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Staff Accountant

Date: Mar 13, 2019

Location: Olive Branch, MS, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: MS-15061
Area of Interest: Accounting - Audit
Organization: Distribution Center
Brand/Division: Mississippi
Position Type: Full-time



Responsible for the accounting for inter-company transactions and Accounts Payable. Advanced knowledge of inter-company receivables and payables and Lawson Accounting software. This position ensures the accuracy and timeliness of vendor payments and A/P reporting (RNI/INR and account reconciliation). Responsible for carrier/courier freight audit, G/L coding, and payment. Prepare retail accrual for DC to Store inventory movement. Partner with Transportation Department to assure timely audit, coding, and payment of all TL and LTL moves. Implement corrective action regarding discrepancies and document. Prepare month-end journal entries and variance analysis. Recommend/implement process improvement and procedures.


* Document, process, and coordinate inter-company transactions and Accounts Payable.
* Prepare inter-company, A/P, and freight account reconciliations. Review and reconcile RNI/INR transactions.
* Prepare the monthly reconciliation of gift certificate and merchandise certificate transactions. Implement corrective action regarding discrepancies and document.
* Reconcile vendor accounts on a timely basis. Prepare general ledger expense accruals and journal entries on a monthly basis. Work with San Francisco G/L Accounting to ensure that A/P month-end closing duties are performed in a timely manner.
* Interface with vendors to address payment issues and work with internal customers to facilitate inter-company transactions and documentation standards.
* Prepare month-end journal entries and reconcile inter-company account balances on a monthly basis.
* Prepare Retail Accrual for DC to Store Inventory movement. Partner with Transportation Department to assure timely audit, coding and payment of invoices.
* Propose solutions to address accounting issues. Review and provide guidance related to company policies/procedures. Ensure compliance with all policies and procedures.
* Special projects as assigned.



* Bachelor's degree in Accounting
* 1 year of experience working with MS Excel
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
* Ability to travel and work overtime and weekend as needed


* Advanced degree or certification
* Inter-company transactions or Accounts Payable experience handling large transaction volume
* Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
* Knowledge of large corporate accounting programs
* Ability to analyze data and produce reports to assist operations


Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

Nearest Major Market: Memphis

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