Senior Accountant, Inventory Control

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Responsible for month-end close including journal entries, account variance analysis, and related reporting. Provide detailed analysis of inventory related results, metrics, and ad-hoc inquiries. Responsible for ongoing production of inventory related reports and forecast that are distributed on a regular basis. Lead the annual gross margin and inventory budget preparation including analysis of impacts and changes vs LY. Responsible for semi-annual Physical Inventory process and reporting including alignment from key partners (ie IT, Shortage Control, and Store Ops), validation of results and cut-offs, and reporting (ie Shrink Account rec and results schedules) Evaluate, review and update inventory control systems and reports.


• Prepare and distribute various inventory related reports including variance insight and explanation vs Budget, Forecast and LY

• Perform ad-hoc analysis based on business needs or management requests

• Responsible for inventory control reconciliations and reporting which are submitted to external auditors and the board of directors

• Lead for semi-annual Physical Inventory process including analyzing and producing physical inventory results and maintaining inventory data

• Evaluate internal reporting and make recommendations regarding improvements in timeliness, efficiency, and accuracy of existing reporting procedures. Participate in systems implementations including requirements documentation and testing


• Adaptable to changing priorities

• Analytical

• Business Acumen

• Results Driven

• Detail Oriented


• BS degree, preferably in Finance or Accounting

• Minimum 5+ years of related experience

• Strong analytical skills

• Strong PC skills (proficient with Microsoft Excel)

• Ability to adapt to a changing environment and handle multiple priorities

• Ability to perform job functions independently and complete accurate work within tight deadlines

• Ability to interact with all levels within the organization and handle matters professionally

• Comfortable working with confidential information

• Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

• PeopleSoft and Retek system knowledge helpful

• Retail and inventory experience a Plus


Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a computer.
Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with paper/files, etc.
Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.
This role requires regular in-office presence, including to engage in in-person team interaction, meetings and collaboration, client support, mentoring, coaching, and/or feedback. However, this role can perform duties effectively using a combination of in-office and remote work



This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's discretion.

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