David Yurman

  • Accounting Manager

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/14/2018 2:30 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1185
    Category
    Finance
  • Overview

    The Accounting Manager will be an integral part of the finance team and will have responsibility for accounting functions across all distribution channels, including retail, wholesale and e-commerce.  He/She will promote maximum fiscal responsibility, safeguard the Company’s assets and ensure compliance with established accounting standards

    Responsibilities

    • Manage the inventory accounting staff, a team of 2 people
    • Manage all close and reporting requirements related to inventory, specifically, cost accounting, monthly inventory on-hand and valuation reporting. Will include coordination of year-end physical inventory counts across distribution center, warehouses and retail stores
    • Act as change agent, identifying opportunities to streamline processes and/or to enhance controls, specifically as it relates to inventory management and related processes
    • Collaborate with members of key functions (including Controlling, FP&A, Marketing, Merchandising, Procurement, and IT teams) across all business channels to accurately prepare monthly financial information and analysis, improve cross-organizational communication and processes and drive efficiencies through systems leverage
    • Manage direct reports through month-end closing, journal entry preparation, related fluctuation analysis, culminating in final preparation of monthly internal financial package
    • Manage and review of account reconciliations, ensuring resolution of all reconciling items in a timely manner
    • Assist with year-end financial audits, specifically as it relates to overall inventory accounting, reporting and controls
    • Ensure that organizational policies and procedures are followed and result in adequate internal controls
    • Significant participation in external audits, including preparation of audit working papers. Coordinate and manage information flow between accountants and external auditors, adhering to strict deadlines
    • Provide input on best in class processes to ensure high level of internal controls, streamlined reporting and efficient close processes.
    • Train, develop, and mentor staff as needed
    • Other ad hoc projects as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Five to ten years of experience as an Accounting Manager, in a retail and/or wholesale environment
    • Ability to act as a change agent and drive process improvement
    • Highly organized
    • Maintains the highest standards of accuracy and precision
    • Articulate, with strong verbal, written and presentation communication skills
    • Collaborative team player with a hands-on approach; a roll-up-the-sleeves mentality
    • Develops professional rapport internally and externally; cultivates the team.
    • Driven and self-motivated; a self-starter
    • Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Excel and general ledger ERP System (Oracle a plus)

     

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