Job Title
Sr. Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis

Job Type
Full Time

Job Description
Bluemercury seeks a qualified Senior Financial Planning & Analyst, to support our corporate headquarters team located in Washington, DC. This team member will assist the Director with weekly expense forecasts, weekly performance and exception reporting, seasonal budgets, monthly expense close and month end reporting. Also works on special projects and ad hoc analysis as needed throughout the year.

Company Overview
Bluemercury is widely recognized as the nation’s largest and fastest growing luxury beauty products and spa retail chain. An entrepreneurial company founded to revolutionize the purchase of cosmetics, our focus is on the needs of our clients.
Bluemercury offers a thoughtfully curated selection of luxury brands in a neighborhood store environment where expertly trained staff provide personalized product advice and targeted spa services.

Now in its 17th year, Bluemercury is aggressively expanding its store footprint, ecommerce operations and brand portfolio. Bluemercury stores have over 90 of the most coveted beauty brands from leaders such as La Mer, Trish McEvoy, Bobbi Brown, Laura Mercier and Chanel, to cult favorites such as Jo Malone, NARS, Skinceuticals, Kiehl's, M-61, Oribe, Dermalogica, Fresh, La Prairie and Darphin.

Bluemercury continues to expand across the United States, bringing our honest, friendly expertise to beauty junkies and product enthusiasts across the nation.

Come join us!

Job Requirements
• Bachelor’s Degree Required and 3-5 years finance and/or general accounting experience

Communication Skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to translate financial data into understandable terms for Creative Business Partners.

Mathematical Skills
• Must have excellent mathematical skills, including the ability to compute rates, ratios and percentages, and the ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.

Strong analytical skills
• Ability to compile and subsequently analyze the data from distributed sources and reports consistently.
• Strong financial modeling skills required.
• Reasoning Ability: Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

Other Skills:
• Expert in Excel; spreadsheet and database manipulation necessary. Experience ERP system, Sage 10, COGNOS, SQL, PeopleSoft and Hyperion a plus.

Job Duties
•Prepare weekly expense forecast files Roll up submitted forecasts for senior management Monitor and report actuals vs. plan on weekly and monthly basis
• Build seasonal P&L forecast
• Produce monthly P&L results for senior management
• Assist with the development of a performance dashboard
• Develop tools to monitor travel expense, exception reporting
• Work independently on ad hoc reporting/analysis that is required throughout the year.
• Perform other duties as assigned

This job description is not all inclusive.

Bluemercury, Inc. reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. Bluemercury, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

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