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Senior Staff Accountant, Internal Controls

Posted on Nov 30, 2018 by Foot Locker Inc.

Camp Hill, PA 17001
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
OVERVIEW Foot Locker, Inc., the world's leading retailer of athletically inspired shoes and apparel, is seeking a Senior Staff Accountant of Internal Controls. Foot Locker, Inc. operates approximately 3,500 athletic retail stores in 24 countries in North America, Europe and Australia under the brand names Foot Locker, Lady Foot Locker, Kids Foot Locker, Footaction, Champs Sports, SIX:02, Eastbay, Runners Point and Sidestep. We attribute our success to the drive and intelligence of our Associates. Operating in team-driven culture, our goals and achievements as a company are boundless! RESPONSIBILITIES Actively participate in planning, walkthrough meetings and assist in evaluating the Company's internal control environment and key processes. Perform Sarbanes-Oxley testing, financial and operational audits in a professional manner. Develop testing strategies and work with the process owners independently and create test plans. Prepare work papers which document the results of the work performed in a detailed and accurate style. Assist with the documentation of processes in memos or flowcharts format and document the root cause analysis on identified issues. Present complex concepts, audit results and recommendations to the business owners. Interact professionally with external and internal auditors, as well as other corporate departments. Perform substantive testing and ensure all audit functions are optimized. Assist with review of the test work performed by other staff accountants. Coordinate and train other staff accountants to perform testing Assist with audit issue tracking and follow-up Stay up to date with evolving accounting and auditing standards Perform other duties as assigned. Includes travel to Foot Locker's domestic and international facilities (10% total travel), generally advance notice provided. QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree in Accounting One to two years of accounting or auditing experience Proficient in Excel and Word. Strong organizational and project management skills. Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills Demonstrated experience working independently, as well as under the direction of other internal controls team members. Must be able to work overtime and weekends, as necessary. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: CPA or CIA certification Firm understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Section 404 Knowledge of accounting best practices Retail experience

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