The Estee Lauder Companies Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis, Clinique in New York, New York
Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis, Clinique
Be an integral part of the FP&A team working closely with the Vice President, Executive Director and Manager of Global Finance & Strategy to support the Global Brand by delivering value added business analysis and decision making support, as well as helping the annual planning and monthly performance management processes.
A successful candidate must be naturally curious, self-motivated and possess strong financial modeling and analytical / attention to detail skills. The position requires working closely with colleagues at all levels and across multiple functions.
Works within a matrixed structure and partner with the management team, brands, regions, and corporate, to provide value-added insight into the business.
Provides financial support to other teams within Clinique – International Business Development, Marketing, Education, Business Planning, among others.
Analyzes financial information and author / delivers presentations to Senior Management.
Formulates business case to drive consumer recruitment and retention via our promotional strategies (gift with purchase, gift sets, samples) as well as to find opportunities for promotional efficiencies
Tracks the performance of our global value creation savings and provides recommendations on efficiency opportunities (e.g. selling expense reductions)
Advertising & Promotional “A&P” ROIs of hero franchises and all other and recommend optimal levels of A&P Spend
Co-lead project to improve the Campaign P&L tool and provide quarterly reporting partially through the use of the tool
Partners with the GBFG team to estimate and budget Capital Expenditures
Partners with cross-functional teams to identify, execute and track COG Savings (e.g. Value Analysis and Excess and Obsolescence)
Supports process changes for developing product launch business case including P&L projections.
Assists with key monthly financial analyses for decision making including summary of latest estimate review and discussions with the regions, actual results review vs. budget / latest estimates, risks & opportunities.
Plays a key role in the annual Budget process and Long Range Planning development; also supports the brand strategy and innovation processes.
Performs ad hoc business analysis support to the brand and company senior management.
Undergraduate degree – BA/BS in accounting, economics, or finance.
3 years of experience in finance, consulting, investment banking or relevant functions.
Strong financial skillset. 2 years of financial modeling.
Demonstrated results in improving processes and developing financial analysis that provides business insight.
Well organized; ability to manage multiple projects and priorities efficiently.
Team player with self-initiative; exhibit flexibility and willingness to take on new responsibilities and assignments and to assist with various ad hoc projects as needed.
Strong attention to detail.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Advanced PowerPoint, Excel and Business Case/DCF analytical skills; familiarity with SAP financial modules is 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: 186568