Senior Accountant

Ross Stores   •  

Dublin, CA

5 - 7 years

Posted 253 days ago

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GENERAL PURPOSE: Responsible for month-end close including journal entries, account variance analysis, and related reporting. Provide detailed analysis of inventory related results, metrics, and ad-hoc inquiries. Responsible for ongoing production of inventory related reports and forecast that are distributed on a regular basis. Lead the annual gross margin and inventory budget preparation including analysis of impacts and changes vs LY. Responsible for semi-annual Physical Inventory process and reporting including alignment from key partners (ie IT, Shortage Control, and Store Ops), validation of results and cut-offs, and reporting (ie Shrink Account rec and results schedules) Evaluate, review and update inventory control systems and reports.

  • Prepare and distribute various inventory related reports including variance insight and explanation vs Budget, Forecast and LY
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis based on business needs or management requests
  • Responsible for inventory control reconciliations and reporting which are submitted to external auditors and the board of directors
  • Lead for semi-annual Physical Inventory process including analyzing and producing physical inventory results and maintaining inventory data
  • Evaluate internal reporting and make recommendations regarding improvements in timeliness, efficiency, and accuracy of existing reporting procedures. Participate in systems implementations including requirements documentation and testing


  • Adaptable to changing priorities
  • Analytical
  • Business Acumen
  • Results Driven
  • Detail Oriented


  • BS degree, preferably in Finance or Accounting
  • Minimum 5years of related experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong PC skills (proficient with Microsoft Excel)
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment and handle multiple priorities
  • Ability to perform job functions independently and complete accurate work within tight deadlines
  • Ability to interact with all levels within the organization and handle matters professionally
  • Comfortable working with confidential information
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • PeopleSoft and Retek system knowledge helpful
  • Retail and inventoryexperience a Plus

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ADA: Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a computer. Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with paper/files, etc. Consistent timeliness and regular attendance. Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.

  • Req. Number: 18003674