25 Nov 2020

Full Time GUCCI Business Controller

for Kering – Sydney

Job Description

About us

Through our new contemporary vision at Gucci we are inventing a wholly modern approach to fashion and redefining luxury for the 21st century.
As part of the global luxury group Kering, we are committed to ‘empowering imagination’ in a sustainable manner and encouraging our employees to flourish. Join our passionate journey and fulfill your potential and creativity.
We are currently seeking a Business Controller as part of our dynamic team in Australia.

Job Description

Your Opportunity

The role of a Business Controller will implement and maintain strong internal controls to ensure compliance with company policy and Australian International Financial Reporting Standards (AIFRS)

How you will contribute

  • Ensure financial closing is accurate and complies with company deadlines, and that the reporting package reflects a true and fair view of the business in accordance with accounting standards
  • Preparation and review of the annual operating budget and semiannual operating forecasts
  • Responsible for month end financial accounting, including all journals, accruals, prepayments
  • Prepare Management Reporting Package (MRP) and other monthly financial reports, including Ageing, CAPEX, Sales, Cash, IC reconciliation, Store P & L
  • Manage the upkeep of corporate governance standards and measures and ensuring compliance to statutory requirements
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors and government authorities on auditing
  • Conduct accurate Intercompany Accounting with other Gucci entities
  • Ensure all business-related travel and entertainment is correctly authorized and expenses tracked against budget
  • Track actual expenditures against budget and make recommendations that result in cost reductions and profit improvement
  • Ensure inventory is correctly costed & receipted in the Movex as per LGI invoice
  • Assisting Kering logistic team with monthly tracking and ad hoc analysis
  • Responsible for the effective management and control of cash and bank accounts to ensure efficient use of working capital
  • Responsible for the effective management and control of the divisions’ assets, including maintenance of the Fixed Asset Register
  • Work closely with shared service team under KERING Group whom supports Gucci on some transactional activities for Accounts Payables, Accounts Receivables, General Ledger and Fixed Assets
  • And/or any other ad hoc projects or responsibilities as required

Who you are

  • Qualified accountant with post qualification experience within a multinational environment
  • An exceptionally strong operational accounting background with exposure in a compliance role
  • Strong analytical and numeric skills with budgeting, forecasting and planning exposure
  • Mature with effective communication skills with drive, innovation and strong sense of commitment and adaptive to change
  • Hands on approach to problem solving and the ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to manage competing demands and prioritize initiatives in a fluid and dynamic sometimes ambiguous environment
  • Excellent team player with proven ability to partner with finance and non-finance stakeholders
  • Strong excel skills with experience on ERP (JD Edwards, SAP and Hyperion a plus)

Why work with us?

This is a great opportunity to join the Gucci adventure and to actively contribute to the development of the business by becoming part of a thriving Atelier 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.

Gucci is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms – gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs and sexual orientation – enriches the workplace. It opens opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background.

Job Type:Regular

Start Date: 2020-12-01

Schedule:Full time

Organization:GUCCI AUSTRALIA PTY LTD

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Job Locations: Sydney.
Job Categories: Accounts Receivable/Credit Control and Assistant Accountants.
Job Types: Full Time.
Job Tags: full time jobs for 50+, jobs for 50+, jobs for older workers, jobs for older workers Sydney, mature age jobs, and older workers.
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