Accountant

  • Company: Fashion Group US
  • Location: United States
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Finance
  • Experience required: Minimum 2 years
  • Reference No.: FADIV00134
  • Date of publication: 2018.10.08

Position

This job has two main objectives:

  1. To handle efficiently general accounting tasks on a daily basis for 2 companies acting in Retail and Wholesale; this objective requires good accounting technical skills, great rigor, and organization.
  2. To handle reporting of financial statements of the same companies on a monthly basis This objective requires good understanding of budget and fashion accounting & reporting rules, working papers organization skills and as well as autonomy and proactivity in meeting the Maisons deadlines.

Responsibilities:

  • Posting of all entries (P&L, Balance sheet) into AX Microsoft Dynamics Review Trial Balance & maintain work papers to support balances in the balance sheet on a monthly basis with comments, action plans to discuss for approval with the Controller.
  • Review of Fixed Assets to ensure group procedures are followed, and depreciation is performed timely
  • Cash (all entities): monitor daily cash; record cash receipts; prepare monthly bank reconciliations, including follow-up of reconciling items, in a timely manner; manage unclaimed property items (procedure to implement)
  • Manage all inter-company accounts and perform inter-company reconciliations
  •  Monthly accounting close :posting journal entries, accruals review, inventory / margin reconciliation in support of the Financial Analysts 
  • Financial planning : Monthly reporting: input in LVMH Financial reporting system (Syrus) and perform consistency checks accordingly
  • Quarterly closings: analysis of balance sheet variations and cash flow impacts.
  • Participate in the budget and budget update process with Financial analysts.
  • Assist in monthly reporting of sales and use tax
  • Assess levels of internal controls on self-related processes
  • Escalate concerns to Controller and CFO, and propose alternative processes.
  • Assist Controller as needed on tax issues.

Profile

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required ; good knowledge of accounting GAAPs expected
  • 3-5 years of experience, preferably in retail corporations or auditing firms
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of AX Dynamics is a plus
  • Consistent quality work
  • Self organization and planning, defining priorities and targeting deadlines
  • Paperwork organizational skills
  • Solution oriented, showing initiative and proactivity
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player
  • Integrity and trust
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