BPC Manager - Luxury Brand Company

Location: Tokyo
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: ¥10000000.00 - ¥13000000.00 per annum
Specialization: Accountancy,
Sub Specialization: Financial Planning & Analysis (Manager),
Contact: Andre Schuetz
Reference: JO-2110-464272
about Andre Schuetz

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[Position] F&A Manager
[Location] Tokyo
[Salary] 10~13 million JPY
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Note: Applicants must have permission to work in Japan and Fluent ~ Native level Japanese

[Company Description]
Global Luxury Brand Company

[Responsibilities]
Your role will encompass the following responsibilities:

a) Budget coordination

  • Calculate budget reflecting the financial trends, local needs and Headquarters' requirements in coordination with each department

  • Prepare and update the budget excel format for each department head so that budget submission can be done in a precise and efficient way

  • Propose seasonal purchasing budget (OTB) to MD

  • Prepare budget presentation for headquarter to be understood clearly

b) Business Analysis

  • Analyze the business comparing with budget and previous year from various perspectives and identify the priorities on a weekly basis

  • Prepare monthly financial report, conduct necessary financial analysis to evaluate effectiveness of expenses and analyze profitability and propose contingency plans and improvement actions to meet the targets

  • Calculate the profitability of projects (store new opening/store expansion/relocation/renovation) and events for decision making

c) Operation flow improvement for Internal Control and efficiency

  • Compile company's policies and procedures

  • Assess/control IT systems for security and to improve efficiency

  • Define Business Continuity Plan (BCP)

  • Co-manage Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) with IS&T department

  • Implement action plans requested at previous internal audit and manage internal audit

You will be managing analyst within the team and have direct interaction with several areas of the organization including:

  • Finance/ HQ team and regional team

  • Internal Audit / HQ team and regional team

  • Legal/regional team

  • Logistics/regional team

  • IS&T/HQ team and regional team

[Requirements]
The ideal candidate for this role will possess the following skills and expertise:

  • 5-7 years' experience in Finance/Business analysis

  • Experience in monthly closing analysis

  • Experience in budget preparation

  • University degree or college diploma in relevant field

  • Having worked in luxury or premium fashion brands in Business analysis is preferred

  • Great capacity of managing projects with great attention to detail

  • Flexible, enthusiastic and motivated with the ability to work to targets in a deadline driven environment.

  • Excel skills to analyze data from different perspectives (VLOOKUP, SUMIF, PIVOT), Power point skills

  • Book keeping 2nd grade

  • Seek what is best for the brand, rather than what is best for yourself or your group. Challenge prevailing assumptions, status quos, and suggest better approaches

  • Must be fluent in English and Japanese.

Please click "apply" if you are interested in the job.
We will review your profile and contact you within five business days should we find that you satisfy the requirements of the hiring company.
Further details about the company and position will be notified at a later date.

Reference: JO-2110-464272
Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level
Job Function: Finance, Analyst