• Lease Accountant, hybrid

    Carter's/OshKosh Atlanta, GA 30309

    Job #2271990454

  • Job Descriptions:

    Carter's, Inc. is the largest branded marketer in North America of apparel exclusively for babies and young children. The Company owns the Carter's and OshKosh B'gosh brands, two of the most recognized brands in the marketplace. These brands are sold in leading department stores, national chains, and specialty retailers domestically and internationally. They are also sold through more than 1,000 Company-operated stores in the United States, Canada, and Mexico and online at ~~~, ~~~, ~~~, and ~~~. The Company's Child of Mine brand is available at Walmart, its Just One You brand is available at Target, and its Simple Joys brand is available on Amazon. The Company also owns Skip Hop, a global lifestyle brand for families with young children. Carter's is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Additional information may be found at ~~~.

    Baby Clothing, Kids Clothes, Toddler Clothes Carter's

    Shop for baby clothing, baby necessities and essentials at ~~~, the most trusted name in baby, kids, and toddler clothing. Shop our selection of cute baby & kids clothing.

    Accounting - 60%

    • Monthly/quarterly retail finance close procedures and reporting of financial results, including monthly/quarterly reconciliation of retail balance sheet accounts.

    • Analyze balance sheet, expense accounts, and prepare necessary journal entry adjustments.

    • Ensure proper accounting and reporting of all retail leases in accordance with lease terms and applicable accounting rules, including straight-line rent accruals, break point rent accruals, deferred construction allowances, and landlord receivables. In addition to the accounting and payments for all corporate leases (both offices and distribution centers) as well as the Company's international leases (Mexico, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, etc.).

    • Preparation of retail, corporate, and Company's international rent budgets and projections.

    • Preparation of retail lease payments based on lease agreement terms and landlord statements.

    • Perform audits of annual landlord adjustment invoices and reconciliations for CAM & tax.

    • Ensure proper accounting for the US stores supplies and facility maintenance spend. Partner with members of the Facilities team to review actual spend vs. the budget/forecasts and create the necessary journal entry accruals for month end close.

    Analysis & Reporting - 20%

    • Prepare monthly/quarterly rent expense analyses of all US & Canada retail stores, Carter's corporate facilities, international locations.

    • Quarterly reporting of key performance indicators.

    • Forecast monthly rent expense and related lease accounting entries for all segments: US retail, CA retail, corporate, and international.

    • Prepare Quarterly/Annual ASC 842 Disclosure reports (and other leasing reports) for 10Q/10K.

    • Prepare ad hoc analysis for management.

    Internal Controls - 10%

    • Maintain retail systems and databases based on changes in business.

    • Assist with internal and external audit requests.

    Internal Communication - 10%

    • Significant internal communication with Lease Administration, Legal, Real Estate, Construction, Accounts Payable, Corporate Accounting, Facilities, and International Teams.


    • Communication with landlords, vendors, and external auditors

    Knowledge, SKILL, and ability requirements (minimum competencies required for job) performance)

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; strong Excel and general computer skills

    • Self-motivated, organized, and effectively achieves team goals

    • Strong ability to multi-task

    • Excellent team player who works well in a collaborative environment

    • Ability to collaborate effectively with external vendors as well as internal business partners

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills

    • Ability to demonstrate independent, objective, open-minded thinking with strong attention to detail

    Prior work experience and educational requirements

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

    • 2-4 years of Accounting experience

    • Prior retail lease accounting experience and experience with a real estate management system is highly desirable

    • Carter's is a Hybrid work environment


    Carters is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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    From: Carters, Inc

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