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Finance Manager, Wholesale

New York, NY

Company Description

Marc Jacobs International

Job Description

The objective is to provide financial support for the Wholesale business from both a financial planning & analysis and controlling function. The Manager will play a key part:

 
  • Developing and preparing monthly financial packages
  • Analyzing monthly financial results
  • Collaborating with the finance team and various cross functional business partners to develop the annual budget process, reforecasts, and strategic plan.  
  • Controlling the Full P&L, inclusive of Sales, Margin, Production Variances, and Expenses.

The manager will be reporting to the Senior Manager of Wholesale & Licensing FP&A, but working very closelywith several finance team members, including the VP of Finance and the CFOThe role enjoys high visibility to upper management; therefore the candidate must have excellent interpersonal, communication, andbusiness soft skills in addition to strong technical acumen.

 

Financial Planning & Analysis

 
  • Refine, analyze and integrate the financial statements P&L of Wholesale divisions.

  • Be actively involved in the annual budgeting and forecasting (annual budget, reforecasts, & strategic planof Wholesale divisions.

  • Develop and prepare monthly financial packages for business reviews highlighting sales, gross margin and expenses variances to Budgets, Forecast, & LY.

  • Provide input on the P&L budget and forecast received from department heads and constantly identify financial risk and opportunities.

  • Recommendations for improving business processes, including the development of KPIs.

     

Reporting/Systems

 
  • Create standardized reports that provide accurate and timely data to the business including up-to-date information regarding actual versus forecasted performance

  • Analyze reporting processes and systems and proactively develop options for impacting financial result

     

Business Partnering

 
  • Provide consistent feedback and keep senior management updated through proactive monitoring of key issues.
 
  • Coordinate regularly with all wholesale divisions to ensure proper representation of business activities and to make sure all internal reporting deadlines are met in a timely manner.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors in Business Administration, Finance.  MBA, a plu
  • 5-8 years experience in Financial Planning & Analysis in corporate role.  
  • Experience in luxury goods/fashion industry leader preferred.  Wholesale experience highly preferred.
  • Strong P&L experience required. Inventory and margin analysis a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and Power Point required.
  • Self-motivated, proactive, and naturally inquisitive attitude
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment while managing multiple priorities
  • Strong analytical, time management and organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.