4 May 2017

Gap year/ Sandwich year Internship Burberry- Finance Intern, EMEIA

Burberry – Posted by letmeinternLondon, England, United Kingdom

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Job Description

Company

Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core.  Digital luxury positioning and intensive focus on design innovation, quality and heritage icons ensure continued brand purity and relevance globally across genders and generations. Burberry believes that in order to be a great brand it must also be a great company and constantly leverages the energy of its compassionate and creative thinking culture to continually innovate and drive the brand forward. Headquartered in London, Burberry is a design, marketing and retail led business with a global reputation for innovative product design, digital marketing initiatives and dynamic retail strategies.

Purpose

Provide accurate and timely Commercial Finance support to key stakeholders within EMEIA, supporting the Senior Finance Manager with analysis on various projects including Budget, Forecast and Actuals reporting. We are looking for an experienced individual with a specific commercial focus to help deepen our understanding of Burberry’s Wholesale & Franchise business, taking ownership of the full P&L and driving improved performance of the business area.

Responsibilities

Spend tracking:

  • Support the Partnership and Costs team to develop and roll out spend tracking to the EMEIA Marketing team (Fashion and Beauty)
  • Update trackers on a monthly basis to reflect actuals and distribute to Marketing team
  • Identify costs that are being coded incorrectly and work with team to correct going forward

Key Beauty distributor invoice analysis:

  • Distribute a weekly report on status of key Beauty distributors of their Payables and Receivables balances
  • Highlight any issues or risks with payments (linking with Accounts Payable team and Marketing PO raisers), proactively following up with business and distributors on any questions
  • Review monthly staffing invoices to ensure Burberry are being charged the correct costs

Month End:

  • Completing supporting detailed reporting data to feed into the Marketing Finance Analyst to issue monthly cost report
  • Balance Sheet reconciliations

 

Ad Hoc:

  • Reconciling Marketing Outlet contractuals
  • Dealing with customer queries with wholesale marketing spend
  • Support the raising of Beauty and Wholesale credit notes
  • Supporting all members of the team

Personal Profile

  • High Calibre recent graduate or seeking placement experience (as part of degree)
  • Previous intern / work experience in a corporate environment
  • Basic Excel skills required
  • Good team player with ability to prioritise and have attention to detail
  • Hard working, conscientious and willing to learn
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills – written and oral
  • Self-motivated; adaptable; able to work in fast-paced, changeable environment; solution-driven.
  • Career Driven with the aspiration to work in a successful Finance team

Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please submit an online application by following the link below:

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Job Categories: Retail. Job Types: Gap year/ Sandwich year Internship. Job Tags: careers, executive, experience, finance, internship, placement, retail, and work.

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