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Manager, Brand Finance - Consumer Beauty

Country : USA USA

State : New York

Town : New York

Category : Finance

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Company presentation

We're Coty, one of the world's largest beauty companies with an iconic portfolio of brands across fragrance, color cosmetics, and skin and body care. Coty is the global leader in fragrance and number three in color cosmetics. Coty's products are sold in over 150 countries around the world. Coty and its brands are committed to a range of social causes as well as seeking to minimize its impact on the environment.

Job description

Brand Finance Manager
New York

In Consumer Beauty, we are currently in process to drive turnaround our most iconic brands under the leadership of our CEO Sue Y. Nabi. In this role, you can help support some of the most exciting brands in beauty, such as Covergirl, Sally Hansen, and Rimmel while driving this growth mindset! This role reports to the Director of Brand Finance, Consumer Beauty and has frequent collaboration with Supply Chain, Marketing, Trade Marketing, and Sales.
As the Brand Finance Manager, you will provide financial, analytical, and accounting support to the Consumer Beauty Marketing team, as well as business planning and month-end close accounting duties. This role includes annual business planning, budget tracking, month-end close accounting duties, and monitoring and supporting the business via financial analysis.
You will achieve success in this role by ensuring proper governance/controls over marketing spend while also driving an ROI mindset. You will also provide transparent and accurate reporting of brand results and financial, analytical, and accounting support to the marketing and other internal functions.
In the role, you will be responsible for:
- Managing the entire US brand P&L including preparing and presenting financial outlook in monthly S&OP meeting with leadership
- Preparing yearly Strat plan and Financial plan and monthly outlook processes, including forecasting and tracking marketing spending
- Providing analysis of financial statement and balance sheet accounts
- Providing financial reporting and preparing analyses on brand initiatives and opportunities presented to senior management for approval
- Approving journal entries for month-end and year-end close in SAP, including accruals for media, marketing POs, and coupons
- Leading finance support for cross functional teams and preparing various ad-hoc financial analyses to aid in helping management make strategic business decisions
- Working with Marketing brand teams to develop budgets and provide financial analytical support
- Monitoring business results and processes to ensure controls are in place
- Ensuring proper governance on capex spendingKey requirements
- Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or similar field; MBA preferred
- 5 to 7 years of business experience in Financial Analysis and Reporting, ideally in Sales or Brand Finance co-piloting roles
- Strong analytical, finance, accounting and communication skills
- High standards of accuracy and precision; operational discipline; ability to deliver against tight deadlines
- Experienced in working in a multi-functional environment
- Strong technology skills, including advanced Excel skills
- Experience with SAP, Hyperion, and SAP BW preferred
- Ability to manage and motivate others
- Ability to leverage / integrate existing data sets when information is not available
Required skills:
- High level of mental agility - being able to 'connect the dots' and offer creative solutions
- Strong problem-solving techniques; curious; attention to detail / good project management. You know how to translate complex data into a key take outs with your analytical mindset.
- Strong communication (Verbal and written) and presentation ability. Ability to work across different levels in the organization and across different teams to ensure everyone is updated on key timelines and/or decisions
- Project management: Organized, structured and always have an overview of all the deliverables. You know how to bring multiple projects to a successful ending within the given timeframe.
- Ability to drive clarity and Agility: You don't get easily stressed by a fluid environment, on the opposite, you get energized by the opportunity to drive clarity for the team, you are quick to adapt as new information becomes available.
- Team player with strong passion for winning and a bias for action You believe in strong collaboration, leverage diversity of thinking and love to win. You are future oriented, are not bounded by the status-quo but recognize what can be improved and have a bias for action.
At Coty, we believe in equality and inclusion for all, and stand together with those fighting for freedom, justice, and equal rights regardless of who you are or who you love.
Our people make us who we are. They are the brightest minds bringing the boldest ideas to life every day. If you're the kind of person who refuses to settle, if you want to think bigger, learn faster and go further than you ever thought possible - we'd love to hear from you.
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