Manager Of Accounting

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc Coraopolis , PA 15108

Posted 2 months ago


The Manager of Accounting is responsible understanding and applying the Company's accounting practices/ policies, and leading a team within the centralized Accounting function. The role requires significant collaboration with cross-functional business partners and the Finance management team, to ensure accurate financial reporting, and consistency between budgeting, forecasting and accounting close activities.

Financial Close and Reporting:

  • Drive the monthly, quarterly and annual financial close processes, ensuring timely and accurate communication of the Company's financial results to the Leadership team

  • Ensure accounting records are maintained in accordance with GAAP and Company policy

  • Review balance sheet reconciliations and variances to forecast, and initiate corrective action where necessary

  • Support the preparation of SEC filings and disclosures, and assist with the year-end external audit process (including SOX testing, audit inquiries and issue resolution). Additionally, support preparation for the Company's quarterly earnings release

Forecasting, Budgeting and Analysis:

  • Leverage analytics to explain variances to budget and prior periods. Identify trends or anomalies that warrant further review, and communicate financial risks or opportunities

  • Assist with preparation and execution of semi-monthly financial forecast, and partner with key business leaders to understand and forecast variance drivers to budget

  • Assist with preparation and execution of annual budgets (P&L and Balance Sheet)

Coaching and Development:

  • Lead a team of Accounting associates (including Sr. Accountants, Accountants, Finance Trainees and Interns). Provide guidance and strategically delegate work assignments based upon capacity & nature of work

  • Launch new ideas and innovate with confidence

  • Foster an environment of strong collaboration, both within Finance and across the organization. Understand needs of business partners, and implement solutions

  • Develop critical skillsets across the team; provide developmental feedback and opportunities for growth

Change Management and Risk Assessment:

  • Collaborate with management to assess business needs

  • Develop reporting and procedures to support operational and functional business activities

  • Identify accounting risk that may arise with changes, and develop/implement controls to mitigate those risks

  • Apply knowledge to develop or re-engineer systems and business processes to increase efficiency, or support emerging business initiatives/ transactions.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field

  • 7 - 10 years of experience - PeopleSoft Financials and Hyperion a plus

  • CPA preferred

  • Strong cross-functional communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to multi-task with strict attention to detail

  • Self-motivated with a drive to improve efficiencies

  • Ability to analyze and validate results; taking further action where necessary

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Manager Of Accounting

Dick's Sporting Goods Inc