Senior Analyst, NARS Global Brandholder

Date:  Nov 18, 2021
Location:  NEW YORK
Company:  Shiseido
Country/Region:  US
Custom Field 4:  Employee (Permanent)
Company:  Shiseido


This role will provide business financial analysis and recommendations within NARS brand, and work closely with the Global Marketing team, international team, and key business partners across various regions globally to ensure the execution of the approved portfolio. It will ensure sound business analysis of existing product, new product development and investment propositions, driving creation of robust business models, providing transparent reporting of actual business performance.  This role will also support the team in developing the and implementing the overall brand strategy, pricing, and portfolio.



  • Provide in-depth financial analysis related to key strategic initiatives (e.g. marketing campaigns) as well as tactical initiatives as determined by the external market
  • Analyze and communicate monthly financial results to Global Marketing and International business partners.
  • Analyze competitive landscape and develop relevant benchmarks
  • Support the development of pricing strategies relevant to the competitive landscape and brand strategy
  • Partner with Senior Manager and SVP of Finance to prepare the Strategic Plan and financial forecast, coordinating with Demand side of the business (Sales, Marketing & R&D)
  • Initiate, lead, and manage projects which will improve current business model and strategies 
  • Manage cross-functional relationships and deliver financial analysis for core business activity set and new item development
  • Continuously review and enhance business processes to support current and future Business Unit segment objectives
  • Manage month-end process and be comfortable with various journal entries
  • Other projects as requested by management



  • College degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Management required
  • 2+ years of financial experience; preferably in the prestige cosmetics industry or CPG
  • Excellent analytic and computer skills, strong communication ability
  • Knowledge of SAP, BPC, Cognos, and Hyperion preferred
  • Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrates analytical thinking, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Comfort in providing appropriate challenge/pushback and feedback
  • Ability to work collaboratively and build positive and effective business partnerships
  • Ability to successfully manage change and deal with ambiguous situations
  • Ability to interact with all levels of management in a fast paced, changing environment
  • Must have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written


Shiseido is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other classification protected by Federal, State or Local law

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