Global Retail / Manufacturing Company is seeking a Senior Accountant to join their evolving team in a fast-paced environment. As a member of the Corporate Accounting group you will be supporting an entire division of the business and therefore will not be focused on just one area of accounting. Also, outside of accounting there will also be exposure to certain areas of finance such as budgeting and forecasting, along with full exposure to the P&L. This is a great opportunity to join a reputable and globally recognized company with an impressive culture and comfortable work/life balance.
Lead the month end close process including accrual analysis, reclassification adjustments, Delivery and Distribution oversight, and journal entries.
Prepaid capitalization or license amortization
Chain wide allocations
Logistics accruals and re-classes
Complete and analyze monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations, reporting and providing solutions for any cushion or risk identified in each account
Work quarterly with the external auditors, preparing and reviewing schedules for their testing
Review preliminary P&L’s through the close process and analyze results compared to prior year, budget and forecast
Partner with finance teams to resolve accounting issues and provide accounting guidance on new contracts or arrangements
Support cost cutting initiatives
Review and analyze monthly reporting on Global Sales and Customer Comps.
Support senior management by preparing quarterly analyst schedules
Make recommendations for process improvements and participate in the execution of proposed ideas.
Perform and oversee special projects and ad hoc analysis as needed.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
MBA, MSA, or CPA preferred
3+ years of Accounting experience
Strong written and verbal skills
Good prioritization, planning, coordination and time management skills