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KERING Accounting Manager

Kering - Regular
Singapore - Singapore

About us A global Luxury group, Kering manages the development of a series of renowned Maisons in Fashion, Leather Goods, Jewelry and Watches: Gucci, Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Brioni, Boucheron, Pomellato, Dodo, Qeelin, Ulysse Nardin, Girard-Perregaux, as well as Kering Eyewear. By placing creativity at the heart of its strategy, Kering enables its Maisons to set new limits in terms of their creative expression while crafting tomorrow's Luxury in a sustainable and responsible way. We capture these beliefs in our signature: “Empowering Imagination.” In 2017, Kering had nearly 29,000 employees and restated revenue of €10.816 billion. We are currently seeking an Accounting Manager who will report to the Head of Finance Shared Service SEA as part of our dynamic team in Singapore.

Your opportunity
As part of the Kering Group’s global finance SSC transformation program, the Accounting Manager will support for Singapore office in the re-design of SSC’s accounting and controlling processes across South East Asia (“SEA”).
How you will contribute
The Accounting Manager shall ensure:
  • Lead the accounting team to perform month end and year end closing with strong controllership. Streamline current practices to deliver quality and accelerated closing process on month end, year end and statutory reporting (include financial and tax audit and reporting).
  • Provide meaningful financial planning and analysis support to emerging Brands’ on management reporting requirements including budgeting, forecasting and other ad-hoc activities.
  • Drive cross-team understanding of new Accounting Standards, apply and train technical principles to develop the team.
  • Document current processes (Business Process Master List) and ensure they are mapped to the global SSC model and calendar.
  • Support the roll out of Kering Group’s internal controls framework (COSO) policies and processes, ensuring that control objectives are identified and that corresponding controls are designed, executed, documented and reviewed across each market within SEA. The Accounting Manager supported by the Regional R2R & Internal Control Manager, will drive the implementation of Blackline, Kering R2R solution for closing processes and compliance.
  • Leverage on digital capabilities to support SSC objective of becoming 100% paperless (re-designing controls, practices and processes) 
  • Active involvement is required on ad-hoc assignments, process improvement initiatives and/or Kering Group’s transformation projects.
Who you are
Technical skills and experiences:
  • Accounting/Finance Major with CA qualification,
  • 10+ years of experience in finance and accounting roles, across South East Asia markets,
  • Minimum 4 to 5 years of working experience with a public accounting firm (Candidates from Big 4 are highly preferred)
  • 4 to 5 years of managerial experience on a mid-size team (5 to 6 people)
  • Experience on major transformational projects – financial systems and processes are preferred.
  • Strong knowledge on SAP is preferred.
Soft skills:
  • People leader
  • Self-driven mindset and results oriented
  • Agile, inquisitive and a problem solver
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Good communicator
  • Willingness to travel (ad-hoc)
Why work with us?
This is a fabulous opportunity to join the Kering adventure and 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.

Kering 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 up 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.
  • Full time
  • Asia
  • Singapore

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