The Estee Lauder Companies Senior Business Analyst in Malaysia

Senior Business Analyst

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies


Primary Functions:

Able to work independently and identify opportunities to business partner the brands to achieve higher financial performance for the Affiliate.


A. Ensure Customer Growth

  • Responsible for on-going review of monthly Net/retail Sales and Profit & Loss performance.

  • Highlight over or under spending areas for prompt follow up by Brand Managers.

  • Track actual performance against budget/forecast.

  • Play an innovative and active role in providing financial advice and assistance to brands on their business issues.

  • Ability to communicate financial perspective on business issues to brands in their language.

  • Identify the business financial needs and design information system to provide relevant business information on a timely basis.

  • Constantly improving the presentation of management information to the business.

  • Good knowledge of the business environment and able to provide an independent evaluation of brands financial forecast, and assessment of financial risk or opportunities.

  • Perform competitor watch and market trending so as to highlight risk and opportunities in Store ranking and market share.

B. Manages Operational Effectiveness

  • Discuss and review monthly Profit & Loss estimates and sales commentaries with Brand Managers and ensure timely and accurate reporting.

  • Prepare presentations for internal Management and external parties.

  • Manage Corporate and Regional performance Reporting.

  • Work with brands to develop their monthly sales estimates.

  • Manage Annual budget process and long range plan.

  • Manage monthly Estimate process. Assist brands in achieving projected Sales and controlling Expenditure

  • Help brands determine and action appropriate Pricing strategies

  • Prepares monthly and quarterly reports.

C. Improves Business Processes

  • Work with brands to produce and evaluate :

  • Profit & Loss for product launches/special events

  • Profit & Loss for new door/account

  • Profit & Loss for existing doors/accounts

  • Ad-hoc Projects

  • Review and enhance business and financial processes.

  • Constantly seeking to value-add to current process, information system, and business growth


  • Degree holder in Accountancy, preferably a certified professional qualification (ACCA, CPA, MICPA, etc)

  • 6 years of relevant experience with background in accounting. Previous financial analysis experience in an MNC

  • Hands-on experience in SAP and Hyperion would be an advantage

  • Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills

  • Able to work independently and perform under pressure

  • Possess strong communication, presentation and influencing skills

  • A true Business Partner to critically evaluate commercial decision and think beyond the box.

Job: Finance & Accounting

Primary Location: Asia Pacific-Malaysia

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Travel: No

Job Number: 184336