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Sales Audit Accountant

J.McLaughlin

J.McLaughlin

Accounting & Finance, Sales & Business Development
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

Why J.McLaughlin?

J.McLaughlin was founded in 1977 by brothers Kevin and Jay McLaughlin with a mission to create an American Sportswear brand that offered two key components: classic clothing with current relevance and a retail environment that has a neighborhood feel. The J.McLaughlin brand has always been more about style than fashion: straightforward, unpretentious, and devoid of the superfluous. Our clothing is rooted in the tradition of sport, work, and play. With over 150 retail locations, each store is entirely unique, attentively designed to reflect the town's color, character, and architecture. This attention to detail extends to exemplary customer service and local philanthropic engagement.

Our “Culture of Kindness” creates an environment with respect, politeness, consideration, and empathy that creates a family like atmosphere and focuses on giving back to the community. The company has an entrepreneurial spirit which fosters great experience and career opportunities, complemented with our great incentive benefits programs.

Overview

J.McLaughlin is a specialty American Sportswear and Accessories brand headquartered in New York. J.McLaughlin has the reputation for being “local and loyal”, building meaningful relationships within the each community and providing customers with highly personalized service. We are a growing company with a focus on our culture of kindness, cultivating an exceptional atmosphere in which to work and shop.

We are looking for an experienced Sales Audit Accountant to join our Finance & Accounting team.

About the role

Essential Functions:

  • Reconcile daily POS sales/returns transactions in Aptos (Epicor) for both stores and the company’s website.
  • Verify transactions from various processors (Adyen, AMEX, Shopify, etc.) to the sales records in Aptos.
  • Post all monthly retail sales related activity to the General Ledger (Great Plains).
  • Post and reconcile all credit card and cash receipts to the General Ledger.
  • Manage cash receipts from stores to company’s bank accounts.
  • Upload and manage Sales Tax data to Avalara system for monthly tax filings.
  • File and submit evidence for chargeback claims.
  • Participate in systems upgrades and platform changes related to POS activity.
  • Manage store business licenses and personal property tax filings.
  • Work with all external and internal auditors.
  • Ad Hoc reporting and projects as needed.

What we are looking for

Skills & Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years of Sales Audit experience in a retail setting.
  • Prior experience utilizing Aptos (Epicor) system is a plus.
  • Possess the ability to troubleshoot issues in a changing, fast paced, time sensitive environment.
  • Able to learn new systems within a short period of time.
  • Have advanced skills in utilizing Excel.
  • Capable of working on tasks alone and within a group.
  • Ability to work on a hybrid basis from our Greenpoint, Brooklyn office.

Equal Opportunity

J.McLaughlin is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.