Strategic Finance Manager, Loyalty Programs

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Our Client, a global beauty conglomerate, is looking for a strong financial leader to join the Global Online Finance team. The manager will oversee all Omnichannel projects, including loyalty programs.



  • Serve as primary finance partner for VP of Global Omnichannel and serve as primary liaison with global/affiliate brands confirming programs are examined and approved.
  • Maintain best practices for loyalty finance and accounting to distribute guidelines to global/affiliate brands to enforce proper accounting.
  • Coordinate with business partners to own the forecasting process, including gathering assumptions on expenses, evaluating business trends, preparing variance analyses, and recognizing key risks and opportunities.
  • Partner with the VP of Omnichannel to manage the annual budget process and long range planning to meet targets, align affiliate brands in planning process, and prepare presentations
  • Lead ad-hoc strategies such as scenario planning, breakeven and ROI analyses, and post-mortem impacts of projects.
  • Work closely on the loyalty program to update dashboard on a monthly basis while ensuring the month close is accounted correctly.
  • Own the month close process for by maintaining accruals and journal entries, upholding data accuracy on P&L and the balance sheet, and review the performance with the VP.
  • Supervise the capital budget process, forecasting, and ongoing acquisition requests.
  • Manage business and accounting evaluations of the loyalty programs.




  • Undergraduate degree in finance, accounting, or economics.
  • MBA in finance or business management preferred.
  • Investment banking experience a plus.
  • 4+ years of corporate finance or banking experience, loyalty finance/accounting experience highly preferred.
  • Strong understanding of retail accounting.
  • Excellent written and oral communication, with strong presentation and negotiation skills.
  • High analytics foundation with strong MS Excel and PowerPoint skills.
  • Must hold high standards on accuracy and timeliness with strong ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced/dynamic environment.
  • Sap experience a plus.