Business Planning Analyst LATAM – Cosmetics Retailer

Jobs Facts

Job Status: Closed
Job Title: Business Planning Analyst LATAM – Cosmetics Retailer
Location: New York City
Industry: Fragrances & Cosmetics Retailer
Market: Latin America LATAM
Channel: Local Markets
Reporting to: CFO Latin America (LATAM)
Languages: English AND Spanish (Portuguese a strong plus)
Benefits: Base + Bonus + Health + 401k
Job ID: 169



Job Description


ACCUR Recruiting Services is a leading recruitment firm specialized in export, travel retail and duty free for Luxury Goods and Consumer goods brands. (Cosmetics, Fragrances, Watch & Jewelry, Wine & Spirits, Food & Beverage, Tobacco, Fashion…).

Our Client

Our client for this opportunity is a leader in the retail distribution of luxury cosmetics and fragrances around the world.


The Business Planning Analyst / Financial Analyst will be part of the FP&A team in charge of Latin America. It is a very business oriented finance position with mainly profitability analysis, retail sales analysis, and planning.

Ideal Profile

The business Planning Analyst / Financial Analyst will ideally have one or two years experience in FP&A (Financial Planning And Analysis) in retail distribution, luxury goods, or cosmetics & fragrances, and a degree in ゠Business Administration or Finance. We need very strong Excel skills !

Job Description

  • Assists and verifies day to day recurring reporting from the Mexican and Brazilian markets to corporate Headquarters.
  • Prepares and assists to prepare various financial and administrative reports.
  • Investigates and answers routine queries arising from budget holders, management and other financial staff.
  • Collects and assists to verify budget information from markets under his/her scope.
  • Reports accounting and budgeting forms through the company’s software.
  • Accomplishes administrative and reporting missions as needed.
  • Develops, maintains and organized database of various financial forms and contracts.
  • Develops and maintains a good knowledge of the company’s processes and procedures.
  • Protects the organization’s values by keeping the information confidential.


  • 2 or 3 years experience in business planning and analysis is required.
  • Experience in retail, Luxury Goods, or Beauty is strongly preferred.
  • Need to have strong financial analysis skills.
  • Excellent computer MS Excel skills.
  • Ability to perform multi-tasking work.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Capable to work under pressure in very tight deadlines.
  • Detailed oriented as reporting requires strong level of accuracy
  • Degree in accounting or business administration is required.
  • Fluent Spanish language is required. Portuguese Language is a plus.
  • Appreciated previous experience: Bloomingdale’s, Cartier, Dior, Clarins, Clinique, Cosmetics of France, Coty, Elizabeth Arden, Essence Corp, Estee Lauder, Givenchy, Guerlain, Kenzo, Kiehl’s, L’Oreal, LVMH, MAC Cosmetics, Macy’s, Neiman Marcus, P&G, Parbel, Procter and Gamble, Roger and Gallet,, Saks Fifth Avenue, Sephora,゠Swarovski, YSL Beaute, KPMG, Deloitte, Ernst and Young, PWC, Price Waterhouse Coopers, BNP Paribas, Sociラtラ Generale, Calyon