Manager, Supply Chain Finance

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Position: Manager, Supply Chain Finance (Contract)
WHO WE ARE Our Brands:
The Este Lauder Companies Inc. is one of the worlds leading manufacturers and marketers of quality skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. The companys products are sold in approximately 150 countries and territories under brand names including:
Este Lauder, Aramis, Clinique, Prescriptives, Lab Series, Origins, Tommy Hilfiger, MAC, Kiton, La Mer, Bobbi Brown, Donna Karan New York, DKNY, Aveda, Jo Malone London, Bumble and bumble, Michael Kors, Darphin, Tom Ford, Smashbox, Ermenegildo Zegna, AERIN, RODIN olio lusso, Le Labo, Editions de Parfums Frdric Malle, GLAMGLOW, By Kilian, BECCA, Too Faced and Dr. Jart+. Our Heritage:
Since Este Lauder founded our Company in 1946 with four cosmetics products and unlimited dreams, we have grown virtually every year on the key principles she established: creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship. The Este Lauder Companies are committed to building world-class brands by developing talented people. We champion a professional organization that emphasizes excellences at every level. Our people are our greatest asset and the success of our company is the result of the talent, passion, and vision of our creative and highly dedicated employees, who set a global standard for innovation, service and quality.

The Canadian Supply Chain and Canadian Innovation Centre is at the core of that innovative spirit. () Our Culture & Values:
Our culture is often described as a rare mix of family values with a high-performing public company with a mission of Bringing the best to everyone we touch and being the best in everything we do. This unique mix translates into a caring, collaborative and compassionate workplace that is also demanding with a competitive spirit that is a powerful source of motivation.

Above all else, there is a focus on long-term, sustainable growth which engenders loyalty and commitment from internal and external stakeholders. We are a values-driven organization. Our actions are rooted in the Lauder Family values of respect for the individual, uncompromising ethics and integrity, generosity of spirit and fearless persistence. Building on these core values we also abide by the following principles:

. To learn more about our unique corporate culture in Canada, please visit . POSITION SUMMARY The Manager Supply Chain Finance is accountable to provide finance business partnership, planning and analysis for Canada Supply Chain functions including Manufacturing, Quality and Distribution. At the Manager level this includes direct support of specifically assigned functions and processes, assisting the Analyst Staff on their assigned responsibilities, development and implementation of tools/applications in support of continuous improvements;

automate, improve and make processes efficient. This position requires some travel to Plant/DC sites within Canada as well as travel to NY periodically.

Responsibilities include:
Development of Annual Budget and Monthly Forecasts Performance Reporting and Variance analysis of actual versus plan/forecast Identification of cost savings opportunities Coordination of accounting activities including journal entries and balance sheet analyses, ensuring financial compliance with policies and procedures Framing and developing business cases for senior stakeholders/management Provide insights to business partners and NA SC Finance Specific Accountability for:
Facilitate, execute estimate and closing processes including providing visibility to transactions, analysis of results and comprehensive reporting Support Director with Functional Leads as assigned for annual budget, long range plan, capital project planning, estimates, allocations and standard direct labor and overhead rates, period end closings Experience filtering and synthesizing multiple data sets for clear, actionable strategic recommendations Coordinate and audit cycle counts at Plant/DC sites Ensure adherence to deadlines and processes Provide support as required for duty drawback, government surveys and ad hoc analyses including concise, professional presentation of information Ensure transparency with Functional groups related to Canada Plant/DC performance Adherence to US GAAP, corporate policies and SOX compliance In conjunction with team members, provide for continuous improvement in processes ensuring proper controls and realization of efficiencies Monitor and report Functional metrics and KPIs providing analysis and insights, as applicable Primary liaison with OneSource and GenPact for all Canada SCF related matters Special projects as assigned

Qualifications Bachelors Degree in Finance or Accounting MBA / CPA a plus 5+ years of Finance, process reengineering and project management Excellent analytical capabilities to translate data into Executive level insights and metrics Advanced Excel, SAP, EPM/EPP, OneStream, (Smartview) Hyperion skills a must Effective leadership skills with the ability to manage and influence others

Ability to work / analyze / build efficient analyses and reports Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills required, including direct interaction with Senior Management Excellent organization, writing and listening skills Flexible mindset, with the ability to shift focus, multi-task, and prioritize in a rapidly changing and sometimes unpredictable environment

Ability to work across Functions / Regions / Brands and interact effectively with all departments Builder of strong connections across the Company and with key points of contact

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