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Director of Accounting - Gross Profit and Inventory Reporting Job

Date: Jul 26, 2019

Location: Westborough-Home Office, MA, US, 01581

Company: BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc.

BJ's Wholesale Club was the first retailer to introduce the warehouse club concept in the northeastern United States. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar operation with more than 200 clubs in 17 states from Maine to Florida.

While our Members know us for helping them save up to 25% off grocery prices every day, our Team Members  love us for providing a supportive and engaging workplace that’s committed to developing great talent.

If you’re a motivated and enthusiastic person who enjoys working collaboratively and is committed to providing great service for our Members, we want to hear from you. BJ’s offers a fast-paced, team environment with great training opportunities and competitive salary and benefits packages to help you  succeed.

This position will be responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of  gross profit accounting and reporting for all sales channels, inventory control and vendor funding accounting. In this highly visible role, you will provide support to all levels of management and teams throughout the organization and partner with internal and external auditors to ensure compliance to internal controls. This position will report directly to the Vice President, Inventory &  General Accounting.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Oversee the day to day accounting operations process within gross profit for the company for all sales channels (retail, Ecommerce and B2B). 
  • Ensure all accounting is done in a timely manner, reporting is produced accurately, and timely, and gross margin accounting is completed within closing deadlines.
  • Provide oversight of the monthly, quarterly and annual general ledger, account reconciliation and compliance to internal controls. 
  • Work cross functionally with divisions including Operations, Merchandising, Promotions, Allocation and Planning teams on processing and accounting.
  • Provides guidance with monthly estimates for margin related adjustments to forecasting teams.
  • Manage and support  implementing new systems and enhancements to achieve strategic priorities.
  • Develop, coach and manage a staff of team-members with diverse levels of experience and cross training.
  • Participate on various projects to implement new processes/systems and enhancements to existing processing consistent with corporate strategies.
  • Has overall responsibility for assigned accounting operations and systems as well as associated analysis and report preparation.

 

Qualifications :

  • 10+ years of gross profit and inventory accounting experience including team leadership.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting strongly preferred.
  • Corporate accounting experience required; CPA and Public Accounting experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles).
  • Experience with SAP preferred or ERP financial systems and advanced reporting systems.
  • Retail industry experience a plus.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, project management and communication skills.
  • Organized, flexible, task-oriented, and able to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment.

BJ's Wholesale Club is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all qualified team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, physical and/or mental disability, genetic information, atypical cellular or blood trait, marital and/or familial status, pregnancy, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.


Nearest Major Market: Worcester