Tiffany & Co is seeking a Sr. Accountant- Leases and Capital Projects to be based in our Parsippany, NJ offices. The Senior Accountant role will be responsible for the new Lease Accounting standard (842), managing the lease accounting system, accounting for property, plant and equipment, capitalized costs, project tracking and ad hoc analysis. This includes performance or oversight of the financial close processes, collaboration with key stakeholders across North America business functions, and the identification and implementation of process improvements. This position also supports the Company’s annual financial statement audit requirements, including Sarbanes-Oxley compliance procedures.
The Sr. Accountant will drive efficient and effective financial close processes in assigned areas through performance of journal entries, account reconciliations, and analysis of financial results, partnering with North America business units as necessary including the following:
This position will be responsible for proper fixed asset accounting, including depreciation methods as well as supporting impairment and acceleration analyses. S/he will provide oversight and direction to staff accountants, including review of staff work product and support team member development by providing coaching, communicating feedback sharing knowledge, and providing recommendations on best practices to support the achievement of business objectives. The Sr. Accountant will drive continuous improvement of efficiency and effectiveness by identifying, developing and implementing enhancements to processes and systems improvement opportunities, solutions, monitoring accounting procedures and proposing automation opportunities.This person will assist management with special assignments, as requested, including research and analysis related to the accounting treatment of proposed transactions. This position will support internal and external audit requests and inquiries by coordinating the completion and/or review of assigned audit support and identifying regulatory and operational changes to accounting policies and procedures.