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SVP, Corporate Controller

Posted on Apr 6, 2021 by Barneys New York

New York, NY 10001
Retail Trade
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time


Reporting directly to the CFO, the SVP, Corporate Controller will be responsible for leading the controllership function for Saks. This role leads all accounting operational functions, assesses internal control and accounting systems, manages the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, and drives a team of financial professionals across accounting, tax, payroll, sales audit, and internal audit.


Key Qualifications:


Bachelor's Degree in Finance/Accounting/Related field, 15+ years of experience in Accounting
Previous experience working in consumer goods/luxury/retail or digital company is a plus
Experience working for a public and/or a pre-IPO company strongly desired
CPA/CMA
Strong understanding of business operations and their accounting implications
Keen understanding of account reconciliations an experience overseeing large transactions
Previous experience managing the financial reporting process, overseeing review of monthly and quarterly close, account reconciliations, and large transactions
Entrepreneurial spirit with the agility to thrive in a dynamic and hyper-growth environment
Superb leadership skills including strategic thinking, fostering teamwork, cultivating relationships, and proven experience leading teams through change


Role Description:


Responsible for leading Sak's accounting functions, providing controllership and
Accounting expertise for the organization
Plays a key role in any business related transactions with a focus on SOX compliance
Will be responsible for building, leading and developing a high performing team of financial and accounting professionals
Partners closely with internal, cross-company, and external stakeholders including lenders
And external auditors
Manages the P&L, monthly reporting and analysis of all financial activities and
Accounting operational functions
Review of key journal entries and account reconciliations
Oversight of large transactions and manages the financial reporting process, review of monthly and quarterly close and preparation of consolidated financial statements
Assesses current accounting operations, offering recommendations for improvement and implementing new processes
Oversees regulatory reporting, frequently including tax planning and compliance
Analyzes and interprets financial results
Performs other related duties as necessary or assigned


Your Life and Career at Saks:


Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate
A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance
Benefits package for all eligible Full time employees (including medical, vision and dental)
An amazing employee discount




Reference: 1152696412

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