Senior Accountant, Financial Reporting & Technical Accounting

Neiman Marcus
Irving, Texas, United States
Closing date
28 Jun 2023

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Senior Manager
Neiman Marcus Group is a relationship business that leads with love in everything we do-for our customers, associates, brand partners, and communities. Our legacy of innovating and our culture of Belonging guide our roadmap for Revolutionizing Luxury Experiences.

Neiman Marcus Group is seeking an experienced Senior Accountant to join our growing team. A candidate with a strong entrepreneurial attitude, attention to detail, and a well-rounded professional background in accounting and financial reporting will make a quick impact in the role. This role is best suited to someone who considers themselves a critical thinker or problem solver, who communicates effectively and demonstrates curiosity, initiative, and a career growth mindset.

The Senior Accountant will be primarily responsible for all external reporting, including quarterly and annual reports, earnings releases and other filings, internal analysis packages supporting reporting, and various other deliverables on a timely basis. Additionally, this position plays an active role in strategic project support, including data request preparation, technical accounting analysis and accounting/reporting process enhancement. The Senior Accountant is a highly visible role and regularly interacts with third parties, including auditors, actuaries, and other advisors, among others, as well as internal leadership across the organization.

Key Performance Elements

  • Prepare and ensure timely, accurate and GAAP-compliant quarterly and annual reports
  • Prepare internal reporting schedules and perform related analysis in support of critical reporting needs, including earnings calls, investor presentations, and other external communications as required
  • Partner with Investor Relations, Strategy, Communications, and other internal stakeholders to evaluate potential disclosures for accuracy, appropriateness, and consistency, among other criteria
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to prepare timely financial statement analysis and communicate key themes to Finance leadership
  • Participate in cross-functional project teams to support strategic initiative execution, including system conversions/implementations, potential transactions/partnerships/investments, and organizational enhancements, among others
  • Perform technical accounting research, prepare documentation, and assist in adoption/implementation of accounting standards and related protocols across larger accounting organization
  • Coordinate audit and valuation processes with key third parties, including preparation of materials, project management, and issue escalation, as needed
  • Other special projects, ad hoc requests, and initiatives as required


  • Undergraduate degree required; Accounting or Finance preferred
  • 4 or more years of experience in a similar accounting or reporting role
  • Public accounting, or equivalent industry experience, preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of US GAAP and familiarity with accounting/reporting research tools
  • Detailed understanding of financial statement preparation and reporting requirements highly preferred
  • Excellent written and oral professional communication skills, keen attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage priorities to completion along established timelines
  • Ability to function independently and collaboratively as needed in a fast-paced, flexible work environment with geographically distributed team members
  • Proficiency with/mastery of Microsoft Office and other standard office suite software skills
  • Experience with enterprise accounting and reporting tools preferred; experience with Oracle EBS, EPM/SmartView/Essbase, and Workiva WDesk is a plus
  • Flexibility and adaptability, professional curiosity, willingness to collaborate with others and contribute as a member of a team
  • Ability to think critically, exercise professional judgement, and anticipate/proactively manage feedback, follow-up and next steps

Inclusive Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits, including wellness and healthy lifestyle support, for associates, spouses, domestic partners, and children
  • Flexible Spending Account for eligible medical and dependent (day care) expenses
  • Disability Benefits, including Short-Term Disability providing income replacement up to 26 weeks
  • 16 weeks Paid Parental Leave, 2 weeks of Paid Family Leave, and Adoption Support of $10,000
  • Paid Time Off, including 6 paid holidays, 3 weeks vacation, 3 volunteer days, 7 sick days, and 2 personal days per full year of service
  • Retirement Savings Plan (401K) with NMG matching and $20,000 Term Life Insurance paid by NMG with additional voluntary coverage available
  • Financial Solutions, including Credit Union membership, pay advances via PayActiv, tuition reimbursement, and scholarship opportunities
  • NMG Associate's Core Discount of 30% with multiple in-store opportunities for an additional 30% off across select brands
  • NMG Matching Gift Program up to $2,000 to eligible non-profits, Hardship Assistance Grants up to $7,500 for Associates, and a volunteer opportunity hub through NMG's All Heart Program
  • Personal and Professional Development Opportunities with 16,000+ online learning opportunities, including NMG's Fashion Your Future, LinkedIn Learning, MasterClass, BetterUp, Connected Leaders Academy, 9 Associate Community Networks, and additional personalized learning experiences
  • NMG Discount Marketplace featuring 1,000s of products and services with over $5,000 in saving

About Us

As one of the largest multi-brand luxury retailers in the U.S., with 3,000+ of the world's most desirable brand partners, we're delivering exceptional products and intelligent services enabled by our investments in data and technology. Through the expertise of our associates, we deliver and scale a personalized luxury experience across our three channels of in-store, eCommerce, and remote selling. Our NMG|Way culture, powered by our people, combines individual talents into a collective strength to make life extraordinary. Our brands include Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

As a woman co-founded, majority women-led organization outpacing the U.S. population in racial and ethnic diversity and led by one of corporate America's few openly gay CEOs, Neiman Marcus Group is proud to celebrate associates from different backgrounds, experiences, and communities. We've made it a priority to cultivate a culture where everyone Belongs and where showing up as your full and authentic self is encouraged.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations during our Talent Attraction process. If you have a disability and need assistance or an accommodation, please reach out to us at .

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