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Accountant, Retail Accounting

Company: Tapestry, Inc.
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.Primary Purpose: The Accountant will perform monthly financial close activities as well as day-to-day Retail Accounting. It will provide support and collaborate with cross functional teams including Loss Prevention, Store Operations, Sales Audit and Treasury. Position Summary:The role of the Retail Accountant is Responsible for:

  • Performing various monthly financial close activities including posting journal entries and preparing account reconciliations to drive the closing process and ensuring Tapestry's deadlines are met
  • Reconciling of cash and credit card transactions in Trintech
  • Prepare, analyze, and reconcile assigned balance sheet accounts and investigate unusual items
  • Provide store support and solutions to issues
  • Prepare monthly reporting, including chargeback, tender and over/short analysis
  • Investigate cash deposit overages/shortages. Ensure incident reports are filed and communicated to Loss Prevention.
  • Ensure retail sales and payments are applied accurately in the general ledgerPrepare all internal and external auditor's requestSpecial projects and ad hoc reporting as requested from managementSkills and Qualification: The successful candidate should possess the following:
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting 1-3 years of Public or Private accounting experience
    • Knowledge of GAAP accounting and SOX controls
    • ERP software experience (SAP software experience preferred)Knowledge of Trintech and Blackline is a plusStrong written and verbal communication skillsTeam player who works extremely well in a collaborative environmentAttention to detail and able to work independentlyAbility to multi task with strong organizational skills
    • Strong analytical and ability to research and problem solve
    • Willingness to understand transactional details and apply to the larger pictureOur Competencies for All Employees
      • Courage: 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 Managers
        • Strategic 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 morale
          and 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. #LI-JL3. Visit Tapestry, Inc. at

Keywords: Tapestry, Inc., North Bergen , Accountant, Retail Accounting, Other , North Bergen, New Jersey

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