SENIOR ACCOUNTANT BELUX (m/f/x) - Tommy Hilfiger & Calvin Klein CDI

Antwerp, Belgium
Closing date
27 Jun 2023

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Senior Manager
Full Time

Job Details

Created in 1881, PVH is one of the world's largest textile companies. Its brands include Calvin Klein, acquired in 2003, and Tommy Hilfiger in 2010.

Calvin Klein, Inc. is one of the world's leading fashion design and marketing studios. It designs and markets collection products that are manufactured and marketed through an extensive network of licensing and other global arrangements. The brand currently has 25 product lines.

Tommy Hilfiger is one of the world's leading lifestyle brands. The brand stands out for its Classic American Cool approach and revisits traditional American style with a twist. With the leadership of Tommy Hilfiger, the company's designer, it has become one of the few international brands to market clothing, accessories and homewares.

Working for one of our two brands means sharing strong human values such as passion, positive mindset and teamwork. With a constant desire to perform, we cultivate a taste for challenge in order to achieve common objectives based on a culture of results.

Joining the Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger teams is also joining an international, ambitious and innovative company.

About the role

Are you ready to bring your career to the next level and join an extraordinary journey within PVH ? Design your future with us.

We are looking to expand our accounting department by strengthening our financial visibility in Belgium, part of the "France plus" HUB.

The main mission will be to ensure an accounting and tax review on the Belgian books in order to anticipate and optimize the information for the management and the management control.

You will be responsible for the Belgian reporting and the review of local statutory accounts.

In concrete terms, this involves

1/Accounting review :

- Working in close collaboration with the Shared Service Center (SSC) located in Belgium and in charge of the daily bookkeeping

- Follow-up of customer balances and actions in with credit control

- Review and setting of the Belgian payroll (codifications) and related provisions (bonus and 13th month, social risks, other Belgian provisions)

- Review of Opex and taxes and detailed information for management controllers

- Anticipation of future expenses and projection of corresponding provisions with the SSC

- Follow-up of opening or refit projects of the stores in accounting with the project team

- Follow-up of business issues (stocks, turnover, rents, capex ...)

2/working in collaboration with the controlling team

- Management of the risks linked to the balance sheet accounts which will have to be reviewed

- Proposal of provisions

- Response to multiple requests for details and preparation of follow-up tables by subject

3/working in collaboration with the French accounting department

- Mutualization of certain accounting reviews

- Regular communication with the French accounting manager

4/Belgian statutory accounting

- Framing of VAT with the statutory accounts

- Participation in annual audits in collaboration with the SSC

- Participation in the preparation of the Belgian statutory accounts

- Participation in the drafting of transfer pricing reports and reports for the Belgian works council


- Be creative! Challenge current reports and build you own dashboards in order to have a clear, synthetic vision of the business

- Be analytical! Deep dive into figures and field feedback in order to conclude insights and identify levers for improvement

- Speak-up! Summarize your recommendations and initiate meetings to involve teams and trigger action plans.

About the team

You will report to the Finance Manager "France +" and work closely with several teams

- The Shared Service Center (SSC) located in Belgium

- The accounting team located in France (Finance manager, senior accountant, department store accountant, retail accountant)

- The French management control

About You

With a higher education in accounting (equivalent to DCG France), you have a solid accounting experience ideally acquired in a firm and then in an international company of at least 7 to 10 years.

You will be a privileged interlocutor with numerous accounting and financial teams. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential. The taste for challenge and the culture of results motivate you to achieve your objectives.

If smiling is natural for you, if you are curious, passionate and if you have at heart to transmit positive vibes, then this experience is for you!

You have an excellent command of the office pack and especially of Excel which you will use on a daily basis.

You master SAP and have a strong taste for figures, analysis and the retranscription of these data to your interlocutors.

You are pragmatic and have a technical and business vision of your activity. Rigor, an analytical approach and an appetite for analysis and information systems are the assets that will enable you to succeed in this position.

You are fluent in English as well as Dutch and French.

The position will be located in Antwerp

What you can expect from us

We foster a culture of development, offering training and learning opportunities through our very own PVH university. Multiple employee benefits such as employee discounts, mobility offers, and other well-being initiatives. PVH offers the protection, peace of mind and flexibility designed to support our associates - both at home and at work.

What is the next step ?

Our recruiters team will review your profile, and will call you if you it's a match ! Then, you would have the opportunity to meet the teams with several interviews.

Look forward to meet the next talent of PVH !

At PVH, we encourage diversity and respect for individuality and are proud to work with talented people from different backgrounds. In the spirit of inclusion, candidates will be considered without regard to age, ethnicity, ability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, nationality, race, religion or sexual orientation.

All our job opportunities are opened to people with disabilities.

Apply now !



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 iconic CALVIN KLEIN and TOMMY HILFIGER brands.  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.



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