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Director or Property & Store Accounting in Dallas, TX at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/2/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Dallas, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/2/2019
  • Job ID:
    DIREC81076

Job Description

JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

General Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage company-wide lease, property, revenue and store SG&A accounting functions, including the development and maintenance of policies, procedures and controls to ensure accurate and timely monthly financial reporting for store locations
  • Monitor departmental processes against industry best practices, perform appropriate benchmarking, implement continuous process improvements and identify/implement productivity and control enhancements
  • Key role in the evaluation and implementation of new lease accounting guidance (ASC 842)
  • Manage team's routine closing activities, including internal management reporting and analysis as well as external reporting data in support of inputs to SEC filings
  • Develop, maintain, and execute against team's internal accounting and reporting calendar
  • Execute assigned internal control activities, providing a deficiency-free function
  • Provide robust reporting and analysis
  • Provide business partnership with store operations relative to store P&L questions and analysis
  • Serve as subject matter expert relative to store accounting systems and related general ledger accounts
  • Liaise with external auditors
  • Prepare and deliver effective presentations to contribute to business initiatives
  • Ensure team development; build skill sets and ensure adequate cross training and continued growth
  • Identify and champion improvements in the quality and timeliness of reported data


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • 7+ years professional experience in retail accounting and related internal controls
  • 4+ years in a supervisory role
  • Retail / multi-unit industry accounting experience required
  • Public company experience preferred, with a working knowledge of SEC filing preparation; some financial reporting experience preferred
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP pertaining to leases, capital assets, and general expenses
  • Retail accounting systems expertise, including requirements definition, implementation, and maintenance of automated systems, including interfaces to general ledger

DESIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Strong proficiency in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Retail accounting system/POS knowledge
  • Large ERP/financial system proficiency
  • Strong business partner
  • Proven leadership and cross-functional teamwork skills
  • A positive change agent
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, multi-tasking, deadline-driven, dynamic business environment
  • High degree of integrity and professionalism
  • Analytically oriented
  • Ability to effectively communicate in both verbal and written form with all levels of management, both financial and operational
  • Project management, organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Highly motivated individual and self-starter who takes ownership of projects and tasks

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBLITIES

  • Six direct reports
  • Indirect cross-functional leadership scope spanning operations

PROFESSIONAL LICENSE, CERTIFICATION and/or SPECIALIZED TRAINING

  • CPA license preferred