Analyst, Management Accounting (1 year contract)

Date posted:
Company: VF Corporation
Location: Stabio (TI), N/A
Job Type: Full-Time

VF International is looking for an exceptional Analyst, Accounting Management to join our EMEA team based in Stabio, Switzerland.

VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish through our family of iconic brands such as Vans®, The North Face® and Timberland®. At the heart of our journey lies our company-wide purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It’s the reason we come to work every day. It’s a commitment shared by our global associates across all brands. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling.

Lets talk about the role

As part of the Management Accounting Settlement Team, you will be responsible for the off-invoice discounts documents creation and registration and for the reconciliation of the customer Account receivable position related to Commercial terms and conditions (T&C)

You will also continuously interact and work with the Management Accounting team responsible for the monthly financial closure, with Credit department to analyze and solve the disputes cases for T&C and with Brand Sales & Operation teams to address any discrepancies between Customer claim and the T&C conditions agreed.

How you will make the difference:

You will be responsible for:

Credit Note creation

  • Ensure timely creation of the credit note for off – invoices discounts and promotions:

    • Schedule and manage the settlement calculation run in SAP solution (Vistex),

    • Validate the settlement proposal in terms of customer eligibility criteria (amount, currency, settlement party, etc),

    • Release of the calculation run to create the credit notes.
       

  • Responsible to verify the credit notes posting in the general ledger (SAP FMS).
     

Debit Note registration

  • Manage debit note registration for off -invoices discounts and promotions:

    • Manage the tracking of the debit notes received from Customers for off-invoice discounts (Smart Sheet repository),

    • Validate the debit note with the agreements open in SAP (Vistex) in terms of commercial conditions, amount, currency and settlement partner,

    • Connect with Management Accounting, Sales&Ops to assess the debit note correctness and address any discrepancies,

    • Register the debit note in SAP through Coupa platform.
       

  • Responsible to reconcile the financial posting of the debit notes in SAP and in Vistex.

Customer Reconciliation

  • Manage the Customer AR Reconciliation for the T&C component.

  • Closely work with the Management Accounting team to address any discrepancy on the T&C conditions and reserves balances.

  • Collaborate with the Credit Department to ensure all the disputes related to T&C components are correctly and timely addressed for resolution.

What do you need to succeed?

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and /or abilities required for the individual to be successful in this position:

  • Education: Master Degree in Management Engineering, Finance, Accounting or Economics.

  • Experience: 2-3 years’ experience in the finance department of a company, preferably in multinational environment under US GAAP, and/or Big Four.

  • Languages: Proficient in English spoken as well as written.

Competencies:

Technical skills:

  • Strong accounting background is a must.

  • Good knowledge of accounting principles.

  • Good analytical skills are needed.

  • Excellent Excel skills are essential.

  • Good knowledge of SAP Platform.

  • Knowledge of IBM Cognos Business Intelligence is an asset.

Personal skills:

  • Good communication skills.

  • Good organisational skills with an ability to prioritise.

  • Numerate with an eye for detail.

  • Adaptable and proactive.

  • Team player.

  • A lateral thinker with sound logic and reasoning.

What's in it for you?

  • Be part of iconic lifestyle brands.

  • Join a multi brand and multi countries organization to drive you career forward.

  • International and challenging working culture.

  • On site gym offering health and well-being initiatives.

  • 50% discount on all VF brands.

  • Subsidised canteen as well as break out areas offering complimentary hot drinks.
     

Free to Be, Inclusion & Diversity 

As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, VF is committed to support disadvantaged groups whilst providing equal opportunities for both VF associates and applicants alike.

If you like what you have read and want to join our team then we would like to hear from you!

Please submit your application in English.

Analyst, Management Accounting (1 year contract)

Date posted:
Company: VF Corporation
Location: Stabio (TI), N/A
Job Type: Full-Time

VF International is looking for an exceptional Analyst, Accounting Management to join our EMEA team based in Stabio, Switzerland.

VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish through our family of iconic brands such as Vans®, The North Face® and Timberland®. At the heart of our journey lies our company-wide purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It’s the reason we come to work every day. It’s a commitment shared by our global associates across all brands. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling.

Lets talk about the role

As part of the Management Accounting Settlement Team, you will be responsible for the off-invoice discounts documents creation and registration and for the reconciliation of the customer Account receivable position related to Commercial terms and conditions (T&C)

You will also continuously interact and work with the Management Accounting team responsible for the monthly financial closure, with Credit department to analyze and solve the disputes cases for T&C and with Brand Sales & Operation teams to address any discrepancies between Customer claim and the T&C conditions agreed.

How you will make the difference:

You will be responsible for:

Credit Note creation

  • Ensure timely creation of the credit note for off – invoices discounts and promotions:

    • Schedule and manage the settlement calculation run in SAP solution (Vistex),

    • Validate the settlement proposal in terms of customer eligibility criteria (amount, currency, settlement party, etc),

    • Release of the calculation run to create the credit notes.
       

  • Responsible to verify the credit notes posting in the general ledger (SAP FMS).
     

Debit Note registration

  • Manage debit note registration for off -invoices discounts and promotions:

    • Manage the tracking of the debit notes received from Customers for off-invoice discounts (Smart Sheet repository),

    • Validate the debit note with the agreements open in SAP (Vistex) in terms of commercial conditions, amount, currency and settlement partner,

    • Connect with Management Accounting, Sales&Ops to assess the debit note correctness and address any discrepancies,

    • Register the debit note in SAP through Coupa platform.
       

  • Responsible to reconcile the financial posting of the debit notes in SAP and in Vistex.

Customer Reconciliation

  • Manage the Customer AR Reconciliation for the T&C component.

  • Closely work with the Management Accounting team to address any discrepancy on the T&C conditions and reserves balances.

  • Collaborate with the Credit Department to ensure all the disputes related to T&C components are correctly and timely addressed for resolution.

What do you need to succeed?

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and /or abilities required for the individual to be successful in this position:

  • Education: Master Degree in Management Engineering, Finance, Accounting or Economics.

  • Experience: 2-3 years’ experience in the finance department of a company, preferably in multinational environment under US GAAP, and/or Big Four.

  • Languages: Proficient in English spoken as well as written.

Competencies:

Technical skills:

  • Strong accounting background is a must.

  • Good knowledge of accounting principles.

  • Good analytical skills are needed.

  • Excellent Excel skills are essential.

  • Good knowledge of SAP Platform.

  • Knowledge of IBM Cognos Business Intelligence is an asset.

Personal skills:

  • Good communication skills.

  • Good organisational skills with an ability to prioritise.

  • Numerate with an eye for detail.

  • Adaptable and proactive.

  • Team player.

  • A lateral thinker with sound logic and reasoning.

What's in it for you?

  • Be part of iconic lifestyle brands.

  • Join a multi brand and multi countries organization to drive you career forward.

  • International and challenging working culture.

  • On site gym offering health and well-being initiatives.

  • 50% discount on all VF brands.

  • Subsidised canteen as well as break out areas offering complimentary hot drinks.
     

Free to Be, Inclusion & Diversity 

As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, VF is committed to support disadvantaged groups whilst providing equal opportunities for both VF associates and applicants alike.

If you like what you have read and want to join our team then we would like to hear from you!

Please submit your application in English.