With a history going back over 130 years, PVH has excelled at growing brands and businesses with rich American heritages, becoming one of the largest global apparel companies. We have over 30,000 associates operating in over 40 countries with over $8 billion in revenues.
Founded in 1968 and acquired by PVH Corp. in 2003, Calvin Klein is a global lifestyle brand that exemplifies bold, progressive ideals and a seductive, and often minimal, aesthetic. We seek to thrill and inspire our audience while using provocative imagery and striking designs to ignite the senses. We strive to make a positive impact on the world. We inspire passion in our people. We embody authenticity and embrace individuality.
Tommy Hilfiger is one of the worlds leading designer lifestyle brands, internationally recognized for celebrating the essence of classic American cool style. Founded in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger, was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2010, has more than 17,000 associates worldwide and an extensive distribution network in over 115 countries and 1,600 retail stores.
About THE ROLE
Accounts Payable Accountant will work within the Financial Accounting team, whose role is supporting the business to reach their targets. This is done by overlooking the accounts payable function across the board for Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein and PVH, UK and Ireland. The main role of this position to support 2 Financial Controllers with AP ledger management, invoice / employees expenses processing and analysis, as well as invoice approval system maintenance. This role will involve building good and trustworthy relationship between different stakeholders suppliers, Shared Service Center (SSC) team, colleagues, and bank representatives. It is crucial for the business that all invoices and employees expenses would be approved and paid on time, the charges recognized correctly and processed to the correct G/L ledger, under correct cost or profit centers. The analysis AP ledger will be essential for the role, understanding whether the 3rd party invoices are processed on time and in correct period. If not, the proposal for the accruals made to Financial Controllers. Furthermore, weekly payment runs planned and monitored, making sure all invoices and employees expenses paid on time, without delays. AP Accountant will report directly to Financial Controller.
Full ownership of AP Ledger for two entities:
Review AP ledger on weekly basis
Analysis of open items
Advise SSC for reconciliations of vendor accounts
Provide weekly update of AP ledger analysis and action plans
Advising on payment runs on weekly basis:
Review Open items on the AP ledger
Advise which invoices to pay and when
Liaising with members of wider business to resolve payment issues with minimal disruption to business operations
Confirm occupancy payments with Financial Controllers / Finance Director
Maintenance of data in invoice approval system COUPA:
Making sure relevant G/L codes and Cost / Profit centers are up to date and allocated to correct coders / approvers
Main contact person for any COUPA queries from various stakeholders
Checking employees expenses in concur
Making sure employees are following up the PVH expenses policy
Processing & approving expenses in concur and making sure its processed in SAP on timely manner
Checking whether expenses have been processed correctly
Working closely with PVH Financial Accountant obtaining information of the expenses posted to suspense account, in order to reclassify / recharge the cost to the correct G/L or other entities.
Full ownership of AP queries
Systems adhoc projects
Contacting suppliers for any queries
Making sure invoice addresses are correct
Setting Up DD Mandates / Standing Orders
Queries regarding charges, etc
Working with various departments for setting up new vendors and confirming the supplier and bank details
Creating the database for utilities suppliers
Adhoc upon Financial Controllers / Finance Director requests
Minimum 3+ years experience of working within a AP function;
High attention to detail;
Accountable and reliable;
High willingness to learn;
Good interpersonal skills.
Studying towards accounting qualification (ACCA, CIMA, AAT);
Experience in retail;
SAP / Concur experience.
About WHAT WE OFFER
At PVH, we understand that the success of our organisation is directly related to our hardworking and dedicated associates who contribute their time and talents to help make our Company the success it is. That is why we are committed to providing a competitive and comprehensive benefits program that offers the protection, peace of mind and flexibility designed to support our associates both at home and at work.
Our benefits include:
Up to 65% off CK and TH Retail Purchases
25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
Competitive pension plan
Life insurance cover
Corporate discount on Dental Insurance
Health cash plan
Competitive bonus scheme
At PVH, we understand that the success of our organisation is directly related to our hardworking and dedicated associates who contribute their time and talents to help make our Company the success it is. That is why we are committed to providing a competitive and comprehensive benefits program that offers the protection, peace of min