Accountant

New York, United States
22 May 2022
Permanent Job

Position

Louis Vuitton is seeking an Accountant based in our New York office who will coordinate the month end accounting close for entities within the LVA scope (in compliance with LVM/LVMH accounting policies). This will be accomplished by the review and analysis of accounts, preparation of financial documents, and complete financial reporting. In addition, preparation and recording of monthly activity including but not limited to banking activity, tax activity, accruals, deferrals, amortization of prepaid expenses and the recording and analysis of intercompany transactions.

This collaborative role will:

  • Partner with Accounting manager to work closely with entities in scope (LV USA)
  • Complete the month end and year end close and financial reporting, including reporting to Paris HQ
  • Apply their deep dive analysis skills to review expenses to identify cost saving opportunities in their entities and for balancing GL accounts related to taxation for entities in their scope.
  • Perform analysis and recording of all adjusting entries for accurate inventory valuation in accordance with GAAP, including depreciation, losses, and inter-company movements
  • Partner with Accounts Payable and Sales Audit teams to manage their activity, posting, and timely account reconciliations.
  • Assist in the development of new accounting processes as vital and work to improve existing processes and procedures for greater efficiency and more accurate and timely reporting

Profile

We are eager to speak to professionals who possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance with experience in Accounting, (CPA certification is a plus). In addition, the ideal candidate has the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, possesses an eye for detail, is deadline oriented and has excellent communication and writing skills. Shown understanding of SAP, in depth experience with sophisticated banking and accounting reconciliations, sophisticated Excel skills, and previous retail industry experience and/or multinational company experience are a plus.

Additional information

By joining Louis Vuitton, you will receive a generous benefits package*, including but not limited to medical coverage, retirement plan, employee referral bonus program, gym membership and employee discounts. In addition to working with the most talented and inspirational leaders within the luxury market you will also have an opportunity to attend industry renowned training and have access to unparalleled career opportunities both within Louis Vuitton and the LVMH Group.

As a Louis Vuitton employee you will have an opportunity to engage in our Corporate Social Responsibility efforts on both a local & global level with various communities and organizations and to also partake in initiatives to raise funds for our charity partner UNICEF.

  • Please note that restrictions may apply to part-time employees
Reference: LVM16948