Sr Accountant (Full-Time Remote or Hybrid)

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Jun 01, 2022
Jul 06, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
About us:

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

Right on pace with Target's distinctive retail brand, Target Finance and Accounting are transforming for the better. As so much more than a behind-the-scenes number-cruncher, you will be a truly collaborative partner with a seat at the table. You'll bring your unique point of view, experience and passion for the work to your team and internal clients. In Finance, you'll be an integral voice in discussions that lead to Target's unparalleled shopping experience. Your analysis and recommendations will be directly applied to critical business decisions, from sales to merchandising and beyond. Within Accounting and Financial operations, you'll enjoy the interesting challenges of the competitive retail space, and you'll have a 360-degree impact-rather than on just one part of the business. You'll see your contributions come to life in virtually every area of this dynamic enterprise. And you'll grow and be challenged in your career while having a healthy balance with life outside of work.

A role in the Finance Operations team calls on your skills for quality financial and operational reporting, data analytics, ensuring accurate financials while providing thoughtful and responsive support, expertise and guidance to internal and external business partners. Your role will be critical to ensuring the success of Target's business initiatives and core retail operations.

About the Job:

In this unique Sr. Accountant role, you will work closely with Financial Reporting, Corporate Financial Planning and Merchandise Finance to ensure a reasonable forecast of and accurate accounting for vendor income. You will complete SAP journal entries and facilitate timely and accurate month-end close routines in compliance with SOX guidelines. You will be a key member of the cross-functional team responsible for implementation of modern technology solutions, and you will be responsible for development and documentation of related accounting and control processes. You will have an opportunity to strengthen your analytical skills through recurring and ad-hoc analysis. You will develop strong relationships in order to influence internal and external partners and provide client support to teams across the company, including Merchandising, Business Partnerships & Negotiations, Merchandise Finance, Finance Capabilities and Corporate Financial Planning. You will be the relationship manager for internal and third party vendor income recovery firms. You will indirectly manage talent by coaching and training others on the team. You will drive innovation and analytics to improve complex processes. You will enforce policies around vendor income contracts and systems, and maintain a strong internal control environment.

About you:
  • 4-year college degree (Accounting preferred)
  • 5+ years of relevant business experience
  • Strong GAAP accounting & financial acumen, including data driven decision making
  • Strong business partner able to collaborate with teams across the organization
  • Outstanding communication skills, including the ability to translate complex, detailed topics to a higher level message for partners and leadership
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • High level of independence, curiosity and initiative
  • Ability to be resilient and adaptable, working through challenges in a fast-paced environment

This position may be considered for a Full-Time Remote or Hybrid work arrangement based on Target's needs. A Hybrid work arrangement means the team members core role will be a blend of virtual and onsite at a Target location. A Full-Time Remote work arrangement means the team member works full-time from home or an alternate location that's not a Target location, does not have a desk at their primary HQ work location and may travel to HQ up to 4 times a year.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada residents is $65,600-$118,100 . Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.


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