Accountant I

Express, Inc. Columbus , OH 43216

Posted 7 days ago

Overview

The Brand that Gets You to What's Next

Express is the vibrant, confident lifestyle brand for ambitious people, providing the latest fashion for style-obsessed men and women since 1980. Our mission is to provide inspiration and confidence through fashion to help people get to what's next in their day, and their lives. With more than 600 retail and outlet stores throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and Latin America, and a best-in-class online/mobile shopping experience at www.express.com, Express brings city-inspired style to customers across the globe.

A Workplace To Match

We think you'll like it here.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, generous associate discount, and casual work environment. Working at Express is much more than the 9 to 5. It is an opportunity to connect and engage with some of the smartest individuals in the fashion business doing work they are passionate about. This is the Express Life and we're always looking for talented leaders at all levels to join our team; if this sounds like you, we'd love to chat!

Responsibilities

The Accountant is responsible for moderately complex accounting activities relating to the maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger. Responsible for various aspects of accounting for the company's sales, inventory, and general accounting transactions including monthly journal entries, account reconciliations, and management reporting & analysis.

Essential Requirements

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent experience, Advanced degree or CPA preferred

  • Experience: 0-2 years accounting experience preferably with a large corporation (volume in excess of $100M), experience in journal entry preparation, auditing and balance sheet reconciliations preferred, retail experience a plus

Preferred Requirements (skills and abilities)

  • Knowledge of GAAP

  • Attention to detail

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Proven organizational skills- ability to multi-task

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong PC skills including Microsoft Office

  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to meet tight deadlines

Closing

As an equal opportunity employer, Express does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of any federal, state, or locally protected class. Express only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States.

Notification to Agencies: Please note that Express does not accept unsolicited resumes or calls from third-party recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement and approval from HR to submit resumes for a specific requisition, Express will not consider or approve payment to any third-parties for hires made.


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Accountant I

Express, Inc.