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Brussels CapitalBrussels
Finance & Controlling
Full - Time
04-Dec-2020

KEY JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES

1/ Junior Finance Controller

In charge of Marketing Activities & Expenses controlling for all brands:

  • Quarterly trends and annual budget plan + construction in his/her area of activity (Compass)
  • Variance analyses between Actuals & Planned throughout the year
  • Head of monthly closing process (technical part - Compass) + reporting (Magnitude)
  • Produce and/ or supervise monthly reports in his/her area of activity
  • Leading A&Ps meetings (incl. upfront follow-up files monthly update) with product & brand managers
  • Validation of spending in different systems: purchase orders & internal orders (SAP) and media campaigns (Contacts)
  • Follow-up & validation of local codes creations (Cosmo)
  • Optimization of costs in accordance with the Standards and good practices set down by Internal Control & Group Rules while maintaining constant links with his/ her contacts (e.g. customer benefits, value analysis, cost analysis, POS advertising, CSV etc.)
  • Monitor costs and carry out all analyses required in order to identify risks and opportunities and suggest appropriate actions

2/ Business Analyst

Provide the Sales Department or others with all relevant analyses in order to assess market development & commercial performance and give recommendations.

  • Collect & analyze data on sell in/ sell out
  • Summarize, format and share analyses to help decision-makers manage commercial activities
  • Cross-reference data from the sales force, market studies (internal and external) and marketing in order to have a comprehensive understanding of the business

  • PROFESSIONAL & TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

1/ Junior Finance Controller

  • CONTROL OF MANAGEMENT AND INTERNAL CONTROL STANDARDS: Use financial documents and ensure their compliance with internal and external standards
  • EFFICIENTLY USE OF REPORTING AND CONSOLIDATED DATA: Ensure that financial reporting is in line with Group standards
  • PROJECT AND ANALYSIS OF BUSINESS PERFORMANCE: Anticipate and identify opportunities, risks and solutions
  • OPTIMIZES COSTS: Apply calculation methods to model and evaluate performance in his/ her field of activity
  • BUILD BUDGETS THAT SUPPORT GROWTH: Develop budgets and financial forecasts (trends) in conjunction with managers: P&L, balance sheet and working capital
  • ACT PROACTIVELY AS A "BUSINESS PARTNER": calculate and interpret financial results in order to set goals and recommend changes that support the strategy and contribute to efficiency
  • MAKE THE MOST OF INFORMATION AND DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS: make links between various systems (SAP, Boost, Compass, …) in order to identify and analyze points of attention

2/ Business Analyst

  • Be the Boost Referent for the data analyst part
  • Design sales performance monitoring dashboards and reporting tools
  • Analyze the operational impacts of commercial policies on market performance (e.g. measuring the effects of off/ on-line advertising campaigns)
  • Measure the return on investment (ROI) of these policies from a commercial and financial perspective
  • Make recommendations in terms of incentives (distribution) and variable compensation (salespeople)

  • YOUR PROFILE

    • Master degree
    • Fluent in NL or FR + EN

L’Oréal would like her personnel to represent the diversity of the Belgian society. We welcome everyone regardless of origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, philosophical or political conviction, disability, etc.