Corporate Finance Director - DFS91121185 in Hong Kong at DFS

Date Posted: 8/25/2021

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Job Description

Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Finance, the individual will provide key strategic corporate finance support to senior leadership in DFS. The corporate finance team’s primary focus will be to provide support into the long term business planning for the business via setting guardrails for financial performance, analyzing performance, forecasting, budgeting and broader communication of that performance. The team will also be responsible for driving global capital allocation and investment decisions for the company. The role will also be a key member of the CFO’s Global Finance Leadership Team, providing insights into business performance and helping to drive a transversal finance functional agenda.

Key Responsibilities:
Long Term Strategic Business Planning
• Lead the Corporate Finance team providing insight into global business performance
• Advance and transform the forecasting/budgeting/cashflow planning & execution process into a live business and strategic planning tool to support long term planning via both financial and non-financial KPIs and creating financial guardrails that deliver global strategic objectives
• Deliver long term scenario planning for the Corporate P&L and other key financial metrics aimed at effectively managing results and associated investments
• Support the CEO/CFO with insightful storytelling regarding business performance to be used for all external stakeholder management (Board of Directors, shareholders, JV partners, etc.) Capital Investment and Capital Allocation
• Own the global capital allocation and investment process and set/maintain/align/track the multi-year Capital Investment and Capital Allocation strategy
• Enhance/facilitate capital allocation process (as neutral party) across multi-function lines (Merchandising, Store Ops, Design & Construction, BD, Finance & IT)
• Monitor/track/push for progress to achieve capital spending targets/timelines – partnering with function/store leads Talent Development
• Manage the Corporate Finance team and play an active role on the Global Finance Leadership Team to build dynamic career paths across finance functions, and between LVMH maisons where appropriate
• Responsible for delivering a diverse team Other
• Partner with Business Development team on building business cases on key opportunities leveraging on both internal and external benchmarking

Key Requirements:

• CPA with University Degree in Business or Finance required, MBA preferred
• 10 years + of banking, corporate finance or financial & operating experience.
• Prior M&A experience with strong strategic planning / investment assessment experience
• Keen interest in retail business and operation