Senior Inventory Accountant


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Senior Inventory Accountant, TheRealReal


San Francisco, United States


Senior Manager





Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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This position is based in Brisbane, CA and will report to the Inventory Accounting & Control Manager.


  • Analyze large amounts of data to summarize inventory activity and report on results, identify issues, risks and trends
  • Accurately prepare complex accruals, journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations as part of the monthly, quarterly and annual close process
  • Reconcile and analyze certain balance sheet accounts, inventory related expense accounts and ensure appropriate accruals each month
  • Research and resolve distribution center/warehouse inventory related issues
  • Support periodic physical inventory counts/ cycle count/ and transfer process working with Operations, LP & Store Ops
  • Assist with internal controls, policies, procedures, and scalability improvements including documentation of the control environment
  • Responsible for providing research, analysis, and support for identifying, evaluating, and resolving Inventory Management process and system opportunities
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned
  • Prepare various ad hoc inventory related reports for partners across the company


  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance, supply chain or business administration
  • 2-4 years of experience (preferably inventory related)
  • Experience with merchandising systems
  • Understands warehouse management system and full scope of inventory movement
  • Attention to detail and strong communication, time management and organizational skills
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Excel (Vlookups, Pivot tables, etc.)
  • Experience with NetSuite or similar ERP system
  • Experience with Blackline or similar software

The RealReal is committed to providing an equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or Veteran status. We will consider qualified applicants for a position regardless of arrest or conviction records, consistent with legal requirements. 


About Us

The RealReal is leading the way in authenticated luxury consignment, online and in real life at our brick and mortar locations. Founded in 2011, we’re growing fast and fundamentally changing the way people buy and sell luxury — a multi-billion dollar industry. With a team of in-house experts who inspect every item we sell, our commitment to authenticity sets us apart and creates a foundation of trust with shoppers and consignors. Our mission to extend the lifecycle of luxury items is leading innovation in sustainable fashion. We’re proud to promote the circular economy and to be the first luxury member of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s prestigious CE100 USA. 

Employees at The RealReal are dedicated, collaborative and innovative, and we’re looking for exceptional talent to join our team. Build your career with us and enjoy 401K matching, health, dental and vision insurance, commuter flex spending, healthcare flex spending, generous PTO, a mother’s room, flexible work hours and Friday bagels!