Finance Director

@Loro Piana posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description

As Finance Director, he / she will report to the General Manager of Loro Piana Middle East and functionally to the CFO EMEA. He/she will be responsible for the brand’s Financial Management, Control and Reporting in Middle East Region. He / she is a strong Business Partner for all Loro Piana team and support the development of company strategy working closely also with the local partners. He / she coordinates and monitors the financial performance in the region and report/discuss the results with the GM of ME and the EMEA CFO.



Financial Management / Analysis

  • Ensure consistency between financial indicators and the company strategy.
  • Control, analyze and challenge the achievements, the risks and opportunities during the monthly closings and the landing exercises.
  • Animate the budget processes (in accordance with the instructions of EMEA HQ) and actively contribute in the setting of assumptions (Sell Out, Sell-In and CAPEX).
  • Variance analysis and business-oriented feedback to the GM and the commercial / marketing teams
  • As a business partner, support the teams in achieving their objectives by providing them with the appropriate financial information. Actively contribute to transformation and organization projects
  • Supporting the GM and challenge and validate CAPEX requests for the region
  • Analyze, Optimize and Report the use of working capital; including receivables, inventory, prepayments
  • Liaise and maintain a close relationship with local partners and collaborate with the GM in their development
  • Coordinate the local finance team in all the activities, such as, accounting management and compliance with Local Fiscal Authorities
  • Internal Audit procedures compliance and follow-up
  • External Audit procedures and follow-up o Financial Year Audit
  • Month-End Closing and Reporting activities o SAP booking/procedures
  • Treasury Closing
  • Cash Forecast in Piteco


  • Work closely with finance local team (team of 2) and EMEA HQ Team
  • Recruit and develop new joiners of the local finance team
  • Assign individual objectives to the team, supporting their performance and provide feedback in order to empower them
  • Be a business partner for the GM ME and the local partners

Additional information

Skills & abilities required

  • Minimum 6/7 years of experience at a multinational organization.
  • Experience in the Middle East, in Luxury industry is a plus
  • Fluent in English is mandatory; Italian and Arabic can be an advantage
  • Ability to positively collaborate and influence business leaders
  • Excellent project management skills including multi-tasking, prioritization and organisation
  • Results and detail-oriented, well-organized, capable to handle multiple priorities and multi-tasking while respecting deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills, communication, negotiation and presentation skills

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