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Financial Analyst - Corporate Accounting Job

DATE: Jan 8, 2019

CITY: Columbus, OH, US, 43219

Company: DSW

Req #: 81548 
Location Name: Home Office, Columbus 
Department: Finance 


At DSW, we believe in the power of shoes. We understand shoes bring out something great from within, and since 1991 we've been helping everyone feel the rush of finding that perfect pair. So when you work for DSW, you become a part of all that. A family whose core values are comprised of passion, accountability, collaboration, and humility. You become one of us, You become a Shoe Lover!


Job title: Financial Analyst – Corporate Accounting

General Summary: The Financial Analyst of Corporate Accounting is primarily focused on closing the ledger and supporting internal business partners for the following departments: Marketing, International, and other commercial business activity. Additional responsibilities may include analyses of multi-year P&L related expenses for the various internal business partners

Reports to: Supervisor, Consolidations and Corporate Accounting


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations for the following departments: Marketing, International and other commercial business activity.
  • Assist Segment team in actualizing workbooks related to the Marketing department and run meetings with internal partners
  • Prepare analyses as necessary related to the above departments for the monthly accountability meetings
  • Complete monthly analyses to ensure expenses for the above departments are in line with expectations and to understand and anticipate any variances, as applicable


Required Skills and Competencies:

  • High degree of accounting and analysis skills
  • Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Detail oriented
  • Organizational and deadline-management skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Strong accounting knowledge
  • Strong analytical, communication, and presentation skills



Experience: 1+ years of experience in accounting is preferred


Education: Undergraduate degree in accounting is required

DSW 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. DSW 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 Manager, or by contacting Human Resources at DSW will work with the individual to attempt to identify a reasonable accommodation that will not impose an undue hardship on DSW.


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