Sr. Accountant , Retail
Chanel - Piscataway, NJ

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We are currently recruiting for the following open position:
Department/Division: Operations, Watches and Fine Jewelry
Title: Senior Accountant- Retail
Location: Piscataway, NJ


Chanel, Inc., a leader in the luxury goods industry, seeks a Senior Accountant in its New Jersey office. The Senior Accountant is responsible for overseeing the financial accounting for the Fashion and Watch/Fine Jewelry Divisions of Chanel, Inc. relating primarily to Retail reporting.

  • Prepare monthly analysis and reconciliations reporting variances to expected and prior results in a business oriented manner
  • Provide dynamic inventory and sales analysis to senior management, interpreting results for the purpose of identifying operational causes resulting in financial impacts, as well as identifying potential issues
  • Oversee the timely preparation of monthly account analysis and independently make adjustments as necessary
  • Work directly with IT department to ensure the financial integrity of the Fashion/WFJ systems. Participate in testing of all system modifications to understand financial ramifications of such changes
  • Communication and resolution of issues between IT and other system users to coordinate system enhancements including improved controls and reporting
  • Responsible for documenting and maintaining good internal controls and procedures related to Fashion systems and processes
  • Partner with Operations, Sales, and Financial Planning & Analysis to track, review and explain actual variances to upper management
  • Provide analysis for the annual Budget and monthly forecasts
  • Provide necessary support and analysis during the annual financial audit
  • Conduct complex ad hoc analysis and tasks as assigned

Minimum Education: Degree in Accounting

Minimum Years of Experience: 4+ years of progressive responsible accounting/ finance experience with major accounting firm or reputable private company

  • CPA or MBA preferred but not required
  • Must have Retail Accounting experience related primarily to Inventory and Sales Audit
  • Project management experience in systems is a plus
  • People management is a plus.
Chanel, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Chanel S.A. is a high fashion brand that specializes in haute couture and ready-to-wear clothes, luxury goods and fashion accessories....