Offers “Kering”

days ago Kering

Assistant Accountant - P2P

  • Internship
  • Shanghai, CHINA
  • Accounting / Management control

Job description

About us

Kering is a global luxury Group with an ensemble of luxury Houses in fashion, leather goods, jewellery and watches: Gucci, Bottega Veneta, Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Brioni, Christopher Kane, McQ, Stella McCartney, Tomas Maier, Boucheron, Dodo, Girard-Perregaux, Pomellato, Qeelin and Ulysse Nardin
Kering is a luxury Group in motion, audacious and free to make its own choices. By ‘empowering imagination’, Kering encourages its brands to reach their full potential, in the most sustainable manner

We are currently seeking an AP Assistant Accountant, who will report to Senior Accounting Manager as part of our dynamic team in APAC.

Your opportunity

The AP Assistant Accountant is able to perform all kinds of payment procedures within AP Processes on weekly basis, and meanwhile be responsible for relevant bank records change & maintenance per brand’s requests. He/ she is customer-oriented and autonomous, solves issues proactively and continuously seeks for improvements.

Job Description

How you will contribute

Payment Responsibilities:

·  Launch all kinds of Payment Proposals for concerned brands on weekly basis
·  Double verify system beneficiary banking details against supporting docs
·  Send out preparatory list of payments for brand’s approval when necessary
·  Proceed payment instructions through online HSBCnet, or process other kinds of payment method by Cheque, Credit Voucher, etc when necessary
·  Send emails to E-banking authorizers and actively follow up until payment is successfully done
·  Send payment advices to applicants or suppliers when necessary
·  Answer to vendor and employee inquiries regarding status of payments when necessary
·  Manage errors in payment, follow up with suppliers for refund when necessary
·  Keep and File Bank Statements by company monthly
·  Print bank slips like tax deduction records, bank charges, etc for monthly filing
·  Prepare Foreign Currency Settlement related forms when necessary
·  Coordinate with brands for stamps and signatures for any document required by bank
·  Based on the actual payments to generate and complete payment vouchers by batches in the financial system, meanwhile code in relevant cash-flow details
·  Do the realized foreign currency exchange gain/loss entries
·  Prepare monthly cash position report according to group deadlines
·  Perform other treasury work or bank counter affairs
·  Conduct brands capitalization processes as well as payments settlements through capital accounts
·  Process brands loan settlements or bank OD returns when necessary
·  Monthly manage the internal funds transfers between branch office and SH head office bank accounts
·  Assist internal and external audits when necessary

Bank Management Responsibilities:

·  Good communications with brands, legal dept and external banks and agents      
·  According to brand’s requirement of bank related records change, prepare necessary application forms and docs following bank’s requirements and submit to the bank timely
·  Actively coordinate with internal depts like legal dept to timely collect necessary docs what bank side needed
·  Follow up the whole change progress with bank and actively solve issues when necessary
·  For other cities, acting as the coordinator with local agent or local responsible staffs, and feedback the progress status to brands timely
·  File necessary paper docs in order
·  Maintain necessary logs & reports on shared drive regularly
·  Perform other treasury work or bank counter affairs

Other Responsibilities:

·  Assist AP staffs with other tasks like invoice re-scanning, late invoices scanning and paste to original journal vouchers, journal voucher sorting and match with PA covers, etc
·  Assist AP staffs with the journal voucher VAT adjustments or other verification work
·  Be stand by to support project work like Esker, Concur, BAM, SAP, etc

Who you are

Experience, business and technical skills

·  Major in Accounting or Financing
·  Over 1 year working experience from prior work in Accounts Payable or Treasury team is preferred
·  General knowledge of processes within Finance Function
·  Process knowledge associated with an ERP-application (AP & Payment module) is a plus
·  Good Computer(Microsoft) skills
·  Good English skills

Soft skills:

·  Good organization skills
·  Proactive
·  Flexible to new ideas and ways of accomplishing tasks
·  Rigorous & responsiveness
·  Good team player
·  Result / Customer oriented
·  Good time management skills
·  Good communications and email writing skills
·  Willing to work under pressure

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. 

Job Type
Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Start Date

Full time