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Together, WE enable individuals to look, feel, and be their true selves.

Wella Company is one of the world’s leading beauty companies, comprised of a family of iconic brands such as Wella Professionals, Clairol, OPI, Nioxin and ghd. With 6,000 employees globally, presence in over 100 countries, Wella Company and its brands enable consumers to look, feel, and be their true selves. As innovators in the hair and nail industry, Wella Company empowers its people to delight consumers, inspire beauty professionals, engage communities, and deliver sustainable growth to its stakeholders.

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The role

The RTR/AP specialist as part of the Italian Finance Custodian Team, will support the daily activities including general accounting, month-end close and treasury reporting, fixed assets, intercompany transactions, Accounts Payable ensuring compliance with internal guidelines and procedures as well as external regulatory requirements.


Key Responsibilities


  • Extensive knowledge about accounting and RTR GL/FA/ICO procedures (minimum 3-5 years);
  • Support the Italian controlling & business teams during the close process which includes: preparing journal entries;
  • Support the treasury local activities and prepare payments when required coordinating activities with SSC Treasury team;
  • Accounts Payable Single Point of Contact in Italy, supporting the business and central teams in AP issue resolutions;
  • Support internal control testing, documentation and compliance;
  • Provide accounting administrative support and training as needed enhancing the internal control and procedures cultures with a focus on SAP process;
  • Tax authority reconciliation / electronic billing reconciled on a weekly base;
  • Support internal and external audits by providing audit schedules, support and responding to inquiries;
  • Cooperation with Indirect Tax team in Shared Service Center in ensuring that all such as sales tax, per unit tax, value-added tax (VAT), or goods and services tax (GST) will be submitted correctly and paid on time (F24);
  • Monitoring the monthly accrual and payment of agent’s commissions and related taxes with focus on monthly calculation and JE preparation for commissions & social charges for 140 agents/ FIRR/ENASARCO/ISC monthly reconciliation/ monthly invoices bookings and monthly check & payment / agents settings in the system (new code/ new and/or update IBAN requirement i.e.);
  • Support the plastic tax filing that will start in July 2021  setting the flow and calculating impacts / BTC consignment stock according to the local compliancy  will start in Feb 2022 with manual accounting out of SAP (waiting for SAP implementation);
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken required;
  • Self-motivated, solution-oriented, and results-driven;
  • Ability to prioritize and organize;
  • Ability to work across cultures with all levels of the organization as well as with different functions;
  • MS Office (Excel advanced), strong knowledge of SAP (advanced).


Key requirements

  • Bachelor in Accounting or related field experience is required;
  • 7+ years’ experience in accounting or financial analysis with Italian GAAP and IFRS;
  • Solid accounting and analytical skills;
  • Strong computer skills, particularly in MS Office, and extensive use of Excel;
  • Strong experience with SAP;
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English;
  • Ability to deal with diverse groups and various levels of financial and operating personnel maintaining a positive attitude under pressure;
  • Agile and quick to adapt to change;
  • Flexibility, multi-tasking, creative thinking, good business judgment, strong organizational & communication skills are all required to meet strict deadlines and manage other projects;
  • Must be a strong team player, highly motivated, and eager to learn.




Wella Company wants to meet the aims and commitments set out in its equality policy. This includes not discriminating under the Equality Act 2010 and building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce in encouraging equality and diversity.

We offer equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, religion or belief, color, national origin, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Wella Company with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact us at:

We strongly believe that cultivating a diverse workplace gives a company strength. The combination of unique skills, abilities, experiences and backgrounds creates an environment that produces extraordinary results. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

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