Sales Accountant (Full-Time Remote or Hybrid)

Employer
Target
Location
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Posted
Jun 08, 2022
Closes
Jul 07, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:
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. 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.

About this opportunity:

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

As a Sales Accountant you will be an active partner in accounting for and analyzing more than $100 billion in sales. Sales Audit will give you visibility into individual Sales and Return transactions, with a focus on transactional errors and corrections. You will ensure timely and accurate month-end close responsibilities, including preparation of journal entries, execution of SOX internal controls and analytical review of monthly results. You will get to know the comprehensive end-to-end sales system flow, from point-of-sale to general ledger. You will also become versed in the general ledger postings by sale and tender type. You will partner with Product Owners to review technology modernization efforts that impact the sales flow. As a global team, you will get to know the broader Sales Audit team located at Target in India. You will work on special projects and ad-hoc analysis as needed. You will develop strong relationships in order to influence partners and provide decision support to teams across the company. You will drive innovation and use analytics to improve processes.

About you:
  • Four-year degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Strong Accountant with knowledge of GAAP
  • Advanced Excel skills with ability to analyze large volumes of data and draw meaningful insights
  • Experience in project execution or system testing a plus
  • Strong communication, problem solving, organization and analytical skills
  • High level of curiosity, initiative and the desire to learn end-to-end processes to drive improvements
  • Ability to be resilient and adaptable, working through ambiguity and change in a fast-paced operations environment
  • Strong business partner, able to collaborate with teams across the organization
  • Ability to work independently and maintain a high level of initiative


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 $52,200-$94,000. 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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