Why would I want this job?

The Director, FP&A works in partnership with the Vice President of FP&A to develop and support the vision, process and guidelines for financial budgets and forecasting and planning, based upon organizational strategic plans and initiatives. The Director, FP&A works with he Finance Team and is responsible for the creation of budgets, forecasts, and projections to maximize profit from the development and execution of brand plans and in-market execution in support of the company 2030 strategy.

What would I be doing?

Key Accountabilities

 

  • Provide executive leadership with key financial and strategic insights to supporting enterprise decision making
  • Participate in financial planning activities to develop strategic plans, budget and forecasts and provide clear monitoring
  • Carry out special financial or planning projects of varying nature and complexity, including new business integration
  • Oversee transversal initiatives to develop brand financial budgets, latest estimates, and strategic plans for E-Retail, B2B, Private Clients and Center of Excellence
  • Communicate and interact with MH global finance teams regarding global financial performance
  • Track and analyze central investments and spend and maintain all agreed spending adjustments projections
  • Work with FP&A Manager, COE, Brand Groups, Regions, and management to monitor global performance
  • Ensure optimal process for budgeting and reporting by providing vision, process and guidelines aligned with strategic initiatives
  • Conduct monthly/quarterly P&L and depletion and profit analysis for USA and North America
  • Ensure timely reporting of established management information (dashboard, sales / develop/ inv, commentaries)
  • Ensure accurate and timely financial reporting in the system in coordination with accounting
  • Participate to monitoring of cashflow / Capex budgets and performance
  • Effectively use business systems tools for budgeting, reporting, tracking and analysis
  • Participate to Closing process for accruals and reversals, inventory reconciliation and auditors’ questions

 

Stakeholder Relationships:

 

  • Partner with finance teams and Global teams to develop financial analysis and results
  • Oversee decision support analysis for brands and stakeholders
  • Communicate extraordinary risks and opportunities to senior management/parent Company
  • Partner with COE, Regional Finance, Operations, Accounting and Business Development to activate mission critical
  • continuous improvement initiatives.

 

Leadership:

 

  • Oversee recruitment, performance management, training, and development of team.
  • Provide ongoing coaching of team, focusing not only one improving technical skills but also leadership capabilities.
  • Ensure effective communication and alignment of individual, department & Company goals
  • Be a leader across the organization
  • Inform and engage Business Group and Marketing Community on understanding and correcting issues which are key critical to budget delivery.

What would make me qualified?

Professional Experience

 

  • 10+ years of relevant financial experience with forecasting process, cash flow accuracy and financial analysis
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field required
  • Pursuing MBA or master’s degree preferred

 

Practical/Technical Knowledge

 

  • Strong people leader with a proven track record of developing talent in a dynamic and diverse work environment
  • Extensive experience with forecasting process – forecasting, cash flow accuracy and financial analysis
  • Strong working knowledge of a variety of financial software systems and tools
  • Highly organized with the ability to work autonomously as needed
  • Regularly act as business partner by providing commercial solutions
  • Ability to set and adjust priorities with agility as needed
  • Demonstrates a high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; must be able to work with all levels of the organization