Financial Planning Analyst

  • Company: Fashion Group US
  • Location: United States
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Finance
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: FADIV00128
  • Date of publication: 2018.07.04

Position

The Financial Planning Analyst prepares forecasts, monthly closings, and analyzes and presents the Company's economic performance for LVMH Fashion Group (4 brands/companies). In addition, this position is responsible for addressing inquiries and requests for information from the central financial departments and local teams. The position is based in New York City and reports to the Financial Planning and Analysis Director.

  • Prepare in collaboration with operational teams the monthly forecasting reporting, including budgets and strategic plans, by brand, fulfilling the deadlines defined by the HQs 
  • Prepare the monthly closing for all the brands in a timely manner
  • Review the monthly performance by brand, including variance analysis on actual results vs. budget and forecast, trend analysis, risk/opportunity analysis and profitability 
  • Prepare monthly dashboard reporting by brand and analysis of sales, gross margin, inventory, and operating expenses, including selling expenses and marketing
  • Preparation and diffusion of departments' cost monitoring reports. MTD and YTD presentation of costs per department / store and nature, comparing Actual with Budget and suggesting action plans if needed.
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports and analysis
  • Communicate and collaborate closely with local management teams and Europe - based finance teams

Profile

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance required
  • Required fluency in both spoken and written English. Preferred knowledge of Spanish and /or French
  • 5+ years acquired in financial planning, preferably in fashion. Prior background in an international company and/or auditing company preferred
  • Advanced Excel skills and other MS software, including strong PowerPoint for presentation preparation required
  • Preferred experience with ERP systems including JDE and Cegid
  • Organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills are a must
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated to learn new concepts and oriented towards achieving results
  • Must work well independently and in a team environment, and in a fast-paced organization
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