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North America Construction & Facilities Controller

Company: H&M
Location: New York
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Company DescriptionAs one of the world's largest fashion companies with more than 171,000 employees worldwide, H&M is an exciting and dynamic place to pursue a career within the fashion industry. Our business concept is to offer fashion and quality at the best price in a sustainable way and with our fast expansion we are always looking for new talents. Would you like to be part of our team?Job DescriptionOverall Job Summary: The Construction and Facilities Controller for US/CA will monitor, analyze, follow up, and control the efficiencies and costs of the new, rebuilding, and consolidation projects and facilities running costs. The role will assist the Construction & Facilities departments with reporting, budgeting, & target setting.This is a hybrid position that can be based in our New York or Toronto Support Office within our Expansion function, and reports to our Regional Construction and Facilities Controller, with dotted line to US/CA Construction and Facilities Manager.Core Responsibilities includes but not limited to :Develops & implements methods and systems to increase efficiency and decrease costsCompiles and maintains capital expenditure data within FDW/LIMA (SAP)Provides training to all Expansion functions on reporting and account tracking requirementsUnderstands the basis of the approved budget and establishes cost controls in the project life cycleFacilitates meetings with project managers to understand forecasted costs with any associated risksMaintains change order log integrity for all States/Regions within the US/CA MarketActs as a liaison between C&F Managers and accounting to reconcile actuals versus forecastRepresents construction function as a core team member of the rebuild planning committeeEnsures all routines are followed for rebuild projects along with critical path timelineAssists project team during the close out process when discrepancies ariseTracks project (or contract specific) financial KPIs clearly and preciselyGenerates both internal and external reports for top managementCreates annual budget and assists in goal-setting along with Construction & FacilitiesManages and monitors the financial control system of the Facilities departmentConducts monthly cost follow-up meetings with Regional C&F Managers to ensure proper cost awareness and actionsManages and controls invoicing for FacilitiesCarries out spot-checks/audits on projects, invoices, and contracts to ensure all relevant information is in place per H&M standard guidelinesOversees all tenders to ensure proper corporate governance is compiled with and that all tenders employ a fair processConducts an annual check of all main vendors' financial stability to reduce risk to store projectsAdditional Accountabilities:Reports on capital expenditures in excess of $150 million.QualificationsWhat You'll Need to Succeed:Bachelor's degree, preferably in Business Administration or Finance or equivalent work experience5+ year experience in Accounting and Finance as a Controller or Assistant ControllerWillingness to travel up to 20%Proficient in MS Office, intermediate to advanced skills with ExcelThorough, organized, and detail-orientedAbility to prioritize and follow up on various projectsGood stress resistance and capability to work in a fast-paced environment.Excellent verbal and written communication skills3 years of budgeting experience, including P&L, forecasting, etc.Must have up-to-date knowledge and understanding of accounting and finance practicesAbility to analyze and balance business need and cost consciousnessAbility to protect confidential informationJob Status: Salary, ExemptEEOC Code: PROAdditional InformationCompensation:Hiring Range is $125,822 - $144,699 annually Benefits:H&M believes in rewarding our employees for their many contributions to our shared success. That's why we offer a full range of inclusive benefits that enable wellness, both in and outside of work. We pride ourselves on being a do-good company and we have a comprehensive benefit package that matches that ambition. Please note, benefits may have eligibility requirements based on employment status.We offer: 25% Staff Discount - Medical, Pharmacy Vision and Dental Coverage - Employee Assistance Program - Vacation, Wellness, Holiday and Parental Pay - 401K - Commuter Benefits, Health and Dependent Care FSA. Plus, additional Voluntary Benefits.Our Career site will have more details, click on Benefits at This job posting highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job. It's not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties, responsibilities assigned for this job at the company's discretion. H&M, in good faith, believes that this posted range of compensation is the accurate range for this role at this location at the time of this posting. H&M may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range depending on candidate qualifications. This range may be modified in the future.

Keywords: H&M, New York , North America Construction & Facilities Controller, Professions , New York, New York

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