Americas Controller

Wayne, New Jersey, United States
19 Nov 2022
08 Jan 2023
The Kering Shared Services team supports Kering and its affiliated brands with back of house and operational activities including but not limited to; Accounting Service, HR, Legal, IT, Logistics, Real Estate, Internal Audit, Loss Prevention, and Repairs.

The Kering Americas Controller is responsible for oversight of the finances of the Americas region. This includes the Kering Americas Corporate entities in the US as well as those of the shared services in three different countries; US, Mexico and Brazil. Additionally as part of the offered shared services, this position supports FP&A for other Kering entities such as Brioni, Boucheron, Richard Ginori, and G.Gator.

Job Description

KERING Americas Controller

Job Family: Finance

Job Title: Controller

Location: Wayne, NJ

A global Luxury group, Kering manages the development of a series of renowned Houses in Fashion, Leather Goods, Jewelry and Watches: Gucci, Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Brioni, Boucheron, Pomellato, Dodo, Qeelin, as well as Kering Eyewear. By placing creativity at the heart of its strategy, Kering enables its Houses 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."


  • Ensure accuracy of the financial information; P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow
  • Manage the budget and forecasting processes that occurs twice per year, this includes cross functional and cross regional coordination to ensure timely and accurate delivery of projections
  • Understand fluctuations in financial data as compared to LY and budget
  • Monitor and manage landing estimate
  • Support with cost controlling in all areas by communicating and partnering with stakeholders both in the region and abroad
  • Manage cost allocation (recharges) to the brands for shared services activities, this includes estimating drivers for budget purposes and tracking actuals as well as aligning with stakeholders in Europe
  • Provide visibility to the brands on all cost allocations
  • Coordinate all closing activities with the Shared Services team and when necessary, with the brands
  • Review Internal controls and ensure adherence of these by the organization


  • Degree in Accounting, Finance / Business Administration
  • 10+ years' relevant work experience with 5 years in a management role
  • Ability to understand multi-brand environment
  • Be able to act as an agent of change with a diplomatic and pragmatic approach
  • Track record having coached and developed subordinates
  • Detail oriented, strategic and empathetic
  • Demonstrates strong customer service attitude
  • Ability to work with all levels of management
  • Strong communication and follow up
  • Excellent interpersonal skills particularly in a multicultural environment
  • Effective organizer
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong knowledge of HFM, SAP and Microsoft office

Job Type

Start Date

Full time

Kering Americas Inc.

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