KERING Accounting Supervisor
Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS Accounting / Management control
A global Luxury group, Kering manages the development of a series of renowned Maisons in Fashion, Leather Goods, Jewelry 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 are committed to ‘empowering imagination’ and encouraging our employees to flourish. Join our passionate journey and fulfil your potential and creativity.
We are currently seeking an experienced Corporate Accountant who will report to the Finance Manager as part of our small but dynamic team in Amsterdam.
You will analyze and interpret the financial reports and statements of the Dutch legal entities and put in place actionable plans that transform numbers into business growth. As part of the Finance Team, you’ll ensure the smooth running of corporate accounting activities in the Amsterdam office while enhancing better understanding of the financial impact of decisions on the business.
How you will contribute
Responsible for the day-to-day accounting and reporting, including accounts payable/receivable, closing and reconciliations (monthly, quarterly and ad-hoc basis)
Support the Finance Manager and Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis in preparing forecasts and budgets, including the statutory financial statements for the Dutch entities under scope of the team
Support the Finance Team and the Corporate Tax Team with the preparation and review of local taxation (CIT, VAT and WHT)
Liaise with other Group functions to ensure understanding of the entities and promote clear and transparent financial analysis of our business
Ensure the compliance of all financial activities and documentation of business practices, policies and requirements for local (DNB and CBS) and Kering corporate are all in place
Support projects aimed at simplifying and improving processes, with focus on driving business performance and creating value
Who you are
An organized, motivated self-starter with excellent multi-tasking skills and a degree in Finance or Business Administration
A first working experience
A perceptive problem-solver with a passion for technical and analytical accounting
You have robust knowledge of the IFRS framework and Dutch GAAP with insights into HFM and JD Edwards/AS400 solutions and SAP
Open and motivated to organizational changes and new setup along the way (new systems/processes)
An Office toolkit expert with a talent for Excel reporting features
Fluent in English and Dutch, written and spoken. Any additional European language (French, Italian) would be advantageous
Why work with us?
This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team offering strategic financial insights into our business goals, and to play a part in shaping the future of one of the world’s most influential luxury Groups. Talent development is a managerial principle at Kering and we are committed to fostering internal mobility. Our common vision promotes leadership skills and helps every employee to reach their potential in an open, diverse and stimulating work 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.
· Full time