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BALENCIAGA Finance Manager

Balenciaga - Regular
Wayne - United States of America

YOUR OPPORTUNITY The Finance Manager will serve as a key member of the corporate Finance team and has a passion for taking ownership in a fast-paced, high-growth environment. This role will report to our Director of Finance and will be responsible for accurately analyzing business needs and areas of opportunity to increase process efficiency through the following duties.


  • Support Balenciaga Americas including but not limited to: USA, Canada, Mexico, and Brazil in analyzing the business activity, trends, KPI’s and drivers of business profitability
  • Responsible for Forecasting and Budgeting process including 3YP
  • Sales, Margin, Opex, Capex and Cash flow
  • Support and collaborate with the Accounting during the monthly and year-end closing including Margin
  • Responsible for preparation, review and submission of all Financial Reporting (Regional and HQ):
    • Daily, Weekly, Monthly and YTD sales across all channels
    • Monthly P&L along with quantitative and qualitative analysis
    • Monthly Management expense reports
    • Monthly Capex and Cash Flow analysis
    • Proactive approach to data mining and certifying information for sales, KPIS, etc.
    • Complete various analyses, “Fixed Assets” and “Rents”
    • Ad hoc reporting
  • Monthly meetings with department heads to go over financial results
  • Identify areas of improvement and generate innovative ideas to increase process efficiencies 
  • Conduct monthly closings, GL reconciliation, and complete analysis on P&L and balance sheet accounts
  • Complete various analyses including sales and gross margin while also preparing ad hoc analyses as needed to support the business
  • Responsible to reconcile Capex and partner with Store planning on all projects
  • Prepare monthly retail commercial goal bonus proposals along with calculation and final payouts
  • Develop budgets and business forecasts within tight deadlines
  • Assist with preparation of Y/E Audit
  • Manage, coach and develop the Finance team
  • Assist in compilation, preparation and analysis of EVAs for potential new projects
  • Navigate and master multiple accounting systems and sub-ledgers including but not limited to Lawson, Movex, JDA, Auditworks, Hyperion


  • Bachelors in Finance, Economics, or Accounting; MBA a plus
  • 10+ years in similar role with management experience; Retail experience a plus
  • Advanced technical skills (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Pivot Tables, Macros, SUMIFS, Indirect Formulas)
  • Core competencies and traits:
    • Strong decision making and problem-solving skills
    • Possess a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
    • Ability to research, analyze and evaluate complex data and prepare concise written reports and presentations
    • Ability to multi-task while maintaining critical deadlines
    • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with colleagues and counterparts overseas
    • Highest regard for confidentiality. Must be able to maintain confidentiality with sensitive company information
    • Aggressively anticipate impacts of workload/issues to team deadlines and have a very positive work attitude including willing to work some longer hours during peak periods
  • System savvy and self-motivated to learn new technology and participate in new projects; SAP experience a plus
  • Understanding of accounting principles and procedures  
  • Position is based in New Jersey, willingness to travel to NY Office as needed per week


This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the Balenciaga philosophy and to become part of a team that offers possibilities to learn and grow.  Talent development is a managerial principle at The Kering Group and we are committed to fostering interning 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 fostering a diverse workforce.  We believe diversity in all its form enriches the workplace and our customer experience.  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, qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

  • Full time
  • North America
  • United States of America

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