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Academy Sports + Outdoors Treasury Specialist - Operations in Katy, Texas

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Job Description:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required; or equivalent combination of education and work experience

Work Experiences:

  • 2+ years of experience in a general ledger accounting or treasury role required

  • Strong reconciliation experience required

  • Experience within a retail accounting environment strongly preferred

Skills:

  • Experience utilizing ERP accounting systems, specifically PeopleSoft and Oracle

  • Ability to work well under pressure while consistently meeting time sensitive deadlines

  • Detail oriented, with the ability to thoroughly analyze data and work independently

  • Ability to prioritize workload, meet multiple deadlines simultaneously in a fast paced, frequently changing environment

  • Strong technical aptitude; ability to quickly learn and operate new systems

  • Highly organized, self-starter, and capable of working efficiently with minimum supervision

  • Ability to work as directed, consistently apply sound judgment, and operate professionally, effectively and ethically as an individual contributor and member of a team

  • Ability to cultivate and maintain positive working relationships with business teams

  • Strong Microsoft Office programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

  • Acceptable level of hearing and vision to perform job duties

Responsibilities:

  • Utilize sound judgment to perform daily reconciliation of sales tender transactions utilizing the reconciliation software

  • Analyze outcome of reconciliation discrepancies and exceptions in order to take appropriate action and decide the financial impact of the transaction

  • Prepare, enter, and submit financial journal entries by compiling and analyzing account information related to tenders

  • Reconcile general ledger accounts providing analysis and explanations for unusual items and determine how to resolve/correct variances independently

  • Analyze month-end accounting information for designated bank and general ledger accounts and make final determinations to produce a final financial statement

  • Prepare financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing general ledger account information and trends

  • Partner with internal departments including Accounting, Ecommerce, Marketing, Customer Service, Information Technology (IT), and Loss Prevention (LP) to analyze and resolve missing transaction or funding issues in a timely manner

  • Partner with external merchant services providers, depository banks and third party vendors to analyze and resolve exceptions derived from reconciliation

  • Perform monthly and yearly financial trend analysis of designated general ledger accounts

  • Record fees, funding, chargebacks, and over/short associated with specific tender to the financial statements

  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) in treasury operations projects related to tenders and the store’s front end as assigned

  • Oversee the accurate distribution of weekly and monthly reports to internal partners such as LP, Store Operations and Accounting

  • Utilize reconciliation system to document notes for historical reference

  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and reviewing professional publications

  • Maintain financial security by following internal controls

  • Maintain confidentiality of Academy’s financial information

  • Develop a thorough understanding of Academy policies, procedures and safety rules

  • Responsibilities may change; team members may be required to perform other tasks as assigned

Physical Requirements & Attendance:

  • Regular attendance required

  • Acceptable level of hearing and vision to perform job duties

  • Adhere to company work hours, policies, procedures and rules governing professional staff behavior

Full time

Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate with regard to employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other category protected by law. ​

Academy® Sports + Outdoors is one of the nation’s largest sporting goods and outdoor retailers. It’s no surprise that we not only know how to create experiences for our customers, but for our team members as well. Understanding our people and the things that matter to them the most has been at the core of the Academy® culture for over 80 years. With more than 20,000 team members, we take pride in creating a workplace environment that values hard work, commitment, and growth.

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