Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands. At Ralph Lauren, we unite and inspire the communities within our company as well as those in which we serve by amplifying voices and perspectives to create a culture of belonging, ensuring inclusion, and fairness for all. We foster a culture of inclusion through: Talent, Education & Communication, Employee Groups and Celebration.
Individual will have hands-on involvement in the monthly close process, including responsibilities over the consolidation of all financial data of the Company. This individual will also assist in producing management reports that reflect the Company's internal financial statements on a monthly basis, as well as consolidated financial statements for quarterly SEC reporting. The individual will liaison with various departments worldwide, including FP&A, Investor Relations, Shared Services (aka Record-to-Report or "R2R"), Global Management Reporting, Master Data, Treasury, Tax, and Internal Audit, as well as the Company's external auditors.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
· Assist in preparing the consolidated financial statements including the Company's Balance Sheet, Income Statement, and Cash Flow Statement · Assist in providing customized management reporting and analytic commentary to the executive finance team · Responsible for the fiscal month-end exchange rates for the divisions and consolidation of data · Review intercompany balances and ensure proper elimination · Prepare schedules for the quarterly Management Information Book and distribute to executive management and Investor Relations · Assist in the preparation and aggregation of the Company's key external disclosures within SEC filings on Forms 10-K and 10-Q · Maintain and distribute divisional financial reporting packages · Assist in maintaining and overseeing the global consolidated chart of accounts within RL's consolidation system, Financial Consolidation & Close ("FCC") · Prepare various ad hoc reports, analyses, and projects as requested by senior management · Participate in process improvement-related projects and systems-related initiatives
Experience, Skills & Knowledge
· Bachelor's Degree in Accounting · Strong organizational/multi-tasking and communications skills, both oral and written · Strong attention to detail · Private accounting experience or a combination of public/private accounting experience · Proficiency in MS office (Word & Excel) · Experience working in a complex, multi-national organization a plus · Consolidations experience a plus · FCC or equivalent consolidation system or other relevant systems (e.g., SAP, Essbase, etc.) experience a plus