A Staff Accountant in the Retail Gross Margin area is responsible for the timely and accurate accounting and reporting of sales and retail gross margin for 1-2 retail operating divisions, ensures all accounting is in strict compliance with GAAP, and assists with internal and external audit questions, including the reporting, follow-up, and resolution of vendor collections for Markdown Allowances. This position assists the manager in ensuring all retail systems, both internal to the department and external feeds, are designed, tested, and monitored for accuracy, and performs routine balancing procedures to ensure accuracy.
Perform other duties as assigned. This position is based out of Cincinnati, OH.
Record weekly entries and reporting relating to Gross Margin, balance and troubleshoot financial systems
Create financial analyses, design and execute queries against financial databases
Monthly closing of Gross Margin components for financial statements, communicate exceptions to divisions, follow-up on responses
Perform balance sheet account reconciliations, analyze and report variances, create consolidated reports as needed
Participate in financial system design and testing, assist with system rollouts to organization, provide support to users as needed
Regular, dependable attendance & punctuality.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to read, write and interpret instructional documents such as contract and procedure manuals
Must have excellent mathematical skills.
Ability to apply concepts of profitability and statistical inference, algebra and geometry to practical situations.
Ability to calculate interest, discounts, fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions.
This position involves extended periods of sitting and the extensive use of computer and the office equipment.
May involve stooping, kneeling, or crouching.
Involves close vision, color vision, depth perception, and focus adjustment.
Proficiency in Excel is required, knowledge of database queries preferred.
Highly organized and detailed.
This job description is not all inclusive. Macy's Inc. reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. Macy's Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.