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Director, North America Accounting
Tiffany & Co.
Parsippany
Luxury Watches and Jewelry
Full time
Posted 1 month ago
Market: NJ - Northern
Industry Segment: Luxury Watches and Jewelry
Category: Finance
Seniority: Director
Job Type: Full time

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Job Description

Tiffany & Co. is currently seeking a Director – North America Accounting. This position maintains legal entity controllership for all U.S. and Canada operations and for certain holding companies. Areas of responsibility include general ledger / monthly close, lease services, sales audit and payroll for the U.S. and Canada. This position also supports lease accounting on a global basis. Looking for a candidate with strong technical, leadership and strong communication skills!

*This position is in-person at our Parsippany, NJ office with an optional hybrid schedule.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Oversee accounting activities and the month-end financial close process for U.S. and Canada operations, as well as certain corporate entities and holding companies. Coordinate with all key business partners to ensure a timely and accurate closing process. Provide cash flow and similar information required for Group reporting. Ensure compliance with applicable accounting standards and Company policies. Identify and implement opportunities to streamline the monthly close and Group reporting processes.
  • Coordinate with other finance functions to ensure accurate reporting of financial results, while building effective working relationships throughout the organization. Key stakeholders include Americas Retail, Merchandising, Customer Service, Distribution, Diamond Division, Manufacturing, Financial Planning and Analysis, Consolidations and Reporting and Tax. Provide decision support to business partners, including analysis of the financial impact of business developments and proposed transactions.
  • Ensure compliance with the Company’s internal control framework. Identify and implement process and internal controls enhancements. Maintain productive relationships with the Company’s auditors; function as a key audit contact and provide effective support for audit and review procedures.
  • Provide strong leadership and development for a large team, which includes ensuring that the Performance Management Process is completed optimally. Establish and continuously evaluate the department’s organization structure, resources and succession planning.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 12+ years accounting or related experience
  • Strong technical skills and understanding of accounting standards
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Influential; ability to develop effective working relationships at all levels within an organization
  • Experience leading and motivating large teams
  • Ability to provide career guidance and develop talent
  • Strong organizational skills; deadline oriented

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with JD Edwards and Hyperion
  • Experience with IFRS
  • CPA or equivalent certification (e.g., Chartered Accountant)

About Tiffany & Co.

In 1837 Charles Lewis Tiffany founded his company in New York City where his store was soon acclaimed as the palace of jewels for its exceptional gemstones. Since then TIFFANY & CO. has become synonymous with elegance, innovative design, fine craftsmanship and creative excellence. During the 20th century fame thrived worldwide with store network expansion and continuous cultural relevance, as exemplified by Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s and the film starring Audrey Hepburn.

Today, with more than 13,000 employees, TIFFANY & CO. and its subsidiaries design, manufacture and market jewelry, watches and luxury accessories – including more than 5,000 skilled artisans who cut diamonds and craft jewelry in the Company’s workshops, realizing its commitment to superlative quality.

The Company operates more than 300 TIFFANY & CO. retail stores worldwide as part of its omni-channel approach. To learn more about TIFFANY & CO. as well as its commitment to sustainability, please visit tiffany.com.

Director, North America Accounting
Tiffany & Co.
Parsippany
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