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Technical Accounting Manager

Country : USA USA

State : California

County : San Francisco County

Town : San Francisco

Category : Finance

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Company presentation

Our past is full of iconic moments — but our future is going to spark many more. Our brands — Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, INTERMIX and Hill City — have dressed people from all walks of life and all kinds of families, all over the world, for every occasion for more than 50 years.

But we’re more than the clothes that we make. We know that business can and should be a force for good, and it’s why we work hard to make product that makes people feel good, inside and out. It’s why we’re committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work. If you're one of the super-talented who thrive on change, aren't afraid to take risks and love to make a difference, come grow with us.

Job description

About the Role
The Corporate Controller's Group is the central finance organization within Gap Inc. that is responsible for the several functions related to the financial reporting and close process, including Technical Accounting. Through research and analysis, critical thinking, and partnership with the business, we support key financial decisions and the issuance of the financial statements for our company. The Technical Accounting team reports to the Corporate Controller.

As a Manager on the Technical Accounting team, you will be responsible for researching technical accounting issues and providing guidance and support to business partners across all Gap Inc. brands (Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic, and Athleta) and support functions, as well as working with Treasury on the accounting related to our hedging programs. You will also be responsible for providing training and thought leadership on new accounting pronouncements and driving their implementation across the Company.

What You'll Do
  • Track and document significant accounting issues in a clear and concise manner.

  • Responsible for the journal entries, reconciliations, and analyses related to our hedging programs (ASC 815).

  • Communicate with business partners across all brands and functions to ensure technical accounting issues are identified and resolved.

  • Assist in developing streamlined processes and serve as a liaison with business partners outside of the Corporate Controller's Group to promote teamwork and collaboration across the organization.

  • Liaise with business partners and auditors during quarterly and annual reporting to ensure accounting issues are accurately reported in financial statements

  • As part of Gap Inc.'s Power Plan, participate in special projects related to significant transactions and other financial reporting matters as needed

  • Assess the impact of new accounting pronouncements and collaborate with business partners to drive their company-wide implementation.

Profile

Who You Are
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and CPA required

  • 6+ years of experience (3-5 years in public accounting with Big 4 accounting firm)

  • Experience working for a publicly traded company preferred

  • Strong technical accounting skills and familiarity with accounting research tools

  • Excellent project management skills and ability to balance multiple priorities

  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently within very tight deadlines

  • Ability to earn trust and confidence of business partners, positive attitude, strong leadership, communication and organizational skills

  • Detail-oriented with excellent organization and communication skills

  • Experience with Oracle and/or Essbase is a plus

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