- Hoffman Estates, IL
Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores is a national retailer primarily focused on selling home appliances, hardware, tools and lawn and garden equipment. We operate through two segments - the Sears Hometown and Hardware segment and the Sears Outlet segment.
Our Sears Hometown and Hardware stores are designed to provide our customers with in-store and online access to a wide selection of national brands of home appliances, tools, lawn and garden equipment, sporting goods, consumer electronics and household goods, depending on the particular store.
Our Sears Outlet stores are designed to provide our customers with in-store and online access to new, one-of-a-kind, out-of-carton, discontinued, obsolete, used, reconditioned, overstocked and scratched and dented products across a broad assortment of merchandise categories, including home appliances, lawn and garden equipment, apparel, mattresses, sporting goods, tools, and consumer electronics at prices that are significantly lower than manufacturers’ suggested retail prices.
The Manager of Accounting provides technical accounting counsel and support to Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores. Responsible for managing the preparation and distribution of financial statements. Ensures that all documentation complies with company's regulations and professional standards. Focus is on understanding accounting and reporting implications for significant, complex or uncommon transactions, as well as understanding ramifications of new accounting and reporting requirements. This individual will work closely with the Controller, CFO as well as other Corporate accounting/finance Individuals. The Accounting Manager is responsible for managing all accounting functions for Order Management Center including maintenance of the general ledger, banking activities, and accounts payable. Oversees the completion of ledger accounts and financial statements. Must be familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Responsible for all activities in the accounts payable/receivable function. Ensures timely payments of vendor invoices and expense vouchers and maintains accurate records and control reports. Communicates the business strategy and objectives as well as individual performance goals and metrics.
Related Experience: 3-4 years