Senior Accountant

Confidential Company  •  Mason, OH

Less than 5 years experience  •  Health & Beauty

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/29/17 by Ritika Prakash
Confidential Company
Mason, OH
Less than 5 years experience
Health & Beauty
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/29/17 Ritika Prakash

Title: Senior Accountant
Location: Mason OH 45040
Work Schedule: 8:30 am to 5 pm
General Function:

  • Primary Responsibilities Include The Accounting, Forecasting, And Internal Reporting For All Inventory-Related Balance Sheet And Select Income Statement Accounts For Retail, Wholesale And Distribution Entities.
  • In Addition To Performing Traditional Accounting Activities, This Team Provides Subject-Matter Expertise To Brand/Corporate Initiatives, Including, Among Other Things, New System Implementations, As Well As Prepares Various Reports And Analyses For Management And Other Departments Within The Company.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform all assigned month-end duties, including journal entries, account reconciliations and otherreporting schedules.
  • Leverage system knowledge to prepare analyses to support management initiatives and audit requests.
  • Accurately estimate and calculate capitalizations and reserves for month end close.
  • Prepare with quarterly inventoryforecasting and monthly cost of merchandise variance analysis.
  • Provide subject matter expertise for inventory-related matters on projects and in support of other departments including, but not limited to, Finance, Field Management, Loss Prevention, Payables, Product Group, SalesAudit, Store Operations, Distribution Centers and LOM.
  • Perform analytical reviews for inventory-related General Ledger accounts.
  • Maintain proper Internal Controls to ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley.
  • Assist in special projects as requested by management.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Proven Accounting Experience
  • Strong Analytical/Problem Solving Skills
  • Intermediate To Advanced Microsoft Excel Skills
  • Strong Verbal And Written Communication Skills
  • Solid Organizational And Multi-Tasking Skills
  • Ability To Learn New Systems Quickly
  • Knowledge Of SAP, JDA, HFM A Plus

Performance Attributes

  • Demonstrates willingness and ability to be a self-starter, taking the initiative to solve problems/pursue business opportunities.
  • Demonstrates the ability and desire to successfully accomplish personal and business goals.
  • Makes sound business decisions and acts with integrity
  • Effectively manages personal time and effort to achieve necessary administrative tasks.
  • Challenges the process – constructively challenges the process and takes the initiative to search for opportunities to grow, improve and innovate.
  • Demonstrates leadership skills through ownership of projects and proactive support/development of staff accountants.

Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • MBA or CPApreferred
  • 3-5years of relevant experience

Specific Skills Needed:

  • Excel required, Essbase (Preferred)
  • SAP is highly recommended. 
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