Regional Controller, LATAM (Miami)

  • Company: Cosmetics of France
  • Location: United States
  • Business group: Perfumes & Cosmetics
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Finance
  • Experience required: Minimum 10 years
  • Reference No.: PCD15965
  • Date of publication: 2019.03.04

Position

Responsible for the overall Finance function for Latin America & the Caribbean; servicing Agents and Subsidiaries.

Oversee and secure all financial reporting in the region:

  • Preparation of budget and revisions in accordance with Dior HQ guidelines and deadlines
  • Participate in the preparation of the 3 years strategic plan
  • Follow up of budget, forecast and strategic plan (Actual vs. Budget analysis)
  • Contact with Dior HQ to ensure compliance and consistency of the information reported
  • Follow up and revision of quarterly HQ consolidations to assure Group GAAP is being respected

Provide all necessary analytical support to the Regional Director and commercial team including analysis of profitability by customer, negotiations and other commercial actions in order to optimize the allocation of investments and to be in accordance with brand management needs

Control & follow up of business with Risky Customers to minimize grey market activity in the region (sales orders & A&P expenditures)

Partner with Regional Director to secure implementation of pricing strategy and decisions in the region

Supports the decision-making process on investments to assure resources are correctly invested

Careful control & search for constant optimization of the expenditures at the regional level

Follow up & exchange with the SSC Managers of the 3 Subsidiaries

Responsible for compliance of the region with internal control guidelines from HQ

Regional P&Ls (with strong emphasis on Revenues and OP targets on an annual basis)

Regional compliance with internal control guidelines of the LVMH group


Profile

Academic background and experience

  • MBA or equivalent preferable
  • 10 to 15 years of proven successful experience in financial management, with ability to work on a multicultural environment and within a diversified structure

Language skills

  • Fluent Spanish & English a must. French is a plus

Personal Attributes

  • Integrity
  • Energy, passion and enthusiasm
  • Visioning, strategic thinking
  • Creative spirit
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to motivate
  • Customer focus and results orientation
  • Product and luxury sensitivity
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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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