The Estee Lauder Companies Analyst in New York, New York


Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments


This position reports to the Manager, Capital Planning and Analysis for the NA Region. This position will support the North America Fixed Asset Finance team. The ideal candidate will be a proactive financial professional with good foundational knowledge and experience in accounting and a firm understanding of financial concepts. Position requires candidate to be able to work well with other departmental teams, both at the brand, affiliate and corporate level. The following describes some of the responsibilities.

  • Assist with the NA Brand capital planning and estimate process in accordance with corporate guidelines (i.e. work with sales administration, creative design and legal in obtaining LOA/LOIs, process all capital requests and invoices, impairment reviews, counter cost analysis, etc.).

  • Assist with the alignment of the brand finance on capital planning processes in accordance with corporate guidelines.

  • Facilitate brands CER’s for approval. Process, prepare and resolve all new project fixed asset forms (AR, TOA, DFA) with GFAAC.

  • Administer open project status with monthly review of Assets under construction report (AUC), 90% spend and over spend report, and update monthly estimate report.

  • Prepare monthly capital spending reports for issuance to brands.

  • Review and complete the monthly Assets Under Construction (AUC) report for submission to Fixed Assets.

  • Prepare monthly brand Net Book Value reports. Ensure assets of closed doors have been appropriately dispositioned.

  • Responsible for the preparation and submission of manual invoices for billable work. Ensure invoices are prepared in accordance with legal requirements and applicable taxes. Provide customer support regarding inquiries from retail partners.

  • Reconcile and close out capital projects in collaboration with Store Construction Project Managers, including research and resolution of unusual items and ensuring the tax department has assessed the appropriate taxes to the capital project (where applicable).

  • Analyze monthly Balance Sheet accounts reports for validity. Research and investigate unusual items for propriety.


  • Position requires1-3 years of related work experience.

  • College/University degree in Finance/Accounting or related field required.

  • Proficient in Advance Excel, and accounting/financial reporting systems (SAP, CPM, BEX, IBM, Data Warehouse preferred).

  • Strong analytical skills; knowledge of transactional billing metrics and philosophy.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required.

  • Ability to work under pressure of tight deadline and to multitask.

  • Proactive individual looking to continuously take on additional responsibility and improve processes and procedures.

  • Ability to work independently and in groups.

Job: Finance & Accounting

Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-New York

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Job Number: 184096