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KERING EYEWEAR Accountant

  • Dubai

Groupe Kering

Summary

About Us
Kering Eyewear is the world leader in Luxury and High-End Eyewear (Frames & Sunglasses), developing a unique ‘ensemble’ of powerful brands.
We design, develop, manufacture and market to customers and consumers, the most desirable frames and sunglasses in two fast growing segments: Luxury and Sport & Lifestyle.
Through our industry expertise, we empower our brands to go beyond their limits in this high potential business category, supporting their capacity to lead and innovate in Eyewear, to realize their artistic and financial potential, in the most imaginative and sustainable manner.
Job Description

Your opportunity

We are currently seeking an Accountant, who will report to the Finance Manager, as part of our Middle East subsidiary based in Dubai.

How you will contribute

  • Post journal entries, reconcile accounts and maintain a complete and accurate general ledger in accordance with accounting principles and reporting schedules.
  • Be exposed to the Accounts Receivable, Cash Application and Accounts Payable areas in addition to assisting with processing transactions and preparing reconciliations.
  • Support the Finance Manager on monthly and year-end closing.
  • Assist with annual audit requests.
  • Participate in forecasting and budgeting processes.
  • Review quarterly VAT returns.
  • Ensure the company credit policy is adhered to in addition to including monitoring the application of appropriate credit limits and the risk profile of customers.
  • Investigate and resolve credit risks, problems within accounts, review and manage issues and significant transactions.
  • Collect, analyze financial information and prepare financial reports and accounting statements for management.
  • Build recurring reports from scratch to measure performance and business KPIs to support the Sales Team.
  • Design and performing ad hoc sales research projects to assess specific business areas of interest, as per direct manager’s instructions.
  • Conduct market researches aimed at determining brand perceptions, understanding customer needs, evaluating market penetration and analyzing competitors.
  • Analyze and assess demographics, prices, and distribution channels.
  • Create and manage sales dashboards which visualizes fundamental performance indicators.
  • Analyze competitors’ trends and business results in addition to sharing key information and reports with direct manager, Marketing and Sales function.
  • Enable direct manager and colleagues to make business decisions aimed at increase profitability by identifying positive financial outcomes from extensive sales analysis.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with team-members, various departments, and HQ.

Who you are

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Accounting or related discipline
  • Basic accounting knowledge is essential
  • Recently grduated or max 1 year of experience
  • Basic Excel and computer skills (V-lookups, SumIF, Pivot Table Management)
  • Experience with ERP systems such as SAP and BPC is a plus.
  • A team player willing to help with a positive attitude
  • Strong communication skills, eager to learn, dedicated, diligent, highly organized, and reliable.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines.
  • Able to work flexible hours during month end and year end closes.
  • Curious and fast learner
  • Strong and genuine team player, able to keep calm under pressure
  • Fluency in English
  • Arabic is a plus

Why work with us

This is an excellent opportunity to join the Kering adventure in a moment of extraordinary growth and become part of a thriving team in a global Luxury group that offers endless possibilities to learn and grow. Talent development is a managerial principle at Kering and we are committed to fostering internal mobility. Our common vision promotes leadership skills and helps every employee to reach their full potential in a stimulating and fulfilling workplace environment.

To apply for this job please visit kering.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com.

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