General Accountant

Recruiter
Ganni
Location
New York City, New York (US)
Posted
03 Dec 2021
Closes
17 Dec 2021
Function
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for an organized and detail-oriented General Accountant, to join our Finance Department. This is a perfect opportunity to be a part of a fast-moving, dynamic, and international team full of passionate colleagues. You will be based in our office in New York reporting to our Finance and Operations Director.

GANNI is committed to creating a more diverse, equal, and inclusive workforce, building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. It is a fundamental policy at GANNI not to discriminate on any basis or characteristics and celebrate diversity. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to apply.

At GANNI we see behaving responsibly as our moral obligation. GANNI focuses on making more responsible choices every day to do better for our planet and community. Responsibility is at the heart of everything we do, and we encourage all employees to take part in our journey towards becoming a more inclusive, equal and responsible business. Read more about our journey minimizing our impact in our 2020 Responsibility Report. 

OUR VISION & MISSION 

Hack(ing) the fashion system. 

Evolving from a distinctive Scandinavian fashion brand, we are more than a way of dressing - we are a creative collective and diverse community of first movers, committed to environmental responsibility and progressive social activism, setting the tone for the next generation to follow.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The general accountant is responsible for the general ledger maintenance, account reconciliation and monthly accounting closing cycle for our US and CA entities. This includes everything from regulatory compliance with accounting standards and practices to working with the finance team to ensure an accurate closing.

The role is cross-functional and requires someone who is comfortable working with people from other teams on invoices, expense reimbursements, and other various financial matters. The role is a newly created position, and you will play an important role in defining accounting processes, driving optimization, and providing support to our internal and external stakeholders while being responsible for all GL accounts and reconciliations. A successful general Accountant can remain focused under the pressure of demanding deadlines and competing tasks.

CANDIDATES DNA:

You will be an ambassador for GANNI. The GANNI culture is based on a learning and results-driven mentality. Where everyone is united by a common purpose of (hack)ing the fashion system. You share our values of Openness, Optimism, Authenticity, Accountability Responsibility.
Furthermore, you have technical accounting knowledge and are familiar with the latest accounting standards, principles, and practices. You are meticulous and have an attention to detail, highly organized and good at record-keeping. Also, you have professional experience from a similar position, or you have solid experience from an accounting function within an international company

THE RESPONSIBILITIES AHEAD OF YOU:

The positions responsibilities include timely closing and control of all GL accounts in the PnL and balance sheet and review all GL for appropriate booking and classification prior to closing. You will audit process, and book credit card statements. Furthermore monthly accrual/prepayment reconciliation and preparing month end accrual tracking and assist in month end closing. You will reconcile vendor and customer statements, research, and correct discrepancies as well as review, post and reconcile bank statements. Additionally, tasks like maintaining files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices and assisting on preparation of support documentation for external auditor.
You will be responsible for consignment agreements, settlements, and reconciliation of all major department stores and reconcile credit card payments from B2C and general bookkeeping and assisting our AP team in Denmark with various adjustments.

Furthermore, the responsibilities will include:

  • Monthly marketplace reconciliations
  • Depreciation and fixed asset control
  • Accounting point of contact for all retail stores reconciling cash deposits, float, and expenses
  • Inventory reconciliation
  • Assist our in-house AR responsible with various reconciliations and booking of incoming payments
  • Handle chargebacks for our retail and e-commerce in collaboration with our customer service team
  • Process checks requests
  • Prepare monthly client invoices
  • Produce 1099 during the year-end
  • Collaboration in accounting related projects
  • Assist with other projects and ad-hoc reports as required

MUST HAVE REQUIREMENTS: 

You have a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field and 1-2 years work experience in an office setting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. You have great knowledge of accounting basics, such as debits & credits, and how transactions flow through the Income Statement and Balance Sheet. It is preferable, that you have Audit experience and knowledge of Navision Microsoft Dynamic, Medius Flow, Zexpense and Google Sheets is a plus. It is also prefferred that you have strong Microsoft Excel skills, including pivot tables and v-lookups.

WHAT ELSE?

You can produce quality work under a strict deadline and at the same time be proactive, ambitious, and self-driven team player. Attention to detail is important and you are good at delivering uncompromising quality while thriving in a dynamic and busy environment. You have a strong drive, are passionate about your job, are fun and easy to cooperate with while you are open to challenges. You also have a strong financial acumen and ability to uphold a structured performance and have an excellent verbal and written communication skills and a commitment to positive employee interactions. Finally, strong time management skills with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness is essential for this position.

ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR GANNI UNIVERSE?

We hope you got all your questions answered and feel motivated to join our team and become a part of the GANNI Family. If you have more questions regarding the position, please contact Natasia Loop, US Finance and Operations Director at natasia.loop@ganni.com.

We will be interviewing candidates continuously and kindly ask you to send your application and CV as soon as possible. Please use the button “Apply for position”.

ABOUT GANNI

Based in Copenhagen and owned and run by husband-and-wife team Creative Director Ditte Reffstrup and Founder Nicolaj Reffstrup, GANNI has developed exponentially over recent years with its Scandi 2.0 sense of style full of personality and contrasts. GANNI is all about making our community who wear our clothes feel even more confident and capable of anything. For us, acting responsibly is a moral obligation. We are on a journey to minimize our social and environmental impact and strive to be a more responsible version of ourselves every day. In 2020, we launched our GANNI Gameplan setting ourselves 44 tangible goals to be reached by 2023 across four main pillars; People, Planet, Product and Prosperity.

GANNI has offices in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Paris, London and New York and is represented in more than 600 of the world’s top-tier retailers as well as 26 GANNI concept stores across Europe, and the United States.  GANNI.com delivers internationally to 33 countries including Australia, Canada and South Korea.

www.ganni.com