DTC Finance Accounting Lead



Accounting & Finance
Shanghai, China
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

At a Glance:

We are excited to offer the position of Lead-DTC Finance Accounting, to an entrepreneurial member of our growing Great China team. On is the fastest running brand globally. Our success is based on the exclusive collaboration with the best sports stores and a premium service concept. On wants to inspire runners all over Great China. As a Swiss company, On acts faster, is more customized, and more creative than conventional brands.

Your Team:

As you might expect from a sports brand with running at its core, the Great China team at On is a fast-paced place to be. You’ll be part of the Great China Finance team and co-working with a group of highly motivated individuals. The shared goal? Efficient growth at high speed- what else?

This role is based in Shanghai, China.

Your Mission

China Focus:

  • Lead the retail accountant team and managed retail-related finance tasks, such as supervising monthly closing and reconciliations, improving the current internal processes, etc.
  • Actively influence and contribute to the E-commerce business and improve the automation level.
  • Corporate closely with business partners (retail team and E-commerce team) to be well-prepared for fast-paced growth.
  • Manage the retail accountant team to ensure they have the necessary knowledge and capability to succeed in their roles.

Rest of APAC:

  • Create the reconciliation template for all retail stores in the rest of APAC (Hong Kong, Australia, Korea)
  • Take over the DTC-E (webshop) tasks from the global accounting team
  • Be responsible for month-end closing activities related to the retail stores and E-commerce in the rest of APAC to ensure it is in line with the global calendars.
  • Be the representative of the Finance team in the new store opening process. Contribute in the creation of financial processes for the new stores and actively involved in the preparation stage.
  • Manage the cross-communication with several teams, including the global retail tech team, the global system team, the local retail team, and the external consultants if needed.

Your Story

  • Experience with the retail industry is a “Must”
  • A strong educational background and proven work experience in accounting/finance
  • Leadership experience and decision-making skills
  • Strong communication skills within a global organization
  • The ability of easily multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment and prioritize between multiple tasks
  • Motivation to be part of building up state-of-the-art accounting function
  • Fluency in Chinese and English both written and spoken.
  • Experience with the D365 system is desirable
  • Japanese or Korean speaking is a plus

What We Offer:

We offer a sportive, challenging and supportive start-up working environment with an international, dynamic and entrepreneurial spirit. This is where your work matters, you’re hands-on and your co-workers are amongst the very best in their respective disciplines and fields.

If you are driven to bring On to the next level, curious about the opportunity and want to be part of our growing team send us your application, and join the ONiverse!