Business Controller

  • Company: SSC P&C Hong Kong
  • Location: Hong Kong
  • Business group: Perfumes & Cosmetics
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Finance
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: SSCPC00480
  • Date of publication: 2019.04.25


Position Overview:
Business Partnership role with excellent analytical skill and strong business commercial sense.
Be fully responsible to construct, manage and monitor the budget and forecast cycle
Prepare the financial and management reports on regular basis
Perform financial and business analysis for brand management to support business decisions
Provide strategic analysis on business in order to make proposals or recommendations, to elaborate solutions and drive for brand improvement in terms of business objectives, financial performance and operational processes
Control operation expenses and seek for areas of savings, efficiency and productivity.
Participate proactively in the strategic planning and decision process of the brand
Ensure procedures and internal controls are properly in place, to reinforce the company policy and guidelines through education to brand team
Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions**):
1. Budget Forecast
Budget, Revised 1, Revised 2 and 3 Years Plan

- Play a key role in constructing, managing and monitoring the budget followed by HQ's guidelines. Being fully responsible in the preparation of budget package and presentations

2. P&L and KPI Analysis

- Develop and generate the logical and evidence-based reports and documents to support business decisions as required
- Make recommendations to management based on the present result of analysis and draw conclusion
- Support the brand to achieve the business and financial objectives and evaluate performance on regular basis

3. Reporting

- Prepare monthly management reports
- Analysis of Customer P&L to optimize the door's contribution and productivity
- Provide functional and administrative management of all controlling activities

- Manage the day-to day financial activities of the brand
- Control its financial resources and ensure that all financial transactions, systems and procedures comply with regulations, accounting principles, and standards.
- Provide right information and proper recommendation on critical issues
- Ensure proper procedures and internal controls are readily in place


Qualifications & Skills:

- University degree, Business Administration or Accounting major
- Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in financial planning & analysis or controlling exposure
- Candidates with retail & FMCG background are preferred
- Excellent Interpersonal and communication skills
- Independent problem-solving skills
- Proactive and can-do attitude


Perfumes & Cosmetics

A major player in the perfumes, make-up and skincare markets, the Perfumes & Cosmetics division groups together major historic Houses as well as young brands with strong potential.

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