Here we grow again! You want a strong company – one with a solid history of quality and service. As one of North America's largest specialty retailer of fine jewelry, Zale now operates approximately 1,800 retail locations throughout the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico as well as online. Zale Corporation's business units include: Zales Jewelers, Zales Outlet, Zale Direct at www.zales.com , Gordon's Jewelers, Peoples Jewellers, Mappins Jewellers and Piercing Pagoda.
Under moderate supervision, follows guidelines and procedures to provide the senior-level administrative support needed to ensure accurate and timely work processes in Finance and Accounting operations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Prepare and organize work to be accomplished by downloading designated files from company databases, gathering, sorting and reviewing documents and identifying and reconciling discrepancies
Maintain spreadsheets needed to insure prompt payments of credit card transactions
Contact outside businesses and agencies to obtain information or documentation needed for authorization of payments, adjustments to credit cards, resolution to customer inquiries.
Provide support in testing POS system releases
Assist in testing internal controls required by Sarbanes-Oxley
Research rejected sales and inventory transactions and make necessary adjustments or corrections
Assemble, review and make necessary adjustments for inventory correction requests submitted by other departments within the company
Prepare daily, weekly and monthly statistical reporting related to sales and inventory exceptions
Monitor the progress of aged liability processes in the company's audit system and take appropriate action utilizing system write off process
Maintain accurate accounting records by reconciling and balancing accounts as assigned. Prepare journal entires for account adjustments or closing transactions.
Compile and review proprietary and store account returned checks in preparation for processing charge backs and returns to offest bad debt incurred
High school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 3 years experience
Good verbal and written communication skills
Ability to establish positive working relationships
Proficient in the use of PC software tools for analysis, audits and reports. Effective 10-key punch skills.
Good organizational and multi-tasking skills to include effective time management in all key responsibilities of the job
Strong knowledge of clerical accounting practices and procedures
Detail-oriented and ability to set and achieve work priorities
Zale Corporation - 8 months ago
Zale Corporation is a specialty retailer of fine jewelry in North America. At July 31, 2008, the Company operated 1,396 specialty retail jew...