Business Planning & Control Director

Job Title: Business Planning & Control Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Japan
Salary: 14000000 - 16000000
Reference: 10451
Contact Name: Emile Ngene
Job Published: July 26, 2018 09:00

Job Description

This is quite a unique opportunity for someone with exceptional FP&A and business partnering skills to work with a Luxury Retail brand that has a global presence.

  • Participate in developing brand growth strategies and business plans.
  • Lead whole process of planning budget and forecasts in compliance with HQ’s requirement.
  • Propose seasonal purchasing budget to the management.
  • Conduct appropriate analysis to assess the validity of the seasonal sell through target proposed by Retail Director.
  • Define ideal inventory level and mix; liaise with Merchandising Director and Retail Director to achieve the target.
  • Conduct financial analysis to evaluate effectiveness of expenses and analyse profitability.
  • Propose contingency plan and improvement action plants to meet the target.
  • Make recommendation and monitor actions to optimise return on capital employed.
  • Lead expense control and business monitoring through various sources of information.
  • Review and validate the financial reporting.

  • Degree Educated.
  • Advanced Excel Skills.
  • Retail/Consumer Goods background preferred.
  • Business Level Japanese & English.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience.
  • Team management background is an advantage.