Finance Manager - USA

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About Us:

Since 1852, Hästens Beds has been committed to crafting the best sleep. The skilled craftspeople at our factory in Köping, Sweden, have been refining our work for generations. Every bed is bespoke and made by hand using only the best natural materials. The difference lies in the details and our quest to provide the most restful sleep for people who want to lead a higher quality of life. With operations in 35+ countries and over 200 partners in Europe, Asia and America, the small family-owned company has grown into a global producer and retailer of premium beds.

http://www.hastens.com/

Hästens Beds Inc, USA is in a growth mode and is now looking for a Finance Manager that is a Certified accountant, to be based in New York area, to handle the finance activities for Hästens Wholesales and Online business in North America.

Responsibilities:

Managing the Finance and Accounting function in the company and building it up in close co-operation with the Finance Manager Distribution and others in the Hästens Finance team, based outside USA

Handle accounting for Wholesale, and future ecommerce activities in North America

Developing and maintaining financial and accounting systems

Ensures the integrity of accounting information

Maintain intercompany balances, reconciling transactions and resolving discrepancies.

Process supplier and customer invoices.

Posting cash receipts and payments

Dealing with employee expenses

Group Billings

Cash management, including handling A/R and A/P matters

Investment control

Maintaining prepayments, accruals and fixed asset registers

Responsible for preparation of monthly management accounts

Responsible for annual financial statements and statutory accounts

Sales Tax return preparation

Investigating financial anomalies.

Inventory control: assist on stocktaking procedures and adjustments in the accounting system for local stock

Support and ensure compliance with all finance filing requirements, tax filing

Assist on new processes and systems integration implementation for Wholesale and ecommerce.  

Participate in improvement projects and initiatives. Generate ad-hoc financial reports to support management in the decision-making process

Handling other ad-hoc projects when needed

Liaising with store personnel, suppliers, external auditors and other external consultants

Work cross-functionally with other Hästens staff and managers, based in UK and outside UK.

Requirements:

Fully energized and committed

Willing to drive change and improvements

Fully Certified accountant, qualified in the USA

Position to be based in New York area.

At least 5 or more years of experience in handling accounts

Willing to travel abroad, when needed

Flexible and can meet internal and statutory deadlines

Experience in working with multiple legal entities under different legal umbrellas

Experience with working with QuickBooks Online and SAP, or similar types of accounting software is mandatory

Experience of Salesforce is an advantage

Experience from Retail is an advantage

Experience from E-Commerce is an advantage

Experience and participation from implementation of various Finance systems is an advantage

Accountant Qualifications / Skills:

We are looking for an energetic, skilled and proactive fully certified accountant, with strong verbal and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills.

Ability to work independently as well as in a team

Well organized with a hands-on problem-solving attitude

Flexible and can meet internal and statutory deadlines

Excellent level of Excel knowledge

Commitment:

Hästens Beds is committed to providing an equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or Veteran status. We will consider qualified applicants for a position regardless of arrest or conviction records, consistent with legal requirements.

Location: New York, USA

Compensation & Benefits:

Featured Benefits: We offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits program

Competitive Salary

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AREA OF OPPORTUNITY

New York, New York

10007 New York Directions

WE INVEST IN PEOPLE

 

Here at Hästen we invest in the people, whether it's about a communication course, leadership training or a Christmas gift - we want you to feel appreciated!

We have our own Executive Coach and also our Sales Trainer. They are here to help our team-members perform at the highest level both inside and outside of Hästens.

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