Senior Cost Accountant in Bellevue, WA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

savers   •  

Bellevue, WA 98004

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods


5 - 7 years

Posted 50 days ago


Position at Savers

Job Title: Senior Cost Accountant


The Senior Cost Accountant supports Savers' business results by driving operational improvements in Inventory Management and Supply Chain. This position works with cross-functional teams on projects that enhance the accuracy, completeness and relevancy of data originated from Supply Chain and used by Accounting for journal entries, management reporting, operational dashboards and financial analysis and used by Supply Chain Finance for forecasting.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Analyzes and reconciles large data sets from various systems. Gains an understanding of how information flows into/out of various systems
  • Performs detail walkthroughs of operational/accounting activities that impact financial results. Recommends improvements to processes/procedures
  • Documents and maintains the accounting processes and procedures to assist in improving internal controls and increase efficiencies.
  • Develops expertise with internal systems, including collaboration with IT/Supply Chain on system fixes/enhancements
  • Perform monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Participates in the monthly close cycle including creation of journal entries and channel view P&L's.
  • Commercial Fundraising filing support
  • Special projects as needed
  • Collaborate with IT to drive systems and process efficiencies
  • Participate in annual audit with external audit firm
  • Collaborate with compliance team on controls/compliance initiatives
  • Establish standard costing process for new inventory purchases
  • Assist in implementation of inventory module

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of accounting processes and practices with specific focus on cost accounting/supply chain accounting and financial analysis
  • Standard costing and cost accounting
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Access and Outlook
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Demonstrated organization skills
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Knowledge or Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements and controls/compliance infrastructure
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP – US and international
  • Change management
  • Intellectual curiosity/critical thinking
  • Ability to be detail-oriented and obtain a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing
  • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and multi-task with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work independently as part of a team
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all information
  • Ability to work within Savers culture
  • Dynamics 365 and Cognos experience preferred

Minimum Required Education, Training and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, CPA or CMA a plus
  • 5-7 years of experience in cost accounting and related supply chain finance support

Valid Through: 2019-10-21