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Job# 22189 BH# 313689
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Finance Director

A Leading Beauty Brand in Orange County is currently looking for a Finance Director to join their team!

This position is responsible for P&L management of Advertising & Promotional Spend, and SG&A budget and forecast process coordination, and actual reporting. 

• Direct the coordination and administration of assigned area’s annual business plan/ budget/trend. Responsible for associated presentations to management. 
• Responsible for the preparation, analysis and transmission of a variety of divisional finance reports in accordance with corporate requirements, i.e. budgets, balance sheets, budget spreads, P&L statements, and budget reporting. 
• Prepare, direct, identify risks and opportunities, and make recommendations for A&P spend and SG&A including the plan, budget, trends and actuals. 
• Coordinate approval/ communication of reallocation of funds 
• Liaison with various departments including HQfinance, Corporate Finance, Marketing, Sales, etc 
• Develop partnership with the sales and marketing teams in order to support them in their decision with solid financial data 
• Seek opportunities in order to improve profitability 
• Ensure a high level of internal control and efficiency of the processes 
• Oversee and review the process of multiple financial reporting tools related to commercial finance 
• Lead the month end close for A&P, SG&A and consolidation, reporting. 
• Partner with and provide financial expertise to operating departments 
• Provide assistance to senior management of department on projects and presentations and present as necessary 
• Manage/ develop direct reports 


• Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and forecasting concepts is a must 
• Must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills, business acumen, leadership skills, oral and written communication skills, and excellent interpersonal skills. 
• Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment. 
• Must have the ability to interact with all levels of management. 
• Experience with a budgeting system is required 
• Consumer products industry experience preferred. 


Education/Experience/ Licenses or Certificates 
• 6-8 years’ relevant financial experience required; management experience preferred 
• Bachelor’s degree in related field required 


• Must be highly proficient using Microsoft Excel 
• Experience with large company ERP systems is preferred