Career Opportunity

Analyst, Corporate Accounting

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New Jersey


United States

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Company Description

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands.

At Ralph Lauren, we unite and inspire the communities within our company as well as those in which we serve by amplifying voices and perspectives to create a culture of belonging, ensuring inclusion, and fairness for all. We foster a culture of inclusion through: Talent, Education & Communication, Employee Groups and Celebration.

Position Overview

Individual will have hands-on involvement as a member of RL’s North America Corporate accounting team, playing an integral role in its general ledger (GL) Record-to-Report process, with a key focus on cash and other treasury-related transactions. Individual will also have the opportunity to work closely with various corporate teams, including Treasury, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Regional Accounting, and Tax, exposing the individual to a variety of topics that enhance their learning experience.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities:

·       Daily cash accounting, including monitoring/overseeing daily bank interface GL feeds, partnering with Treasury, Accounts Receivable, and Accounts Payable teams to help address/resolve issues, and preparation of monthly cash account reconciliations

·       Perform monthly accounting for North America’s investments portfolio and RL’s outstanding debt issuances

·       Support month-end close process for certain other corporate functions by assisting with preparation of journal entries, performing account reconciliations, and assisting FP&A teams with  review of their results

·       Assist with the quarterly accounting surrounding Ralph Lauren’s product licensing portfolio

·       Assist with North America’s monthly foreign currency exchange process, including revaluations

·       Partner with regional teams to assist with miscellaneous intercompany billings

·       For key areas of responsibility, prepare quarterly financial reporting packages to support 10-Q and 10-K filings

·       Assist with non-routine transactions, such as debt issuances, legal entity restructurings, share repurchases, and other ad-hoc accounting/shared service projects

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

Job Requirements:                                                                                            

  • 2+ years accounting experience
  • Experience with SAP a plus, but not required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office (Excel, Word)
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills with an attention to detail
  • Strong communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Desire to work in a team environment with various business partners
  • Eagerness to learn, able to adapt to changing environment

Ralph Lauren will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance laws.