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Accountant
Fendi
New York
Luxury Fashion, Luxury Menswear
Full time
Posted 1 month ago
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Market: NY - New York
Industry Segment: Luxury Fashion, Luxury Menswear
Category: Finance
Seniority: Associate
Job Type: Full time

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Job Description

Position:

The Accountant is responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting, general ledger, fixed assets accounting, and accounts payable. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities. Working under the direction of the Accounting Director, the Accountant will have contact with all the Department Heads which requires strong interpersonal communication skills both written and verbal.

Job Responsibilities

  • Oversee the daily accounting activities required to maintain the company’s general ledger in all aspects
  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end close
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information
  • Ensure completion and review of all post-close reconciliations (bank recs, Fa, Ar, Ap, and all other main balance sheet account reconciliations).
  • Ensure all balances are properly supported and documented
  • Assist the Accounting Director in the daily banking requirements
  • Ensure the monthly and quarterly Bank Compliance activities are performed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Manage the monthly intercompany reconciliation process Assist in the invoicing of the landlord contribution for construction and renovation projects and monitor proper collection
  • Maintain organized set of detailed records and files to document financial transactions and all journal entries
  • Support budget and forecasting activities
  • Collaborate with the other finance department members to support overall department goals and objectives
  • Monitor and analyze department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Recommend and implement techniques to improve organization’s productivity, increase efficiencies, cut costs, and maintain state-of-the-art techniques
  • Advise staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions
  • Respond to inquiries from the Vp of Finance, Accounting Director, and other finance and companywide managers regarding financial results, special reporting requests and the like Prepare for and ensure a clean and timely year end audit.
  • Prepare reports required by regulatory agencies Maintain accounting controls by establishing a chart of accounts; defining accounting policies and procedures.
  • Maintain financial security by establishing internal controls.
  • Avoid legal/audit challenges by understanding current and proposed legislation; enforcing accounting regulations; recommending new procedures.
  • Establish administrative and financial systems process improvements Keep abreast of current trends and practices in field of expertise
  • Provide training to new and existing staff as needed.
  • Ensure that the company’s management principles, policies, and programs are consistently practiced
  • Support Accounting Director with special projects and workflow process improvements.

Additional information:

Required Skills, Knowledge and Attributes:

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in financial reporting and general ledger area
  • Cpa with experience at a Big 4 Accounting Firm preferred
  • Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting and Management (Bba)
  • Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAp) and Ifrs
  • Experience in full month-end close cycle, preferably in a retail environment
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and can work as part of a team
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently, to meet tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of SAp (preferably SAp 4Hana) or similar Erp, BeanStore, Steath, DataWarehouse a plus Strong computer skills.
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word

About Fendi
The house of FENDI was established by Adele and Edoardo Fendi in Rome in 1925. The opening of the first FENDI boutique – a handbag shop and fur workshop followed. Soon winning international acclaim, FENDI emerged as a brand renowned for its elegance, craftsmanship, innovation and style. The collaboration with the late Karl

Lagerfeld began back in 1965 and lasted 54 years, in 1992 Silvia Venturini Fendi seconded him in the Artistic Direction. In 1994 she is given responsibility of Leather Goods Accessories and then the direction of the Menswear line. In 2000 the LVMH Group acquires FENDI becoming in 2001 its majority shareholder.

In September 2020 Kim Jones is appointed Artistic Director of Couture and Womenswear, while Delfina Delettrez Fendi, fourth generation of the Fendi family, joins the Maison as Artistic Director of Jewelry.

Today FENDI is synonymous with quality, tradition, experimentation and creativity. www.fendi.com @fendi

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