Senior Accountant, Financial Reporting & Technical Accounting

Posted 2 weeks ago
Market: TX - Dallas
Industry Segment: Department Stores, Luxury Fashion, Luxury Menswear
Category: Finance
Seniority: Associate
Job Type: Full time
Pay Range: $76,000 - $95,000 annually

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Senior Accountant, Financial Reporting & Technical 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

The Senior Accountant will be primarily responsible for all external reporting, including quarterly and annual reports, earnings releases and other filings, internal analysis packages supporting reporting, and various other deliverables on a timely basis. Additionally, this position plays an active role in strategic project support, including data request preparation, technical accounting analysis and accounting/reporting process enhancement. The Senior Accountant is a highly visible role and regularly interacts with third parties, including auditors, actuaries, and other advisors, among others, as well as internal leadership across the organization.

What You’ll Do

  • Prepare and ensure timely, accurate and GAAP-compliant quarterly and annual reports
  • Prepare internal reporting schedules and perform related analysis in support of critical reporting needs, including earnings calls, investor presentations, and other external communications as required
  • Partner with Investor Relations, Strategy, Communications, and other internal stakeholders to evaluate potential disclosures for accuracy, appropriateness, and consistency, among other criteria
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to prepare timely financial statement analysis and communicate key themes to Finance leadership
  • Participate in cross-functional project teams to support strategic initiative execution, including system conversions/implementations, potential transactions/partnerships/investments, and organizational enhancements, among others
  • Perform technical accounting research, prepare documentation, and assist in adoption/implementation of accounting standards and related protocols across larger accounting organization
  • Coordinate audit and valuation processes with key third parties, including preparation of materials, project management, and issue escalation, as needed
  • Other special projects, ad hoc requests, and initiatives as required

What You Bring

  • Undergraduate degree required; Accounting or Finance preferred
  • 4 or more years of experience in a similar accounting or reporting role
  • Public accounting, or equivalent industry experience, preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of US GAAP and familiarity with accounting/reporting research tools
  • Detailed understanding of financial statement preparation and reporting requirements highly preferred
  • Excellent written and oral professional communication skills, keen attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage priorities to completion along established timelines
  • Ability to function independently and collaboratively as needed in a fast-paced, flexible work environment with geographically distributed team members
  • Proficiency with/mastery of Microsoft Office and other standard office suite software skills
  • Experience with enterprise accounting and reporting tools preferred; experience with Oracle EBS, EPM/SmartView/Essbase, and Workiva WDesk is a plus
  • Flexibility and adaptability, professional curiosity, willingness to collaborate with others and contribute as a member of a team
  • Ability to think critically, exercise professional judgement, and anticipate/proactively manage feedback, follow-up and next steps

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 featuring 1,000s of products and services with over $5,000 in saving

Additional Information

  • Posting Date: May 16, 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.