Job Description

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Serving the needs of all families with young children, Carter’s Inc. is the largest North American apparel retailer exclusively for babies and young children, encompassing Carter’s, OshKosh B’gosh, Skip*Hop and Little Planet brands. Meaningful work, constant learning, genuine people, and a community guided by core values that promote inclusion and innovation is in everything we do. There are many reasons to build your career at Carter's.

At Carter's, you can feel the positive energy and the possibilities to innovate and grow. You would surely be proud to be part of us because we are a company with the vitality of a new enterprise in search of people who help us make our future as amazing as our past.

If you have a talent for innovation, a desire to collaborate, and a love for celebrating success, start here!

Carter's is an established company with a history dating back to 1865. We are the largest marketer of branded baby and children's clothing in the U.S. and the second-largest in Mexico, marketing clothing under 2 of the most recognized and enduring brands: Carter's and OshKosh B'gosh.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS (MOST IMPORTANT TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES TO GET THE JOB DONE)

  • Establish and Monitor Financial Systems: , monitor, and evaluate financial systems within their organizations. They collect, analyze, verify, and report financial information to document firms' financial performance and position companies to make well-informed financial decisions.
  • Meet Financial Objectives:  recommend forecasting requirements, draft annual budgets, and project expenditures to prepare periodic statements and meet financial regulatory requirements. They analyze general ledger variances and suggest corrective action for management's approval to meet annual accounting financial objectives.
  • Achieve Operational Objectives:  develop action plans, audit operations, and propose efficiency improvements. Skilled accounting managers lead the accounting team to provide accurate, timely data and recommendations.
  • Monitor Revenue and Expenses:  ensure companies' financial wellbeing by tracking revenue and expenses, consolidating and analyzing financial data, preparing special reports, maintaining internal controls and other best practices, and reporting activity to internal and external customers.
  • Lead Accounting Staff:  supervising accounting staff, also conduct performance evaluations, coordinate training programs, and identify training needs.
  • Analyze final balances and account integrations of assets, liabilities, income, and expenses to maintain the integrity of the information.
  • Lead the monthly, quarterly, and annual closing process to report to Corporate.
  • Prepare deferred tax quarterly.
  • Develop and manage financial controls according to company procedures.
  • Provide leadership and support to the accounts payable and general accounting departments.
  • Prepare accounting entries and calculate the integrated daily salary of the confidential payroll every two months.
  • Calculate, record, and reconcile intercompany transactions and schedule payments (including royalties).
  • Prepare Financial Statements for tax purposes and other government agencies (balance sheet, profit and loss).
  • Prepare monthly and annual federal tax returns (SAT).
  • Supervise the audit process and the presentation of reports for IMSS and Payroll Tax purposes.
  • Follow up on the registration in the payroll tax registry of each State of the Republic.
  • Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing requirements; advising management on necessary actions.
  • Ensure periodic bank reconciliations are completed.
  • Manage fixed asset accounting.
  • Protect the value of the organization by keeping information confidential.
  • Special projects, reports, ad hoc analyses, or other tasks assigned by management.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • Financial Statement Preparation:  prepare financial statements, which provide insights into the financial health of a company. These insights allow businesses to make strategic decisions about resource allocation. This skill also transfers to other accounting specialties, such as tax preparation and auditing.
  • Microsoft Excel: There are many ways accounting managers leverage Microsoft Excel to streamline data. Some duties include automating repetitive tasks, creating sophisticated financial models, and streamlining data analysis.
  • Knowledge of U.S. GAAP and MX GAAP  and its implications: For instance, GAAP guides the recording and preparation of financial statements, ensuring they are accurate and complete. GAAP standards also guarantee disclosures properly describe a firm's financial position and performance.
  • Financial Close Experience: Financial close completes all financial transactions for the month, quarter, or year to ensure financial statements accurately represent the reporting period. The financial close process also uncovers errors or discrepancies recorded in the financial statements before publication.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS (IF APPLICABLE - ANY RIGHTS NOT CONSIDERED ESSENTIAL)

  • Maintain financial staff by recruiting and selecting when necessary, as well as consistently guiding and training.
  • Maintain financial staff work results by training, coaching, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and evaluating job results.
  • Principal partner in the completion of the external audit by analyzing and scheduling general ledger accounts; providing information to auditors.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS (MINIMUM COMPETENCIES REQUIRED FOR JOB PERFORMANCE)

  • English skills: Profiency
  • Experience with databases and spreadsheets.
  • Strong analytical, time management, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • SAP experience required
  • Proscai, Aspel and Concur
  • NOI and ASPEL desirable

PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • 4 years of experience as Accounting Leader or Manager
  • Ideally, have worked at one of the major accounting firms.
  • Must have more than 8 years of experience.
  • Must be able to work in a dynamic work environment.
  • Must be a motivated, entrepreneurial, and proactive individual with demonstrated team leadership skills (managing a team of +6 reports).
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be able to work independently.

BENEFITS

  • Saving fun

  • Life Insurance an Mayor Medical Expenses

  • Premium Vacation

  • Food Coupons

  • Hybrid Model: Corporate Offices in Antara, Polanco

At Carter's we promote a culture of inclusion and an environment of equality and respect, therefore our Talent Acquisition process is aligned to a policy of equality and non-discrimination with a firm commitment to attract, retain, develop and motivate our human talent based on competencies and skills. Carter's provides equal opportunities to all candidates, regardless of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital or conjugal status, nationality or any other situation protected by federal, state or local laws, and does not require medical certificates of non-pregnancy and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) as requirements for admission, permanence or promotion in employment.

Application Instructions

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