Staff Accountant

Company: JanSport ( Learn More )

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Job Description

Job Description

VF Outdoor, a division of VF Corporation, is proud to call Appleton, WI home, providing support for exciting VF brands including The North Face, Vans, JanSport, Timberland, Smartwool, Reef and Eagle Creek. Our Cost Accounting team is currently seeking a qualified candidate for our Staff Accountant position. This position will perform various accounting functions related to the setup and validation of standard costs.

Come be a part of a diverse team that values honesty, integrity and respect! 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the setup of SAP product costs, and their syndication to other downstream systems.
  • Perform regular cost comparisons, validate the accuracy of standard costs, and work with various teams to resolve any issues.
  • Monitor daily report of idoc failures, investigate causes, and assist with efforts to correct.
  • Assist in Sarbanes Oxley testing.
  • Assist with special projects, ad hoc reporting and analysis, as needed.
  • Contributes to the team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Qualifications/Skills:

  • 2 years realted experience; Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Advanced PC Skills with high level knowledge of excel and automated G/L system; SAP experience preferred
  • Excellent communication (oral & written)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a dynamic environment; ability to prioritize
  • Ability to work well independently and with others
  • Integrity
  • Stamina and ability to work in excess of 40 hours when necessary
  • Team Player
  • Resourceful
  • Bias for action
  • Positive attitude
  • Why should you work at VF?

  • Discounts on all VF products
  • Casual work environment
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Opportunities for growth
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Opportunities to get involved in the community
  • Work for a place that has a commitment to sustainability
  • Job Requirements