Brand Controller

  • Société : Guerlain
  • Pays / Region : Belgium
  • Secteur d'activités : Parfums & Cosmétiques
  • Type de contrat : Emploi à durée déterminée
  • Métier : Finance
  • Expérience requise : Minimum 2 ans
  • Référence : GUER01980
  • Date de publication : 05.10.2020



Maternity leave cover for 6 months, starting from January 2021

LVMH P&C Benelux - Brussels, Belgium & Rotterdam Area, Netherlands



Within the Finance team, and working in close collaboration with Guerlain General Manager and his team, the Brand Controller is acting as a key Business Partner to ensure accurate follow up of the business and effective use of financial guidelines and controlling practices across the organization. He/she is responsible for the preparation and presentation of financial statements coupled with business performance analysis to support decision-making of local and central management teams. He/she is autonomous in his/her controlling role and proactive in his/her mission to continuously improve the organization processes. The position is based in our Brussels ‘office with occasional travel to our Rotterdam's office in the Netherlands.



As Brand Controller, reporting to the Financial Planning & Analysis Manager, you are responsible for:

  • Controlling and analyses of monthly business performance including
    • Variance analysis on revenues, margins and operating costs
    • Activity profitability (by customer and by product line)
    • Monitoring of the departments running costs
  • Management of the monthly closings in close cooperation with the Accounting team (accurate and timely preparation of full financial statements: Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow including monthly accruals documentation)
  • Active role in preparation and monitoring of budgeting processes with General Manager
  • Preparation of the monthly management reports
  • Financial evaluation of investment projects (CapEx)
  • Various ad-hoc reporting & analysis



  • Minimum 4 years' business controlling experience in a product-oriented and international environment
  • Strong analytical and financial modelling skills with ability to build and present reports effectively
  • Ability to communicate with impact
  • Comfortable with accounting policies and IFRS
  • Advanced skills in the use of Microsoft Excel and SAP
  • Fluent in French and English. Dutch would be a strong plus
  • Positive mindset, results-oriented attitude and adaptive to change
  • Ability and willingness to work under tight deadlines

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About the company

A world leader in high-quality products, LVMH Moët Hennessy - Louis Vuitton possesses a unique portfolio of over 70 prestigious Houses. LVMH Perfumes & Cosmetics is one of the five different sectors where The Group is active in. With renowned names like Christian Dior, Guerlain, Givenchy, Kenzo and Benefit we meet a unique blend of quality, craftsmanship and luxury. From the Belgian branch of LVMH Perfumes & Cosmetics, in Brussels, our teams make sure the vision of our organization is carried out in the Belgian market and the specific character of each brand is guaranteed. Together we strive to attract people who will help take our brands and business to new levels.


Parfums & Cosmétiques

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