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Company: Ulta Beauty
Location: Bolingbrook, IL
Career Level: Not specified
Industries: Retail, Wholesale, Apparel

Description

OVERVIEW

Experience something categorically different. With over 1,200 stores throughout the U.S., designs to expand internationally, a thriving digital ecosystem and a growth trajectory that's put Wall Street on notice, Ulta Beauty provides dynamic challenges for those who want to apply their financial acumen to ever-increasing levels of complexity. Professional ownership. Diverse and ever-evolving projects. Greater levels of impact. The ability to influence decisions and organizational direction. It's all part of the daily experience of our Finance & Accounting associates.

 

If you want a collaborative environment where continual learning, career self-determination and trust are prioritized, where an engaged leadership provides deep levels of support and guidance, Ulta Beauty is uniquely positioned to deliver greater levels of career satisfaction. Are you up for the challenge?

THE IMPACT YOU CAN HAVE:

 

The Staff Accountant – Fixed Assets helps the team account for capital projects by maintaining the fixed asset ledgers at Ulta Beauty. Responsibilities include preparing journal entries, account reconciliations, and reviewing variances in order to maintain accurate and complete records of fixed assets. This individual is also responsible for the accurate and timely processing of approved fixed asset vendor invoices, collaboration with business partners to understand capital projects, and maintaining proper internal control procedures.

 

YOU'LL ACCOMPLISH ALL OF THIS BY:

 

  • Responsible for understanding fixed asset policies and procedures to ensure the proper accounting treatment for all fixed asset acquisitions, transfers, and retirements.
  • Analyze account balances and maintain SAP fixed asset sub-ledger (review projects in CIP for completion, identify disposals, perform review of impaired assets, calculate accelerated depreciation, reconcile fixed asset accounts to the general ledger, etc.).
  • Build relationships with business partners to gain understanding of fixed asset purchases and provide guidance regarding capitalization policies and proper accounting treatment of fixed asset invoices. 
  • Review and process fixed asset purchase orders / invoices and use judgement to determine appropriate general ledger coding and accounting treatment.
  • Reconcile vendor fixture funding to expenditures for both capital and expense projects.  Research variances and follow up with business partners to ensure proper collection of vendor funds.
  • Prepare account reconciliations and journal entries for fixed asset accounts – including capital and depreciation accruals.
  • Help ensure compliance with internal control policies and procedures. Compile supporting documents for internal and external auditors during quarter and fiscal year ends.
  • Actively participate in the period, quarter, and year-end accounting close through review of account balances, variance analysis, and documentation of findings.
  • Understand the Cloud Computing Arrangements (SaaS) policy and provide direction to business partners.  Maintain the prepaid account reconciliation, analyze expenses, and prepare accrual journal entries.
  • Participate in department projects and initiatives.
  • Assist with ad hoc requests from the business involving evaluation and analysis of data.
  • Perform other routine and non-routine functions as assigned by management.

 

THE ESSENTIALS FOR SUCCESS:

Qualifed candidates will have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and 2–3 years of accounting experience, fixed asset experience is a plus. Additional requirements include:

 

  • CPA preferred

 

SPECIAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • High transaction volume experience, fixed asset experience is a plus
  • Technical accounting knowledge and an understanding of financial processes and internal controls.
  • Effective analytical skills to make appropriate judgments based on policies and procedures
  • Strong written and verbal communication and collaboration skills
  • Excellent prioritization and organization skills
  • Ability to multi-task as needed in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrate strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Understanding of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Understanding of financial processes and internal controls
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Previous SAP experience is a plus

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Normal office environment

 

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ABOUT

At Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ: ULTA), the possibilities are beautiful. Ulta Beauty is the largest North American beauty retailer and the premier beauty destination for cosmetics, fragrance, skin care products, hair care products and salon services. We bring possibilities to life through the power of beauty each and every day in our stores and online with more than 25,000 products from approximately 500 well-established and emerging beauty brands across all categories and price points, including Ulta Beauty's own private label. Ulta Beauty also offers a full-service salon in every store featuring—hair, skin, brow, and make-up services.

 

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with arrest records, conviction records, or other criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of any applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York City Fair Chance Act.



Qualifications

THE ESSENTIALS FOR SUCCESS:

Qualifed candidates will have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and 2–3 years of accounting experience, fixed asset experience is a plus. Additional requirements include:

 

  • CPA preferred

 

SPECIAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • High transaction volume experience, fixed asset experience is a plus
  • Technical accounting knowledge and an understanding of financial processes and internal controls.
  • Effective analytical skills to make appropriate judgments based on policies and procedures
  • Strong written and verbal communication and collaboration skills
  • Excellent prioritization and organization skills
  • Ability to multi-task as needed in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrate strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Understanding of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Understanding of financial processes and internal controls
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Previous SAP experience is a plus

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Normal office environment

 

#LI-CH1*



Responsibilities

THE IMPACT YOU CAN HAVE:

 

The Staff Accountant – Fixed Assets helps the team account for capital projects by maintaining the fixed asset ledgers at Ulta Beauty. Responsibilities include preparing journal entries, account reconciliations, and reviewing variances in order to maintain accurate and complete records of fixed assets. This individual is also responsible for the accurate and timely processing of approved fixed asset vendor invoices, collaboration with business partners to understand capital projects, and maintaining proper internal control procedures.

 

YOU'LL ACCOMPLISH ALL OF THIS BY:

 

  • Responsible for understanding fixed asset policies and procedures to ensure the proper accounting treatment for all fixed asset acquisitions, transfers, and retirements.
  • Analyze account balances and maintain SAP fixed asset sub-ledger (review projects in CIP for completion, identify disposals, perform review of impaired assets, calculate accelerated depreciation, reconcile fixed asset accounts to the general ledger, etc.).
  • Build relationships with business partners to gain understanding of fixed asset purchases and provide guidance regarding capitalization policies and proper accounting treatment of fixed asset invoices. 
  • Review and process fixed asset purchase orders / invoices and use judgement to determine appropriate general ledger coding and accounting treatment.
  • Reconcile vendor fixture funding to expenditures for both capital and expense projects.  Research variances and follow up with business partners to ensure proper collection of vendor funds.
  • Prepare account reconciliations and journal entries for fixed asset accounts – including capital and depreciation accruals.
  • Help ensure compliance with internal control policies and procedures. Compile supporting documents for internal and external auditors during quarter and fiscal year ends.
  • Actively participate in the period, quarter, and year-end accounting close through review of account balances, variance analysis, and documentation of findings.
  • Understand the Cloud Computing Arrangements (SaaS) policy and provide direction to business partners.  Maintain the prepaid account reconciliation, analyze expenses, and prepare accrual journal entries.
  • Participate in department projects and initiatives.
  • Assist with ad hoc requests from the business involving evaluation and analysis of data.
  • Perform other routine and non-routine functions as assigned by management.

 


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