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Executive Director Finance & Strategy, Tom Ford Beauty

Country : USA USA

State : New York

Town : New York

Category : Finance

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description

Estee Lauder Corporation is seeking a highly analytical and strategic leader to join the Tom Ford Beauty Global Finance and Strategy team. This role reports to VP of Global Finance and Strategy, Tom Ford Beauty. The individual will be responsible for the Brand's financial and strategic planning activities, including monthly estimate, annual budget, and long-range plan. This role will work cross-functionally with key business partners and regional leaders to drive long-term, sustainable, and profitable growth for the business.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a Finance partner for the Brand Leadership Team and their organizations, OneSource Finance, and the ELC Corporate Team. Able to represent the Brand Finance point of view on behalf of the VP Finance and Strategy where necessary

  • Manage global consolidation and financial processes, including KPI reporting, budgeting, forecasting and long-range planning, working closely with the SVP International and the Brand's Regional Business and Finance leaders; review OneSource Finance Group's month-end close for accuracy

  • Conduct monthly reviews with senior management and operating partners; identify trends, explain variances, track risks and opportunities, highlight issues and address problems to drive proactive financial management

  • Lead development of the annual Budget: work with functional and regional leads to develop/consolidate annual budget, prepare budget presentations and supporting documentation, and co-present with Brand President and VP to corporate leadership

  • Provide financial input for annual Strategy and Innovation planning; think strategically and evaluate investment choices based on both brand equity and financial impact with a goal of creating long-term value for the business

  • Manage the brand's global capital planning process

  • Interact cross-functionally with Product Development, Marketing, Consumer Engagement, Education, Supply Chain, Demand Planning to understand drivers of end-to-end operations, conduct integrated planning and business analyses, and facilitate problem solving

  • Drive insights and actions by analyzing market, consumer and financial data; derive improved methodology to track advertising & promotion effectiveness, new launch assessment, pre and post-mortem return on investment, etc.

  • Partner with corporate, functional, and regional counterparts to improve financial planning and reporting processes and provide financial input and guidance into other planning processes

  • Drive financial considerations in decision-making framework to improve profitability and capital efficiency

  • Prepare ad hoc financial analyses and strategic presentations for senior management

  • Lead development of submissions for key corporate groups including Investor Relations, Corporate Accounting, and HR Finance

  • Manage significant projects including the development of project plans and ensuring successful execution, working cross functionally both within and outside the brand

  • Job: Finance & Accounting

    Primary Location: US-NY-New York

    Job Type: Standard

    Schedule: Full-time

    Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

    Job Number: 229618

    We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. It is Company's policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances. The Company will endeavor to provide a reasonable accommodation consistent with the law to otherwise qualified employees and prospective employees with a disability and to employees and prospective employees with needs related to their religious observance or practices. Should you wish to apply for this position or any other position with the Company and you believe you require assistance to complete an application or participate in an interview, please contact [email protected]



  • Position requires 10+ years related experience, preferably with experience in corporate finance or investment banking

  • MBA or related Finance degree preferred

  • Strong financial accounting knowledge and experience

  • Significant experience with budget development and management in an FP&A capacity; accurate estimation skills are imperative

  • Supervisory experience preferred

  • Excellent communication skills, including high-quality slide presentations, clear and concise written communication, and engaging and compelling verbal communication

  • A mature self-starter who can take charge of a project and follow through to completion

  • Must be analytical, detailed oriented and accurate

  • Must be able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally and navigate a complex matrix environment

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to research, identify and resolve problems

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