The Business Planning Controller shall be a business partner to Department Heads, Brand HQ, along with being a strong analyst, focusing on:
Assist the preparation of the Budget and Strategic Plan
Responsible for daily, weekly & monthly commercial reporting. To ensure actual results are in line with budget. Prepare analysis of financial results.
POS system management
Retail lease and Wholesale exclusive distribution contract review & maintenance
Pricing management for APAC region
Ad-hoc projects: Investment analysis, optimization of boutiques’ operations
Prepare the budgets from margin to expenses, running in-depth analysis to identify additional levers of growth, with the support of the BPC Manager.
Prepare, recommend and report on Company’s result, weekly and monthly variance analysis against budget and forecast. Work with relevant business units to optimize sales & spending. Identify and report potential risk. A specific focus shall be made on Gross Margin (discount, channels, stock & depreciation) & management of stock coverage.
Review, analyze & comment on monthly financial results to provide management with visibility for APAC region.
To keep track of POS system improvements projects and also user requests
Support the businesses in identifying and solving business issues, with particular emphasis on growth in sales, profit, cash flow and credit management.
Work closely with the Regional Finance team to optimize all Balance Sheets items, especially cash & working capital.
Ensure that the internal controls in place are adequate and in compliance with all corporate governance requirements.
Analysis on the actual pricing market markup for the APAC region for all wholesale customers
Assist in the roll out of the boutiques’ operations handbook
MBA or BA degree in business – a certification in Accounting is a plus
2-3 years relevant experience (full time or internship)
International exposure/ working experience
Ambitious, entrepreneur and high level of motivation
Ownership of tasks, open minded and flexible
Strong business acumen
Excellent analytical and organization skills
Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Presentation and other O365 operations
Knowledge in Microsoft AX (Axapta) and Cegid are a plus
LVMH Fashion Group includes several brands : Celine, Loewe, Givenchy, Emilio Pucci, Marc Jacobs and Kenzo, for APAC region excluding China and Japan.
Most of these brands are operating in direct retail in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Singapore and Australia.