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Accounting Manager at Savers / Value Village

Accounting Manager

Savers / Value Village Boise, ID Full-Time
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Accounting Manager    


Summary: 

The Accounting Manager lead the general accounting function.  This includes the financial close, compensation accounting, lease accounting, fixed assets, annual audit and statutory audit processes.  Lead and develop team of approximately 8 Accountants.  Drive process improvements and 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: 


• Lead, mentor and develop the Accounting team  

• Work with compliance and controls team to implement controls  

• Lead in monthly close/consolidation and account reconciliation process 

• Lead general accounting activities related to closing, reporting and analysis 

• Lead in statutory accounting audits with external accounting firm 

• Participate in annual external audit process 

• Ensure compliance with GAAP, including implementation of new standards and impact on business 

• Business partner to organization regarding functional questions and interactions 

• Determine the proper accounting treatment of complex or unusual transactions via research and appropriate written documentation. 

• 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 and compliance infrastructure 

• Strong knowledge and application of GAAP – US and international 

• Change management 

• Intellectual curiosity/critical thinking  

• Ability to identify areas of improvement and drive results 

• Strong sense of urgency 

• Manage multiple responsibilities 

• Strong leadership and people development skills 

• Process improvement/idea generation/implementation 

• Experience with external audit firm – participation in annual audit process 

• Excellent Excel skills 

• Experience with automation of consolidation process 

• 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 is a plus 

• Minimum of 10 years accounting experience 

• 5-10 years of public accounting experience or 3-5 years in a similar role 

• Experience with Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations is a plus 

• Process improvement or project management skills are a plus 


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