Req ID:  4437

Paris, France

Date:  22 May 2023

Accounting manager

Job Description

And if you join the world leader in the sale of luxury products to international travellers?

Do you like the challenge and value yourself in a multicultural environment?
DFS is for you!

You will contribute to the development of the La Samaritaine department store, which is reopening after 15 years of closure.

Integrated within the Finance Department of DFS Europe & Middle East and in daily contact with the accounting teams in Singapore, you make the link between external and internal interlocutors on questions relating to the store's accounting and taxation.

Your Missions:
• You supervise a team of 3 people in charge of part of the supplier and customer accounts and the validation of expense reports,
• You are the main local contact for our headquarters in Singapore on accounting procedures and tax issues,
• You work in daily liaison with the accounting shared service center in Singapore on accounting and tax issues as well as monthly closings, financial statements and auditing,
• You are in charge of calculating local taxes and the budget,
• You are proactive in adapting and optimizing existing processes,
• You work on the needs and projects related to the operation of the store,
• In a complex and changing environment, you may be called upon to work on any other one-off mission or ad hoc accounting analyzes within the Finance Department.

Key Requirements

• Higher education specializing in Accounting / Audit / Finance (bac +5),
• Fluent English and French
• 5 years minimum experience in a similar position in an international environment,
• Mastery of accounting entries and knowledge of French GAAP standards,
• Knowledge of French taxation/compliance and taxes applicable to retail companies,
• Knowledge of SAP
• Mastery of the Office Pack, in particular Excel
• Organized, rigorous and proactive profile
• Endowed with a sense of communication
• Willingness to work in a dynamic and multicultural environment

DFS is an equal opportunity employer. It is the Company’s policy and practice to employ, promote and treat all employees and applicants on the basis of merit, qualifications and competency and to provide all employees with a workplace that is free of discrimination. Employment decisions are based on qualifications such as education, work experience and talent, and are made without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any other basis protected by law.