Michael Kors is a world-renowned, award-winning designer of luxury accessories and ready-to-wear. His namesake company, established in 1981, produces a range of products under his signature Michael Kors Collection and MICHAEL Michael Kors labels.
These products include accessories, footwear, watches, jewelry, men’s and women’s ready-to-wear, eyewear and a full line of fragrance products.
Director, AccountingMichael Kors is always interested in hearing from talented, globally-minded individuals with a passion for fashion.
If you enjoy working in a creative, fast-paced environment, then we would love to hear from you!MAIN JOB OBJECTIVEThe primary purpose of this position is management of accounting, reporting and tax requirements of EMEA legal entities and oversight of the Accounts Payable department.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIESMajor Responsibilities include but are not limited to :
Ensure accurate and timely financial management information is produced and reported to the Group including : Month and Quarter end closing, reporting and consolidation;
Monitor closely and coordinate work performed by local accounting firms;
Main point of contact for both external auditors and tax advisors;
Act as the reference person for all corporate accounting queries and liaise with the US Finance team
Coordinate annual statutory reporting and filings, VAT and corporate taxation, including inspections and related queries;
Improve and sustain the improvement of internal control environment in accordance with Sarbanes Oxley act requirements;
Monitor and improve the performance of general ledger and accounts payable accounting teams, and be a key player for process improvement initiatives involving other departments;
Lead Accounting and Reporting workstream for ERP implementation;
Provide top-quality assistance and support to all internal and external business partners.REQUIREMENTS
8 - 10 years of combined Public Accounting and Private Industry accounting experience within a multinational business
Experience in analyzing business performance and developing financial plans within a manufacturing environment desirable
Outstanding management skills for supervision of a team
Proven ability to motivate, coach and develop others
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, ability to interact multi-culturally
Ability to work collaboratively across departmental functions
Organization skills and achievement drive
Hands-on proactive approach, action oriented
Ability to demonstrate business judgment
Ability to work under pressure and to adapt to changing environments
Technical knowledge, CPA with post qualification experience in practice or industry, experience with a big 4 is a plus
Proficient in Excel, experience with SAP, a plus
Languages : Fluent English is a mandatory requirement; French and German are a plus.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M / D / F / V