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Analyst, Finance
New York
NY, United States
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Our client, a global luxury brand in New York City, is seeking a Finance Analyst. This role will provide financial insight and analyses to support management decision making in the Americas.


  • Americas Profit Planning and Analysis
  • Work with Americas Leadership, Global Financial Planning and other divisions to develop the annual profit plan, monthly and quarterly business reviews, forecasts and strategic plans.
  • Provide ongoing monitoring of the operating performance for the Americas and highlight any issues or opportunities
  • Sales Professional Planning
  • Work with Store Management in the various markets to develop the individual sales professional plans at the beginning of each fiscal quarter.
  • Americas Reporting and Analysis
  • Prepare the Americas monthly and quarterly reporting package which includes the P&L, product category and margin analysis, expense variances and the forecast.
  • Analyze sales trends and provide sales projections.
  • Work with regional marketing team to consolidate, forecast and plan expenses
  • Analyze year end store performance and sales professional performance for store achievement and sales achievement recognition.
  • Provide financial data and presentation assistance for Executive committee and Americas leadership meetings.

Other Responsibilities

  • Prepare scheduled and ad hoc reporting and other financial analyses to support sales, staffing, operating and development initiatives.

Required Qualifications:
  • College degree – Finance or Accounting
  • 1-3 years of business experience
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel
  • Knowledge of and experience with multi-dimensional database or other computer based planning system
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with management
  • Strong diplomacy skills and the ability to resolve conflict in a professional manner
  • Self-motivated with a strong drive for achievement
  • Ability to prioritize and work in a highly dynamic, fast paced and team oriented environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Retail or consumer goods background
  • Knowledge of Business Objects, Hyperion and similar systems

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