Finance Coordinator

New York, United States
02 Oct 2021
26 Oct 2021

Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.


Reporting to the FP&A Sr. Manager - Corporate, this role is for 5 days a week, 9am - 6pm, or the equivalent hours per week as agreed.

The role will be responsible for supporting Finance/FP&A and collaborate with, but not limited to, Retail Ops, HR/R&R/Payroll and Burberry Business Services to maximize transparency of information between the functions.


Support on Landlord Sales/Advertising Audits:
  • Being the main point of contact in relation to landlord sales audit. Coordinate and timely collate all supporting information/document from different functions and provide such information to the Sales Audit Examiner.
  • Assist on reviewing annual landlord sales letters prepare by Burberry Business Services to ensure accuracy and formulation of data prior to providing to CFO for sign off. Collaborate with the Real Estate Coordinate/Legal to ensure the letter is prepared in accordance with the lease agreement.

Financial Statements and Reporting:
  • Support Finance Director with coordination with Burberry Business Services and Reward & Recognition teams to ensure progress and review of annual 401k Financial Statements as well as the relating schedules/filing (i.e. 5500).
  • Support Finance Director in timely obtaining and reviewing the monthly (and semi-annual) financial reporting packs (BPC) prepared by Burberry Business Services
  • Partner with Burberry Business Services to provide any requests, to external auditors, associated with the annual integrated audit.

General Finance Related Tasks including, but not limited to, the following:
  • Partner with the Accounts Payable Team in BBS on weekly check printing and mailing.
  • Monitor and timely deposit of incoming checks to the bank and provide the listing of deposits to the Cash Office Team in BBS.
  • Support the retail stores to ensure timely receipt of bank deposit supplies (i.e. slips, deposit bags, etc.).
  • Liaise with Cash Office and Accounts Payable Team in BBS (as well as Payroll Team) to ensure timely void of returned vendor or payroll checks (i.e. bank portal).
  • Arrange check deposits relating to the Canada stores.
  • Coordinate and forward all vendor/landlord invoices or statements to BBS and relevant business partners
  • Coordinate with Legal, Group Treasury and BBS on updating of bank mandates and board resolutions.
  • Support on finance ad hoc projects.

Support in FP&A Related Tasks including, but not limited to, the following:
  • Assist in month-end process by preparing journal entries/accruals needed
  • Participate in month-end reviews with BBS
  • Capex reporting - maintain and manage Capex reporting including reporting by project on actuals vs. budget; requesting internal orders for approved projects; and updating monthly depreciation schedules and forecast depreciation for new capex. #LI-SF1


Bachelor's Degreee in Accoutning or Equivalent
Must be detail oriented and analytical. Have the ability to multi-task and function effectively in a fast-paced environment. Must be organized, motivated and able to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work independently or as a team player.
Strong PC skills required primarily in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
Experience with SAP desired #LI-SF1

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