About Us:

At Rent the Runway, our mission is to make women feel empowered and self-confident every single day by combining best in class technology, logistics, and customer service. Since our launch in 2009, we’ve developed proprietary technology, a one-of-a-kind reverse logistics operation, stores of the future, a viral brand, relationships with hundreds of fashion designers - and we are passionate about continuing to innovate our customer experience. We have pioneered the closet in the cloud and believe that every person globally will soon have a subscription to fashion. We are proud to be both a profitable and fast-growing business, with a loyal 10 million members who believe that rental is the future.

Position Overview:

We are looking for a hardworking, highly motivated Staff Accountant to join our growing Finance team. The Staff Accountant will play a key role in the day-to-day operations of the Accounting group reporting directly to the Accounting Manager. This is a great opportunity to be a part of a fast-paced, extremely successful, high energy company.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the month end close by preparing ongoing journal entries and accruals for revenue, expense and balance sheet accounts
  • Maintain weekly and monthly schedules performing reconciliations of balance sheet accounts including but not limited to fixed assets, prepaid expenses, other assets, accounts receivable and deferred liabilities
  • Investigate reporting discrepancies / anomalies and communicate issues as they arise in a timely manner
  • Review invoices, expense reports, and capital expenditures as needed to ensure proper coding and accounting treatment by Accounts Payable
  • Assist in the preparation of support for the year-end financial statement audit, as well as any statutory audits that may arise
  • Support the planning and budgeting team during the planning and budgeting processes by compiling ad-hoc reports and schedules
  • Be a key collaborator for any company-wide system implementations

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • 2+ years of relevant accounting experience in either public accounting and/or relevant private industry experience
  • CPA license preferred
  • Must be a highly organized detail-oriented self-starter with the ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Exceptional Excel skills - must be comfortable with analyzing and manipulating large data sets
  • Ability to execute and follow-through on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Superior problem-solving skills
  • Experience with a major ERP system preferred
  • Strong work ethic and a can-do positive attitude is a must
  • Able and willing to communicate effectively with various internal and external partners at various levels

Benefits:

At Rent the Runway, we’re committed to the happiness and wellbeing of our employees, and aim to create a workplace that fosters both personal and professional growth. Our benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Generous Paid Time Off including vacation, paid bereavement, and family sick leave - every employee needs time to take care of themselves and their family.
  • Universal Paid Parental Leave for both parents + flexible return to work program  - because we know your newest family member(s) deserve your undivided attention.
  • Paid Sabbatical after 5 years of continuous service - Unplug, recharge, and have some fun!
  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental, FSA and dependent care from day 1 of employment - Your health comes first and we’ve got you covered.
  • Industry leading 401k match - an investment in your future.

 

 

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