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Date:  Jan 28, 2023

Singapore, SG

Assistant Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

At Sephora we inspire our customers, empower our teams, and help them become the best versions of themselves.  We create an environment where people are valued, and differences are celebrated. Every day, our teams across the world bring to life our purpose: to expand the way the world sees beauty by empowering the ExtraOrdinary in each of us.


We are united by a common goal - to reimagine the future of beauty.


The opportunity:

The FP&A Assistant Manager will be a key business partner to the management team. He/She will ensure timely and accurate financial information is provided for strong control and sound decisions on business activities.

In this role we expect you to…

  • Partner with various functions such as Central IT & E-commerce, Marketing, both local and regional, supporting support the Head of FP&A to critically analyse performance, drive cost efficiencies and identify areas of risk and opportunities. You will also participate in cross business decisions and ensure a strong commercial finance presence.
  • Assist in the creation of business cases for IT & Tech investments to ensure the best return on capital deployed.
  • Propose improvements to processes and reporting, pilot tools to optimize business whenever necessary or relevant. This includes continuous improvement and development of existing and/or new systems within the organisation.
  • Provide relevant, timely and accurate financial information to support key responsibility areas in controlling, including variance analysis of actual vs forecasts, tracking of capital expenditure against investment targets and ad hoc cost analysis.
  • Coordinate with business teams on budget cycle, strategic plan, internal process deadlines and reporting schedules and follow up on deliverables in a matrix organisation.

We would love to hear from you if you are someone with…

  • At least 5 years of professional experience with solid accounting and planning background, preferably from the retail or FMCG industry 
  • Prior experience in IT financial controlling is a plus
  • Experience in SAP, Jedox and/or other performance management software
  • Proactive in driving results
  • Ability to learn quickly, grasp key business drivers and communicate in a commercially focused manner
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and good organization skills
  • Strong team spirit, able to work with colleagues of diverse background
  • Excellent communication skills, being able to communicate across levels and functions
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills


While at Sephora, you’ll enjoy...

  • The people. You will be surrounded by some of the most talented leaders and teams – people you can be proud to work with.

  • The learning. We invest in training and developing our teams, and you will continue evolving and building your skills through personalized career plans.

  • The culture. As a leading beauty retailer within the LVMH family, our reach is broad, and our impact is global. It is in our DNA to innovate and, at Sephora, all 40,000 passionate team members across 35 markets and 3,000 stores, are united by a common goal - to reimagine the future of beauty.


You can unleash your creativity, because we’ve got disruptive spirit. You can learn and evolve, because we empower you to be your best. You can be yourself, because you are what sets us apart. This, is the future of beauty. Reimagine your future, at Sephora.


Sephora is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace for all. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, advancement, or other employment practices. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating and fostering an inclusive environment for all employees.

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