Director, Financial Planning & Analysis

  • Company: Christian Dior Inc.
  • Location: United States
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Finance
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: CDC02576
  • Date of publication: 2019.05.05

Position

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the FP&A function, manage two direct reports
  • Define the vision for the FP&A organization: projects, systems and resources
  • Coordinate the yearly calendar for FP&A: Define schedules for each budgeting cycles considering guidelines from HQ and local constraints
  • Work with the leadership team to formalize the financial impact of the company mid-term strategy and provide guidance to each department to reach global objectives.
  • Provide comments on company's financial performance via monthly dashboards to the VP of Finance and CFO
  • Implement processes to ensure efficient communication between FP&A team and other stakeholders (Finance & Accounting team, Budget Owners, HR compensation team etc.) Improve cash forecast accuracy
  • Proactively identify key initiatives to help budget owners and key stakeholders achieve their targets (purchase optimization, ad hoc reporting, new business opportunities financial modelling etc.)

Profile

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • MBA, CPA a plus
  • A minimum of 7 years of relevant experience.
  • Knowledgeable in ERP system (SAP R3 / BW)
  • Proficient in Excel
  • A consistent track record for high accuracy with detail orientation & data reporting precision.
  • Ability to work in a time sensitive, accurate environment
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a highly complex work environment
  • Entrepreneurial drive
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently at times
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and to exercise discretion and professionalism with sensitive information
  • Ability to deliver information in a clear, concise manner
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • A comprehensive understanding of the retail industry and its product life cycles is a plus.
  • French is a plus
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