Fresh Travel Retail Business Controller

  • Company: Fresh Hong-Kong
  • Location: Hong Kong
  • Business group: Perfumes & Cosmetics
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Finance
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: FRSH00062
  • Date of publication: 2018.03.23


Main Job Objective

Provide financial strength and controls for Fresh TR in a fast moving environment and fast growing company


Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise and prepare monthly, quarterly and year-end close process for Fresh TR: statutory and consolidated (IFRS) financial statements, validation of the local income statement and Balance sheet
  • Support the brand in preparing the strategic plan in coordination with the TR team (3-5 years vision)
  • Prepare annual budget and revised budget for Fresh TR PL including P&L, cash flow forecasting, financial package and ppt.
  • Identification and analysis of financial risks
  • Prepare monthly analysis of the main Key Performance Indicators (cash, DOI, DSO, Capex, Media, ROI ...), monthly Scorecard and profitability by account/market analysis
  • Reporting of financial information to Fresh Regional controller and Fresh HQ (data analysis and comments packages), monthly Flash and scorecards.
  • Prepare the Sales outlook every month: Analysis of the variance between Sellout and Sell in and simulate with various conditions
  • Work with Asia Regional controller on financial feasibility and resources for business programming, in order to ensure expense control, discipline and fiscal responsibility
  • Provide ad hoc analysis /projects/ business review for the Region and TR team.
  • Coordinate with HQ finance team and Asia teams the yearly external audits and validate information to provide to Tax Departments for yearly filings and fiscal audits
  • Ensure internal control processes exist on key risks areas and that they are effective and followed
  • Set up, streamline and rationalize existing internal processes (finance, operations and IT) and implement new processes and develop analysis needed for the Company's expansion in Asia and worldwide


  • Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline.
  • A minimum of 5-7 years of controlling experience. Strong knowledge of accounting and consolidation needed.
  • Fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
  • Self-management skills with the strategic agility to ensure alignment and drive execution.
  • Ability to promote effective cross-functional teamwork.
  • A consistent track record for high accuracy with detail orientation & data reporting precision.
  • A comprehensive understanding of the beauty industry and its product life cycles, or other related consumer products industry. TR a plus.
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literacy with SAP, Cognos, Syrus recommended and forecasting systems.

Additional information

Working Conditions

  • Based in Hong-Kong
  • Monthly travels in Asia including LVMH F&C Singapore (accounting team)


Internal Relationships

  • Reports to Fresh Asia Regional Financial Controller, Dotted line to Fresh Travel Retail Director
  • Internal Partners: All Fresh Asia Departments, Fresh HQ Finance dept, LVMH Shared Service Center teams, LVMH F&C Singapore (LFCS), LVMH Inc tax dept
  • External Partners: External auditors

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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