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Retail Sales Auditor- New York, NY- Corporate Office

Reference:

FEND03213

Job title:

Retail Sales Auditor- New York, NY- Corporate Office

Job function:

Retail

Experience:

Minimum 3 years

Country/Region:

United States

Contract Type:

Permanent Job

Position:

The Retail Sales Auditor supports the sales auditing process including daily and monthly sales, bank, and general ledger reconciliations as well as calculations of related month end closures. Additionally, they will reconcile sales in all forms of tender to actual payments received, investigating discrepancies, verifying credit card processors' statements to bank deposits, and recording payments in the general ledger account on a monthly basis. In addition, they will respond to all internal and external audit requests and connect with the retail and corporate teams. This will include several entities throughout United States and Canada. 

Job Responsibilities:

•    Perform daily reconciliation of cash and credit card for free standing stores and Ecommerce
•    Perform weekly reconciliation of retail sales for Freestanding and Leased Department Stores concessions (LDS)
•    Perform monthly reconciliation of sales related to Farfetch
•    Partner with stores to validate and resolve tender discrepancies
•    Handle claims for unreconciled distant returns credits for lease department stores
•    Prepare and present monthly KPI sales audit reports
•    Provide support for cash sales transactions over $10k
•    Review credit card fees and prepare accrual for month-end close
•    Prepare cash reconciliations for retail stores and main accounts (credit card) receivables, cash in transit, customer deposits, store credits)
•    Prepare monthly LDS Accounts Receivable reconciliation
•    Reconcile sales and payments of periodic employee and family sales (braderie)
•    Reconcile and lead all aspects of deposits taken during MTO events
•    Document processes and recommend improvements
•    Train retail team on controls/policies
•    Partner with credit card processors regarding credit card terminals and inquiries
•    Coordinate closely with armored pickup transportation to ensure stores are receiving their cash pickups
•    Provide support in store opening/closing (incl. merchant ID, credit card terminals, armored car, SAP mapping)
•    Handle business licenses in liaison with the external provider
•    Prepare annual credit card reporting per LVMH requirements
•    Provide ad-hoc support to other departments (including for store audits, inventory physical count, Braderie sales)
•    Raise concerns to Director, Accounting and CFO, and propose alternative processes

Additional information:

Qualifications:

•    Minimum 3+ years of confirmed experience, preferably in a retail environment
•    Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in Accounting or Finance preferred
•    Validated analytical Microsoft Excel skills (V-lookup, Pivot Tables)
•    Knowledge of SAP (SAP4 HANA) and/or Stealth is a plus
•    Experience in using BeanStore a plus 
•    Self-starter with a strategic mentality, able to define priorities and stick to targeted timelines
•    Strong organization skills and interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication
•    Highly solution orientated
•    Collaborative with high levels of integrity and trust
•    Ability to lift boxes / weight of up to 10lbs
•    Foreign language skill a plus