HUGO BOSS is one of the leading premium fashion and lifestyle companies with around 13,800 employees worldwide. As diverse as we are at HUGO BOSS, we all share a common goal: to inspire people through our work. In this role, you will have the opportunity to be yourself and to contribute your ideas and your creativity – because, to create something extraordinary, we must explore new paths together. Join our team and discover how you can shape your own future at HUGO BOSS!

HUGO BOSS Fashions, Inc. | New York City | United States | Full-time

Support the HUGO BOSS subgroup in the US, as well as the entity in Canada, with the preparation of the day-to-day accounting and analytical activities.

The Accountant is responsible to assist to ensure the compliance with accounting guidelines within the assigned tasks and act as a business partner to improve the quality of the financial close.
Additionally, assistance of financial audits (e.g. year-end audits) and receivables reconciliation are part of the position.

Accountant will work closely with other Finance teams (Accounts Payable & Treasury, Credit department and Tax department), Financial Analysis & Planning, Legal and Business departments. The position is based in New York City, New York.


What you can expect:

  • Perform assigned tasks in a timely and accurate manner to ensure our financial statements are of the highest quality
  • Post and analyze general accounting entries (such as credit card receivables, cash management for retail stores, Concession related matters, Fixed Assets, Accruals and Provisions entries) in SAP on a daily basis
  • Perform fixed assets planning in Excel and planning tool, during planning periods, in corporation with shop construction and financial planning and analysis
  • Analytical tasks to ensure the accuracy of the balance sheet and profit and loss
  • Responsible for lease accounting HUGO BOSS Canada, hereunder preparing and posting entries in SAP, and communicating with the landlords to ensure that rental cost and payments are in accordance with the lease agreement. Also supporting with lease accounting for HUGO BOSS USA
  • Perform rental planning in Excel and planning tool, during planning periods, in corporation with real estate and financial planning and analysis
  • Assist to perform balance sheet reconciliations, including prepaid and provision accounts, etc.
  • Assist with yearly risk assessment and the ad hoc insurance related matters
  • Prepare work papers for accounting entries accordingly
  • Act as business partner and transfer accounting knowledge to other departments
  • Contribute to ensure the timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and year-end close based on internal as well headquarter (HQ) deadlines
  • Review if assigned accounting topics are in line with accounting guidelines based on HQ procedures and IFRS updates
  • Support with Finance related audits (e.g. annual year-end audit)
  • Assist with system development and implementation projects to ensure all projects have the correct accounting entries
  • Collaborate with retail operations and IT to ensure correct mapping of accounting entries prior new store opening
  • Performs other duties as required

Your profile:

  • BS/BA in Finance or Accounting
  • 3-5 years of professional accounting/finance experience required
  • First experience within the knowledge of IFRS accounting principles, practices, standards and regulations
  • Knowledge of SAP (R/3) a plus
  • Industry (Retail/WHS/eCommerce) is plus
  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications (particularly excel) 
  • Must be able to work independently and take initiative, hands-on
  • Detail oriented and enthusiastic
  • Strong verbal and communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and work under deadlines


Your benefits:

  • 401(k) with company match
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Voluntary benefits and critical Illness
  • Company sponsored life and disability benefits
  • Discounts for auto/home/pet insurance
  • Commuter benefit program
  • Employee Discount Program
  • 21 paid days off (pro-rated based on first year of employment) plus your birthday off
  • Flexible Fridays  

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City