Role details

Senior Accountant - Luxury Fashion

New York   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Global Luxury Fashion House with a Five Generation History
  • Looking for a Rising Senior Accountant with 3-5 Years of Industry Experience

About Our Client

Luxury European fashion house, with US Headquarters based in Herald Square. Established for about 150 years, the label has still been broadening both its international and domestic North American presence, with the establishment of flagship boutiques and partnerships with luxury department stores.

Job Description

  • Control the AP/AR balance and ensure money is received/paid within terms of agreements
  • Monitor and process incoming payments from customers
  • Prepare invoices and bank deposits
  • Reconcile the accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all receipts from customers are accounted for and properly posted
  • Verify discrepancies and resolve customer billings issues
  • Track, process and reconcile payments and expenditures
  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Set up payments to vendors and liaise with their finance departments
  • Reconcile the accounts payable ledger to ensure that all payments to vendors are accounted for and properly posted
  • Perform monthly financial closing activities:
  • Assist with financial statement preparation and journal entries
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations
  • General ledger account analysis

The Successful Applicant

  • Required
    • BS in Accounting
    • 3-5 years or more related experience in accounting/finance, concentrating on consumer products industry
    • Familiarity with accruals, journal entries, and general ledger analysis
    • Solid verbal & written communication skills
    • High proficiency in Excel
    • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required
    • Detail-oriented and organized
    • Self-directed with a high orientation to teamwork
    • In-depth understanding of GAAP and IFRS, preferred

What's on Offer

Highly competitive salary + bonus

Benefits package: health-care, medical, dental, long-term disability, short-term disability

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