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Finance Director, BP&A - North America

Hugo Boss
New York City, New York, United States
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Our vision is to establish HUGO BOSS as the leading premium tech-driven fashion platform worldwide and to be one of the top 100 global brands. At HUGO BOSS, we work as a team to apply our knowledge, skills and experience together and create a diversity of ideas and solutions. What unites us? We love fashion, we change fashion!

At HUGO BOSS, you have the opportunity to contribute your personality, ideas and creativity - because only when we break new ground together can we create something unique. Become part of our team of more than 17.000 employees worldwide and shape your future at HUGO BOSS!

In this role, the Finance Director, Business Planning & Analysis (BP&A) - North Americawill manage and prepare the annual Budget and Forecasting processes for USA & Canada. Prepare and analyze monthly performance information and P&Ls for all trading channels (Wholesale, Retail and E-Commerce). Explain results and work with Executive Management to implement action plans.

Manage USA and Canada inventory control and execute bi-annual physical inventory stock counts. Work with senior stakeholders to monitor for loss and create action plans to reduce loss in the business. Develop strong working relationship with Germany HQ, COO, Americas and CEO, President, Americas in actively supporting management in delivering the CLAIM 5 strategy. Manage and develop business focused BP&A and Loss Prevention teams with regular interaction with Germany counterparts to build knowledge and keep abreast of system development.

What you can expect:

Responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:
  • Oversee all financial business partner aspects for Retail, Wholesale, eCommerce, and Backoffice. In addition, oversee and manage the Loss Prevention & Inventory Control team
  • Play an integral role in the development and execution of long-term financial strategies, contributing to the overall growth and sustainability of the company's financial health
  • Analyze financial statements and prepare reports detailing financial performance and potential areas for improvement
  • Create and maintain budget and forecast models; produce comprehensive budget, forecast and cash-flow reports for ownership
  • Approve all invoices and financial transactions ensuring adherence to the company's financial strategies and budgets
  • Provide ownership with timely and accurate financial reports and recommendations
  • Perform analysis to identify sales trends and opportunities, and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Analyze year-over-year budget variances, identify key growth areas of savings and support implementation
  • Be responsible for on time and accurate delivery of all BP&A processes, Budgets and Forecasts
  • Business Partner to Trading Senior management to monitor and measure business performance across all channels (wholesale, retail and E-commerce)
  • Work cooperatively with Regional Coordinator to ensure NCSA consolidation is completed on time and to a high standard with assumptions and deviations clearly explained
  • Nurture, support and develop a highly motivated and effective team of Business Partners for the US and Canada business
  • Foster strong coordination and interaction with other HUGO BOSS regional entities such as Mexico and Brazil to leverage synergies, implement best practice and share common templates/methodologies

Your profile:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience, with strong focus in budgeting & forecasting
  • Strong leadership and collaboration skills
  • Strong verbal, and written communication skills
  • Retail Apparel experience preferably across all trading channels: retail, wholesale & ecommerce
  • Ability to build a strong team, building consensus and fostering trust and collaboration at all levels
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, develop and grow existing team as well as work to develop/maintain strong cross-functional relationships
  • Proficient in all Microsoft office programs, expert user of Excel
  • Facilitate multi-tasking in a fast-paced work environment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • SAP experience a plus

Your benefits:

HUGO BOSS offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes:
  • Hybrid Working Model
  • Flexible Commuting
  • Flexible Fridays & Summer Fridays
  • Paid Parental Leave for FT employees
  • 21 paid days off (pro-rated based on first year of employment) plus your Birthday off
  • Generous Employee Discount Program
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits with Health Saving Account (HSA) option
  • SHIP (Share Investment Program)
  • Offers eligible employees the opportunity to become a co-owner and acquire shares in HUGO BOSS AG at special SHIP conditions.
  • 401(K) with company match
  • Flex Spending Account (FSA)
  • Commuter Benefits (Pre-tax)
  • Voluntary Benefits and Critical Illness
  • Company sponsored Life and Disability benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Discounts for auto/home/pet insurance


The expected base salary range for this position is from $170,000 - $180,000. It is not typical for offers to be made at or near the top of the range. Salary offers are based on a wide range of factors including relevant skills, training, experience, education, and, where applicable, certifications obtained. Market and organizational factors are also considered.

We are a global company with our employees representative of the world at large. Our inclusive culture embraces each person's authenticity and individuality. We are committed to equal employment opportunity. And we believe our equitable work environment helps unleash your full potential and inspires you to thrive.


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