Senior Manager - Finance Process Development

Amsterdam, Netherlands
26 Sep 2021
15 Nov 2021
Full Time
About PVH Corp.

PVH is one of the most admired fashion and lifestyle companies in the world. We power brands that drive fashion forward - for good. Our brand portfolio includes the iconicCALVIN KLEIN,TOMMY HILFIGER,Van Heusen,IZOD, ARROW,Warner's,OlgaandGeoffrey Beenebrands, as well as the digital-centricTrue&Co.intimates brand. We market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands. PVH has over 40,000 associates operating in over 40 countries and $9.9 billion in annual revenues. That's the Power of Us. That's the Power of PVH.

The Team

The Finance Process Development team is responsible for the successful identification and delivery of process improvement projects within the Finance domain. The team is structured into 3 core competencies 1) Process Development 2) System Development and 3) Quality Assurance and Support.

The team utilizes the Process Improvement lifecycle framework to assess financial processes, make improvements and continuously optimize as the business landscape changes. Our objectives is to ensure that all financial processes are standardized, compliant and automated. This team plays an important role in helping to foster a culture of ownership and change throughout the business and therefore provides training and support on new processes and related systems where required.

The Position

This role sits at the intersection of Business, Finance and Technology and therefore requires deep financial process knowledge and extensive understanding of the PVH systems landscape.

PVH currently uses SAP ECC, SAP BW, SAP BPC, Blackline and Coupa.

You will be required to lead and participate in process improvement projects either identified by you or requested from the business that have a significant impact on financial flows. Working with a team of both finance generalists and technical specialists, this role focuses on the continuous improvement of the finance function through the development and implementation of new technologies and related processes. Acting as a single point of contact from finance towards the business, this position ensures that all changes and improvements are compliant, standard, efficient and scalable.

You will lead a team of 3 Finance System Analysts and an offshore support team, ensuring proper resources allocation between projects while supporting them in their career development. As a team, you will coordinate and monitor project implementation, gather system requirements in close collaboration with the finance technology team, identify risks and possibilities for further improvement.

Key Responsibilities
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Play an active role in a number of strategic business led projects
    • Interact with business stakeholders to understand the business needs and ensure alignment
    • Give and identify finance input in the process designs that include the correct business requirements, measures and resources
    • Evaluate the process design from a finance perspective and steer towards the best approach
  • Identify and lead Finance optimization projects within the Finance Hub
    • Act as a product owner in the financial close optimization projects
    • Create and maintain business process documentation.
    • Facilitate Users Acceptance Testing
    • Educate and train key-users
    • Identify new procedures and systems to improve and scale existing sales to cash and record to report processes
  • Support project related process and system questions as well as technical bugs and data administration
  • Assist on handing over support activities towards other PVH teams

People Management
  • Setting Strategy and priorities to the sub-team members and monitoring progress towards goals
  • Support and train team members

The Ideal Candidate:
  • A completed degree / equivalent in finance or other appropriate education
  • At least 8 -10 years of relevant work experience in the field of finance & data analysis; fashion & finance experience is a big plus
  • Strong SAP knowledge is a must (know how all other modules interact with FI-CO);
  • Blackline implementation and system administration is a big plus
  • Experience in a complex business environment in different areas of finance; have know-how of finance processes & systems; have a track record in supporting large projects
  • People management experience: establish and maintain relationships within the finance team and with internal stake holders to drive development and collaboration
  • Strong communication skills: ability to influence and lead others (both within finance community as well as broader organization), team player
  • Business fluency in English (written and verbal)

What You Can Expect from Us:
  • Acompanyculturethat fostersdevelopment, offering trainingand learning opportunities through our very own PVH University
  • An international environment which respects diversity, equality,and individuality
  • Amonthly Covid home- office budget
  • Asmart work programthatempowers ourassociates to workfrom home in the Netherlands, withina flexible schedule
  • Abeautifulstate-of-the-artCampus awaiting you upon our return to the office

Please include a cover letter with your application. We would love to know why this is THE role for you!

PVH Europe and ourbrands,TOMMY HILFIGER and CALVIN KLEIN, are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse community of associates with a strong sense of belonging. We believe we are bettered by all forms of diversity, and take pride in working with top talent from every walk of life and corner of the world. In the spirit of inclusivity, qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, ethnicity, ability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, nationality, race, religion or sexual orientation.

COVID-19and Working at PVH

As we continue to navigate the impact ofCOVID-19 and look ahead to shaping our new ways of working, the health, safety and well-being of our associates remains our #1 priority. This means all of our teams, including HR, work a bit differently*.Our Recruiting processis conducted remotely, primarilyvia phone and video calls.New hires will be welcomed through an adapted, at-home onboarding program. Equipment will be delivered safely to your front doors.

We will continue to work this way until September 2021, and are looking to shape a more hybrid work-from-home / office model in the coming months.

Should your application be successful, our Talent Acquisition Team will outline the recruitment process andCovidWork policies in your initial call.

*Please note that should you be applying for a role at our PVH Studios, or in our distribution facilities, the hybrid model already applies.