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Financial Planning Analyst

  • Ref: 300866
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Industry: Cosmetics / Skin Care
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: Negotiable

Opportunity Description

Reporting to the Manager of FP&A, you will be responsible for supporting: monthly financial reporting to senior stakeholders, annual budget process and multiple forecast scenarios, Strategic Planning, and Treasury Operations. This role works closely with the company’s regional Accounting and Finance teams. 

Company Information

Cosmetics/Skin Care manufacturing

Job Duties

  • Develops and maintains models related to overall business performance and forecast, as well as specific business needs 
  • Supports the development of our annual financial plan (e.g. scenario analysis, top and bottom line trending, FX impact) and produces materials to update Senior Leadership on progress 
  • Assists in completion and development of monthly forecast, providing variance analysis of forecast to annual plan as well as prior forecasts 
  • Assist in developing finance and business presentations, and related supporting materials  
  • Partner closely and regularly with both business and support teams to track business performance, exercise expenditure and investment controls, and identify risks and opportunities to our financial outlook 
  • Manage and deliver on operational and analytical processes connected to each accounting period close, including variance analysis, management reporting, and/or model recalibrations as necessary 
  • Use your communication and storytelling skills to frame issues effectively and translate the outputs of your financial analysis into impactful insights and compelling business recommendations 
  • Support financial and operational analysis for our Digital business platform  
  • Delivers ad hoc analytics to provide actionable information for corrective and / or business planning purposes to Finance leaders. 
  • Maintains a strong focus on aiding Business Leaders in making value enhancing business decisions 


Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics or relevant field

Experience & Skills Required

  • 3+years of relevant, applied experience in finance/accounting (exposure to manufacturing is preferred). 
  • Strong grasp of the 3 financial statements, with a high aptitude and enthusiasm for problem-solving through quantitative modeling and analysis 
  • Experience forming relationships across all levels of an organization and comfortable presenting to a broad range of audiences 
  • Strong analytical and research skills 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Effective reporting and presentation skills 
  • Proficient in MS Excel & PowerPoint 
  • Experience with HFM (or other consolidation systems) and BI tools, a plus

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