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Responsible for the management of the inventory reconciliation team. Ensures the timely and accurate reconciliation of store physical inventories and the posting of each store’s financial shrink results.
§Manages the inventory reconciliation process, to include systems. Recommends changes and processes to improve efficiencies and accuracy.
§Ensures the inventory reconciliation team exceeds minimum expectations for reconciliation accuracy.
§Provides financial expertise and support in the design, testing and completion of information systems to ensure successful implementation and desired results. Identifies and advocates for projects that will provide an appropriate return on investment, reduce financial and operational risks, and/or improve departmental capabilities.
§Manages direct and indirect reports to include hiring, coaching and development, and performance.
§Partners closely with Loss Prevention and other departments regarding investigations.
§Acts as a conduit of information and partners with field management, Store Operations and occasionally merchants. Provides data and works through concerns ensuring that they have the information they need. Provides excellent customer service to internal customers.
§ Intermediate or higher level ability to utilize Microsoft Office word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database skills
§ Ability to communicate (written and verbal) in common language to facilitate transfer of knowledge as well as proficiency presenting information to large groups
§ Basic understanding of accounting terms and concepts including journal entries, reconciliations, and controls
§ Ability to independently analyze large amounts of data and summarize into a meaningful format including statistical modeling and trend and exception analysis
§ Ability to work with others on a common goal while also ensuring that projects meet financial requirements; ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic and team-oriented environment
§ Ability to step into the details when necessary and assist in resolving issues
§ Ability to effectively manage multiple time-sensitive projects to desired results
§ Basic understanding of retail operations, physical inventory processes and inventory controls
Work Experience and/or Education:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or general business required. Four to six years of progressive retail inventory reconciliation experience. Retail, inventory accounting, loss prevention and or asset protection management experience required. Two years of supervisory experience. Knowledge of Lawson GL, WebFocus and 1010data preferred.