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Ralph Lauren Media LLC


Ralph Lauren Media LLC - Lyndhurst, NJ

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances. For 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Ralph Lauren Collection, Double RL, Polo Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children’s, Ralph Lauren Home, Lauren Ralph Lauren, RLX, American Living, Chaps and Club Monaco, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands. For more information, go to



Position Summary

Seeking an ambitious and highly analytical individual to join our Financial Planning & Analysis team. Individual will be responsible for all aspects of expense oversight for key Corporate functions (Executive Office, Global Legal, Global Corporate Communications and Corporate Hospitality). Responsibilities inclusive of budget preparation, forecasting, monthly financial close and reporting. Individual will serve as the key financial liaison between Corporate Accounting, Corporate FP&A and business partners.

Key Responsibilities

Budgeting: Participates in bottoms-up build of operating budgets aligned with Corporate growth directive; inclusive of creating budget documents necessary to capture a comprehensive view of operational and strategic needs

Forecasting: Responsible for oversight and tracking of approximately $125M of Corporate expense through monthly forecast submission. Individual is pivotal in monthly expense review with various department heads. Provides financial consultation and operational / strategic support to business partners.

Month-End Close: Solely responsible for the month-end financial close process ensuring accuracy of expense recorded to correct general ledger accounts, preparing journal entries and analyzing variances to forecast. Prepares financial close summaries.

Reporting: Summarizes and analyzes monthly financial results and prepares monthly reporting packages. Assists with presentation to Senior Management providing actionable insight on trend to assist with driving business decisions.

Serves as the primary day-to-day finance contact for business partners

Liaise with EMEA and APAC partners to drive target performance and transparent information flow for Global functions

Proactively and timely alerts VP to financial risks and opportunities; provides recommendations to mitigate and expected to independently carryout action plan

Promotes an environment of continuous improvement by identifying opportunities to create process efficiencies; implements

Demonstrates comfort with making autonomous decisions in a timely manner

Confidently collaborates and develops cross functional relationships with members of Senior Management and FP&A / Accounting business partners at varying levels

Exhibits flexibility and willingness to assist with ad-hoc initiatives to support business needs

Provides informal coaching and development to Analyst


Minimum 5 years of progressive financial planning & analysis and accounting experience

Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting preferred

Systems experience with SAP and Hyperion/Essbase required

Advanced proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint

Strong communication, presentation and negotiation skills

Highly analytical and detail orientated with a high degree of accuracy

Well organized with the ability to effectively and efficiently manage multiple projects simultaneously, and prioritize based on deadlines and importance

Self-motivated; works independently to identify / resolve issues

Accepts accountability for own actions, decisions and results

Team player possessing a strong work ethic and able to work in a fast paced environment

Must demonstrate exceptional judgment, discretion and professional courtesy

Ralph Lauren is an equal opportunity employer. We offer dynamic career opportunities with growth potential and a generous company discount.

12 days 22 hours ago

Ralph Lauren Media LLC


MANAGER, FINANCE Ralph Lauren Media LLC - Lyndhurst, NJ, United States


Location: Lyndhurst, NJ

Company Profile:
what began 40 years ago with a collection of ties has grown into an entire world, redefining American style. Ralph Lauren has always stood for providing quality products, creating worlds and inviting people to take part in our dream. We were the innovators of lifestyle advertisements that tell a story and the first to create stores that encourage customers to participate in that lifestyle.