Manager, Merchandise Accounting

Posted 2 weeks ago
Market: TX - Dallas
Industry Segment: Department Stores, Luxury Fashion, Luxury Menswear
Category: Merchandising
Seniority: Manager
Job Type: Full time
Pay Range: $104,000 - $130,000 annually

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Manager, Merchandise Accounting
Neiman Marcus
Department Stores, Luxury Fashion, Luxury Menswear
Full time
Posted 2 weeks ago

Marketplace Role

As a service to our candidates we present 1000’s of luxury industry roles as part of our Marketplace offering. For these jobs you will be forwarded to the brand to apply directly.

Job Description

Your Role

As the Merchandise Accounting Manager, you’ll be an important part of the Accounting Department. You will report to the Director of Accounting and lead a Merchandise Accounting team to ensure our accounting practices for merchandise inventory and gross margin meet all applicable accounting standards and regulations. You will connect with different areas of the business, providing you with an opportunity to develop additional skills within a retail environment. You’ll also influence and improve system implementation and enhancements. You will work in a remote environment.

What You’ll Do

  • Work with the Merchandise Accounting team to gain an in-depth, comprehensive understanding of financial systems
  • Project team manager for company financial projects
  • Complete monthly close and reporting cycle
  • Lead Merchandise Accounting reports, including preparation and distribution, to managers, leaders, and internal/external auditors.
  • Provide analysis and commentary on important performance measures related to Inventory and Gross Margin
  • Ensure all team deliverables are completed and deadlines met
  • Oversee audit of all Inventory and Gross Margin related items
  • Ensure internal and external controls are in place, including SOX controls
  • Lead a team of 3-4, providing training, coaching professional development and feedback, reflective of our NMG Way, Values, and Culture of Belonging

What You Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting (Public Accounting experience)
  • Accounting skills 5+ years’ experience (Retail/Inventory experience)
  • Experience using financial systems integration and transaction flow
  • Ability to evaluate current accounting processes and propose/implement changes to ensure best practice managing and conflicting priorities
  • Financial statements/schedules and write commentary

Inclusive Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits, including wellness and healthy lifestyle support, for associates, spouses, domestic partners, and children
  • Flexible Spending Account for eligible medical and dependent (day care) expenses
  • Disability Benefits, including Short-Term Disability providing income replacement up to 26 weeks
  • 16 weeks Paid Parental Leave, 2 weeks of Paid Family Leave, and Adoption Support of $10,000
  • Paid Time Off, including 6 paid holidays, 3 weeks vacation, 3 volunteer days, 7 sick days, and 2 personal days per full year of service
  • Retirement Savings Plan (401K) with NMG matching and $20,000 Term Life Insurance paid by NMG with additional voluntary coverage available
  • Financial Solutions, including Credit Union membership, pay advances via PayActiv, tuition reimbursement, and scholarship opportunities
  • NMG Associate’s Core Discount of 30% with multiple in-store opportunities for an additional 30% off across select brands
  • NMG Matching Gift Program up to $2,000 to eligible non-profits, Hardship Assistance Grants up to $7,500 for Associates, and a volunteer opportunity hub through NMG’s All Heart Program
  • Personal and Professional Development Opportunities with 16,000+ online learning opportunities, including NMG’s Fashion Your Future, LinkedIn Learning, MasterClass, BetterUp, Connected Leaders Academy, 9 Associate Community Networks, and additional personalized learning experiences
  • NMG Discount Marketplace features 1,000s of products and services with over $5,000 in saving

Additional Information

  • Posting Date: May 23, 2023
  • Overtime Status: Exempt

About Neiman Marcus

NMG and our brands—Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Last Call, and Horchow—are relationship businesses that lead with love for our customers, associates, brand partners, and communities. Our strategy of integrated luxury retail is about creating long-term relationships with our customers. It’s this connection that creates emotional and high lifetime value potential.

Leveraging the expertise of our 9,000+ associates, we exhibit a growth mindset in how we deliver across our three channels of in-store, ecommerce, and remote selling. In addition, we are continuing to make investments in data and technology that allow us to scale a personalized luxury experience.