Supervising Senior Accountant

| Seattle
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Blue Nile is a leading online retailer of certified diamonds, engagement rings and fine jewelry. Our standards are amongst the highest of all jewelers. We provide a superior customer experience, extraordinary value and industry leading product quality and style. We obsess about our customers and are passionate about providing each customer with an amazing experience. 

We embrace a culture of adaptability. Our team is nimble, innovative, and resourceful - making an impact on both the business and each individual customer’s personal experience. We value hard work, flexibility, and collaboration to creatively solve problems and constantly improve and implement meaningful changes. Our team celebrates achievements and is inspired by success. Blue Nile offers a reimbursement program for those who would like to pursue their CPA license.

Blue Nile is looking for a passionate and talented Supervising Senior Accountant who will have responsibility for accounting for inventory and assist in month-end close. In addition, this individual will be preparing account reconciliations for assigned accounts, as well as perform various analyses and other ad hoc projects. Technical accounting skills, knowledge of internal controls and processes, analytical skills, curiosity, passion for our business, and strong communication skills are the keys to success in this role. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to add value to an innovative company, implement change, drive efficiencies, and make a difference in their role.

Responsibilities:

  • Month-end close process, including preparation of journal entries, reconciliation of assigned general ledger accounts, and preparation of internal analyses and reports.
  • Primarily responsible for accounting, reconciliation and documentation for all aspects of the inventory cycle, including inventory obsolescence, LCM analysis, and diamond upgrade program.
  • Perform preliminary review of accounts reconciliations and monthly analyses related to areas of responsibility.
  • Identify and maintain internal controls in all areas of responsibility.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements or automation and drive the implementation of solutions.
  • Supervise and mentor staff, promoting engagement and professional growth.
  • Serve as a backup for various accounting responsibilities, including but not limited to:
    • Accounting for marketing expenses
    • Accounting for internally developed software
    • Various accruals and liabilities
  • Prepare requested documentation and analyses for external auditors.
  • Other projects and initiatives as needed.

 Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • Minimum of four years of progressive accounting experience
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and internal controls
  • Detail-orientation and ability to take ownership of projects
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment with good analytical and problem-solving skills around accounting analytics and processes
  • Self-motivated and ability to adapt to change
  • Team player with a willingness to learn and help
  • Positive attitude, displays leadership and enthusiasm
  • Working knowledge of Oracle required
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel required
  • CPA preferred

What we offer:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Healthcare Coverage
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Paid Vacation
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Transportation Allowance
  • Employee Discount
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Fitness Center Discount
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Location

We are located in Seattle’s vibrant Pioneer Square district. We are close to transportation, restaurants, coffee shops and parks.

What are Blue Nile Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Blue Nile participates in local volunteer activities such as Fred Hutch Obliteride
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Blue Nile has an employee-led Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Council
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Blue Nile has an employee-led Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Council
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Set aside up to $2,650/year pre-tax to pay for eligible health expenses- including many over-the-counter products.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Blue Nile pays 100% of the employee premium and a portion of the dependent premium for full time employees on our Health Plans.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams with $130 for glasses and contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Blue Nile pays 100% of the employee premium and a portion of the dependent premium for full time employees on our Health Plans.
Life Insurance
Employer paid life/AD&D insurance with a $50,000 benefit for each. Supplemental life/AD&D available for employees, spouses, and children
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
All full-time regular employees receive $100.00 per month to aid with transportation costs. Pre-tax savings are available on bus and ferry passes as well as parking expenses.
Company Outings
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month by our Brewnile Club!
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Blue Nile offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Benefits are effective the first of the month following your date of hire.

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