Sr. Accountant

Jacksonville, Florida, USA
01 Oct 2021
23 Feb 2022
Job Title: Senior Accountant, Retail Accounting
Primary Purpose: This role will perform monthly financial close activities as well as day-to-day Retail Accounting. It will provide support and collaborate with cross functional teams including FP&A, IT and Customer Service. The role will report to the Retail Accounting Manager.

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Retail Accounting to...

- Perform various monthly financial close activities including posting journal entries and preparing account reconciliations to drive the closing process and ensuring Tapestry's deadlines are met
- Research and resolve account variances and discrepancies in a timely manner
- Provide non-routine support to internal partners such as FP&A and Customer Service
- Monitor activities of various functional areas to ensure compliance with internal policies and procedures, GAAP, SOX, and industry "best practices"
- Perform tender clearing reconciliations and analysis
- Perform ad hoc reporting and analysis for management and cross functional teams
- Manage and review both internal and external audit requests
- Learn process flow of all transactions in order to be able to get into the detail when issues need to be researched
- Work closing with business partners to understand new initiatives and any accounting or control impact
- Develop and implement process improvements by analyzing current accounting procedures and recommending changes

The accomplished individual will possess...

- High proficiency with Microsoft Excel
- ERP software experience (SAP software experience preferred)
- Journal entry, reconciliations, and financial reporting experience
- Knowledge of GAAP accounting and SOX controls
- Experience using Blackline software for reconciliations is a plus
- Experience with ReconNet a plus

An outstanding professional will have...

- Bachelor's Degree in Finance/Accounting
- CPA or CPA candidate
- 3+ years accounting experience
- Ability to multi task and strong organizational skills
- Retail accounting exposure
- Excellent team player who works well in collaborative settings
- High attention to detail and is highly motivated
- Strong analytical and ability to research and problem solve
- Willingness to understand transactional details and apply to the larger picture
- Must be able to adapt to changing technical environments

Our Competencies for All Employees
- Courage: Doesn't hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and "actionable" positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.
- Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
- Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
- Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; doesn't have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
- Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
- Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
- Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.
Our Competencies for All People Managers
- Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
- Developing Direct Reports and Others:Provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments; holds frequent development discussions; is aware of each person's career goals; constructs compelling development plans and executes them; pushes people to accept developmental moves; will take on those who need help and further development; cooperates with the developmental system in the organization; is a people builder.
- Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong moraleand spirit in theirteam; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
Tapestry, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant's or employee's qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. Visit Tapestry, Inc. at #LI-AH1

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