Support daily sales activities boutiques and ecom transactions;
Perform revenue accounting : establish AR policies, receive / deposit customer payments, apply customer remittances and post to GL;
Reconcile and validate sales posting via Ayden / Matchbox (cash, bank and creditcard) for boutiques and online channel;
Reconcile and validate concession sales Bijenkorf;
Manage and reconcile cash positions and process / oversee electronic fund transfer (initial receipt and reversal of transaction by return) including fraud prevention and AML compliance;
Red lights checking, investigation and resolution;
Control admin and physical flows of goods including repairs and stock in transit and manage inventory by performing annual stock count boutiques and weekly cycle counts;
Establish and maintain a set of retail processes, procedures and controls (internal control system) to act compliant with internal guidance and policies as well as domestic law requirements;
Pro-active contribution to the current optimization and standardization of the accounting processes and development of a playbook;
Perform healthcheck and boutique audits to ensure compliance.
Training and general support to boutique employees on ad hoc projects;
General accounting to include journal creation, general ledger review and balance sheet analysis;
Support the monthly and annual financial closing process, external audits and any other ad-hoc projects.
HOW WILL YOU EXPERIENCE SUCCESS WITH US?
Bachelor or Master degree in the following : economics, business administration, business accounting, applied economics and finance, certified public accountant
5-8 years professional experience at senior level
3-5 years in a similar role
1-2 years audit / controlling proven track record in in a business finance function (not Corporate Finance) from major multinational company in fast moving consumer goods and / or luxury / fashion branded retailing;
Strong business, commercial and financial acumen
Excellent interpersonal skills
Strong communication, influencing and negotiation skills
Ability to be assertive
Tactful diplomat able to work across hierarchies and functions
Ability to work in a matrix organization
Strong drive for results
Catalyst for change and continuous improvement
Functional Skills :
Experienced in tax, financial accounting, financial analysis, treasury management
SAP (or similar ERP System)
Change Management and Stakeholder Management
Language Skills :
English fluent in spoken and written (advanced degree)
French would be an advantage
Personal Skills :
Ability to work in a virtual networked organization
Being able to see the big picture as well as ability to dive into details
Excellent communicator and strong collaborator
Result and solution oriented with a get things done mentality
YOUR JOURNEY WITH US :
If your application is selected we will reach out to you within 1 month for an informal introductory call. In the interview process with us, we always ensure you have complete insight and transparency.
If this sounds stimulating to you, we are happy to hear from you and hopefully welcome you to our team.
Richemont is an equal opportunity employer.