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Senior Corporate Brand Accounting Manager

at Wolverine Worldwide

Posted: 2/25/2019
Job Reference #: 9600

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-MI-Rockford
    Brand/Group
    Finance
    Job Function
    Finance
    Min. Exp.(Yrs)
    7
    Type
    Full Time
  • General Function

    Wolverine Worldwide is a global marketer of branded footwear, apparel, and accessories. With an established global footprint that spans approximately 200 countries and territories, as well as a rock-solid infrastructure, Wolverine Worldwide is dedicated to advancing the following brands that comprise the ever-expanding portfolio: Bates, Chaco, Cat Footwear, Harley Davidson Footwear, Hush Puppies, Keds, Merrell, Saucony, Sperry, and Wolverine. Wolverine Worldwide’s continued success is driven by our ability to stay true to our simple mission: we empower, engage and inspire our consumers – every step of the way.

    The Corporate Brand Accounting Senior Manager is responsible for supporting the VP & Corporate Controller in areas such as accounting for brand activities, reviewing and distributing inventory reporting and metrics, accuracy of accounting results, driving accounting consistency across the brand portfolio, centralizing/streamlining brand-based accounting activities and management of the product pricing team.

    Primary Duties

    • Analysis and review of accounting for brand activities including advertising, sales returns, markdowns, inventory, etc.

    • Drive accounting consistency and increase efficiency across the brand portfolio.

    • Identify additional opportunities for centralizing accounting activities.

    • Review account reconciliations.

    • Key decision maker for pricing requests outside of approved pricing programs.

    • Implementation of a consistent pricing process world wide and monitoring of the process for compliance with Company policy.

    • Assist in managing the quarterly and annual external reviews performed by the Company’s external auditors.

    • Review external communications (including, but not limited to, earnings releases, prepared remarks and investor presentations) to ensure consistency with previously filed financial information and conformance with reporting standards.

    • Assist in preparation and review of Audit Committee materials.

    • Manage team of 7+ individuals.

    • Communicate global financial reporting deadlines throughout the organization.

    • Performs duties consistent with the company’s AAP/EEO goals and policies.

    • Performs other duties as required/assigned by the VP & Corporate.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field.
    • 7+ years’ experience in accounting.
    • CPA preferred.
    • Strong leadership skills to exercise independent direction and judgment.
    • Proficient project management and delegation skills.
    • Good communication (written/oral) and interpersonal skills to interact with all levels throughout the organization.
    • High degree of problem solving ability and critical thinking.
    • Ability to facilitate and achieve deadlines.
    • Strong organization and time-management skills.

    WORKING CONDITIONS
    Normal office environment. Very little travel required.

    Committed to a diverse workforce, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled).
    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required.