About Estee Lauder Companies
ELC (Estee Lauder Companies) is a global leader in prestige beauty that delights consumers with transformative products and experiences, inspiring them to express their individual beauty.
They are the only company focused solely on prestige makeup, skin care, fragrance and hair care with a diverse portfolio of 25+ brands sold in 150 countries.
Infused throughout their organization is a passion for creativity and innovation; a desire to push the boundaries and invent the unexpected.
From a position of strength, The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC), the leader in prestige beauty products, embarked on the Leading Beauty Forward program, chartered to fuel product innovation and enhance market agility.
A key element of this strategy was the design of a new way to support its suite of 30 brands globally. The company chose Panama as being best suited to establish its new Global Business Services (GBS) operation center.
This new center will initially deliver Finance, Human Resources and Legal services to ELC employees across several geographies and time zones.
Through a new innovative service minded approach, this center will redefine service standards globally at ELC. This new GBS team will provide a one-stop-shop solution for the ELC businesses, supported by new customer engagement insights, new systems, and new reporting.
In addition to delivering exceptional service to the ELC businesses each day, the GBS team will also be responsible for continuously streamlining work in pursuit of growing its service offering in support of achieving ELC’s strategic and business objectives.
New site, new team, new opportunity.
This role will be responsible for providing standard solutioning work, reporting and analysis to one of the Clusters of Global Brands (main stakeholders are at SVP and VP level) focused on managing the overall P&L including deep dive insights and analysis from Net Sales (change and shift of forecast by SKU, insights on profitability, revenue growth, pricing effects) and also tight control in A&P spending (huge focus in variances analysis, productivity by type of spending, trends, etc).
These activities should serve both commercial Brand leads to deliver their targets by building skills across its team to deliver timely insights into the business and serving as a resource for ad hoc analysis to reach objectives.
They should also be an ally for the delivering of all forecast exercises i.e. LRP, Annual Budget, and Estimates. Will guarantee also the career growth for the team reporting directly into the role.
Responsibilities and Roles
Day-to-Day Service Delivery
Reporting and Insight Driven Analysis 40%
Define and identify background and financial data delivered by the team to guide decision-making for a global or regional brand, and channel via : standard reports, standard variance analysis, consolidated reports and data.
Expected to prioritize, manage, update, and automate standard reports, as well as support master data enrichment activities, constantly review analytics and reporting, and continually interface with other FP&A team members to look for efficiencies, harmonization and better insights.
Responsible for the teams in charge to provide FP&A support to the Global Brand Teams from Panama, guaranteeing full participation and merge into the OneSource Finance organizational initiatives and plans.
Responsible of the career planning and management of his direct reports and extended team.
Stakeholder Management 25%
Responsible for the teams in charge of establishing budgeting tools and acting as project manager, ensuring all budgets are accurate, comprehensive, and completed on time including pre-populated budget estimate data templates, consolidation and data quality management of annual and monthly budget estimate submissions and perform allocations for function budget analysis.
Must supervise the analysis, commentary and presentation materials for the monthly and quarterly financial review meetings, as well as the long-range plans, support strategic planning and target setting