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Accountant, Vendor Finance

DATE:  Nov 18, 2019
CITY:  Columbus

Req #: 89311 
Location Name: Home Office, Columbus 
Department: Finance 

 

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. The company operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. The Camuto Group owns licensing rights for the Jessica Simpson® footwear business, and footwear and handbag licenses for Lucky Brand® and Max Studio®. In partnership with a joint venture with Authentic Brands Group, Designer Brands also owns a stake in Vince Camuto®, Louise et Cie®, Sole Society®, CC Corso Como®, Enzo Angiolini® and others. More information can be found at www.designerbrands.com.

 

Accountant - Vendor Finance

 

General Summary: The Accountant, Vendor Finance will be required to understand the operational AP process flow for Vendor Maintenance and Merchandise Invoices, as well as the accounting behind the process flow.  This individual is expected to identify opportunities within AP processes and recommend changes. This individual will be required to form and maintain relationships with DBI’s Expense and Merchandising partners and vendors and DBI’s external banking partners.

 

Primary responsibilities: Vendor Maintenance, Merchandise Journal Entries, and Account Reconciliations.

 

Required Skills: 

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, Outlook, Access, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Lawson, Jesta, Business Objects, or Onbase is a plus
  • Experience with Power Pivot in Excel is a plus

 

  • Qualifications:
  • 1-2 years of Accounting related experience is preferred
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, primarily Outlook, Excel & Word
  • Possesses strong organizational and project management skills
  • Individual in this role must have a positive attitude and a willingness to help other team members achieve department goals and deadlines.
  • Must possess great attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Degree in Accounting or related field is a plus

Designer Brands believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities.  We do not discriminate against any protected class including race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sex, national origin, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (defined as genetic information or impairments related to cancer), ancestry, marital status, family care leave, military and veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or based on any protected category under federal, state, or local laws.  Designer Brands also makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and associates with disabilities unless doing so creates an undue hardship, in accordance with all legal requirements. Any applicant requiring a reasonable accommodation during the application process or applicant who requires an accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job should request for accommodations by asking to speak with a Store Manager, District Manager, and Regional Director, or by contacting Human Resources at HR-DSW@dswinc.comDesigner Brands will work with the individual to attempt to identify a reasonable accommodation that will not impose an undue hardship on Designer Brands. For any inquiries related to the hiring process, please reach out to DSWTalentAcquisition@dswinc.com. © 2019 Designer Brands Inc. All rights reserved.


 

Why Choose A Career with Designer Brands?

Empowering associates and building strong teams poised to disrupt the retail and footwear landscape through positive change is at the core of who we are at Designer Brands.

  • Invested in helping our associates learn, develop, achieve and grow into strong leaders
  • Shared commitment to creating a culture fueled by engagement, excitement, optimism and fun
  • Dedicated to giving back and community involvement 

About Designer Brands:

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. 

  • Designer Brands Inc. operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. 
  • Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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