Vice President, Finance Retail

Tommy Hilfiger

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Vice President, Finance Retail, Tommy Hilfiger


New York, United States


Director / VP / President





Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

Join Team Hilfiger

The VP, Finance, Retail will provide leadership and coordination of the divisional financial results, reforecasting and budget management functions.  Ability to take initiative as well as agility in a fast paced environment is required.


  • Oversee daily operations of the Retail Finance department
  • Manage the preparation of, and presentation to management of, the monthly results, re-estimate packages and detailed budgets
  • Maintenance, control and budgeting of the P&L, Balance sheets  and all related departmental expenses for all retail divisions in US and Canada (Outlet, Full Price, Ecomm)
  • Support the Retail President, North America CEO and all retail department heads as the finance lead
  • Responsible for all real estate pro forma’s, renewals and recommendations to upper management
  • Store payroll tracking and planning in coordination  with Store Operations
  • Store and project based capex budgeting and tracking
  • TH Retail point person for upcoming ERP system implementation
  • Oversee sales plans, gross margin analysis and inventory plans
  • Manages month-end and year-end closing processes
  • Develops annual fiscal budget in conjunction w/ the EVP
  • Ensures all decisions and courses of action are in compliance with internal and external policies and regulations
  • Responsible for the control of all expenses and capital expenditures and all travel & entertainment expense documentation and compliance

The Ideal Candidate

Be the next key player on Team Hilfiger

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Finance or Accounting required; MBA or CPA strongly recommended
  • 8-10+ years prior accounting experience in the retail industry   
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Knowledge of Hyperion and SAP GL
  • Strong organizational skills, time management, including ability to prioritize and hit internal and external deadlines
  • Professional demeanor and proactive approach
  • Ability to successfully interface with senior management
  • Strong work ethic
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in fluid environment with changing priorities required
  • Ability to generate value-added initiatives (strategic and tactical) to grow sales and earnings

Language skills

  1. English, Native or bilingual proficiency

About Us

Tommy Hilfiger is one of the world’s leading designer lifestyle brands and is internationally recognized for celebrating the essence of “classic American cool” style, featuring preppy with a twist designs.  Founded in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger delivers premium styling, quality and value to consumers worldwide under the Tommy Hilfiger and Hilfiger Denim brands, with a breadth of collections including Hilfiger Collection, Tommy Hilfiger Tailored, men’s, women’s and children’s sportswear, denim, accessories, and footwear. In addition, the brand is licensed for a range of products, including fragrances, eyewear, watches and home furnishings. Founder Tommy Hilfiger remains the company’s Principal Designer and provides leadership and direction for the design process.  Tommy Hilfiger, which was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2010, is a global apparel and retail company with more than 17,000 associates worldwide. With the support of strong global consumer recognition, Tommy Hilfiger has built an extensive distribution network in over 90 countries and more than 1,400 retail stores throughout North America, Europe, Latin America and the Asia Pacific region. Global retail sales of the Tommy Hilfiger brand were US $6.7 billion in 2014.

With a heritage going back over 130 years, PVH has excelled at growing brands and businesses with rich American heritages, becoming one of the largest apparel companies in the world. We have over 30,000 associates operating in over 40 countries with over $8 billion in 2014 revenues. We own the iconic Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Speedo*, Warner’s and Olga brands and market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands.