Opportunité de carrière

Manager, Corporate Marketing FP&A

Ref #:

W150081

Department:

Finance

City:

London

State/Province:

London

Country:

United Kingdom

Pay Range Max

Pay Range Min

Company Description

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands.

At Ralph Lauren, we unite and inspire the communities within our company as well as those in which we serve by amplifying voices and perspectives to create a culture of belonging, ensuring inclusion, and fairness for all. We foster a culture of inclusion through: Talent, Education & Communication, Employee Groups and Celebration.

Position Overview

The Manager, Corporate Marketing FP&A is a strategic role reporting directly to the Head of FP&A for Global Marketing, CIX and FP&A Shared Service. This role is responsible for financial forecasting and budgeting related to various corporate marketing functions as well as analyses and reporting for global marketing. The ability to establish strong relationships across the business, both with finance and non-finance teams, is crucial as the Manager will work closely with our global and regional marketing teams and finance teams to prepare global marketing reporting, various strategic analyses including marketing return on investment analyses and financial modeling. The ideal candidate will be proactive and have a strategic mindset with a high degree of analytical proficiency and a mastery of Excel. A solid foundation in finance and knowledge of accounting will be critical for success in this role. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  •         Ownership of S&B, SG&A and marketing expense forecast, budget and long-range plan preparation and submission for various corporate marketing teams.
  •         Partner closely with the accounting team to prepare monthly journal entries during the period end close including accruals, prepaid expenses and reclassifications to ensure appropriate timing of recognition of expenses and correct classification of expenses in the P&L.
  •         Analyze actual spend each month vs the forecast and investigate and document any variances 
  •         Monitor the evolution of the cost center activity with business partners to ensure the forecast reflects the latest information available.
  •         Analyze run rates and evolution in the current forecast vs prior forecast, budget and prior years
  •         Proactively communicate any risks or opportunities to ensure timely escalation and resolution  
  •         Prepare periodic global marketing reporting including marketing spend by brand, channel, market, top cities, nature of spend.
  •         Coordination of various data requests from regional and corporate marketing and finance teams ensuring completeness and accuracy of consolidated reporting. 
  •         Support strategic analyses and recommendations including review of investment allocations and marketing return on investment analyses.
  •         Support preparation of global marketing presentations and ad hoc data requests and analyses

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

  • Finance or Accounting qualification with 6+ full strategic cycles in Finance or FP&A roles
  • Strong communication and presentation skills (oral, written, and formal) with the ability to develop effective partnerships with financial and non-financial partners across various management levels
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and adapt to a changing, fast paced environment; detail oriented with strong organization skills
  • Self-motivated and proactive, demonstrating follow-through with responsibilities and accountability for results
  • Excellent financial modeling and analytical skills with the ability to work with large volume of data
  • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Preferred: SAP, Hyperion Essbase