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Req ID:  85683
Function:  Finance
Posted:  Mar 6, 2023

Paris, 75, FR, 75002

Brand Finance Senior Manager










We’re Coty, a global leader in beauty. We’re World #1 in Fragrance and World #3 in Color Cosmetics. Our iconic portfolio of more than 77 brands are sold in over 150 countries around the world. We believe in beauty with a purpose and brands that inspire, no matter where they are in the world.


We are looking for a Finance Senior Manager to join our Prestige Global Brand Finance team in Paris. This role reports to the Prestige Brand Finance Director and will work closely on a portfolio of Prestige global brands, liaising with various levels of management cross-functionally as well as Finance teams across the world.





In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Managing one Financial Analyst and partnering closely with the Marketing SVPs of Prestige brands to (A) drive the strategy and financial modelling behind the brands’ new innovations and (B) manage Advertising & Consumer Promotional spend budgets.

A. Strategic Brand Management

  • Co-pilot with Global Brand Marketing leadership in driving choices and building long-term strategies, while overseeing the innovation portfolio value for each respective brand.
  • Ensure innovation financials adhere to the wider organization’s goals and predetermined financial criteria.  Identify optimization opportunities of current models and sources for future growth.
  • Represent Finance in the monthly initiative management alignment process with cross-functional teams, and ensure mitigation plans are in place for all financial risks.
  • Prepare forecasted and historic financial data to licensor fashion houses (as contractually required) and internal teams as needed.
  • Support ad hoc requests of Global Brand Marketing teams, including financial modelling.


B. Advertising & Consumer Promotional budget management

  • Oversee the budgets utilized by Global Brand Marketing, Consumer Marketing Insights, Merchandising, and Education in the development of new innovations providing actionable insights and optimization.
  • Lead Financial planning process for all categories within the scope, including an Annual Operating Plan and monthly Outlook / Forecast resubmissions.
  • Manage the month end close, including journal entry approvals, balance sheet review, and reporting & analytics provided to various levels of the organization.







We’d love to see candidates who have:



  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or similar field.
  • 5+ years business experience, part of which was in a managerial role.
  • Ability to work independently, under general direction, and develop creative solutions to problems.
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills, creativity, and flexibility.
  • Demonstrate effective organization, communication, and team skills.
  • Ability to deal with diverse levels of financial and operating personnel in a multi-national organization, while aligning multiple stakeholders.
  • Deadline oriented and the ability to easily adapt to changes and multi-task.
  • Strong computer skills, particularly in MS Excel.


  • FMCG background
  • Knowledge of Hyperion, SAP, BW Hana and Anaplan
  • Brand Finance and innovation modelling experience




This is a unique role in that the Senior Manager will work across multiple brands and will have the opportunity to work with various functions, such as Marketing, Trade Marketing, Supply Chain, Research & Development, Legal, and Corporate Finance. It offers excellent interaction with all levels of management and with finance teams across the globe.


Coty’s global omni-working policy provides the option to work up to 50% of your month remotely.  We believe that a more flexible philosophy of remote working will give everyone the freedom to choose what works for their individual circumstances and empower them to always perform at their best.


Coty is deeply committed to Changing the Conversation around Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in an effort to create a more open, inclusive and diverse workplace where all associates can be their authentic self.





Our people make us who we are. They are the brightest minds bringing the boldest ideas to life every day. If you’re the kind of person who refuses to settle, if you want to think bigger, learn faster and go further than you ever thought possible – we’d love to hear from you.





Country/Region:  FR
City:  Paris