Monday , February 26 2024

Urban Outfitters Apply – Staff Accountant

Website Urban Outfitters

Job Description:

The Staff Accountant will support store and ecommerce channels of the Urban Outfitters Brand in all financial and accounting aspects that directly affects the operational results.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and maintain balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Work with brand finance team/division related projects
  • Assist in the generation, preparation and review of monthly financial statements/packages, as well as various internal and external reporting documents
  • Record, reconcile and analyze monthly activity in various balance sheet and income statement accounts (including ad hoc analyses)
  • Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley financial reporting requirements with respect to monthly duties
  • Support all other aspects of the monthly and quarterly financial close process.
  • Prepare and maintain expense trackers for operational departments.
  • Assist and prepare the annual operational budgets of assigned expense item responsibilities as needed
  • Consistently recommend and implement improvements to current methodologies and practices.
  • Provide ongoing accounting/finance support to brand partners as liaison between brand and corporate shared service teams
  • Review management and operating reports to identify trends and develop benchmarking metrics
  • Analyze actual results, investigate and explain variance explanations vs budget & previous year

Job Requirements:

  • Highly detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Strong sense of accountability and ownership, proactive problem-solving skills.
  • Well-developed problem-solving capabilities.
  • Ability to comprehend and analyze financial statements, financial journals, reports, reconciliations, and other related documents
  • Capable of managing multiple deliverables and ability to seamlessly transition among team
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting or related field
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Minimum 1-2 years of accounting experience; Retail experience a plus
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peer group, brand personnel and executive level management
  • Highly proficient in MS Excel and ability to learn accounting software packages; Knowledge of Oracle and/or Hyperion a strong plus

Job Details:

Company: Urban Outfitters

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Philadelphia, PA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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