AP Accountant

Region: Hong Kong

State: Hong Kong Island

City: Hong Kong

Business Unit: Store Support Centre (SSC)

Time Type: Full-time

Description & Requirements

Who we are

lululemon is an innovative performance apparel company for yoga, running, training, and other athletic pursuits. Setting the bar in technical fabrics and functional design, we create transformational products and experiences that support people in moving, growing, connecting, and being well. We owe our success to our innovative product, emphasis on stores, commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we make in every community we're in. As a company, we focus on creating positive change to build a healthier, thriving future. In particular, that includes creating an equitable, inclusive and growth-focused environment for our people.

About this team

Finance team work cross functionally with other teams in the business for finance operations, bookkeeping, financial reporting, and work with external auditors and tax representatives for compliances. We work closely with retail teams to support retail business operations, reporting and growth. We also support market expansion in the region from finance aspects.

A day in the life:

·       Support accounts payable functions independently, including vendor invoice and staff reimbursement

·       Coordinate with Vancouver accounts payable team to resolve payment issues

·       Provide regular training to educate business teams on accounts payable flow and payment system independently, to facilitate payment/reimbursement processes

·       Liaise with bank to manager corporate card program

·       Work with Vancouver headquarter in payment and reimbursement system rollout to local markets

·       Participate in month end closing, including but not limited to unbilled invoices accruals & reconciliation

·       Participate in reporting, including but not limited to reporting & reconciliation with landlord, preparation of schedules for statutory audit and tax returns

·       Organize and maintain appropriate payment/ accounting records in Asian countries

·       Handle other ad-hoc tasks as assigned from time to time by the Finance Manager

Qualifications:

·       Bachelor’s degree in Accounting & Finance, CPA qualification is an asset

·       1+ years experience in a similar role, experience with working with share service centre is a plus

·       Experience in Coupa and proficient in Oracle is an asset

·       Good interpersonal & communication skills and highly professional style

·       Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently

·       Be proactive and comfortable working with both local and remote team members

·       Able to communicate fluently in English and Chinese (written and spoken)

·       Be able to develop and maintain a network of contacts, both inside and outside the organization, with people who can supply information, assistance and support for work related goals

Must haves:

·       Acknowledges the presence of choice in every moment and takes personal responsibility for their life.

·       Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovates to achieve great results.

·       Communicates with honesty and kindness, and creates the space for others to do the same.

·       Leads with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure.

·       Fosters connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships.

·       Integrates fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take themselves too seriously.

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