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Senior Accountant in Roanoke, VA with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 11/20/2018

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Job Number: 31892

Senior Accountant

Job Description:

Our client, located in Roanoke, VA, is seeking a skilled Senior Accountant to add to their Team! This individual will perform all aspects of recording and reconciling inventory purchases from Direct Import vendors and goods purchased by our client's facility, as well as processing/reconciling inventory cost changes for all inventory areas. You will also provide inventory reporting to various business partners, review and analyze significant inventory reserves and provide guidance to IT on initiatives impacting inventory tracking. This is a full time, contract to hire opportunity.


  • Provide reports and analysis for Accounting management and business unit teams regarding inventory purchases and freight expense/allowances.

  • Perform analytical reviews and interpretation of financial data and provides understandable explanations to non-financial business partners.

  • Produce reports for Logistics, Store Operations, and Asset Protection teams, as well as other departments within the Store Support Center.

  • Prepare journal entries and account reconciliations on a period basis according to established schedule.

  • Assist in the preparation of detailed annual plans for shrink, defective expense, and inventory services.

  • Work with IT to provide requirements and testing support for projects impacting inventory tracking.

  • Provide guidance to business partners including Merchandising, Supply Chain and Store Operations regarding projects impacting inventory to avoid any negative accounting implications.

  • Prepare and maintain schedules and supporting documentation needed for management, internal and external reporting, internal and external auditors, and SOX requirements.

  • Assist in quarterly reviews/year-end audits with internal and external auditors.

  • Improve and maintain first class customer service to all stores, DCs and SSC business partners.

  • Identify and communicate all issues related to system performance to IT team, and work directly with the IT team to determine a resolution and test any program changes that may be required.

  • Participate the inventory close process within established deadlines to ensure accuracy of book inventory, inventory and warranty reserves and assigned margin lines.

  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with business partners including Merchandising, Supply Chain, Store Operations, Asset Protection and IT.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from four year college or university and three to five years related experience and/or training including 2 years of senior accountant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Background/Skills:

  • Active CPA or Masters in Accountancy preferred.


  • Advanced Microsoft Office, AS/400 (or comparable operating environment) and PeopleSoft (or comparable ERP) skills.

  • Ability to understand complex inventory systems, communication between systems and integration.

  • Strong analytical, organizational, conflict solving and negotiation skills.

  • Extraordinary interpersonal skills to lead a team and work in conjunction with business partners.

  • Must be a team player who also works well independently.

  • Must be able to analyze data, draw conclusions, interpret results, and make recommendations.

  • Read, analyze, interpret and comprehend common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.

  • Communicate effectively in both an oral and written manner to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or members of the business community.

  • Effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to top management and business partners.

Other Information:

  • Greene Resources is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


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