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Director of Technical Accounting

Company: Vineyard Vines
Location: Stamford
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

vineyard vines is a highly successful, privately held, American clothing and accessory retailer founded in 1998 on Martha's Vineyard by brothers, Shep & Ian Murray. With Shep & Ian still at the helm today, vineyard vines has experienced exponential year over year growth and now operates over 100 retail locations including an outlet division, a successful e-commerce business, domestic distribution center, and expanding corporate headquarters. In addition, vineyard vines is also carried in major department stores such as Nordstrom and Bloomingdales as well as numerous specialty boutiques across the US. At vineyard vines we pride ourselves on Shep & Ian's philosophy that "every day should feel this good" and "if you're doing what you love, you'll be successful". vineyard vines was founded on a state of mind that "Every day should feel this good." This state of mind is something that all people experience at some point. These moments are different for all of us, but they are important because they're uniquely ours. EDSFTG is at the core of our culture and allows us to celebrate the differences that tie us together. These diverse backgrounds are what make us stronger as a team, and it is why we are passionate about creating an inclusive and welcoming workplace where every team member can bring their true self to work. We are committed to building a more diverse Team across all channels, departments, and stores within our community. Won't you join us and share your EDSFTG moment? Overview: The Director of Technical Accounting will be an integral member of our growing team at Vineyard Vines. The Director of Technical Accounting will lead all aspects of corporate technical accounting. This is a critical Finance leadership role that will interface across various teams and senior levels of the company, as well as external auditors. You will provide leadership and technical guidance of accounting policy development and financial reporting within the assigned functional area(s). You will:

  • Prepare consolidated monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting packages that include the Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Statement of Cash Flows, and Statement of Stockholders' Equity, along with relevant disclosures when required.
  • Prepare the annual external financial statements including note disclosures for the annual audit.
  • Research new and existing accounting standards--and provide interpretation and impact analysis on their potential effect on the business and/or existing financing including debt covenants. Ensure clear and concise written documentation of accounting conclusions.
  • Develop accounting policies to ensure compliance with company policies, GAAP, Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and other regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain ownership of debt covenant and external reporting. Analyze current and future financial position and highlight risks to debt covenant requirements.
  • Provide strategic leadership of short and long-term technical accounting goals that are aligned with the Company's strategic vision.
  • Introduce thoughtful accounting techniques as a means to implement positive change and/or create organizational structure.
  • Direct process improvement initiatives.
  • Provide oversight of subjective reserves and accruals. What you bring:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
    • 15+ years combined experience in a public accounting firm and/or public company or large privately held organization
    • CPA license (active) required, Big 4 experience at Manager level or above strongly preferred
    • Fashion/Apparel and/or E-commerce experience strongly preferred
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong knowledge of the new Revenue and Leasing standards Every-day will feel this good because:
      • We have a fun-spirited entrepreneurial culture filled with truly "good" people
      • We have flexible working hours and work from home days to accommodate your personal life
      • We offer a generous employee discount so you can rep our lifestyle on-and-off the boat
      • We offer a competitive salary package, 401-K, commuter benefits, and paid-family leave, health savings , flex spending accounts, life & disability insurance
      • We have an onsite gym as well as health & financial wellness programs to keep you active
      • We offer 2 summer Fridays to take off in addition to a competitive vacation policy & holiday calendar

Keywords: Vineyard Vines, Stamford , Director of Technical Accounting, Executive , Stamford, Connecticut

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