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Crate & Barrel Manager, Accounting in Northbrook, Illinois

With over 130 store and warehouse locations and more than 7,500 associates across the U.S. and Canada, Crate and Barrel is a dynamic and growing multi-channel furniture and housewares retailer. So we can continue to help others love how they live in moments that matter, the iconic brand is looking for a driven and passionate professional to raise the bar and join our Creative department as a Manager, Accounting located in our Northbrook, IL corporate office.

The Manager, Accounting will manage all aspects of financial statement preparation and review including the year-end close and audit, and changes to department policies and procedures. This position will ensure the integrity of financial systems, and train and mentor the accounting team.

  • Prepare and analyze monthly/quarterly internal and external financial statements prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

  • Review account reconciliations and implement process changes to reduce reconciling items and errors

  • Review proposed accounting changes, analyze impact/relevance to the Company and work with Controller to implement

  • Maintain the general ledger and reporting systems

  • Process accounting transactions

  • Monitor and support tax-reporting requirements

  • Prepare consolidation entries and intercompany reconciliations

  • Oversee the semi-annual physical inventory count and reconciliation

  • Prepare operational analyses subsequent to the completion of the monthly close

  • Document processes and procedures

  • Assist in controlling expenses via follow-up with department heads and managers

  • Responsible for interviewing, hiring and training associates; planning, assigning, and directing work; and appraising performance

Required Skills

  • 7+ years progressive experience in public or corporate accounting, including 1+ year(s) of leadership or management experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

  • MBA and/or CPA certification preferred

  • Public accounting experience beneficial

  • Large ERP (Oracle/SAP) experience a plus

  • Ability to work independently with limited oversight and to work collaboratively as part of a team

  • Good analytical skills

  • Positive attitude and enthusiasm for the job

  • Possess a complete understanding of applicable company systems, policies and procedures

  • Good reading, written and verbal language skills (English)

The job description and other aspects of the job listed on this job posting should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an associate in this job. Associates are required to perform other related functions as assigned.

Euromarket Designs, Inc., which does business as Crate and Barrel and CB2, will be referred to as “the Company”. The Company is deeply committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact the location you are applying to here and ask to speak with a manager regarding the nature of your request.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

The Company participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the US.

State / City Compliance: The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal history, including arrest and conviction records, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.