Senior Accounts Payables Accountant

Date: Feb 7, 2024

Location: Geneve, Geneva, CH

Company: L'Occitane

The L'OCCITANE Group is a global, natural and organic ingredient-based cosmetics and well-being products maker, producer and retailer. The Group is built on strong values of entrepreneurship, team work, respect and authenticity. It is committed to developing products that are environmentally friendly and sustainable.

The Group has eight brands: L'OCCITANE en Provence, Melvita, Erborian, L'OCCITANE au Brésil, LimeLife, Elemis, Sol de Janeiro and Grown Alchemist.
With a presence in 90 countries, our products are distributing in more than 3,000 stores in the world.

L’OCCITANE Group’s mission is to “empower entrepreneurs and communities to cultivate natural beauty and well-being and regenerate nature”. L’OCCITANE is also committed to sustainability for business, people & the planet, as well as respect of human rights, ethics principles and labour protection. All employees at L’OCCITANE must therefore implement the company’s mission and integrate the social, environmental, economic and legal effects of their actions in their day-to-day job. In practice, this means that any employee at L’OCCITANE shall contribute to growing sales, regenerating nature, caring for our consumers & partners and supporting our employees.
 

You are infused by a highly collaborative approach and entrepreneurial mindset ? Apply now and joins us ! 

 

CONTEXT & MISSION:

Following the relocation of our Accounts Payable department, we are looking for a highly motivated Accounts Payable Accountant to join our Accounting team ! Within a team of 8 people, you will be responsible for processing and coding incoming invoices from suppliers and controlling expense reports.

This position is based in Plan-les-Ouates (Geneva).


MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reporting directly to the Accounting Manager, you will be involved in the following tasks for the Accounts Payable department:

  • Scan and video-code supplier invoices
  • Reconciliation of invoices with purchase orders (VAT from different countries, multi-currency)
  • Payment of invoices and expense reimbursement
  • Management of advance payments, reminders and supplier issues
  • Accounts payable analysis and reconciliation
  • Invoice filing
  • Control and validation of expense reports

 

HOW YOU CAN FIT:

  • Solid accounting background, with a proven 7+ years of experience in a similar position
  • Fluent in French and a good knowledge of English 
  • Very good command of IT tools, with a proficiency in Excel (knowledge of SAP and Predict are a real plus)
  • Precise, meticulous and well organized
  • Autonomous and enjoy working in a team
  • Good learner and enjoy managing a certain degree of complexity (VAT, multi-currency)
  • Open-minded and with excellent adaptability, you are looking to join a dynamic working environment in an international context

 

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Working for a unique company, strongly committed towards the planet and the people (B Corp certification)
  • Working with passionate colleagues coming from all over the world
  • A unique culture centered around entrepreneurship, where everyone is expected to collaborate, experiment & move fast
  • Internal mobility opportunities
  • Monthly allocation & discount for store products
  • Attractive Social Insurances coverage
  • 5 weeks annual leaves & 3 extra-days offered as public holidays
  • Flexible and Hybride Work arrangement
  • Attractive Parental Leave Policy
  • Public Transport allowance

 

PERMANENT CONTRACT

STARTING DATE: May 1st, 2024



L’OCCITANE is an equal opportunities employer. This means that, when making decisions about our employees’ careers with us, our main considerations are their ability to do their jobs and develop in their roles. One way we cultivate change is by creating a more diverse and inclusive workplace and organizational culture. As part of this, we are committed to building an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment where everyone feels respected and valued. We recruit positive-minded people who share our core values - entrepreneurship, team spirit, leading by example and authenticity – and our commitment to sustainability.