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Accountant (Remote)

Company: Tapestry
Location: North Bergen
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Job Description:

We believe that difference sparks brilliance, so we welcome people and ideas from everywhere to join us in stretching what's possible. At Tapestry, being true to yourself is core to who we are. When each of us brings our individuality to our collective ambition, our creativity is unleashed. This global house of brands - Coach, Kate Spade New York, Stuart Weitzman - was built by unconventional entrepreneurs and unexpected solutions, so when we say we believe in dreams, we mean we believe in making them happen. We're always on a journey to becoming our best, but you can count on this: Here, your voice is valued, your ambitions are supported, and your work is recognized. *This role is mostly remote. The selected candidate would be required to come in to the North Bergen, NJ office once a quarter.* Job Title: Accountant Primary Purpose: The Accountant will provide accounting support for the Retail Accounting Department. This includes analyzing, auditing, and reconciling sales and deposits in addition to making necessary financial statement adjustments. This person will take ownership of various balance sheet reconciliations (including store bank reconciliations), provide financial/operational support to Retail, and assist management with special projects and ad hoc reporting. Position Summary:The role of the Retail Accountant is: Reconciliation of cash and credit card receivable accounts using ReconNet. Month end close responsibilities including ensuring timely close, journal entries, and review outstanding balancesPrepare, analyze, and reconcile assigned balance sheet accounts and investigate unusual itemsProvide monthly dashboard reporting including returns analysis, tender analysts and over/shortInvestigate cash deposit overages/shortages. Ensure incident reports are filed and communicated to Loss Prevention.Ensure retail sales and payments are recorded accurately in the general ledgerAssisting with System Development, Testing and Implementation ProjectsReconciliation of Order Management system to ensure proper accounting treatmentPrepare all internal and external auditor's requestLearn process flow of all transactions in order to be able to get into the detail when issues need to be researchedProvide store support based on issues encountered in the fieldSpecial projects and ad hoc reporting as requested from internal and external businesses The accomplished individual will possess: Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skillsExcellent team player who works extremely well in a collaborative environmentAttention to detail and delivery focusedSelf-starter and strong desire to learnWillingness to understand transactional details and apply to the larger pictureB.S. in Accounting 1-2 years or more of experience is a plus Ability to multi task and strong organizational skillsStrong pc skills, including high proficiency with Microsoft Excel. An outstanding professional will have:Big 4 Experience or Public Accounting with Retail ExperienceCertified Public Accountant (CPA) or equivalent credentialSAP and ReconNet experience a plus Our Competencies for All EmployeesCourage: Doesn't hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and "actionable" positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; doesn't have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results. Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.Our Competencies for All People ManagersStrategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.Developing Direct Reports and Others: Provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments; holds frequent development discussions; is aware of each person's career goals; constructs compelling development plans and executes them; pushes people to accept developmental moves; will take on those who need help and further development; cooperates with the developmental system in the organization; is a people builder.Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong moraleand spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team. Tapestry, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant's or employee's qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. Visit Tapestry, Inc. at

Keywords: Tapestry, North Bergen , Accountant (Remote), Accounting, Auditing , North Bergen, New Jersey

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