.

Development Opportunities
 - Finance and Accounting Manager in LVMH Group
 - BPC Manager of other LVMH brands


 - Report to Chief Operating Officer of LVMH W&J Japan
 - Reported by 1 BPC staff

  • Support the budgeting and forecasting process of the company, according to the established targets and deadlines; give strategic advice on the cost saving and margin improvement
  • Ensure analysis of detailed Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet not only after monthly closing but also during the month, reporting and explaining any discrepancy or difference Vs budget or/and forecasts
  • Be responsible of corporate and local reporting of the company and the coordination of the reporting for all areas, according to deadlines; develop appropriate ad-hoc reporting satisfying specific information needs
  • Identify possible issue/enhancement areas related to legal, security, general administration, insurances and discuss them with the manager of reference
  • Support the periodic managerial/statutory closings of the company or coordinate the closings for all areas
  • Support Inventory Analysts in stock management, KPIs monitoring and for specific physical checks
  • Develop business follow up and enhance performance analysis in some different angles ( by channel, by geographic area etc.) including the following topics: Volumes, Prices, Margins, Advertising & Promotion expenses;
  • Develop and lead the planning process (budgets, best estimates, revised forecasts, landing) : Sales, Gross Margin, Inventory & Purchase as well as A&P expenses
  • Assist in setting Internal Control processes within sphere of responsibility.

About You

  • University Degrees in Economic / Finance / Business major.
    Master / MBA graduate from a top school is preferable
  • 6-10 years in foreign company as financial planning & Analysis/ General Accounting or in auditing in one of the Big 4 or big consulting firms
  • Experience in a multinational organization is required. Overseas work experience is a plus
  • Experience in a complex environment (multiple legal entities / multiple brands) preferred
  • Ability to prioritize multi-tasking and control deadlines
  • Analytical and planning skills
  • Team builder and people management skills
  • Business level Japanese and English is must

Watches & Jewelry

The most recently established of the Group's activities, the Watches & Jewelry sector brings together leading Houses with complementary positions.

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