Assistant Controller in Brighton and Hove

Assistant Controller in Brighton and Hove

Location: Brighton and Hove

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Recruiter: Kering

Date Advertised: 2022-01-15

SummaryKering is a global Luxury group managing the development of a series of renowned Maisons in Fashion, Leather Goods, Jewellery and Watches: Gucci, Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Brioni, Boucheron, Pomellato, Dodo, Qeelin, Ulysse Nardin, Girard-Perregaux, as well as Kering Eyewear. By placing creativity at the heart of its strategy, Kering enables its Maisons to set new limits in terms of their creative expression while crafting tomorrow's Luxury in a sustainable and responsible way. We capture these beliefs in our signature: "Empowering Imagination." In 2020, Kering had 38,000 employees and consolidated revenues of €13.1 billion.Job Description We are currently seeking an Assistant Controller who will report to the Financial Controller of the Alexander McQueen UK entities based in the Finance Shared Service Centre in Haywards Heath. Your opportunity Y ou will work collaboratively within the Finance Shared Services department in order to support on the preparation of the month end reporting, compliance activities and daily UK finance operations of the Alexander McQueen brand. You will have one Assistant Accountant reporting into you. How you will contribute Support the Financial Controller in the preparation of month end reporting, including posting month end journals, preparing HFM loading, analysis of results, responding to divisional queries.Preparation of balance sheet reconciliationsCompleting Intercompany reconciliationsPreparing of quarterly VAT returnsCompletion of tax packsAssisting in the preparation of budget and forecastsAssisting in the preparation of statutory accountsResponding and supporting with queries raised by the head office, stores and operational teamsResponding to internal and external audit queries Whoyouare ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualified/in the latter part of your studiesStrong experience in industry accountingExperience in retail / luxury retail business within a finance function would be a plusProficient in SAP, Excel, HFM reportingA problem solver with a strong analytical mindset with a high attention to detailsAn effective and positive team player with excellent communication skills with an agile, collaborative and inclusive approachWhy work with us This is a fabulous opportunity to join the Kering UK Shared Service Finance team and actively contribute to the ongoing growth and success at Kering. Our common vision promotes leadership skills and helps every employee to reach their full potential in a stimulating and fulfilling workplace environment. Kering is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms - gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs and sexual orientation - enriches the workplace. It opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an Equal Opportunity Employer we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background Job TypeRegularStart Date2021-12-21ScheduleFull timeOrganizationKering UK Services Ltd.
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