Sr. Accountant, Gen Accounting

Overall Job Summary

This position is responsible for applying accounting techniques and complex practices to the classification and recording of financial transactions in support of a complete and accurate financial close cycle. Work will specifically be focused on one of the two following areas: 1. Capital investments accounting, with a specialization in store construction and facilities spend or 2. General accounting, with a specialization in payroll, fringe benefits, bonus, insurance, general liability and rewards program.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Min 5%)

    Prepare complex journal entries and financial reports (e.g. balance sheets, income statements, monthly closing reports) according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) or other regulatory requirements.

    Analyze and review financial information to ensure accuracy and completeness of accounts, such as general ledger accounts, income statements and balance sheets, to prepare detailed account reconciliations and to identify unusual trends or variances. 

    Establish, maintain, and coordinate the implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures.

    Maintain relationships with business partners and communicating with them on a monthly basis to accurately track and account for spend

    Advise, mentor, and provide feedback to entry level positions. 

    Research and respond to inquiries from the Company’s internal and external Audit functions.

    Assist with preparation and review of annual budgets and periodic forecasts.

Required Qualifications

Experience: 3 - 5 years of experience in an industry accounting, public accounting, or internal auditing role. Previous experience in a retail environment and use of SAP is a plus. Experience with Alteryx, Power BI, TM1, or Tableau is a plus but not required.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field is preferred.  Any suitable combination of education and experience will be considered.

Professional Certifications: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification or CPA candidate preferred.

Preferred knowledge, skills or abilities

  • Extensive knowledge of SEC requirements, GAAP and new accounting pronouncements.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office with advanced skills in Excel.
  • Ability to manipulate data to drive and expedite project analyses and completion


Working Conditions

  • Hybrid / Flexible working conditions

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting
  • Standing (not walking)
  • Walking
  • Lifting up to 10 pounds


This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position.  It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities.  A team member should perform all duties as assigned by his/ her supervisor.


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