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Olive Branch MS Full Time Posted: Wednesday, 5 December 2018
 
 
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Requisition Number: MS-14313
Area of Interest: Accounting - Audit
Organization: Distribution Center
Brand/Division: Mississippi
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

Since it was founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma has grown from Chuck Williams' single store in Sonoma, California, into one of the largest retailers in the country, with some of the best known and most beloved brands in home furnishings, including Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, and west elm. That growth continues today. Our Global Supply Chain organization is the backbone of our company and key to its success. Our Distribution Centers serve as vital connections between factories and our retail, online and mail-order customers around the world. The Supply Chain environment is dynamic and fast-paced, and the network is expanding rapidly. If you have a background in distribution, manufacturing, engineering, transportation, finance, human resources or home delivery -- and are looking for a job with a strong opportunity for gaining new skills and for advancement -- our Supply Chain Organization is just the place for you. We employ thousands in our regional distribution operations and in our over 600 retail stores, customer care centers and corporate headquarters. That's why we work hard to support the community, including the institutions that are important to our employees, such as St. Jude Childrens' Research Hospital which we proudly support in its mission to treat and defeat childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

SUMMARY:

TEMPORARY POSITION

Responsible for the accounting for inter-company transactions and Accounts Payable. Advanced knowledge of inter-company receivables and payables and Lawson Accounting software. This position ensures the accuracy and timeliness of vendor payments and A/P reporting (RNI/INR and account reconciliation). Implement corrective action regarding discrepancies and document. Prepare month-end journal entries and variance analysis. Recommend/implement process improvement and procedures.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

* Document, process, and coordinate inter-company transactions and Accounts Payable.
* Prepare inter-company, A/P, and freight account reconciliations. Review and reconcile RNI/INR transactions.
* Prepare the monthly reconciliation of gift certificate and merchandise certificate transactions. Implement corrective action regarding discrepancies and document.
* Reconcile vendor accounts on a timely basis. Prepare general ledger expense accruals and journal entries on a monthly basis. Work with San Francisco G/L Accounting to ensure that A/P month-end closing duties are performed in a timely manner.
* Interface with vendors to address payment issues and work with internal customers to facilitate inter-company transactions and documentation standards.
* Prepare month-end journal entries and reconcile inter-company account balances on a monthly basis.
* Prepare Retail Accrual for DC to Store Inventory movement. Partner with Transportation Department to assure timely audit, coding and payment of invoices.
* Propose solutions to address accounting issues. Review and provide guidance related to company policies/procedures. Ensure compliance with all policies and procedures.

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

* Bachelor's degree in Accounting
* 1 to 2 years of Accounting experience
* Experience working with MS Excel
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
* Ability to work overtime and weekend as needed

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

* Advanced degree or certification
* Inter-company transactions or Accounts Payable experience handling large transaction volume
* Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
* Knowledge of large corporate accounting programs

Ability to analyze data and produce reports to assist operations

Special projects as assigned.

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

Olive Branch MS, United States of America
Finance
Williams-Sonoma Inc.
Williams-Sonoma Inc.
JSMS-14313
12/5/2018 9:48:39 PM


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