Manager, Merchandise Accounting

Neiman Marcus
Irving, Texas, United States
Closing date
7 Jul 2023

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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 improving and our culture of Belonging guide our roadmap for Revolutionizing Luxury Experiences. Our brands include Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman.

Your Role

As the Merchandise Accounting Manager, you'll be an important part of the Accounting Department. You will report to the Director of Accounting and lead a Merchandise Accounting team to ensure our accounting practices for merchandise inventory and gross margin meet all applicable accounting standards and regulations. You will connect with different areas of the business, providing you an opportunity to develop additional skills within our retail environment. You'll also influence and improve system implementation and enhancements. You and the team will be working remotely.

What You'll Do

  • Work with the Merchandise Accounting team to provide an in-depth, comprehensive understanding of our financial systems and complete monthly close and reporting cycle
  • Lead Merchandise Accounting reports, including preparation and distribution, to managers, leaders, and internal/external auditors.
  • Provide analysis and commentary on important performance measures related to Inventory and Gross Margin
  • Be the financial team's project manager for strategic plans

  • Evaluate current accounting processes and implement changes to support best practices
  • Oversee audit of all Inventory and Gross Margin related items and ensure internal and external controls are in place, including SOX controls
  • Lead a team of 3-4, providing training, coaching, development, and feedback, reflective of our NMG Way, Values, and Culture of Belonging

What You Bring
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting
  • 5+ years' experience of public accounting experience with Retail/Inventory experience
  • Experience with financial system integrations and transaction flow
  • People development and management experience
  • Technical skills, including Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets), Oracle ERP, Hyperion Essbase

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 features 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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