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Eileen Fisher Accountant in Irvington, New York

EILEEN FISHER creates simple, timeless shapes designed to work together effortlessly, season after season. We make our clothes to last—and then take them back to be reworn again or remade into entirely new designs. We believe in the fundamental potential of every person—our employees, our customers and those who make our clothes—and are committed to creating conditions that empower people. It’s all part of our commitment to doing business in a way that helps build a better industry. And a better future. EILEEN FISHER is one of the largest women’s fashion companies to be a certified B Corporation, which means we voluntarily meet high criteria for social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency.

Team Description :

The General Ledger team oversees the monthly close process for the US & Canada Wholesale and Direct to Consumer entities reporting into the Assistant Controller.

Position Summary :

This position will perform general accounting and finance functions, including: balance sheet analysis, P&L analysis, budget planning and report-writing.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and reconcile specific Balance Sheets monthly

  • Prepare various journal entries & determine accruals on a monthly basis

  • Responsible for specific operating account budgets, including monthly analyses of actual vs plan, researching expenses as necessary, and providing special reports as needed

  • Prepare monthly inventory for US and Canada Retail Stores

  • Prepare rent schedules and vouchers for monthly payment and prepare annual rent budget

  • Write financial reports as needed

  • Update fixed asset data into fixed asset module

  • Prepare various fixed asset schedules

  • Support and prepare special accounting and finance analyses and projects as needed

Required SkillsRequired Experience

Education :

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting /Finance preferred

Required Experience :

  • Minimum 2-4 years of experience working as an Accountant or comparable level of experience. Combination of public accounting and private industry experience is a plus

  • Experience with an accounting report-writing tool (Management Reporter, BI tool etc.)

  • Proficiency using Solomon or related software a plus

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience with fixed assets and rent processes

  • Strong organization skills, capable of juggling multiple projects simultaneously. Able to prioritize and manage time effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

  • Strong skills in excel, working with complex formulas (i.e. pivot tables, vlookup, sumif, etc.)

  • Highly organized, rigorous and detail-oriented individual who thrives in a fast-paced, high energy environment

  • Demonstrates ability to work independently and collaboratively with the team. Is resourceful, creative and able to juggle multiple projects with challenging deadlines

EILEEN FISHER, Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status.

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