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Req ID:  87953
Function:  Finance
Posted:  May 2, 2023

Paris, 75, FR, 75017

Apprenti Finance

Internship : Finance Co-pilot Brands and Fixed Costs


Coty is one of the world’s largest beauty companies with an iconic portfolio of brands across fragrance, color cosmetics, skin care and body care. COTY is the global leader in fragrance and number three in color cosmetics. COTY’s products are sold in over 150 countries around the world. COTY and its brands are committed to range of social causes as well as seeking to minimize its impact on the environment. For additional information about Coty Inc., please visit



Own and orchestrate Coty France Luxury & Consumer Beauty Fixed Costs (Fc) and Advertising Consumer & Promotion (A&CP) spend analysis, reporting, forecasting, monitoring and planning processes. Coordinate monthly reporting tasks for the business on division / function/ account level and simplify / standardize FC and A&CP processes where possible. Closely collaborate with Head of finance, HR and Marketing team to prepare BU inputs for corporate reporting and analysis.



In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Business partnering - Act as a copilot/single point of contact for GMs, Head of Finance, HR and Marketing team on A&CP and FC related topics.
  • Budget/Forecast - Lead preparation of A&CP and FC forecast updates, coordinating input from key stakeholders (CFOS, HR, Marketing team, Custodians etc). Ensure HR department owns translation of headcount plans into personnel cost outlook.
  • Month end Closing - Support month-end process on A&CP and FC accounts, ensuring proper distribution of actuals across divisions and full compliance with Coty policies/U.S. GAAP. Coordinate B/S reconciliations and variances analyses.
  • Reporting - Prepare monthly A&CP and FC reporting for all stakeholders, standardized across divisions / teams. Enable ongoing budget tracking process owned by Brands leaders for A&CP, and by GM and CFO for FC, and ensure full visibility of risks/opportunities
  • Capex Coordinate and support marketing furniture process, Capex budgeting/approvals, depreciation forecast and B/S controls.
  • Other - Ensure effective and standardized system infrastructure (cost center governance and creation) in place- Licensor audit support (where applicable) - Support geographical and functional A&CP and FC benchmarking exercises when there are - Ad-Hoc reporting and analyses based on business needs - Support and perform SOX compliance tasks in the area of A&CP and FC.


We’d love to see candidates who has:

  • Qualifications: Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Finance & Accounting
  • Very strong Excel skills and systems experience
  • Prior experience in Custodian/Accounting roles appreciated (but not mandatory)
  • French is mandatory



- Access to the company’s benefits (Ticket Restaurant, Preferential prices, etc.)


Country/Region:  FR
City:  Paris