Assistant Accountant (Haywards Heath)

Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
09 Jul 2022
18 Sep 2022
We are currently seeking an R2R Assistant Accountant who will report to the Senior Assistant Accountant for Gucci UK, Gucci UK Outlet & Ireland entities based in the Finance Shared Service Centre in Haywards Heath.

Job Description

Gucci R2R Assistant Accountant

About us

Kering is a global Luxury group managing the development of a series of renowned Maisons in Fashion, Leather Goods, Jewellery 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 capture these beliefs in our signature: "Empowering Imagination." In 2020, Kering had 42,000 employees and consolidated revenues of €17.6 billion.

Your opportunity

Y ou will work collaboratively within the Finance Shared Services department in order to support on the preparation of the month end reporting, compliance activities and daily UK finance operations of the Gucci team.

How you will contribute

  • Support the Financial Controller in the preparation of month end reporting, including posting month end journals, preparing fixed assets and analysis of the P&L
  • Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations
  • Completing Intercompany reconciliations
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns
  • Preparation of tax packs
  • Various VAT compliance checks
  • Support with the preparation of statutory accounts
  • Support with external audit requests
  • Responding to and supporting with queries raised by the Financial Controller and Retail Controller

  • ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualified/part qualified
  • Proficiency in SAP and Excel including ability to use complex formulas
  • Experience in retail / luxury retail business within a finance function would be a plus
  • A problem solver with a strong analytical mindset with a high attention to details
  • An effective and positive team player with excellent communication skills with an agile, collaborative, and inclusive approach
  • Able to work under pressure & manage multiple expectations & assess priorities

Why work with us

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

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Kering UK Services Ltd.

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