Belk
Position Summary:

This position will support all aspects of retail inventory and accounting processes.  Tasks will include, but not limited to:  reviewing and maintenance of general ledger accounts, review and maintenance of the RMS Sock ledger, reconciliation in the physical inventory process, preparing gross margin reporting, working with the merchant organization on gross margin and reporting issues, working with IT, stores and distribution centers on system issues, and completing analysis requests for senior management.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

1.     Validate and maintain the accuracy of the Belk merchandise systems and all related general ledger accounts.

2.     Support Purchase Order, RTV and transfer activities for the stores/buyers/DC’s/IT.

3.     Review journal entries/uploads for inventory and cost of goods sold adjustments.

4.     Prepare balancing reporting of system feeds to ensure the integrity of financial data from source systems.

5.     Develop reporting and analysis to identify issues and opportunities impacting gross margin.

6.     Work closely with merchant organization on issues including VMA’s  and shortage.

7.     Participate in the testing, training and implementation for Merchandise related projects and system upgrades.

8.     Prepare ad hoc management reports, financial analyses and presentations upon request.

9.     Review gross margin reporting issues and process corrections if necessary.

10.   Partner with the MIS organization to review systems for process improvements.

11.   Participate in the preparation and review of SOX controls and documentation.

12.   Assist in any projects and analysis requests made by senior management.

Requirements/Qualifications:

Experience/Skills:

Four year degree – Accounting/Business (preferred)

Two years of Retail Business Experience

Oracle RMS experience(preferred)

Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word

Strong PC and Analytical skills

Strong oral and written communication skills

Proficiency in Hyperion Software & Essbase (preferred)

Ability to think critically and make recommendations

Willingness to work in a dynamic and changing environment

 

Physical:

 

Ability to operate PC

Ability to manipulate various keyboards

Ability to operate and communicate using telephone

Ability to maintain files

Ability to open/manipulate/distribute mail and paperwork

Ability to perform mathematical calculations and/or balance computations

Ability to analyze/evaluate invoice, statistical or accounting data

Ability to observe employee performance and communicate directions to them

Ability to understand policies/procedures and communicate them

Ability to formulate/administer budgets and analyze related reports

Ability to effectively communicate

 

REPORTS TO:

 Manager of Retail Accounting

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