Sr. Accounting and Financial Reporting Manager

We are looking for talented people who have a thirst for challenge, seek the joy of team effort and will help contribute to our growth as a leading international manufacturer and marketer of apparel.

Miami, FL

Perry Ellis Corporate

<p><strong>Perry Ellis International, Inc. is a leading designer, distributor and licensor of a broad line of high quality men's and women's apparel, accessories and fragrances. The Company's collection of dress and casual shirts, golf sportswear, sweaters, dress pants, casual pants and shorts, jeans wear, active wear, dresses and men's and women's swimwear is available through all major levels of retail distribution.</strong></p> <p><strong>The Company, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, owns a portfolio of nationally and internationally recognized brands, including: Perry Ellis&reg;, An Original Penguin&reg; by Munsingwear&reg;, Laundry by Shelli Segal&reg;, Rafaella&reg;, Cubavera&reg;, Ben Hogan&reg;, Savane&reg;, Grand Slam&reg;, John Henry&reg;, Manhattan&reg;, Axist&reg; and Farah&reg;. The Company enhances its roster of brands by licensing trademarks from third parties, including: Nike&reg; for swimwear, and Callaway&reg;, PGA TOUR&reg; and Jack Nicklaus&reg; for golf apparel.</strong></p>

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Full Time

Overview: <br /> <p>Manage accounting activities to ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, corporate policies, and external audits. This position will manage the retail accounting function and general accounting function, as well as serve as support for general ledger activities. This position will also be responsible for preparing the monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and assisting in audits.</p> <p>The Senior Accounting Manager will report to and work closely with the Senior Director of Accounting &amp; Reporting and others in the organization in the analysis and reconciliation of accounts and in the development and implementation of accounting policies, procedures, and controls.</p> <p>The ideal candidate possesses leadership capabilities, solid operational and technical accounting background and works proactively to drive results. This person is a self-starter, flexible, has a high level of integrity, and is action and goal-oriented in a fast-paced, team-oriented, collaborative environment.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Manage the monthly financial close process, including ensuring all costs incurred are properly recorded, reviewing journal entries, account balance reconciliations, and report preparation</li> <li>Participate in the ongoing development/establishment of accounting policies and procedures and operational strategies including the review and implementation of process and system changes.</li> <li>Continued focus on improving system efficiencies and business practices</li> <li>Participate in strategic financial projects including upgrades</li> <li>Ensure compliance with internal control policies in a SOX environment</li> <li>Collaborate with external auditors to ensure successful audit results and compliance</li> <li>Interacts at all levels to produce timely, efficient and accurate month-end close and all internal management and financial reporting through annual report</li> <li>Responsible for accuracy in the general ledger and financial statements</li> <li>Analyze the effect of statutory accounting practices and study regulations and guidance to ensure correct application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles</li> <li>Make recommendations for changes as needed and ensure that company policies and procedures are followed and establishes the proper techniques to discover and prevent fraud</li> <li>Prepare detailed journal entries and account analyses</li> <li>Assist with compilation of information for preparation of tax returns</li> <li>Work with Audit, Tax and Treasury Manager to ensure overall coordination of all financial accounting activities through annual report</li> <li>Prepare summary feedback of financial statements variances to budget</li> <li>Actively review and advise on financial/accounting processes</li> </ul>
Requirements: <br /> <p><strong>Senior Accounting Manager top skills &amp; proficiencies:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Process Improvements</li> <li>CPA</li> <li>Accuracy</li> <li>Timeliness</li> <li>Attention to Detail</li> <li>Organization</li> <li>Multitask</li> <li>Verbal and Written Communication</li> <li>Team Player</li> <li>Interpersonal Skills</li> <li>Leadership</li> <li>Collaboration</li> <li>Analysis</li> </ul>