Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 500 company and one of America’s leading retailers.
Right on pace with Target’s distinctive retail brand, Target Finance and Accounting are transforming for the better. As so much more than a behind-the-scenes number-cruncher, you will be a truly collaborative partner with a seat at the table. You’ll bring your unique point of view, experience and passion for the work to your team and internal clients. Within Finance, you’ll enjoy the interesting challenges of the competitive retail space, and you’ll have a 360-degree impact—rather than on just one part of the business. You’ll see your contributions come to life in virtually every area of this dynamic enterprise. And you’ll grow and be challenged in your career while having a healthy balance with life outside of work.
A role in accounting calls on your skills for quality financial reporting and accurate financials and technical accounting while providing thoughtful and responsive support, expertise and guidance to business partners. Your role will be critical to ensuring the success of Target’s business initiatives and core retail and advertising operations.
As a Senior Accountant on the Financial Reporting team you will facilitate timely and accurate month-end close responsibilities, including the preparation of financial reports and trial balance review. You will prepare journal entries in compliance with SOX and internal control guidelines. You will work closely with the finance and business teams supporting Roundel, Target’s retail media advertising business, and other specific business areas to ensure accurate data is used in ad hoc financial reporting. You will work on special projects and ad-hoc analysis as needed. You will develop strong internal and external relationships in order to influence partners and provide client support to teams across the company. You will indirectly manage talent including the coaching and training of others on the team. You will drive process improvements by using data analytics and innovation. You will enforce governance policies around accounting and reporting and maintain a strong internal control
Four-year college degree in Accounting or Finance
Four or more years Finance/Accounting/Audit or related Operations experience
Strong technology skills, including process automation and advanced Excel capabilities
Excellent analytical, decision-making, project management, planning and organization skills
Resilient and adaptable, working through challenges and balancing a fluctuating workload in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work cross functionally; strong written / oral communication skills
Experience with marketing channels – inclusive of digital, traditional, video, and social (preferred)
Experience with the following systems: SAP, SalesForce (preferred)
CPA or similar designation (preferred)
About Target Corporation
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) serves guests at nearly 1,800 stores and at Target.com. Since 1946, Target has given 5 percent of its profit to communities, that giving equals more than $4 million a week. For more information, visit Target.com/Pressroom. For a behind-the-scenes look at Target, visit ABullseyeView.com or follow @TargetNews on Twitter.