Accountant

Recruiter
Burberry
Location
Bangkok, Thailand
Posted
27 Apr 2022
Closes
26 May 2022
Ref
152246-en_GB
Function
Finance
Level
Manager
INTRODUCTION

At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with Burberry buyer in Thailand on Purchase Order opening process in Ariba
  • Support invoice processing and posting including third party and intercompany payment
  • Review and process staff T&E claims
  • Work with external tax agent and Group Tax to prepare and submit direct and indirect tax filing including monthly local tax filing on VAT and Withholding Tax
  • Respond to ad hoc queries from various stakeholders including local tax department, Group Finance, Commercial Finance and business functions on a timely basis
  • Liaise with external auditor, Group Finance and Company Secretary on annual audit, statutory reporting and other local compliance works
  • Assist in financial closing of Thailand entity and ensure the financial record is in full compliance with IFRS and local GAAP requirements
  • Ensure the fixed assets and general ledger processes are in full compliance with Group policies and operating effectively




  • Prepare month end balance sheet reconciliations and proactively follow up any outstanding items to achieve a clean position for every month end closing
  • Coordinate with external tax agent and Group Tax for tax provision and prepare tax reporting package and schedules submission during interim and year end reporting
  • Maintain proper record of accounting documents
  • Prepare cash flow forecast
  • Plan and attend bi-annual stock-take
  • Support supervisors on control compliance, system implementation, process enhancement projects and any ad-hoc assignments
  • Follow up any system issues / queries and work with system support team to understand the root causes for resolution


PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting / Finance
  • Professional accounting qualification is preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant working experience in accounting role
  • SAP experience on MIRO, intercompany, fixed asset and general ledger is highly preferred
  • Local compliance experience including direct and indirect tax filing and statutory reporting is a must
  • Previous experience in retail / multinational company is highly preferred
  • Good command of both spoken and written English and Thai is a must




  • Experience in accounting firm such as big 4 will be an added advantage
  • PC literacy, especially advanced skills on MS Word & Excel and knowledge on other MS Office applications
  • Strong business acumen with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good working attitude, well-organized, dedicated, self-motivated and able to work under pressure
  • Attention to details, results driven and customer service oriented
  • Able to demonstrate appetite for delivering continuous improvement
  • Able to work collaboratively with peers and build effective relationships to aid cross-functional working




Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

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