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Senior Accountant

Ermenegildo Zegna Group
New York, New York, United States
Closing date
18 Feb 2023

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Senior Manager
Full Time

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The Ermenegildo Zegna Group is one of Italy's most famous family driven enterprises and a world leader in luxury menswear. Founded in 1910, Zegna is deeply grounded in history and craftsmanship, yet always at the forefront of contemporary innovation and style. We are pioneers who embrace change, take ownership of our actions and work to create the world we want. With over 500 points of sale and 7,000 employees worldwide, we're as proud of our people as our products and look for others that share our passion and commitment to excellence and authenticity.

As the Senior Accountant for Zegna, you will play a key role within the Finance group and works with the Finance staff and report to the Controller.

  • Reconciliation of US revenue and submitting to headquarters on a monthly business
  • Import and reconcile US payroll along with making adjusting entries at month end
  • Update SAP Real Estate (lease module) with new leases /amendments contract updates and manage the Journal entries for IFRS16
  • Reconciliation of all intercompany transactions between all Zegna companies
  • Importing of all T&E files into SAP, perform reclass entries, and reconciling the general ledger accounts
  • Partner directly with external tax consultants, organize and verify the preparation of requested schedules, review completed tax returns and provide feedback for approval.
  • Prepare sales reports for variable rent and submit to landlords
  • Book variable rent journal entry for the concessions, book sales accrual for current month, create invoices in SAP with actuals allowing AR to clear payment
  • Perform monthly account analysis, including accruals and prepaid and variance explanations
  • Analyze and record monthly general ledger activity for various P&L and Balance Sheet accounts
  • Assist in monthly, quarterly, and year end close processes; prepare monthly trial balance for review
  • Assist in the monthly compilation of internal financial statements for corporate management
  • Prepare and file sales tax for 35 states on a monthly/quarterly basis. Prepare use tax schedules for self-assessment.
  • Assist in year-end closing and audits; Assist with financial audits and tax audits on an annual basis
  • Become proficient the retail register system, as well as the retail reporting tool
  • Develop and maintain accounting processes and procedures to improve efficiency
  • Oversee 1 Sales Auditor: additional seasonal temp support
  • Other special projects as needed

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • Prior sales tax experience is a must
  • IFRS 16 knowledge
  • Strong computer skills: Excel a must; SAP, SAP BPC, AS 400 and Cognos are a plus
  • Highly detail-oriented and organized
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to meet a constant stream of deadlines
  • Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively with different levels in the organization
  • Salary expectations: 100k


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