Manager Sales Audit

Overview

This is a unique and exciting time to join Express. Since launching our EXPRESSway Forward strategy in 2020, we have been steadily advancing a transformation from being known as a store in the mall to a brand with a purpose, powered by a styling community. We believe that clothes can serve a higher purpose to make people look the way they want to look and feel the way they want to feel, and our Express brand purpose - We Create Confidence & Inspire Self-Expression - speaks to the role our brand can play in their lives. In 2021, we introduced our innovative Community Commerce program, inviting brand fans and style enthusiasts to take their passion for fashion to the next level by working with us.

Today, we are building, activating and amplifying the Express styling community, and we invite you to join us. Our culture is defined by three values - Express Yourself, Express Together, Express Success - and every associate at every level in every department is an important part of our transformation and our future.

For more information about Express, Inc. please visit www.express.com.

Responsibilities

The Manager Sales Audit is responsible for designing and implementing procedures to ensure the accurate reporting of sales, recovery of cash from credit transactions and control of all store level cash within the business. This person is also responsible for monitoring systems and collaborating cross functionally to resolve discrepancies and ensure accuracy and consistency in accordance with SOX/internal controls. The Sales Audit Manager works closely with executive and functional leaders to implement new systems and mitigate financial loss.

  • Guide and lead team of accountants responsible for cash, credit and gift card reconciliations
  • Review journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations during month end close process to ensure timely and accurate financials
  • Develop budgets and manage forecasts related to cash management activities in collaboration with FP&A partners
  • Functional project lead for systems upgrades and new system implementations overlapping the Sales Audit space
  • Drive and maintain successful partnerships across functions internally as well as externally with banking and credit partners to reduce fees, certify compliance and ensure proper fiscal management

Job Requirements
  • 5-8 years of accounting experience; Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field; project management and system implementation experience preferred; proven ability to drive favorable financial results through new initiatives and manage successful cross functional engagements; additional credentials a plus i.e MBA, CPA

Desired Qualifications
  • Examples: Accountable, professional and mature; ability to coach and mentor associates; motivated self-starter; strongly organized and attentive to detail; resourceful and solution oriented; strong aptitude with ERP, reporting & reconciliations systems

Note: This role is located at the Express Corporate Headquarters in Columbus, OH and is eligible for Flex@Express

Closing

As an equal opportunity employer, Express does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of any federal, state, or locally protected class. Express only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States.

Notification to Agencies: Please note that Express 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 will not consider or approve payment to any third-parties for hires made.