• Sr Manager Revenue Accounting

    Requisition ID 2018-7471
    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/3/2018 1:59 PM)
    # of Openings
    Job Locations
    US-TX-Fort Worth
  • Overview

    Pier 1 Imports is now looking for a Senior Manager over Revenue Accounting to join our team!  In this role, you will manage the complete cycle of revenue collection and reporting, including forecasting of revenue reserves and accruals.  Responsible for calculating comparable store sales and reporting to the executive team.  Responsible for analyzing and implementing all accounting pronouncements pertaining to revenue recognition.  Serve as accounting liaison for all POS initiatives including defining system requirements and testing.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Accounting subject matter expert for all revenue, including sales return reserve, loyalty rewards, timing of revenue recognition, and gift cards.  Expert on comparable store sales, preparing sales fluctuations explanations, disclosures, and analysis for internal and external reporting.  Manage and coordinate the collection and reporting of total company revenue, including the sales and cash audit functions. Work with internal/external auditors for all revenue related items, ensuring internal controls are properly executed and financial statements are accurate for all revenue items (and their corresponding balance sheet accounts).
    • Responsible for ensuring all IT projects which impact revenue have been properly tested and the results meet revenue accounting requirements and internal controls.  Assist IT in the discovery, specification gathering, development, testing, and implementation of system initiatives that impact revenue.  Will ensure timely participation, manageable defects, and no business interruptions in regards to system upgrades and enhancements within the revenue accounting scope, which includes changes related to POS, e-commerce, wholesale transactions, royalties, gift cards, reward certificates, and other sales applications.
    • Understand, interpret and analyze new accounting pronouncements pertaining to revenue recognition.  Document application of accounting guidance to Pier 1 transactions and implement ensuring proper accounting treatment.  Responsible for revenue accounting for company initiatives, which requires researching accounting pronouncements to determine the correct accounting methodology and executing transactions in accordance with GAAP.  Prepare and present various ad hoc analyses as requested.

    Education & Experience

    • Bachelors in Accounting or Finance required
    • CPA Preferred
    • Experience in strategic management of a accounting team with a major retailer, public accounting firm, or similar companies. 
    • Proven expertise in applying technical accounting to actual results and a proven track record of managing teams handling large volumes of transactional data and being able to step back and look at the big picture.
    • Must have strong Excel skills and be systems literate.
    • Possesses experience in engaging, growing, and developing teams and a passion for being a role model for making a difference and doing the right thing.
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