Sr. Accountant, Inventory Control

GENERAL PURPOSE:

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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

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

COMPETENCIES:

Adaptable to changing priorities
Analytical
Business Acumen
Results Driven
Detail Oriented

QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:

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

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ADA:

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.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None


DISCLAIMER:

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.

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company’s overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws

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