Job Details

Assistant Controller

Location NEW YORK, New York, United States
Category Finance
Job Opened January 14th, 2022
Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Number 210005I5
Job Type Full Time
Remote No

job description

Saks OFF 5TH is the premier online luxury off-price destination. Through its website and app, Saks OFF 5TH provides a compelling assortment of brands to fashion-seeking customers at the best prices. The company is reimagining traditional off-price with a digitally-native model focused on customer experience.


What This Position Is All About

Reporting to the VP, Corporate Controller, the Assistant Controller will be responsible for driving innovation and creating the best in class accounting function for Saks OFF 5TH. This role will manage all accounting operational functions, establish internal controls, manage the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for financial statements, and oversee a global team of accounting professionals across in the US and India.


Who Are You

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s degree preferred

  • 10 + overall experience

  • E-Commerce and Retail experience required

  • Assistant Controller experience required

  • Public company experience preferred

  • CPA preferred

  • Expert knowledge of US GAAP including ASC 606 (Revenue Recognition)

  • Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) experience

  • Previous experience managing the financial reporting process, overseeing review of monthly and quarterly close and, account reconciliations

  • Strong leadership skills and prior experience managing a global team

  • Entrepreneurial spirit with the agility to thrive in a dynamic and hyper-growth environment


As The Assistant Controller, You Will:

  • Oversee Saks OFF 5TH's various accounting functions including general accounting, capital accounting and, sales audit

  • Establish, streamline and manage month-close process, review journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations, to ensure that the company accounts are closed in a timely fashion and in accordance with GAAP

  • Establish new processes and controls to meet SOX compliance

  • Develop accounting policies and procedures

  • Provide accounting expertise for the growing organization by partnering closely with internal, cross-company, and external stakeholders including lenders and Big 4 auditors

  • Lead process improvements and provide recommendations for process automation

  • Attract and develop best in class global accounting team in the US and India


Your Life and Career at Saks OFF 5TH:

  • Be part of an empowered, innovative team; work with an adventurous spirit and a customer-centric mindset; play a critical role in making decisions that will position us to win

  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities across different functions within our corporate offices, retail stores, photo studios, and distribution centers

  • A culture that promotes a flexible work environment

  • Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, dental and vision)

  • An amazing employee discount and other exciting perks

Thank you for your interest with Saks OFF 5TH. We look forward to reviewing your application.

We believe that our differences not only make us stronger, but also guide our evolution and future growth. All associates are expected to create an inclusive environment free from harassment, discrimination, and bullying.Together, we celebrate, advocate for, and learn from our colleagues, customers and communities to create the best environment to shop and work for all.