Senior Analyst, Financial Planning and Analysis


July 21, 2021

Sephora, a division of LVMH - Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton global luxury leader, is a global leader in beauty retailing. It successfully operates more than three thousand points of sale across Americas, Europe, Middle East, and Asia. Its aim is to animate the most loved beauty community in the world.
Sephora South East Asia is a high growth division of leading global beauty retailer, Sephora. Our teams run omnichannel retail businesses in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, and Hong Kong; Franchise operations in India & Indonesia; and ecommerce-only business (the first in the world globally for Sephora!) in the Philippines. We have recently opened new markets in Hong Kong and New Zealand as well!
Our success is built on innovation, a unique product portfolio, market-leading digital capabilities, and our exceptional people! With ambitious growth plans, we are always looking for talented people who are passionate about building businesses and developing themselves and our customers' experience.
At Sephora, we stand together, and we stand for something more. Every day we reimagine beauty, discover new brands, and influence positive change. Data plays a big role in that. The Senior Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis will be a key business partner to the management team. He/She will ensure timely and accurate financial information is provided for strong control and sound decisions on business activities.

You will shine here if you enjoy…

Key Responsibility 1: Partner with various functions, both local and regional, including FP&A Manager, CFO and SEA management team to critically analyse performance, drive cost efficiencies and identify areas of risk and opportunities. You will also participate in cross business decisions and ensure a strong commercial finance presence
Key Responsibility 2: Consolidate results of in-country finance teams for monthly reporting, budgets and forecasts for management and global headquarters, and ensuring data integrity is maintained throughout the process.
Key Responsibility 3: Propose improvements to processes and reporting, pilot tools to optimize business whenever necessary or relevant. This includes continuous improvement and development of existing and/or new systems within the organisation.
Key Responsibility 4: Provide relevant, timely and accurate financial information to support key responsibility areas in controlling, including variance analysis of actual vs forecasts, monitoring and analysing margins, inventory and key drivers in delivering product category and supply chain objectives, tracking of capital expenditure against investment targets and ad hoc cost analysis.
Key Responsibility 5: Coordinate with business teams on budget cycle, strategic plan, internal process deadlines and reporting schedules and follow up on deliverables.

We would love to hear from you if you are someone with...

 Retail or FMCG experience with solid accounting and planning background with at least 3 years’ experience
 Experience in SAP, Jedox and/or other performance management software
 Dynamism, Energy and Drive to Succeed, and are Results Oriented
 Ability to learn quickly, grasp key business drivers and communicate in a commercially focused manner
 Ability to manage multiple deadlines and good organization skills
 Strong team spirit, able to work with colleagues of diverse background.
 Excellent communication skills, being able to communicate across levels and functions
 Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills.

While at Sephora, you’ll enjoy…

The people: You will be surrounded by some of the most talented, supportive, and kind leaders and teams – people you can be proud to work with.
The learning: We invest heavily in training for our leaders and store associates. Not just product knowledge but building a personalized career plan with you so you continue to evolve and build your skills.
The culture: As a leading beauty retailer, backed by the LVMH luxury brand, our reach is broad and our impact is global. Yet there’s always room to explore. It’s in our DNA to innovate and, at Sephora, all 40,000 passionate team members are united by a common goal - to reimagine the future of beauty. You can unleash your creativity, because we’ve got disruptive spirit. You can learn and evolve, because we empower you to be your best. You can be yourself, because you are what sets us apart. This, is the future of beauty. Reimagine your future, at Sephora.
When joining Sephora, you join the fastest growing and most innovative omnichannel retailer in South East Asia. As part of LVMH, (, we provide an unparalleled combination of resources, scale, and autonomy to our employees.
Sephora SEA was created through the combination of the Sephora's retail business in South East Asia and Luxola, a Singaporean start-up that broke new frontiers in ecommerce regionally. We proudly maintain an entrepreneurial and technology-focused culture, with all our capabilities built in-house – a rarity in this region.
The data is definitive: diversity leads to better teams, better performance, and better results. Consequently, we actively seek to hire employees of all genders, backgrounds, and experiences. We provide our employees with a unique opportunity to take on senior responsibilities, accelerate their career path, and impact the business of beauty across the world.