Accountant – Fashion brand

Jobs Facts

Job Status: Closed
Job Title: Accountant – Fashion brand
Location: Miami
Industry: Fashion & Apparel
Market: US Domestic
Channel: Retail & eCommerce
Reporting to: COO
Reports: Accounting detpartment
Salary Range (USD): $60k to $65k base
Visa: No sponsorship possible
Job ID: JO-1507-319


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Job Description

Our Client

Our client for this opportunity゠is a small but fast growing fashion brand headquartered in Miami, FL.

Ideal Profile

The ideal profile for this role is a CPA with previous experience working for a fashion brand or a fashion manufacturer.

Job Description

  • Manage month end closing process in a timely and accurate manner
  • Prepare and analyze monthly financial statements, reports and reconciliations
  • Recommend and implement improvements to the company’s current゠processes and procedures
  • Develop credibility for the Accounting/Finance department by゠providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports and financial trends
  • Continual improvement of the budgeting & forecasting process゠through education of department managers on financial issues impacting their budgets
  • Provide strategic financial input and leadership on decision making issues affecting the organization
  • Responsible for the direction, supervision and growth of Accounting/ Finance department employees
  • Enhance and/or develop, implement and enforce policies and procedures of the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the corporation
  • Be able to reconcile any and all accounts pertaining to the business
  • Implement checks and balances throughout any process pertinent to the position
  • Timely and゠Constant communication with outside CPA firm fulfilling whatever request that is needed
  • Assign and audit the work of the accounting department
  • Assist with preparing tax returns and corporate reporting requirements
  • Accomplishes all tasks as appropriately assigned or requested


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent 8 to 10 years experience with 3 + years of accounting management experience (preferably in the fashion/manufacturing industry)
  • Ideally a CPA!
  • 5 to 8゠years experience in the luxury or consumer goods industries, latin american local markets or travel retail (Perfumes, fragrances, watches, timepieces, jewelry, fashion, apparel, food & beverage, wine & spirits, consumer electronics, etc…)
  • Excellent with MS Office, Excel in particular
  • Proven ability to partner with various business functions
  • Proven ability to execute within time constraints
  • Data analysis experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self motivated team player with strong ability to interact with others
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks and AIMS preferred
  • Very good skills with Excel and the rest of MS Office
  • Appreciated previous experience:゠Anne Fontaine, Bloomingdale’s, Bottega Veneta, Brioni, Carolina Herrera, Celine, Chanel, Chloラ, D&G, Coach, Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, Domenico Vacca, Dvf, Elie Tahari, Emilio Pucci, Emporio Armani, Ermenegildo Zegna, Escada, Fendi, Ferragamo, Giorgio Armani, Giuseppe Zanotti, Gucci, Hermes, Intermix, Jimmy Choo, Judith Ripka, Just Cavalli, Loro Piana, Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Miu Miu, Neiman Marcus, Oscar De La Renta, Prada, Ralph Lauren, Roberto Cavalli, Saks Fifth Avenue, Thomas Pink, Tod’S, Tory Burch, Valentino, Versace, Victoria’s Secret, Yves Saint Laurent
  • Appreciated previous titles:゠Accountant, Accounting Manager, Bookkeeper