Accountant I

Overview

About Express, Inc.

Express, Inc. is a multi-brand fashion retailer whose portfolio includes Express, Bonobos and UpWest. The Company operates an omnichannel platform as well as physical and online stores. Grounded in a belief that style, quality and value should all be found in one place, Express is a brand with a purpose - We Create Confidence. We Inspire Self-Expression. - powered by a styling community. Bonobos is a menswear brand known for exceptional fit and an innovative retail model. UpWest is an apparel, accessories and home goods brand with a purpose to Provide Comfort for People & Planet.

The Company has over 530 Express retail and Express Factory Outlet stores in the United States and Puerto Rico, the Express.com online store and the Express mobile app; over 60 Bonobos Guideshop locations and the Bonobos.com online store; and 13 UpWest retail stores and the UpWest.com online store. Express, Inc. is traded on the NYSE under the symbol EXPR. For more information about our Company, please vis it www.express.com/investor and for more information about our brands, please visit www.express.com , www.bonobos.com or www.upwest.com .

Location Name

Columbus Corporate Headquarters

Responsibilities

The Accountant I is responsible for managing spreadsheet-based processes and applying financial accounting concepts for the maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger. Tasks include responsibility for various aspects of accounting including monthly journal entries and account reconciliations. Completion of these tasks will require collaboration with other departments as well as certain third parties.
  • Manage underlying data, supporting documentation and spreadsheet-based calculations to support accounting accuracy and completeness.
  • Accurately book required journal entries to reflect activities. Examples include amortization and depreciation schedules, prepaid and accrued accounts, receivables, returns reserve, supplies and equity.
  • Manage account reconciliation process by analyzing balance sheet account balances, assembling clear support for activity, and providing accurate and concise explanations for variances
  • Other essential tasks may occur as directed by your supervisor

Required Experience & Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent experience
  • Ability to work and function independently, prioritize and manage multiple tasks/assignments and consistently meet deadlines
  • Working understanding of GAAP
  • Experience: 0- 3 years accounting experience in either public accounting or corporate accounting

Critical Skills & Attributes
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-changing environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and strong interest in advancement
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Advanced PC proficiency including Microsoft Excel


Closing

An equal opportunity employer, Express, Inc. does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or any other terms and conditions of employment hiring on the basis of any federal, state, or locally protected characteristic. Express, Inc. only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States. Express, Inc. is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation because of a disability to search and apply for a listed job position, please call 1-800-964-9793 and say 'Associate Relations' or send an e-mail to AssociateRelations@Express.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Notification to Agencies : Please note that Express, Inc. does not accept unsolicited resumes or calls from third-party recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement and approval from HR to submit resumes for a specific requisition, Express, Inc. will not consider or approve payment to any third-parties for hires made.