Sr. Staff Accountant, Lease & Accounting Systems - 11215 Metro Pkwy

Expiring today

Recruiter
Chico's
Location
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
Posted
11 Apr 2021
Closes
07 May 2021
Ref
7970
Function
Finance
With approximately 1,300 boutiques and outlets throughout the U.S., as well as an online presence for each of our brands, it takes sophisticated technology, resources and infrastructure to ensure the continued success of our businesses. From finance and accounting to technology and merchandising careers, we have diverse opportunities available for talented professionals to join our team of nearly 16,000 associates who share our commitment to excellence.

POSITION OBJECTIVE:

This position is a hybrid role between lease accounting and accounting information systems. This role is responsible for accounting accuracy for leases for Chico's FAS as well as the management and maintenance of accounting systems used for all financial statements. Additionally, this position prepares and maintains financial and management reporting used throughout the business.


FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides timely and accurate monthly account analyses, reconciliations, and journal entries for various lease accounting areas.
  • Assists in the upgrade of the lease accounting systems.
  • Works with internal and external auditors including providing support and explanations on reporting.
  • Responsible for uploading sales and sales exclusions from Sales Audit and forecasted sales into Accruent and running and disseminating monthly Sales Reports.
  • Maintains open communication with brand finance, legal, and real estate.
  • Responsible for ensuring appropriate internal controls are in place and operating effectively. This includes responsibility for maintaining accurate narratives and ensuring execution of controls.
  • Performs internal reporting functions, including, but not limited to, report maintenance, generation, documentation, tie-outs, analysis, distribution, and record retention.
  • Maintains metadata hierarchies for all dimensions used in Hyperion and SAP, such as accounts and entities, as well as the attributes assigned to hierarchy members.
  • Responsible for data loads and consolidation from the general ledger to financial reporting system and data loads from financial reporting to budget/forecast team.
  • Researches and proposes solutions to issues that arise within accounting systems.
  • Coordinates and delivers end-user training for Hyperion reporting and ad hoc queries.
  • Works with IT and Finance on testing for new functionality of systems including SAP, Hyperion, and Accruent.

COMPETENCIES:

•Culture

Living the Chico's FAS Values and Guiding Principles by demonstrating Customer Focus, Instilling Trust, Driving Engagement and Delivering Results with High Performance.

•Decision Quality

Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

•Action Oriented

Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

•Interpersonal Savvy

Relating openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people.

•Situational Adaptability

Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's degree required, concentration in accounting preferred
  • 3 years of accounting experience - lease accounting preferred
  • General Ledger skills; SAP or Hyperion expertise preferred
  • Highly motivated self-starter, excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Attentive to detail, well organized and able to thrive in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Perform duties with a "Customer Service" mentality


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Chico's FAS, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, lactation, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military service, veteran status, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law.

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