Senior Finance Controller Travel Retail APAC

  • Company: Guerlain Asia Pacific
  • Country / Region : Singapore
  • Business group: Perfumes & Cosmetics
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Finance
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: GUER02112
  • Date of publication: 2021.02.04

Position

CONTEXT

With around 70 customers across 6 different regions, Travel Retail APAC is and will continue to be the biggest and most dynamic region within Travel Retail Worldwide.

ROLE & MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Based in Singapore, the Finance Controller will report to the Regional Finance manager and will work closely with Regional, Local and HQ teams as a key « Business Partner » to monitor the global performance of Travel Retail APAC markets.

The Finance Controller will:

- Ensure the consistency between financial objectives of TR APAC market and WW strategy;

- Secure the achievement of targets assigned to the market and work on corrective plans to protect them;

- Be responsible for planning, monitoring, reporting & analysis of the TR APAC business performance;

- Be responsible for Budget process in accordance with HQ requirement and timetable (Sell Out, Sell In, Operating Profit, CAPEX);

- Analyse the overall delivery of the financial targets on a monthly basis and report back to the business with recommendations as necessary (Outlook, Sell In, monthly P&L closing);

- Develop Controlling processes and ensure their application within the TR APAC team;

- Ensure that LVMH accounting standards & internal control guidelines are respected;

- Be involved - both internal and external audit as required.

MANAGEMENT

- 1 Junior Business Controller

RELATIONS

- Day to day work with TR APAC Sales Team and APAC Regional team (Finance, Marketing, Merchandising, Training), Accounting and Travel Retail Controlling Manager;

- Key contact for all Financial Departments based in HQ: Controlling, Accounting, Consolidation & Reporting and Internal control.

 


Profile

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

- University or Business School Master

- Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in Business controlling and/or Audit

- Candidates with retail & FMCG background are preferred

- Excellent excel skills

- Advanced Knowledge of financial system (SAP, SyRUS, Orion)

- Independent and problem-solving skills

NEED TO BE/HAVE

- A team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced working environment

- Proactive, meticulous with strong analytical thinking and business mind-set

- Excellent communication skills (written & spoken)

- Well-organized, sensitive to figures, detail-oriented and commitment to accuracy

- Able to work independently, highly autonomous, work under pressure for tight deadlines

- Able to work in a multicultural team

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