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Requisition Number 17-0350
Post Date 8/3/2017
Title Staff Accountant
City Red Wing
State MN
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We are looking for a Retail Staff Accountant to be responsible for providing support in preparing, developing, and maintaining accurate and timely financial reports, records and general ledgers in accordance with US GAAP for Red Wing Shoe Company retail stores. The Staff Accountant responsibilities include processing general ledger journal entries; preforming monthly reconciliations; and reviewing monthly operating expenses and trends.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Performs reconciliations of accounting and financial records and systems. Researches reconciling differences and errors, and processes correcting journal entries to maintain accurate financial records. Ensures reconciliations are timely, complete, and accurate, and reconciling items are researched, supported, and cleared in a timely manner.
• Prepares financial accounting records for dealership stores. Records and posts monthly journal entries into general ledger system, and prepares and distributes financial reports to dealer owners.
• Interacts with the Retail Accounting Store Support Team on point-of-sale (POS) transaction issues, store processing errors, and outstanding reconciling items. Assists team in identifying development and training opportunities.
• Communicates with corresponding company owned or dealer owned store managers, store owners, store bookkeepers and, if applicable, external CPAs regarding monthly and annual financial results, general ledgers and record keeping.
• Supports retail accounting projects and processes within the department. Interacts with the retail organization to understand business initiatives and their respective impact to accounting and controls.

Requirements EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED COMPETENCIES
• Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) in Accounting from a four-year college or university and two to five years related experience/training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• CPA or CMA and public accounting experience preferred.
• Experience and understanding of retail store operations and accounting transactions including point-of-sale systems is preferred.
• Experience with inventory, payroll, general ledger, accounts receivable and accounts payable functions.
• Experience with accounting and financial reporting systems, such as ERP systems and Retail transaction platforms is preferred.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
• Fundamental knowledge of US GAAP and accounting practices; retail experience preferred.
• Advanced computer skills in Excel, Word and other Microsoft Suite tools.
• Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
• Active listening skills.
• Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task, and the ability to work well in a team.
• Demonstrated analytical, quantitative, and problem solving skills.
• Ability to learn and use multiple systems and applications.
• Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
• Office environment

Red Wing Shoe Company will not be using recruitment agencies or firms to fill this position and we will not accept unsolicited resumes or candidate information. No agency calls please. #CB
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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