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Sr. Accountant

Hugo Boss
New York City, New York, United States
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Our vision is to establish HUGO BOSS as the leading premium tech-driven fashion platform worldwide and to be one of the top 100 global brands. At HUGO BOSS, we work as a team to apply our knowledge, skills and experience together and create a diversity of ideas and solutions. What unites us? We love fashion, we change fashion!

At HUGO BOSS, you have the opportunity to contribute your personality, ideas and creativity - because only when we break new ground together can we create something unique. Become part of our team of more than 17.000 employees worldwide and shape your future at HUGO BOSS!

Support the HUGO BOSS subgroup in the US, as well as the entity in Canada, with the preparation of the day-to-day accounting and analytical activities. The Senior Accountant is responsible for ensuring the compliance with accounting guidelines within the assigned tasks and act as a business partner to improve the quality of the financial close. S/he has the managerial responsibility for the junior accountant.

Additionally, assistance of financial audits (e.g. year-end audits) and receivables reconciliation are part of the position.

Accountants will work closely with other Finance teams (Accounts Payable & Treasury, Credit department and Tax department), Financial Analysis & Planning, Legal and Business departments. The position is based in New York City, New York.

What you can expect:

Responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:
• Perform assigned tasks in a timely and accurate manner to ensure our financial statements are of the highest quality.
• Contribute to ensure the timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and year-end close based on internal as well headquarter (HQ) deadlines.
• Able to train and mentor the junior accountant and staff accountant, hereunder reviewing workpapers and posted entries
• Post all payroll and bonus related entries. Ensure completeness and accuracy of payroll and benefits.
• Prepare quarterly report to Management for group medical expenses and the balance sheet position
• Prepare and post Intercompany transactions, hereunder Intercompany reconciliation of.
• Analytical tasks to ensure the accuracy of the balance sheet and profit and loss.
• Travel expenses
• Work closely with Tax department to review, post and reconcile tax related entries.
• Support, review and ensure IFRS standard compliance for the entries for lease accounting and asset accounting
• Partner with FP&A team on the forecasting and budgeting process and perform the variance analysis on key accounts.
• Participate in the annual audit and ensure timely delivery of the information/data requested by the auditors.
• Assist to perform balance sheet reconciliations, including prepaid and provision accounts, etc.
• Assist with yearly risk assessment and the ad hoc insurance related matters.
• Prepare work papers for accounting entries accordingly.
• Act as business partner and transfer accounting knowledge to other departments.
• Review if assigned accounting topics are in line with accounting guidelines based on HQ procedures and IFRS updates.

Additional Responsibilities:
• Assist with system development and implementation projects to ensure all projects have the correct accounting entries.
• Collaborate with retail operations and IT to ensure correct mapping of accounting entries prior new store opening.
• Performs other duties as required.

Your profile:

• BS/BA in Finance or Accounting
• 5-6 years of professional accounting/finance experience required
• First experience within the knowledge of IFRS accounting principles, practices, standards and regulations
• Knowledge of SAP (R/3) a plus
• Industry (Retail/WHS/eCommerce) is plus
• Proficiency with Microsoft applications (particularly excel)
• Must be able to work independently and take initiative, hands-on
• Detail oriented and enthusiastic
• Strong verbal and communication skills
• Ability to multitask and work under deadlines

Your benefits:

HUGO BOSS offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes:
  • Hybrid Working Model
  • Flexible Commuting
  • Flexible Fridays & Summer Fridays
  • Paid Parental Leave for FT employees
  • 21 paid days off (pro-rated based on first year of employment) plus your Birthday off
  • Generous Employee Discount Program
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits with Health Saving Account (HSA) option
  • SHIP (Share Investment Program)
    • Offers eligible employees the opportunity to become a co-owner and acquire shares in HUGO BOSS AG at special SHIP conditions.
  • 401(K) with company match
  • Flex Spending Account (FSA)
  • Commuter Benefits (Pre-tax)
  • Voluntary Benefits and Critical Illness
  • Company sponsored Life and Disability benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Discounts for auto/home/pet insurance

The expected base salary range for this position is from $80,000 - $90,000. It is not typical for offers to be made at or near the top of the range. Salary offers are based on a wide range of factors including relevant skills, training, experience, education, and, where applicable, certifications obtained. Market and organizational factors are also considered.

We are a global company with our employees representative of the world at large. Our inclusive culture embraces each person's authenticity and individuality. We are committed to equal employment opportunity. And we believe our equitable work environment helps unleash your full potential and inspires you to thrive.


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