Louis Vuitton Middle East is looking for a Finance Control Manager to assist Senior Management in the establishment and monitoring of internal controls over various Regional business processes for 7 Countries in the Middle East Area, as per LVMH standards and procedures.
He / She integrates control activities into below significant and essential business areas :
Finance and Accounting
Retail Sales (Order to Cash)
Purchase to Pay
Merchandising, Planning, Supply Chain & Logistics
Events Management and Media
Human Resources and Payroll
Main responsibilities will include the following :
Perform internal control self-assessment per LVMH guidance on an annual basis.
Assist external auditor in its annual financial audits and coordinate with various process owners as requested by Senior Management.
Lead and drive audit recommendations / remediation action plans to address all audit findings noted in external auditor's annual financial audits.
Perform ERP security and user provisioning audit to ensure proper user access on an annual basis.
Manage Conflict of Interest Self Declaration process for key / sensitive positions within the organization.
Assist in developing and maintaining and updating Policies and Procedures within Finance Department and other departments as requested.
Performs research in current Accounting and Auditing issues for potential impact on the Company's accounting and reporting
Develop internal control related training materials and conduct training sessions to enhance control consciousness throughout the organization.
Perform special projects as assigned by CFO.
Manage a team of two Controllers.
The candidate must prove the following skills and experience :
Minimum 5 years of experience in internal control and / or audit in multinational companies or Big 4
BA / BBA in Accounting or Finance
Advanced Excel skills and proficiency with ERP systems
Strong negotiation, influencing and interpersonal skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to demonstrate problem solving skills
Detail-oriented and Self-starter
Business Acumen (Particularly in Retails Sales Industry)
Drive for Results
Focus on Internal Customers / Process Owners
Attracting & Developing Talent
Managing Conflicts in a Constructive Way
Communicating Effectively in a Non-confrontational Way with Process Improvement Focus
Adaptability and Flexibility in Dealing with difficult situations
Ability to Maintain Confidentiality
Teamwork & Collaboration