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ABOUT LA PRAIRIE

La Prairie is the leader in luxury skincare, present in 70 countries around the world.
Synonymous not only with luxury, the La Prairie name evokes innovation, performance, high-touch service and Swissness — the purity, precision and excellence inherent to the extraordinary land that saw the brand’s inception in 1978.
La Prairie endeavors to fulfill a quest for timeless beauty through the highest standards of advanced technology combined with exquisite formulations and elegant packaging — elevating science to art.

Controlling Manager

Location: 

Taipei, TW, 104

Contract Type:  Permanent - full-time
Description: 

Position Summary:

  • This role should be a cross-functional business partner to work closely with marketing and Sales team and provide financial partnership in financial planning, budgeting, cost control and investment studies, analyses, etc.

 

Key Responsibility :

 

Accounting

  • In charge of AP & Fixed Assets accounting and vender master & payment policy
  • Financial planning and business partnering
  • Provide advice and decision support to the function leadership team through financial steering and planning, performance tracking, business analysis, budgeting and forecasting process and performance management
  • Further enhance marketing investment analysis to measure and enhance marketing campaign effectiveness and ROI and lead quarterly MB review meeting to focus on MB efficiency
  • Lead communication cross-functionally for alignment to generate company level forecast in Sales, Margin, Marketing budget, BA, GE and company SOI
  • Prepare variance analysis budget/forecasting vs actual closing on monthly basis and focus areas to improve
  • Ensure margin transparency incl. product mix and variance
  • Lead various simulation analysis for business impact on ad-hoc projects and detect possibility to improve profitability

 

Process improvement

  • Monitor and pro-actively support related RCM implementation esp. P2P and internal audit preparation and follow-ups
  • Simplify internal process with cross-functional cooperation/alignment

 

Team development

  • Timely feedback to team on continuous improvement and capability enhancement

 

Requirement:

  • Bachelor degree in Finance, Accounting or equivalent
  • Over 10 years of work experience in finance with preference for retail luxury / cosmetics or FMCG exposure
  • Prior work experience in one of the BIG 4 audit firms is preferred
  • Lead person in business controlling, marketing controlling or E-Commerce controlling
  • Challenging business partner with strong analytical skills and hands-on mentality
  • Collaborative team player with different cross-functional teams with strong communication and influencing skills
  • Self-motivated, pro-active drive to achieve deliverables even under tight schedules
  • Excellent both spoken & written English communication skills
  • Advanced MS Excel and working knowledge of SAP is highly appreciated.