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Finance Analyst

Kate Spade

London, LND, GB

since our launch in 1993 with a collection of six essential handbags, kate spade new york has always stood for optimistic femininity. today, our brand is a global life and style house with handbags, ready-to-wear, jewelry, footwear, gifts, home décor and more. polished ease, thoughtful details and a modern, sophisticated use of color—kate spade new york’s founding principles define a unique style synonymous with joy. under the vision of creative director nicola glass, we continue to celebrate confident women with a youthful spirit.

kate spade new york is part of the tapestry house of brands.

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Primary Purpose

 

FP&A Analyst – Kate Spade New York, based in London, will support the Finance Director and Sr. Finance Manager with the month end closing, forecasts/reporting activities and ad hoc analysis for all areas of the business (Retail, Wholesale, Ecom and Corporate) 

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Prepare month end journal entries and accruals as well as investigate general ledger entries to ensure proper coding.
  • Weekly Sales Reporting.
  • Assist in the preparation of analyses for periodic business reviews, annual budgets and long range strategic plans; where appropriate, assist in preparation of related presentations for management and provide insightful analysis upon requests.
  • Provide monthly budget/forecast to actual variance analysis and commentary.
  • Interaction and communication with various business partners.
  • Ad hoc reporting and analysis.

 

Education & Experience

 

  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA)
  • Pan-European experience preferable
  • Wholesale / Retail experience preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of International Accounting Standards. US GAAP knowledge preferable
  • Hyperion and SAP knowledge preferable
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Detail-minded with excellent communication skills.

kate spade new york is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. all employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. these decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. visit kate spade new york at www.katespade.com.

Req ID:  57368