Job Title: Accountant
The Accountant supports Savers' vision by supporting general accounting functions, including financial close, compensation accounting, lease accounting, fixed assets, annual audit and statutory audit processes. They drive process improvements and the preparation of financial reports.
Who we are:
Savers / Value Village is a for-profit, global thrift retailer offering great quality, gently used clothing, accessories and household goods. Our Rethink Reuse business model of purchasing, reselling and recycling gives communities a smart way to shop and keeps more than 700 million pounds of used goods from landfills each year. We also help more than 100 nonprofit organizations by purchasing donated goods from them, which provides a source of revenue to help support their vital community programs and services.
We operate over 300 locations and are headquartered in Bellevue, WA with satellite corporate offices in Renton, WA and Boise, ID. Our brands are Savers (in the U.S), Value Village (in the U.S. and Canada), Unique (in the U.S.), Village des Valeurs (in Quebec) and Savers Australia.
Essential Job Functions:
Prepare and participate in monthly close / consolidation and account reconciliation processes
Prepare and participate in monthly reporting and analysis processes
Participate in annual external audit and statutory audit processes
Ensure compliance with GAAP, including implementation of new standards and impact on business
Business partner to organization regarding functional questions and interactions
Strong understanding of all areas of general accounting including leases, fixed assets, costing, payroll/compensation, allocations, etc.
Identifies, recommends and implements accounting process improvements to support the company goals and objectives
Other duties as assigned
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Strong knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements and controls / compliance infrastructure
Strong knowledge and application of GAAP - US and international
Possess intellectual curiosity and critical thinking skills
Ability to identify areas of improvement and drive results
Have a strong sense of urgency
Be able to manage multiple responsibilities
Process improvement, idea generation and implementation
Experience with external audit firm - participation in annual audit process
Excellent Excel skills
Experience with preparation of external financial statements preferred not required
Travel may be required
Minimum Required Education, Training & Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, CPA a plus
Minimum of 2-3 years accounting experience
1-3 years of public accounting experience
Experience with Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations a plus
Process improvement and project management
Savers Thrifts Stores