WHAT ON EARTH IS DECIEM?

Known as “The Abnormal Beauty Company”, DECIEM is the parent company of The Ordinary, NIOD, Avestan, and other beauty brands & is an industry disruptor with a science-first approach to innovation. DECIEM was Co-Founded in 2013 by the late Brandon Truaxe, a visionary who set out to change the beauty industry through authenticity and transparency. He developed DECIEM to be a happy family (of people and beauty brands), rooted in kindness, creativity, diversity, and respect, alongside Co-Founder and CEO, Nicola Kilner.

We are growing rapidly and we’re looking for someone who shares this vision and wants to grow with us!

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

We are looking for a strong Senior Retail Financial Planning Analyst with experience sell-through and sell-in forecasts and managing inventory in the trade.

The role works with the Partnerships team to set and revise monthly and annual retail and gross shipment estimates. Collaborates closely with Demand Planning and Supply to ensure that Account inventory needs are being anticipated and met.

This is a hybrid role, based out of our New York Office.

Salary: $90,000 - $110,000 a year

WHAT YOU’D BE DOING IN THIS ROLE

Accounting and Budget:

  • Indicate a high degree of financial accountability including the actual amount of operating budgets and/or cost savings, including net sales plan responsibility where applicable
  • Support the 3-year LRP and Annual budget process by developing the following:
    • Develop regional estimates for door closings and openings
    • Develop or contribute significantly to Account level Retail, Gross Shipments, returns, and other financial estimates for total brand
    • Partners with Finance, Marketing, and Sales Lead to increase profitable sell-through

Monthly / Quarterly Estimate Review Process

  • Facilitate roll-up of regional account plans and alignment through:
    • Roll up entire account level plans, analyzing risks and opportunities between account and brand level category plans, helping facilitate discussion to come to alignment between Marketing and Partnerships
    • Strong ability to work with Partnerships and Marketing to align on brand’s final plan and the investment needed to fulfill the plan
  • Works with Demand Planning to ensure that SKU level forecasts are accurate based on brand and account plans
  • Facilitates monthly LE process, including Retail Sales & Gross Shipments, returns, and other financial estimates in collaboration with the Global Sales Planning team
  • Identifies opportunities and risks to the plan
  • Track actual gross and retail sales vs. estimate; work with Partnerships to understand shortfall/over-deliveries and their impact on rolling forecast

SKU & Product Management

  • Collaborate with Partnerships team and facilitate unit forecasts for innovation/new product launches (NPD)
  • Work closely with Demand Planning and Supply Chain to manage the timing of pipe shipments to ensure that it aligns with the region’s marketing calendar
  • Update and track NPD actuals against forecast to assess program performance
  • Review product sell-through mix and trends for key accounts

Inventory and Monthly Maintenance of Accounts

  • Analyze stock and sales plans, WOS and provides feedback to Partnerships on how to best manage the business; ensure that plans align with retailers’ objectives/metrics
  • Monthly review of account performance metrics (e.g., ROQ, WOS, counter service levels, fill rates, inventory turn) to ensure the optimization of inventory in the trade

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS NEEDED TO GET THE JOB DONE

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • Previous experience as a buyer/inventory planner is a plus
  • Superior analytical skills and sound business and financial judgment
  • Strong negotiation, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong excel, word, PowerPoint,
  • Self-starter, adept at problem-solving
  • Discretion in confidential matters

WHAT YOU’LL BE GAINING BY JOINING OUR TEAM

There’s a lot of good stuff that comes along with being a DECIEM team member. Here’s a few of our favourite perks and benefits, in no particular order…

  • Generous Vacation & Personal Days, plus additional time off for volunteering in your community, voting, peaceful protesting, celebrating your birthday, and more.
  • 6 months of paid time off for new parents (inclusive of all genders).
  • Work from anywhere 4 weeks per year.
  • A hybrid work model (for applicable roles).
  • Summer Friday’s - get off at 1pm all summer long! (for applicable roles).
  • A dog-friendly office (and lots of cute dogs to play with).
  • Unlimited access to an Employee Assistance Program that includes mental health care, mindfulness programs, and more.
  • Access to Development Grants & a LinkedIn Learning membership to help you keep growing and learning.
  • A generous discount on DECIEM products for you, your family, and your friends.

BUILDING GROWTH TO POWER GOOD

We are a People first company that lives by our core values to…

  • 😊 Do the right thing
  • 💡 Create impact
  • 🌱 Respect small things
  • ❤️ Care too much
  • 🚀 Be the future

These values continue to guide us in all that we do. Along the way, we’ve been honoured to win some pretty incredible awards, including a CEW Achiever Award, Best Skincare Brand at Sunday Times Style Beauty Awards, and Most Popular Sustainable Brand by The Cosmetify Index Global. We’re still blushing!

SUSTAINABILITY AND SOCIAL IMPACT

DECIEM’s objective is to build growth and do good things while prioritizing people, animals, and the Earth.

Our Sustainability strategy is focused on fighting climate change, improved waste management, responsible packaging, responsible sourcing and product lifecycle, and water conservation.

In 2020, DECIEM established the Good Fund to support both large and grassroots charities in response to global events.

CREATING A HUMAN WORLD OF BEAUTY

DECIEM is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) by creating meaningful, measurable change in the lives of our team members and in the communities where we operate. Achieving equality is critical to DECIEM and our future. You can learn more about our DEI commitment in our open letter, "Commit to Change, Change will Come".

DECIEM is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination based on age, colour, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, and any other legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, provincial and local laws. We are also committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you are contacted to be part of our recruitment process and require accommodation, please let us know.

WANT TO JOIN US?

Thank you for reading the whole thing! If you liked what you heard, kindly send us your resume. We really appreciate your effort in applying for this position. However, only those who have been shortlisted for interviews will be contacted. <3

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