The Estee Lauder Companies Manager, Finance, Supply Chain in New York, New York
Manager, Finance, Supply Chain
Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments
The Manager, Supply Chain Finance will support the Director, Supply Chain Finance Strategy in supporting the global Indirect Procurement function. This role will be responsible for aiding in the budgeting, forecasting and reporting of indirect procurement savings across the areas of operating expense, cost of goods, and capital expense. This person will help to maintain consistency in reporting across the global teams. This role will in particular aid the Executive Director, Indirect Procurement Americas in understanding spend in each of North America and Latin America, reconciling supplier spend data with ELC financial systems, and helping to identify opportunities for the procurement team to drive value. Additionally, the Manager will assist the Supply Chain Finance team in expense management of the Indirect Procurement team, including budgeting, forecasting and actuals reporting for the IP cost centers.
Key Roles and Responsibilities:
Report Indirect Procurement (IP) savings globally, broken down by Commodity, Brand and Affiliate. Ensure consistency of global reporting of savings - i.e., savings vs cost avoidance, operating vs capital expense impact, etc. Help to build historical database of project costs to be used for reporting savings on future IP projects, primarily in more complex indirect spend categories.
Work closely with the Americas IP team to reconcile supplier spend data with ELC financial systems, helping to identify opportunities for the procurement team to drive value. Provide analytical support in actuals reporting and estimate building to enable the IP team to focus instead on strategic sourcing.
Aid in the building of savings budgets and forecasts. Use CPM and ELC financial systems to understand indirect procurement spend across the organization to help align IP savings targets with ELC spend and strategic priorities. Ensure no double-counting in Global vs Regional vs Local IP team efforts in delivery of savings.
Assist the Supply Chain Finance team in expense management of the Indirect Procurement team, including budgeting, forecasting and actuals reporting for the IP cost centers.
Oversee the implementation and usage of the IP savings tracking tool, the Value Creation Database. Provide training to new users. Help to address team's needs when it comes to reporting, all in an effort to simplify the process while maintaining consistency and accuracy of reporting. Troubleshoot an areas of concern.
Excellent computer skills (Excel, PowerPoint)
Knowledge of ELC financial systems (SAP, CPM)
Strong communication, interpersonal and managerial skills
Analytical, organized, self starter
Min 5 years related experience
MBA/CPA a plus
Job: Finance & Accounting
Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-New York
Job Type: Standard
Shift: 1st (Day) Shift
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Job Number: 177698