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posted Jun 30, 2015, 3:24 PM by Unknown user

Director Corporate Accounting/Controller



Our client is an international retailer headquartered in Los Angeles.. With critically acclaimed collections, a loyal elite following and a strong worldwide presence, this fashion powerhouse has evolved into one of the hottest names in the fashion industry today.

Their culture and environment is one that fosters and promotes creativity. You will have the ability to own your job at hand and contribute to the bottom line while working cross functionally with many key departments at corporate.


Position Summary

Responsible for supervision and management of corporate accounting and tax.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Oversee monthly accounting close process including analytical review of the monthly operating results.

  • Ensure all balance sheet accounts are reviewed and reconciled on a monthly basis.

  • Preparation of monthly US and Canadian financial statements and related narrative.

  • Preparation of quarterly global consolidated financial statements and related narrative.

  • Preparation of Annual global consolidated financial statements and related footnotes.

  • Work closely with external auditors and key internal resources to schedule, prepare for, and execute on the annual financial audit.

  • Implement, document and maintain adequate and effective internal controls.

  • Responsible for accounting policies and procedures.

  • Responsible for the supervision, management, development and direction accounting tax staff.

  • Works closely with CAO.

  • Complete special projects as assigned.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Analytical - synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data.

  • Problem Solving - gathers and analyzes information skillfully; works well in group problem-solving situations.

  • Customer Service - responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments.

  • Oral Communication - actively participates in meetings.

  • Written Communication - writes clearly and informatively; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.

  • Business Acumen - understands business implications of decisions; displays orientation to profitability; aligns work with strategic goals.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in accounting

  • CPA degree or equivalent

  • Big 4 experience preferred

  • 7 – 10 years’ experience in functions directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified

Computer Skills

  • Strong organizational and computer skills with proficiency in Excel and Word.

  • Working knowledge of general ledger system such as JD Edwards or Enterprise One.