Senior Director – Finance

Posted 5 days ago
New York
Market: NY - New York
Industry Segment: Luxury Fashion, Luxury Menswear
Category: Finance
Seniority: Director
Job Type: Full time
Pay Range: $180,000-$200,000 annually

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Senior Director – Finance
Alexander McQueen
New York
Luxury Fashion, Luxury Menswear
Full time
Posted 5 days ago

Marketplace Role

As a service to our candidates we present 1000’s of luxury industry roles as part of our Marketplace offering. For these jobs you will be forwarded to the brand to apply directly.

Job Description

Your Opportunity:

As the Senior Director of Finance of the region you will support the President and the leadership team with all financial aspect of the region. Key focus areas will be the business plan and forecast, the financial performance of the region, the monitoring of capex and the development of business cases for new investment.

How you will contribute:

  • Act as Business partner to the Americas leadership team to support on strategic development, enhance sustainable growth, support and advice on financial commitments, development of the region and find opportunity to improve profitability
  • Liaise with the HQ in London on trends, risks and commitments to make sure there is an alignment with Group’s strategic direction
  • Responsible for timely and accurate preparation and submission of financial / management reports and report packages for Americas operations
  • To ensure financial data integrity, including proper books, records are kept and conformance to legal requirements in respect of tax and accounting in Americas Region
  • To build up and manage the finance and accounting organization through identifying and developing capable employees by different way of coaching and training
  • To manage all corporate reporting and analysis, business performance evaluation (KPI) and prepare for budgeting and forecast and EVA for new business development
  • To support central treasury, credit controls and cash management to maximize liquidity for daily operational requirements
  • To liaise with internal and external auditors and local governments on audit, and inspection issues of legal entities in the region
  • To establish, implement appropriate procedures and internal controls other than to ensure compliance and governance to statutory requirements and company policies.
  • Involvement in other ad hoc assignments and projects

Your Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Finance, Accounting or similar field of study with at least 10-year hands-on in both financial planning & analysis experience in which 5 years at managerial level
  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Fashion Retail and/or Wholesale experience preferred
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Advanced Excel and Microsoft Suite skills a must
  • Well organized, as well as a good team player
  • Hyperion HFM and SAP experience preferred

Why work with us? 

This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of a dynamic team with a visionary brand that offers possibilities to learn and grow. Talent development is a managerial principle at Kering and we are committed to fostering internal mobility. Our common vision promotes leadership skills and helps every employee to reach their full potential in a stimulating and fulfilling workplace environment.

Kering is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms – gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs and sexual orientation – enriches the workplace. It opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an Equal Opportunity Employer we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background.

About Alexander McQueen

Alexander McQueen is renowned for being Innovative, emotional, romantic and uncompromising, the house which has become synonymous with modern British couture. Integral to the Alexander McQueen culture is the juxtaposition between contrasting elements: fragility and strength, tradition and modernity, fluidity and severity. A Passionate and profound viewpoint is realized with respect and influence for the arts and crafts tradition. Sarah Burton, was appointed Creative Director in May 2010 of the Alexander McQueen brand having worked alongside the founder Lee Alexander McQueen for over 14 years and has since continued to design and produce collections acclaimed for their technical excellence and craftsmanship.