Associate Financial Analyst, External Reporting at Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (Columbus, OH)
The Associate Financial Analyst will play an integral part in Abercrombie's external financial reporting process. The Associate Financial Analyst will also have direct exposure to the company's Corporate Controller, as well as other business leaders throughout the organization. Natural career progression to other accounting and finance roles within the finance team is possible after proven success in the role.
This job is located at our Global Home Office in Columbus, Ohio.
What Will You Be Doing?
Preparing SEC filings (10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks), including financial statements, footnotes, MD&A, and XBRL tagging
Preparing investor presentations and schedules supporting earnings releases
Assisting in coordinating annual audits and quarterly reviews
Performing technical accounting and financial reporting research and documenting conclusions
Partnering with other departments throughout the company to review financial reporting processes and identify areas for continuous improvement
Preparing ad hoc financial reports for senior management and investor relations
Maintaining a strong internal control environment and effective disclosure controls and procedures
What Do You Need To Bring?
Bachelor's degree in accounting or related experience
CPA or working towards a CPA strongly preferred
1-2 years of accounting experience, public accounting experience preferred
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
Highly organized with an acute attention to detail
Strong research capabilities
Ability to prioritize and manage projects with limited oversight
Ability to collaborate with cross-functional business partners in a non-hierarchical environment
Creative approach to problem solving with a humble, team-oriented, and optimistic attitude
Exceptional MS Excel skills
Ability to adapt and work in a fast-paced, structured environment
Desire to learn & hunger for more
A collaborative approach to working with cross-functional partners to achieve the vision of the brand
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (A&F Co.) is a global retailer of five iconic, omnichannel lifestyle brands catering to the kid through millennial customer: Abercrombie & Fitch, abercrombie kids, Hollister, Gilly Hicks and Social Tourist. At A&F Co., we’re here for our associates, customers and communities on the journey to being and becoming who they are – and because no journey is the same, we strive to create an inclusive culture, where everyone is free to share ideas.
We lead with purpose and always put our people first, which is evidenced by our Great Place to Work™ Certification, as well as being a 2021 recipient of Fortune’s Best Workplaces in Retail, and named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign for 16 consecutive years. We’re proud to offer equitable compensation and benefits, [including flexibility and competitive Paid Time Off], as well as education and engagement events, including various Associate Resource Groups, volunteer opportunities and additional time off to give back to our global communities.
ABERCROMBIE & FITCH CO. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER