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Finance Manager-Corporate

Employer
Burberry
Location
New York, New York, United States
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Function
Finance
Level
Manager

Job Details

INTRODUCTION

At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.

JOB PURPOSE

Manage all elements of financial planning and analysis for Americas corporate head office functions including budget/forecast and some balance sheet, capex, cashflow items.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Analyse financial results with respect to profit, trends, costs and budget/forecast compliance. Interpret operating results and make specific recommendations that will result in cost reduction and / or profitability improvement. Issue monthly reports to CFO and other executives.
  • Manage OPEX across all corporate functions: Marketing, VM, Client engagement, Warehouse, HR, IT, Tax, Legal, Construction, Facilities etc.
  • Partner with department and accounting on monthly analysis.
  • Spearhead corporate function people cost forecasting and budget.
  • Oversee all approval requests to Group Finance (IO, PO, Capex Appraisals, cash capex planning etc.)
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to ensure visibility into and accuracy of P&L components.
  • Manage analyst to provide analysis and opex management.
  • Maintain appropriate level of documentation for all FP&A processes as well as partner with the overall finance team in maintaining the requested risks and controls matrixes current and updated.


PERSONAL PROFILE

QUALIFICATION AND SKILL
  • Strategic & Tactical Skills: Ability to set clear, achievable, measurable goals for forecast and LRP
  • Communication and Facilitation Skills: Ability to facilitate business and finance initiatives through the organization, including meetings for financial planning/reviews and business goals
  • Organizational/multi-tasking Skills: Ability to plan/prioritize to ensure efficient and timely deliverables; adapt quickly to a changing environment
  • Problem Solving Skills: Ability to coordinate with the senior leadership team to work through operational and finance issues and build consensus toward solutions
  • Superior Microsoft Excel skills; knowledge of SAP or similar system; experience with BPC


EXPERIENCE
  • 5-8 years of related work experience, with at least 3 years in retail.
  • Extensive experience with managing people to deliver result as a team.


MEASURES OF SUCCESS

  • Mastery OPEX by function and people cost. Understand how each business function operates to challenge and assist in making their spend more efficient
  • Delivering accurate month end close analysis and follow up before week 1 of month end close
  • Provide weekly/monthly opex forecast, people cost KPI and other ad hoc analysis in a timely manner with clarity and accuracy
  • Coach and upskill analysts to progress in their scope


CONNECTING WITH OTHERS
  • Direct partnership with Marketing, VM, CE, Warehouse, Facilities, HR, Finance, IT, Legal, Tax, central finance / BBS accounting teams


FOOTER

Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

  • Expected base salary for the role will generally be between $130,000.00 and $140,000.00 per year at the commencement of employment. However, base salary if hired will be determined on an individualized basis and is only part of the total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, discretionary bonuses, short and long-term incentive packages, and Company-sponsored benefit programs.
  • This position is at-will and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.


Posting Notes: USA || New York (US-NY) || New York || FINANCE & OPERATIONS || COMMERCIAL FINANCE || n/a ||

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