External Job PostingPOSITION SUMMARY:Partners with the VP Controller, Director, Corporate Accounting and Manager, General and Technical Accounting in preparing management and external reports. Shares responsibility for managing and maintaining the General Ledger system. Completes the accounting, journal entries and reconciliations for complex accounts. Oversees sales reconciliation and posting, gross margin and related items. Assists in technical accounting projects as assigned.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:Period End Close and Related Reporting• Prepares journal entries, reconciliations and analysis related to exit and disposal activities• Analyzes accrued expenses for accuracy and performs related reconciliations• Prepares journal entries, reconciliations and analysis related to right of return and vendor penalty reserves• Completes various additional account reconciliations including accrued income and accounts receivable• Submits detailed reporting schedules to management on a monthly basis• Assists in preparation of quarterly external financial reporting including preparation of face financial statements and supporting footnotes• Prepares and reviews various transactional journal entries during month end close• Completes schedules to be included in monthly external bank reporting• Performs supplemental ad-hoc requests to support month end close process and related reporting
General Ledger System Duties• Oversees the addition and inactivation of accounts in the General Ledger• Ensures nightly report requirements are completed• Ensures reports are run daily as requested by functional areas• Oversees the maintenance of utility tables in the General Ledger to ensure accuracy of reports• Ensures allocations of monthly expenses are executed properly• Ensures General Ledger system reconciles to our Hyperion reporting system on a monthly basis
Other Responsibilities• Oversees the reconciliation and reporting of sales and margin• Supports the post-audit team, providing reports and accounting guidance as needed• Manages process for monthly reporting of operational metrics to management• Assists in the completion of monthly forecasting process by providing relevant inputs• Completes other ad-hoc projects as needed, including implementation of new accounting standards such as revenue recognition and lease accounting• Maintains an effective control environment for Shopko by taking ownership over and being accountable for control activities assigned as a control owner• Communicates timely any issues that impact controls from operating effectively to support accurate financial reporting• Ensure that evidence of control activity is retained and job specific policies and procedures are updated timely
Partner with External Auditors• Supports internal and external auditors’ documentation requests including timely follow-up and resolution of any issues or questions• Coordinates process around quarterly revenue point-of-sale testing
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:• Bachelor Degree in Accounting• CPA certification or CPA eligible• Three plus years overall accounting experience, with Big 4 accounting experience on Fortune 500 retail clients preferred• One plus years of formal or informal leadership, coaching and developing others• Strong technical GAAP accounting knowledge• Prior experience in SEC Reporting preferred• Understanding of GAAP research tools and the FASB codification• Superior teamwork and interpersonal skills• Strong communication skills, both written and oral• Strong analytical and conceptual skills, and attention to detail• Ability to organize, prioritize workload, and consistently meet deadlines• Ability to be a team player, flexible, friendly, congenial, and enthusiastic• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment• Competent with Microsoft Office, to include proficiency in Excel, Word, and Access• Experience with Hyperion or another reporting
We provide general merchandise, Pharmacy, and Optical services in our store formats of Shopko, Shopko Hometown, and Shopko Express. At Shopko, we understand what matters to our customers. Our stores are designed to be simple, clean, and welcoming, not overwhelming. We offer the essentials our customers need and the brands they trust at a fair price. Shopko, the Stuff that counts. Shopko offers a professional team-oriented work environment, career advancement opportunities, competitive wages, and a comprehensive benefits package! If you are accessing this posting from another website, please submit an application at www.shopko.com/careers. Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status. Shopko is an Equal Opportunity Employer functioning under an Affirmative Action Plan m/f/d/v.