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Assistant Manager, Accounting at Deckers Outdoor Corporation

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Goleta, California

Job Description:

Responsible for reviewing general ledger reconciliations for the company’s corporate office and subsidiaries. Assists Accounting Manager with supervisory tasks of other accountants.  Will be expected to work at accelerated pace and complete projects with a high degree of accuracy by the expected deadlines. Must exercise good judgment when prioritizing multiple complex tasks amid shifting conditions.  


Accounting and Analysis

  • Reviews and analyzes financial statements. Assists in leading monthly, quarterly, and yearly closing activities. Reviews monthly adjusting journal entries.

  • Coordinates with external auditors for quarterly and yearly audit process, including internal control reviews.

  • Analyzes, prepares and reviews monthly financial statements and management reports, Board of Directors presentations, press releases, and other sensitive and confidential reports.

  • Performs analytical review of Department expenses including trend and budget versus actual analyses and provide variance explanations.  Exercises judgment to determine accruals and other journal entries. Researches and disseminates information on inquiries related to Department expenses for managers.

  • Prepares and reviews work paper support containing account analysis, financial statement support information including footnote & SEC filing information.

Reporting and Analysis

  • Engages in monthly and quarterly SEC reporting. Prepare and review financial statements and other schedules for 10-Q and 10-K filings as well as various footnote schedules.

  • Recommends and implements process improvements through high level analysis and collaboration.

  • Develop special reports and ad-hoc analyses.

Additional Responsibilities  

  • Train other accounting staff members in accounting procedures as directed.

  • Exercise decision making and judgment, utilizing knowledge of department and company policies and procedures.

  • Coordinates with IT and other departments as necessary for continuous process improvement in the Finance Department.

  • Coordinates with external auditors for quarterly and yearly audit process, including internal control reviews.

  • May work on and/or lead ad hoc projects as it relates to the finance and accounting department.


  • Bachelor’s degreepreferred

  • CPA preferred

  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience

  • General knowledge of accounting and financial statements

  • General knowledge of US GAAP

  • Ability to effectively prepare and present information and respond to questions from management, and other employees of the organization.

  • Proven ability to use discretion and proactively problem solve.

  • Ability to handle confidential information.

  • Experience working under the pressure of competing and sometimes conflicting priorities.

  • Experience working effectively in a complex global organization is preferred.

  • Drive for excellence, motivated self-starter

  • Proficient in Microsoft Applications

  • Communicate efficiently and effectively with co-workers as well as outside agencies.

  • Project management skills preferred