FP&A Manager

To analyze, audit all accounting activities, working with Finance, Accounting and Credit team, with the main aim to use these data as cost versus opportunities analysis into all Sales analysis, Market and Customer Analysis, ROI trend and analysis.To identify opportunities for improvement and cost reduction, in line with Finance & Accounting Targets & Choices and to provide the North America Sales team with accurate sales planning and forecast analysis and data as well as dedicated tools and services, in order to improve the level of services to the customer, control of inventories, mitigate risks and minimize costs, in accordance with commercial priorities.

• Analyze and report on financial status including income statement variances, communicating financial results to management, budget preparation and analysis
• Collect and analyze the output of all monthly, quarterly and annual accounting activities including reconciliations of bank and credit card accounts
• Monitors the correct and prompt data entry and update for the assigned area, in accordance with the Management Accounting and Reporting System in order to keep all relevant financial information accurate, available and accessible to all people involved in the process managed.
• Coordinates and oversees the budgeting and annual forecast formulation, approval and review process for the relevant areas, in order to ensure that the business needs will be correctly collected and evaluated, in coherence with relevant Target and Choices and approved programs, projects and plans.
• Implements the cost analysis process for the relevant business area, by coordinating the activities of the assigned team within the Finance and Accounting Department and providing them with inputs in order to ensure that the key financial information will be accurately and timely delivered to the relevant business function.
• Participate to the strategy definition, translating and deploying accurately the North America Strategy into operational plan and provides the relative teams with inputs, aimed to enable them to work in coherence with the defined strategies, assigned targets and identified operative choices working in synergies with Sales and Trade Marketing at local and regional level.
• Provides the assigned Sales Teams with ongoing commercial inputs and recommendations in order to support the definition of sales planning (Rolling Sales Forecast, Sales Planning, ABC) at a regional level, accordingly with the sales strategic, organizational and operational initiatives.
• Ensures the periodically operations sales report and analysis execution and monitors the relative KPI’s in order to address corrective actions, facilitate the decision making process and resolves any possible critical situations in accordance with function involved in the processes managed, promoting simplification and new approaches aimed at meeting the targets assigned.
• Develops and analyses commercial data, identifying business critical insights for the assigned countries in order to translate them into strategic inputs aimed at delivering sustainable and profitable growth and sales, enabling further business development, in accordance sales operation guidelines and assigned targets.
• Analyses the trade marketing initiative performances and related commercial results for each brand as well as the geographical areas in order to evaluate and identify the returns in terms of: sales profitability and effectiveness, customer satisfaction and future potential sustainable growth opportunities.
• Provides Sales teams with dedicates tools and reporting systems in order to effective support all sales structures at a global level in term of term of processes harmonization and simplification, delivering day-by-day, with long term vision using synergy and efficiency to satisfy customer needs, for sustained delivery and individual growth.

• Accounting Experience, Financial reconciliation and sales analysis
• Knowledge of Audit and International accounting
• Knowledge of financial analysis and strategic planning techniques
• Knowledge of methodologies for control, reporting techniques, KPI and Customer Analysis etc.
• Knowledge of applications for managing and analyzing data
• Excellent organizational, problem-solving, project management and communication
• Advanced computer skills in MS Office, accounting software and databases
• Knowledge of SAP will be considered as plus
• Knowledge of French language will be considered as plus
• Consultancy background or luxury market experience will be considered as plus

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