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216927 Requisition #

Position Summary:
Support the Accounting Department duties with emphasis on general ledger management, preparation of account reconciliations, and journal entry postings, as well as special projects


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the monthly, quarterly and annual accounting close process
  • Analyze financial transactions and balances to ensure that they are appropriately recorded in the general ledger
  • Prepare and review routine recurring and non recurring journal entries
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations of general ledger accounts
  • Assist in quarterly SEC financial reporting process
  • Assist in the preparation of key internal reporting
    Prepare required documentation for financial audits and reviews
    Assist in maintenance of Sarbanes Oxley compliance
    Additional responsibilities as assigned


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting required
  • 1-3 years experience in  corporate accounting or equivalent public accounting experience
  • Lawson software experience preferred
  • Cadency reconciliation and journal entry software experience preferred
  • High degree of proficiency with standard Microsoft Office products and Microsoft Windows
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail
  • Strong analytical, prioritization, interpersonal, problem-solving, and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated collaboration and teaming skills


About Us:
American Eagle Outfitters® (NYSE: AEO) is a leading global specialty retailer offering high-quality, on-trend clothing, accessories and personal care products at affordable prices under its American Eagle® and Aerie® brands. We are an inclusive, optimistic and empowering company that celebrates the individuality of our customers and associates. Our purpose is to show the world that there’s REAL power in the optimism of youth. The company operates more than 1,000 stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China and Hong Kong, and ships to 81 countries worldwide through its websites. American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie merchandise also is available at more than 200 international locations operated by licensees in 25 countries.
At AEO, we believe that our associates are our most valuable assets and we want them to feel motivated and have the freedom to be themselves at work. We strive to be an employer of choice - a place where people are excited to come to work because they believe in what we do, enjoy working with each other, and have fun doing it. If you think this sounds like a fun place to work and grow your career… you’re right!


American Eagle Outfitters is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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