Footlocker.com/Eastbay is seeking an Accounting Manager in our Wausau, Wisconsin office. The Accounting Manager Directly manages and coordinates the activities of employees responsible for the administration of the company's general ledger, cash and banking, inventory, asset management, accounts payable, and/or accounts receivable functions to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the company's financial records and information derived from them. 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
Responsible for the complete, accurate, and timely preparation, as applicable, and review and approval of monthly journal entries and operating and financial reports, in accordance with Company policy and documented Sarbanes-Oxley controls. Responsible for the complete, accurate, and timely review and approval of monthly balance sheet reconciliations and pack slip, in accordance with Company policy and documented Sarbanes-Oxley controls. Responsible for the complete, accurate, and timely collection and remittance of sales and use tax, in accordance with Company policy and governmental regulations. Responsible for the administration of the Company's workflow program, in accordance with Company policy and documented Sarbanes-Oxley controls. Ensures that department controls and documentation are consistently maintained and adhered to, to ensure on-going compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley legislation and to prevent any audit exceptions. Supports the Company's profit improvement program. Continually strives to maximize positive cash flow and reviews spending practices to identify areas of potential cost savings; works with affected departments to implement cost-saving measures. Coordinates and supports divisional participation in the Company's profit improvement program and other programs to drive sales and profit optimization and expense reduction. Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites workflow. Issues written and oral instructions. Assigns responsibilities and reviews work for accuracy, thoroughness, and conformance to policies and procedures. Maintains harmony among workers and resolves grievances in a timely manner. Promptly identifies and resolves problems and inconsistencies, determining appropriate corrective procedures. Motivates and develops staff to achieve departmental and organizational objectives. Effectively communicates and coordinates accounting policies, practices, and procedures with department and company managers and officials, vendors, reporting agencies, clients, customers, and the public. Maintains complete, accurate, and up-to-date written instructions for all tasks/responsibilities Assists customer call center with incoming catalog orders during peak times, as needed. QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The successful candidate will have a high degree of motivation, exceptional attention to detail and the ability to derive answers from communications with multiple parts of the business. This person will also require the ability to work well in a team atmosphere with the flexibility to help with a variety of department goals. Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in Accounting or related field; and at least five years' related experience and/or training; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience. Attained or working toward accounting certifications, such as CPA and CMA, is a plus.