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Manager, Finance (Contract)

Job ID: 183898 
Location Name: ON-FSC Toronto Off (0581)
Address: 5560 Explorer Drive, 2nd Floor, Toronto, ON L4W 5M3, Canada (CA)
Job Type: Full Time
Position Type (Regular/Temporary): Regular
Job Function: Finance


At Sephora Canada, we’re passionate about finding and sharing beauty in the world. Our constant innovation, our ability to see and lead trends, and our focus on providing an outstanding customer experience make us the most-loved beauty community and top of mind for every Canadian. We find beauty in our communities, in our differences, our experiences, and in the spirit of our employees.

Numbers are a thing of beauty at Sephora Canada. Our financial team includes accountants, analysts, and managers who make sure our projects stay in the black, and our future remains golden. From budgeting to financial analysis, from the big picture direction to hands-on operations, we make sure our financial systems support the business vision. If you have a passion for numbers, our Financial Planning & Analytics team has a place for you.

As the Finance Manager, you will build strong business partnerships with the Canada and US teams and support with the forecasting, budgeting, analytics, and reporting for the Canadian team. You will own the consolidation reporting, internal controls, and inventory-related gross profit (shrink, obsolescence, other inventory costs).  Your strong passion for quantitative analysis, excel and systems skills will allow you to establish new and innovative ways to improve business processes, tools, and reporting.  Key responsibilities include:

  • Support all key financial processes, including budgeting and official reforecasting, with the objective to build a solid and compelling plan that meets expectations.  Ensure ongoing forecasts incorporate trends and relevant information.
  • Prepare analysis and reporting for different target audiences that include both financial and non-financial content, including recurring financial results, forecast presentations, and ad-hoc business case including recommendations.
  • Support the monthly close process including preparation of variance reports and analysis with a high degree of accuracy and timeliness.
  • Partner with key stakeholders cross-functionally and cross-border, to solve problems, ensure successful financial performance, challenge the status quo, and appropriately communicate risks.
  • Acquire and maintain a thorough understanding of the strategies, business issues, risks, and profitability opportunities.
  • Provide ad hoc support and analysis, inclusive of strategic findings and recommendations, to Finance and Retail Operations organization to drive decision making for the leadership team.
  • Partner with the North American Internal Audit team to evaluate Canada’s internal control environment, supporting LVMH internal audits and external audits.
  • Undertake special projects, ad-hoc analysis, and develop improvements to business processes and tools.
  • Responsible for coaching, developing, and managing one direct report, who is also responsible for other areas of the business.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Business highly preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of related FP&A or financial reporting experience; Retail or CPG industry experience preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build relationships across all levels of the organization including non-finance personnel and executive level.
  • Proven experience in supporting a full budget cycle from establishing targets/goals to socialization to business partners.
  • Strong prioritization skills; proven ability to be successful in a fast-paced and rapidly changing work environment.
  • Demonstrated success in critical thinking and decision making; understanding when to seek assistance/guidance.
  • Proactive, highly motivated, and innovative person who is not afraid to challenge the status quo.
  • Advanced expertise Excel and Financial Systems
  • Strong modeling skills and a high degree of comfort with financial systems, preferably SAP Business Objects.
  • Familiarity with accounting principles and financial statements.




  • You’ll be part of a unique culture and family of passionate and inspiring individuals.
  • You’ll work alongside the best talent in the industry – people you’ll be proud to work with.
  • You’ll have access to the global community of luxury group LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy) for endless career opportunities.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to be part of a community that drives meaningful social and environmental change and receive matching donations to support your charitable giving.
  • Benefits you can mix and match, depending on your needs.
  • Employee Assistance Program services for those times you need extra support.
  • Holidays, time off, summer hours and flexibility to support work-life balance.
  • And of course, there’s our incredible swag – free product gifts throughout the year and tons of discounts with our brand partners.


SEPHORA has been changing the face of prestige cosmetics since its debut in 1970s Paris. Sephora was acquired by luxury group Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH) in 1997 then launched stateside in 1998, and is currently home to 200 world-class brands - including its own private label, SEPHORA COLLECTION. Sephora's curated assortment features more than 14,000 products including makeup, skin care, perfume, hair care, body, professional tools and more. Sephora is the beauty education hub, offering consultations at the Beauty Studio, a variety of complimentary classes, one-on-one service from Personal Beauty Advisors, and exclusive retail technology SKINCARE IQ, COLOR IQ, and FRAGRANCE IQ. Sephora is an international force in beauty, and its award-winning website and ever-growing presence on social-media make it the world's premier digital beauty destination.

Salary Range
$79,000.00 - 97,000.00
per Year
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Toronto, ON L4W 5M3, CA