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Accountant Senior

Location: Stamford
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Why join us? At Design Within Reach, home comes first. We believe in creating and sourcing pieces that move with you and are meant to be enjoyed over a lifetime from home to home, generation to generation. For us, that means exceptionally crafted, built-to-last, and beautifully designed furnishings. Our purpose is to design for the good of humankind. It's the ideal we strive toward each day in everything we do. Being a part of Design Within Reach means being a part of something larger than your work team, or even your brand. We are redefining modern for the 21st century. And our success allows Design Within Reach to support causes that align with our values, so we can build a more sustainable, equitable, and beautiful future for everyone. Accountant, Senior Associate Inventory/GL Design Within Reach is looking for an Accountant, Senior Associate Inventory/GL (Staff Account) to join our team. You'll assist in the accurate recording of financial transactions, in accordance with GAAP, including the preparation of financial information and reports, compilation and analysis of financial information, reconciliation of general ledger accounts and maintenance of subsidiary ledgers. You will support inventory counts across our US fleet of locations for Herman Miller, DWR, HAY & Outlets. You will report into the Inventory Accounting Manager. What you'll do: You'll have opportunities to design, achieve and build relationships every day as you... Ensure that inventory is properly valued and appropriately reserved under US GAAP. Maintain SOX controls and processes related to inventory & COGS. Prepare monthly reconciliations for all inventory related accounts and other GL accounts. Prepare monthly journal entries related to inventory and COGS to record inventory movement, shrink, and accruals for inventory in-transit. Prepare various general ledger reconciliations and accruals related to month end close. Cross train on other GL and AP functions. Assist/Prepare in the scheduling of annual physical inventory counts, review cycle count results, and investigate variances as needed across our US fleet of locations for HM, DWR, HAY & Outlets. Review daily inventory activity. Work closely with multiple departments and warehouses. Assist with inventory audits and other aspects of compliance. Identify and implement process and performance improvements. Special projects as needed. Does this sound like you? This might be you if you have the following skills and abilities... Knowledge of ERP System - NetSuite is a must. BA/BS degree in finance or accounting or equivalent job experience. 3+ years of experience in Accounting or Inventory Accounting. Strong knowledge of Excel including VLOOKUP's and Pivots are required. Retail industry experience preferred. Strong accounting skills in US GAAP, Inventory Management, and SOX. Excellent problem-solving skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines. Solid understanding of FASB rules and regulations. Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and be self-starter. Strong working knowledge of Windows based applications including Excel, Word, Access, MS outlook and accounting packages. Who We Hire? Simply put, we hire everyone. Design Within Reach is comprised of people of all abilities, gender identities and expressions, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, veterans from every branch of military service, and more. Here, you can bring your whole self to work. We're committed to equal opportunity employment, including veterans and people with disabilities. Employment Type: Full Time

Keywords: DESIGN WITHIN REACH, Stamford , Accountant Senior, Accounting, Auditing , Stamford, Connecticut

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