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Sr. Director - Accounting Operations

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Date: Aug 8, 2019

Location: New York, NY, US, 10281

Company: J.Crew Group, Inc.

Seeking a dynamic accounting professional with the capacity to lead a team of 20-plus accounting staff members with 4 direct reports. This is a high visibility, high impact position reporting directly to the Chief Accounting Officer.


Responsibilities include:

  • Oversee the operations in the accounting shared services departments which include accounts payable, sales audit, indirect tax, and unclaimed property.
  • Ensure successful preparation for a transition services agreement (TSA) with a former subsidiary of a consolidated group.  
  • Achieve future SLA targets pursuant to services provided under TSA.
  • Create relationships and work closely with trusted business partners, including Finance, Procurement, HR, IT, etc. Participate in cross-functional teams to achieve shared objectives.
  • Drive process improvement initiatives and foster a customer service culture.
  • Responsible for talent management activities such as: hiring, promotions, transfers, training and development, providing regular direction and feedback on performance, disciplinary actions and preparing and delivering annual performance and salary reviews.
  • Develop short- and long-range operating objectives, organizational structure, staffing requirements and succession plans.
  • Ensure process documentation and internal controls are in compliance with company policies and supports statutory compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of departmental training programs, including orientation materials and standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Excellent analytical skills along with verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to establish, develop, and maintain productive business relationships at all levels of the organization



Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance; CPA preferred.  

Experience: Minimum of 10+ years of progressive management and leadership experience, including several years managing the accounting functions for a shared service center. Must have verifiable experience managing a group of 10 or more accounting - finance staff members.

Soft Skills: Comfortable with embracing what is working, while developing innovative solutions for current challenges. Ability to lead by example, manage, motivate and relate to a diverse team with a wide range of education and experience.


J.Crew Group, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer
We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: New York City

Job Segment: Accounting, Manager, Accounts Payable, Compliance, Business Process, Finance, Management, Legal

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