Interim Business/Performance Controller


Salary/Rate : ¥8320000 - ¥12480000
Location : Tokyo
Post Date :
Employment Type : Project
Job Reference : 53587-MR
Job Classification : Management Resources

Description :

The Company

Our client is a renowned European retail brand with strong global presence. Due to a backfill in their Japan business, this is a newly created role that combines business/performance controlling and store operations where they require an interim specialist/consultant to setup a strong function.

The Role

Partnering with the local CFO and working closely with store managers and commercial partners you will be responsible for optimizing the selling, controlling costs and maximising profit in the area. Key responsibilities include

  • Setting goals for the area and the stores as well as making sure that all are working towards them

  • Follow up on sales and result, monitor deviations and act on it in order to maximize profit in one area.

  • Establish salary and selling budget for all stores in one area. Educate store management teams on this behalf.

  • Ensure and follow up the right amount of stock in the right store at the right time.

Your Profile

  • Proactive and strategic mindset.

  • Structured and detail oriented

  • Exceptional communication and business partnering skills, with a proven track record and ability to get buy in from finance and business leaders

Experience

  • 5+ years experience gained from Retail / FMCG/ Manufacturing

  • Familiarity with store P/L model

  • Solid experience in FP&A and ability to drive business performance

Technical skills

  • Accounting or Economics degree
  • Fluent in Business English Communication

  • Business level Japanese

  • ERP and BI experience beneficial

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Ote Center Bldg, 22F
22F 1-1-3 Otemachi
100-0004 Tokyo
Phone : 03 5219 6633

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