Head of Business Control

  • Company: SSC P&C Hong Kong
  • Country/Region: Hong Kong
  • Business group: Perfumes & Cosmetics
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Finance
  • Experience required: Minimum 10 years
  • Reference No.: SSCPC00646
  • Date of publication: 2019.10.31

Position

Position Overview:

  • Lead the business controlling team to support brands, via reporting, financial analysis, budgeting and business control. To provide insightful view to drive business
  • Identify and suggest improvement opportunities, set up KPIs, lead business controlling team to deliver strong performance, optimize the business control process and enhance the analysis
  • Develop strong business controlling team and talent succession plan

 

Responsibilities:

  • Leading business controlling team on daily and ad hoc financial reporting, planning (budget, 3-YR plan, R1&R2) and analysis
  • Monthly actual report preparation and analysis, track financial & business performance vs. forecast and budget on a regular base, generate variance analysis report, and clear explanation of all material variances, and communicate and follow up with key stakeholders
  • Establish key metrics to gauge business performance. Develop internal processes and key performance indicators to help manage business and drive cost saving, productivity and better performance
  • Work closely with the sales and marketing function and provide analytical support to enhance profitability of all product lines/distribution channels
  • Identify improvement opportunities, share best practice across brands and benchmark with market
  • Coach, motivate and develop team members to deliver strong support to business, with value added insightful view with financial professional independency
  • Support other finance functions to be the communication bridge with business if needed
  • Other assignments/projects support to CFO
  • Scope of this position include all brands hosted by the SSC excluding Dior which has his own Controlling team and Givenchy which is managed by China. In total 6 brands need to be managed representing ~150Meuro sales.
  • Lead and back up brand controller for new brand integration and setup.

Additional information

Requirements:

  • Strong retail mindset and technical skill, with 15 years+ accounting and controlling experiences gained in a FMCG company. AX experiences is a plus
  • Must be a result driven individual with sharp business acumen
  • Good team player, with 8 years+ managerial experience with a team (at least 3 people). With hands-on spirit and can-do attitude.
  • Excellent cross functional communication and interpersonal skills, mature and able to take healthy challenges.
  • Flexible, dynamic, with the ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Proactive, highly self-motivated, can work under pressure.
  • Excellent in written and spoken English, at professional level
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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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