Senior Staff Accountant

Spartanburg | United States | Accounting & Finance


  • Provide best-in-class support to the business on accounting and tax-related functions.  This position’s primary responsibility is to ensure we provide accurate sales/use/property tax information to external partners and state tax agencies.  This position is also responsible for timely completion of month-end journal entries, account reconciliations, tax audits and payments.      

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing state sales & use tax audits including audit reporting, filing, payment, and resolution
  • Responsible for processing with accuracy and efficiency month-end journal entries for sales tax payment reclassification.
  • Generate and distribute sales tax reporting on ecomm, retail and wholesale business to DMA
  • Monthly GL account reconciliations (50094, 114310, 120300, 120301, 120305)
  • Monthly processing of Asset gift card chargeback for both retail and ecomm
  • Generate and Distribute property tax filing, reporting and funding requests to DMA
  • Weekly review of Property tax audit review and payment
  • Quarterly review of New York City commercial rent tax returns and payment
  • Quarterly review of Ohio CAT reporting and payment
  • Weekly processing of Texas export certifications
  • Provide as needed support on Vendor exemption certificate requests
  • Provide Ad Hoc system reports when needed
  • Maintain accurate records of US Master Data Listing of Profit Centers, Cost Centers, and Internal Orders
  • Serve as a backup for EFT and check payment processing
  • Create and maintain accurate process descriptions SOP’s/ Documentation of Accounting processes.
  • Assist location Manager with department coverage and department projects

Key Relationships: 

  • Internally –  AP Management, Accounting and Finance Teams, Corporate Tax Dept., Retail Operations, Marketing
  • Externally – Tax service providers, Auditors, State and Federal Tax Agencies

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong knowledge of sales & use tax topics and experience managing state audits
  • Thorough understanding of accounting principles, including general ledger, journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Proficiency with Windows programs. Specifically, advanced Excel knowledge
  • Intermediate SAP Experience (Accounting and AP Transactions)
  • Ability to lead effective calibration meetings and present audit findings to senior accounting management team.
  • Ability to collaborate and work in a team-oriented setting
  • Ability to multitask and differentiate between routine and urgent task. 
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong Organizational Skills
  • Excellent customer service skills

Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  2. Minimum 3 years related work experience

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adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.

We’ve been doing this for more than 65 years. With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections and experiences, we’ve been defining sport culture since the beginning. And we’re never done. Come be a part of shaping the future together with us.

The Facts

Jobtitle Senior Staff Accountant
Team Accounting & Finance
Brand adidas
Location Spartanburg
Country United States
Number 196844
Position Type Full time
Date Jul-02, 2019
Relocation no

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