Accounting Manager, Retail corporation

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Job #: 15453
Status: Inactive / Filled
Title: Accounting Manager, Retail corporation
Job Location: New Jersey - Basking Ridge
Base Compensation: $100,000 — $110,000
Total Compensation: $110,000 — $125,000
Is Employer Willing to Relocate?: No
Employment Type: Full Time / Direct Hire
Job Categories: Accounting; Finance
Industries: Consumer Products; IT/Internet Technology; Media; Retail


Successful global company wants people who are hungry for both professional and personal growth; who will help take brands, businesses and community service to new heights; and who, with our support, will strive to reach their full potential.


Responsibilities Responsible for managing closing, forecasting, and budgeting for Corporate Income Statement; overseeing and analyzing Corporate allocations; preparing external auditors’ audit and quarterly review analyses; complying with Sarbanes-Oxley; supervising financial analysts; providing financial and accounting guidance to various departments; and assisting with special accounting projects and GAAP research for director. • Manage the monthly, quarterly and year-end close processes for the income statement. o Reviewing actual results for completeness, accuracy and proper classification. o Variance analysis and reporting. o Identification, communication and tracking of risks and opportunities. • Manage the monthly estimate process for the income statement. o Challenge assumptions for reasonableness, including amount and timing. o Provide guidance to analysts. o Identification, communication and tracking of risks and opportunities. o Reporting to management in a timely manner. • Manage the preliminary and final budget processes. o Develop timeline and manage work of the team to ensure deadlines are met. o Oversee and review departmental budgets. Analyze for accuracy and reasonableness. o Oversee and analyze fringe allocations. Develop and/or review medical/dental, pension and workers’ compensation allocations. Analyze and understand variances. Report and communicate findings to management and divisions. o Oversee and analyze all corporate allocations. Develop and/or review Corporate General, Field Operations, Warehouse & Distribution, Advertising and Global Supply Chain allocations. Analyze and understand variances. Report and communicate findings to management and divisions o Prepare budget package and participate in review meetings with senior management. • Supervise several Financial Analysts (including one Senior) and perform review of work prepared by the Financial Analysts, including: - Analysis and financial support for several corporate departments including Human Resources and advertising - Various balance sheet accounts, including severance, medical liability, goodwill and others. - Intercompany confirmations between international and national offices. - Various other items as needed or assigned. • Prepare all audit and quarterly review analyses for the income statement for submission to the external auditors. • Adhere to Sarbanes-Oxley controls. Work with Internal Audit to update narratives when processes change. • Provide financial and accounting guidance and support to various Corporate departments as needed. • Assist with special projects and GAAP research for Director of Accounting. • Train and develop associates. Evaluate staff performance.


Qualifications • 6+ years • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance • Strong analytical skills required. • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and prioritize as needed. • Able to see the “big picture” while working with the details. • Ability to quickly learn systems such as Lawson and Hyperion. • Prior supervisory experience a plus. • CPA desired.


Certified Public Accountant

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