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The Estee Lauder Companies Business Analyst, Finance, Travel Retail APAC in Central Singapore, Singapore
Business Analyst, Finance, Travel Retail APAC
Brand: Estée Lauder Companies
This is a newly created role within the FP&A team reporting into a Business Manager. The primary objective of this critical role is to oversee and manage the compilation of corporate analyses, dashboards, and reports which can be leveraged by key business stakeholders (e.g. brand teams, commercial market teams, etc…) to drive the business and support business decisions at the brand, function, and geographic levels.
This role will be a diverse, dynamic FP&A role with evolving analytical responsibilities as the knowledge and understanding of the company expands. The role is perfectly suited for someone with aspirations to eventually become a strategic business partner to one of our brand clusters.
The responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to, the following:
Ensure all recurring monthly and quarterly management reporting is updated and saved on the Finance Sharepoint site. Initially there will be opportunities to enhance and refine existing reporting. Over time the role will evolve from report creation to report analysis as the understanding of the business expands. (15% of time)
Create new value-added business analyses to be leveraged by the brand, commercial and function teams. Examples of these analyses include: beauty advisor productivity dashboards, inventory reporting, market dashboards, door P&Ls, brand market penetration dashboards, etc.. These represent newly created reports which will become part of the FP&A’s published management reporting. (60% of time)
In creating new value-added business reports, the role will leverage internal and external centers of excellence for data, some reports and dashboards, and other capabilities. The role will support the coordination efforts with these centers and be responsible for sharing new reports with other TR Regions and the NY Head Office.
Create analyses to support corporate projects and other new initiatives. These are one-off projects which will not likely becomes part of our regular business reviews. At times, the project scope could include the compilation of presentations. (15% of time)
Support the annual budget and LRP processes on corporate aspects that can be leveraged across the branded Business Managers (e.g. assist with the generation of new supporting LRP templates to manage new door opportunities, etc..) (10% of time)
Administrator role for the Finance Sharepoint- grant and remove access to the site, organize the monthly and quarterly reporting, send updates when information becomes available, etc… (<5% of time)
The successful candidate will exhibit a strong business acumen, strategic thinking, and analytic expertise. Should have the courage to initiate change when appropriate and has the interest and ability to work across the organization with different people. Strong communication skills including the ability to convey ideas, conclusions and recommendations to senior management.
Degree holder with at least 5 years of relevant experience
Must be systems savvy and detail oriented; experience with SAP, CPM, BI a plus.
Analytically minded and able to take business need/request/idea and translate it into data driven analyses. Should be able to analyze data and draw conclusions and actionable recommendations
Strong communication skills both written and verbal. Able to work with all levels of the organization and establish a strong rapport.
Strategic, out of the box thinker that enjoys a fast-paced environment. Must be capable of managing multiple concurrent tasks/projects and meeting deadlines.
FMCG, prestige industry, or travel retail experience a plus.
Some traveling is involved (10%)
Job: Finance & Accounting
Primary Location: Asia Pacific-SG-Central Singapore
Job Type: Standard
Shift: 1st (Day) Shift
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Job Number: 1922311