Kellwood

Director, Financial Reporting, NY

US-NY-New York
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Luxe yarns and a minimalist aesthetic have defined the Vince heritage since the brand’s inception in 2002. Designed in California and crafted using innovative fabrications and techniques, Vince infuses urban utility and modern sensibility into signature, luxury fundamentals. From its edited core collection of ultra-soft cashmere knits and cotton tees, Vince has evolved into a global lifestyle brand and destination for both women’s and men’s apparel and accessories. Vince is headquartered in New York City and operates 41 full-price retail locations, 14 outlet stores and its e-commerce site, vince.com.

 

Vince is searching for talent to contribute to the future development of the brand who have passion, creativity, and an entrepreneurial spirit. As a company, we are committed to offering our employees a challenging and rewarding work environment, opportunities for growth and development, a customer focused culture, a community to “give-back”, and competitive pay and benefits.

 

Position Description:

 

The Director of Financial Reporting is responsible for all aspects of reporting to the Securities and Exchange Commission.  The position will oversee accounting research and accounting policies related to new and proposed accounting standards as well as ensuring compliance with existing guidance.  This position will also assist with the implementation, maintenance and review of internal controls over financial reporting. 

 

Organizational Structure:

 

The Director of Financial Reporting reports to the Vice President, Corporate Controller. This individual is a key member of the Accounting/Finance organization and is involved in the all aspects of those departments. High level of involvement with Legal and Human Resources on external reporting/filing requirements of the company.

Responsibilities

  • Preparation and filing of SEC periodic reports such as Forms 8-K, 10-Q and our Annual Report on Form 10-K. Preparation and development of the financial statements and disclosures included in management’s discussion and analysis. 
  • Assists in the preparation of ALL other SEC filings such as registration statements and DEF 14A, as well as the 401(K) Plan financial statements.
  • Ensures compliance with all SEC, FASB, NYSE and eventual IFRS rules and regulations.
  • Develops and manages SEC filings related to XBRL reporting.
  • Completes monthly reports with various groups such as Board, bank groups or other parties.
  • Responsible for the coordination, analysis and completion of quarterly technical accounting position memos such as fixed assets and intangible asset impairment requirements. Leads any coordination or contract negotiations with third parties.
  • Involved in the coordination, planning and execution of all aspects of the quarterly reviews and the external audit process.
  • Assists with the review and preparation of the quarterly and annual earnings release. Assists in the preparation of materials for the Audit Committee and Board of Directors.
  • Manages share-based compensation accounting, reporting and disclosures.
  • Conducts, supports and assists with the internal controls function and ongoing Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance requirements.
  • Leads all technical accounting research efforts. Analyzes, researches and concludes on new and proposed accounting, reporting and disclosure standards issued by the SEC and FASB and prepare memorandums regarding the Company’s position and impact on the Company.
  • Ensures all new or modified contracts impacting revenue are appropriately accounted for in accordance with revenue recognition accounting standards.
  • Writes, implements and ensures effective and practical implementation of company accounting policies.
  • Assists in recruiting, training and evaluating staff; assists in developing and implementing continued training for professional accounting associates.
  • Liaison with finance department, internal legal counsel and external independent auditors.

Qualifications

  • Seven to ten (7-10) years of experience at a top public accounting firm and at a public company
  • Bachelor’s degree required, CPA required, MBA preferred
  • Strong and extensive knowledge of SEC Reporting and US GAAP
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail, demonstrated integrity and professionalism
  • Ability to stay knowledgeable about, research and reach well-reasoned conclusions on technical accounting issues
  • SOX and internal controls experience
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize diverse tasks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

 

Compensation

 

The successful candidate will enjoy a competitive compensation package which may include short and/or long term incentive and a merchandise discount, in addition to base salary and full health and welfare benefits. 

 

Vince strives to maintain a diverse workplace and does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.

 

Vince is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V

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