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Sr. Staff Accountant

Sr. Staff Accountant

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The position will be responsible for ensuring Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) are properly applied to a variety of complex issues in a retail business environment. Position is primarily responsible for the daily oversight of complex processes and related accounting transactions.




  • Engage in month-end close processes form end to end including journal entries, analysis of transactions, and preparation of complex account reconciliations.

  • This position requires the ability to identify, research, and resolve reconciling items.
  • Develop and document a keen understanding of various complex business transactions and the corresponding accounting implications by partnering with internal & external stakeholders, and consulting the relevant accounting guidance.
  • Prepare written summaries of the appropriate accounting principles that should be applied to various business transactions. Discuss recommendations with accounting management, especially relevant to changes which will improve the accuracy and/ or efficiency of existing processes.
  • Assist accounting management in educating staff on accounting principles and the real-world application of those principles to daily and monthly processes.
  • Respond to monthly, quarterly, and annual audit requests from internal and external auditors.
  • Maintain process flow documentation to aid in SOX compliance.
  • Work closely with Financial Reporting to share information and ideas pertaining to changes in accounting guidance and/ or business processes.
  • Prepare and/ or review monthly journal entries and account reconciliations to ensure accuracy, sufficient supporting documentation, and compliance with GAAP.


  • Education: Bachelors/4 Yr Degree in Accounting and CPA or CPA candidate strongly preferred.
  • Experience: 3-5 years in intermediate/advanced Excel; analysis; relationship management. 2+ years accounting and analysis experience; strong understanding and use of systems and data. 
  • Ability to learn quickly, adapt to custom tools/systems, and solid knowledge of MS Office applications including Access.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong internal relationships.
  • Ability to drive root cause analysis and solutions.