Saint Petersburg, FL
Finance & Controlling
Full - Time

POSITION:                  Finance Manager, Retail Operations
DEPARTMENT:           Finance
DIVISION:                   SalonCentric
REPORTS TO:            Director – Finance, Retail Operations
LOCATION:                St. Petersburg, Florida (SalonCentric National Operations Center)


SalonCentric, a wholly owned subsidiary of L’Oréal is looking for a dynamic, highly motivated Manager of Finance to support Store Operations. This role supports the Store Operations Team and provides financial analysis and advice in order to influence decision-making and enable business growth. It is responsible for creating and updating budget and trend, managing P&L, and working closely with cross-functional teams to ensure optimal financial performance.

The position is expected to perform complex ad hoc analysis on a regular basis, assist in special projects, support the development of presentation materials for executive leadership, and continuously identify opportunities for process improvements.

Candidate must have a great sense of professionalism and excellent verbal and written communication skills. SalonCentric is a fast-paced environment with lots of opportunities to learn, advance, and be challenged to grow professionally.


  • Managing the P&L with a firm understanding of each line from Sales through OI
  • Assist in the development of the annual budget and monthly forecasting
  • CAPEX modeling
  • Perform weekly financial analysis and review
  • Contribute in Real Estate Finance meetings and preparing reports for Store Evaluations
  • Develop financial models and reports that are flexible, accurate, and clearly present key findings and assumptions
  • Participate in the monthly Financial Close process, and be responsible for month-end Journal Entries
  • Develop strong cross functional partnerships and provide excellent customer service
  • Maintain strong internal controls
  • Independently solve problems
  • Meet deadlines and handle multiple objectives in a fast-paced environment
  • Utilize large-scale accounting and financial systems (SAP, Analyzer, etc.)
  • Ad Hoc analysis



  • A minimum of 3 years of financial modeling / planning experience
  • A degree in business / finance is required
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and handle multiple tasks/projects
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and strong interest in advancement
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast changing environment
  • Comfortable with environment of change and group decision making
  • Ability to work with various levels of management throughout the organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Expert knowledge in Excel, Powerpoint, and a business forecasting tool
  • Retail experience strongly desired
  • Must have long-term authorization to work in the U.S



SalonCentric, a subsidiary of L’Oréal USA, is the premiere distributor in the United States of salon professional products. Through its hundreds of stores, national field sales force and sub-distribution network, SalonCentric promotes the finest professional beauty brands and educates stylists on the latest products and trends.



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