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KERING GL Manager - R2R

Kering - Regular
Tokyo - Japan

A global Luxury group, Kering manages the development of a series of renowned Houses 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 Houses 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.”

Your opportunity

This position is in the shared services team and GL manager provides leadership and direction to the team that delivers general accounting, closing and reporting to our brands’ controller.

The GL Manager assists:

Recruiting new personnel to GL Team, training and coaching

Setting objectives for GL, performance appraisal and agreeing on staff personal development plans

Meeting SPA targets and proposing changes

Designing detailed GL process, in cooperation with Brand controllers and other departments

Conducting continuous improvement of processes and sharing best practices

Testing and implementing any IT projects related to GL process

Day to day responsibilities of GL Manager:

Maintain chart of accounts in the Accounting system

Organize closing work and coordinate with other depts. in conformity with closing calendar

Supervise closing activities in an efficient and timely manner

Manage relations with government authorities in close collaboration with the Tax team

Answer inquiries from Brand controllers

Direct the preparation of financial reporting to ensure completeness, accuracy, timeliness, accessibility and consistency to Kering corporate policies, JGAAP and local policies

Liaise with auditors for statutory and corporate requirements

Who you are

  • 10 years of experience, including 5 years leadership experience in the general accounting function or in a similar environment (prior experience in a SSC would be appreciate)
  • Bachelor’s degree (in accounting would be appreciated)
  • General knowledge of processes within Finance Function and good understanding of General Accounting function
  • Process knowledge associated with an ERP-application. SAP will be a plus.
  • Knowledge of JGAAP and IFRS accounting rules
  • Good management and leadership ability
  • Good organization and analytical skills
  • Strong verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proactive, rigorous & responsiveness, decision-making capability
  • Fluent in Japanese and business level English

Why work with us?

This is a fabulous opportunity to join the Kering 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.

  • Full time
  • アジア
  • Japan


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掲載日 2021年08月10日

KERING GL Accountant - R2R

アジア - Japan - Tokyo