Tiffany & Co.

  • Manager, Manufacturing Finance

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 1 week ago(10/9/2018 1:51 PM)
    Req #
    37504
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

    The Manager, Manufacturing Finance provides operational finance support for Diamond & Jewelry Supply operations. Manufacturing operations include the total cost incurred in the manufacturing facilities for Forest Hill, Pelham, Lexington, TWS, Dominican Republic.  The Manager's role will focus on delivering accurate and insightful analytics to support effective operational decision making regarding Tiffany’s cost to manufacture product.  In addition, provide effective analytics for product costs, processes and financial reporting. 

    Responsibilities

    Financial Support:

    • Partner with VP Manufacturing and Facility Directors to support decision making and insightful analytics
    • Lead the development of annual budgets, financial forecasts, long range planning and other operational modeling tools.
    • Develop financial models and analysis to support strategic initiatives.
    • Work closely with facility accounting and reporting teams to ensure timely closure of the accounting records and analysis there upon
    • Support annual audits and/or other critical regulatory efforts

     

    Analysis & Metrics:

    • Prepare monthly facility dashboards for standard KPI’s defined by D&JS leadership
    • Lead monthly Supply Chain Operating Reviews, which present focused analytics to operational leadership
    • Ensure actions taken from the monthly SCOR meetings are recorded, acted upon, and reported in the next monthly meeting
    • Prepare year over year cost walks and ensure the key drivers of volume, price, mix and cost out can be attributed to operational drivers
    • Prepare the monthly YTD connected analytics review, which aligns headcount, overtime, efficiency and other relevant operational metrics to ensure alignment of operational drivers with financial impact
    • Monitor and analyze cost absorption and related $/SPH metrics, linking the changes vs plan to operational drivers
    • Benchmark relevant KPI’s across the relevant manufacturing facilities
    • Prepare and analyze broader make vs buy decisions which if implemented would have larger facility impact
    • Regularly review subcontracting costs, refining, product failure/stone breakage by facility
    • Other ad hoc analysis and projects as required.

     

    Process Improvement Initiatives:

    • Improve performance by evaluating financial processes to drive efficiencies
    • Enhance analytical tools and methodologies for increased automation and efficiency

     

    Safety:

    • Demonstrate safety leadership by adherence to workplace safety policies and procedures. 
    • Recognize and positively reinforce good safety behaviors while delivering immediate, specific and constructive feedback to employees who demonstrate unsafe work behavior.

    Qualifications

     

    Required Qualifications:

    • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance
    • Minimum 5 years of relevant accounting/finance experience
    • Strong verbal, written and presentation communication skills
    • Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing priorities
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office software with advanced excel skills
    • Willing to work flexible hours during month & year-end closings, as well as special assignments when requested.

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • CPA certification
    • MBA degree
    • JD Edwards financial software knowledge
    • MRP experience/Manufacturing accounting knowledge
    • Supervisory experience

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