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New York, New York
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United States
NY Metro
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Position type
Job Function
Experience level
Mid to Senior Level
Education level
Bachelor's Degree



SUMMARY: This position is responsible for supporting the
Wholesale division with regards to the monthly financial
forecast, annual budgeting process, month-end closure, and
operational processes. The main departments this position
interfaces with are finance leadership, planning, sales,
sourcing/production, design, and merchandising.

Oversee monthly revenue and SG&A expense forecast and annual
budget for business unit

* Collaborate with sales, planning, and division leader to re-
forecast/budget all revenues by business unit

* Work with department heads to forecast/budget all expense
lines by cost center

* Assist in monthly inventory monitoring and forecasting, as
well as in the management and disposition of excess inventory

* Maintain, streamline and improve upon current forecasting
tools to improve accuracy and maximize efficiency

* Consolidate and update monthly forecast and annual budget in
financial systems

* Report on and forecast capital expenditure spending in
collaboration with business unit and Corporate Accounting

* Analyze and present P&L variances to senior finance leadership

* Manage and communicate risks and opportunities as they pertain
to the P&L

* Assist with reporting for budget and board presentations, as
well as for management business review meetings

Perform monthly close processes for Wholesale

* Prepare month-end markdown reserve schedule for business unit

* Prepare quarterly inventory reserve schedule for business unit

* Review, analyze and present monthly P&L results and variances
to department heads

* Prepare documentation and schedules as required by auditors

* Complete ad-hoc projects and analysis as required

The ideal candidate will possess

* 2 years’ experience in Financial Analysis

* Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting or relevant field

* Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the
ability to work in a fast-paced

* Excellent time management and prioritization skills

* Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

* Knowledge of Hyperion Essbase

* Knowledge of Oracle, or a comparable general ledger system

* Team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills

* Experience in fashion or consumer products preferred


Perry Ellis International, Inc. is a leading designer,
distributor and licensor of a broad line of high quality men's
and women's apparel, accessories and fragrances. The Company's
collection of dress and casual shirts, golf sportswear, sweaters,
dress pants, casual pants and shorts, jeans wear, active wear,
dresses and men's and women's swimwear is available through all
major levels of retail distribution.

The Company, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, owns a
portfolio of nationally and internationally recognized brands,
including: Perry Ellis®, Original Penguin® by Munsingwear®,
Laundry by Shelli Segal®, Rafaella®, Cubavera®, Ben Hogan®,
Savane®, Grand Slam®, John Henry®, Manhattan®, Axist®, Jantzen®
and Farah®. The Company enhances its roster of brands by
licensing trademarks from third parties, including: Nike® and
Jag® for swimwear, and Callaway®, PGA TOUR®, and Jack Nicklaus®
for golf apparel.