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Senior Accountant job in Sephora USA, Job Vacancies, opportunities and Careers, Apply here.


Senior Accountant job in Sephora USA, Job Vacancies, opportunities and Careers, Apply here.

Company: Sephora USA

Country / Region : United States

City : San Francisco

Business group: Selective Distribution

Contract type: Permanent Job 

Function: Finance

Reference No.: 228055

Date of publication: 2023.08.09


Senior Accountant


Job ID: 228055

Location Name: CA-FSC SF Off (0174)

Address: 525 Market St, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105, United States (US)

Job Type: Full Time

Position Type: Regular

Job Function: Finance

Remote Eligible:Hybrid Schedule


At Sephora we inspire our customers, empower our teams, and help them become the best versions of themselves.  We create an environment where people are valued, and differences are celebrated. Every day, our teams across the world bring to life our purpose: to expand the way the world sees beauty by empowering the Extra Ordinary in each of us.  We are united by a common goal - to reimagine the future of beauty.



Beauty is serious business. Our accountants, analysts, and managers balance the bottom line with multiple budget priorities and revenue streams. These talented, passionate, and meticulous financial professionals keep their eyes on our numbers to report, plan, and advise—to act as true partners to the business and keep our amazing growth on track.


Your role at a Senior Accountant on the General Ledger team, you will be responsible for the occupancy under the IFRS16 regulation, responding to internal and external inquires/requests, along with preparing journal entries for month-end financial close. Reporting to the GL Accounting Manager, you will be directly involved in the Occupancy process for month-end financial close.  In addition, you will:

 > Responsible for month-end general ledger close in accordance with US GAAP/IFRS

> Responsible for various general ledger accounting areas for Sephora.  Includes posting journal entries, reviewing the income statement, working with BP&A & Real Estate team, preparing fluctuation analysis, and performing ad hoc research.

> Manage the month end close process in Occupancy (IFRS16).

> Prepare cash reconciliation.

> Reconcile general ledger accounts.

> Prepare audit schedules and respond to audit inquiries.

> Partner with BP&A team to assist with budget and forecasting for Real Estate

> Maintain up-to-date documentation of processes related to accounting procedures and internal controls

> Perform ad-hoc analysis to drive decision-making for the leadership team

> Assist with special projects and accounting research as necessary.

> Ensure compliance with applicable accounting policie


We’re excited about you if you have:

> Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Business/Finance with basic knowledge of GAAP. 

> 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience, preferably in a fast-paced environment.

> IFRS16 experience is a plus

> Proficiency with SAP general ledger a plus

>Strong computer skills, especially Microsoft Office and complex Excel spreadsheets.

> Excellent interpersonal skills – able to work effectively as a team member.

> Ability to pick up responsibilities quickly and work with limited direction.

> Exposure and proficiency with SAP general ledger desirable.

> Strong organizational skills, attentive to detail, and ability to multitask.

> Ability to work under tight deadlines.

> Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

The annual base salary range for this position is $110,500.00 - $118,500.00 The actual base salary offered depends on a variety of factors, which may include, as applicable, the applicant’s qualifications for the position; years of relevant experience; specific and unique skills; level of education attained; certifications or other professional licenses held; other legitimate, non-discriminatory business factors specific to the position; and the geographic location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will perform the job.  Individuals employed in this position may also be eligible to earn bonuses.  Sephora offers a generous benefits package to full-time employees, which includes comprehensive health, dental and vision plans; a superior 401(k) plan, various paid time off programs; employee discount/perks; life insurance; disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; and an employee referral bonus program.


While at Sephora, you’ll enjoy… 

> The people. You will be surrounded by some of the most talented leaders and teams – people you can be proud to work with.  

> The learning. We invest in training and developing our teams, and you will continue evolving and building your skills through personalized career plans.

> The culture. As a leading beauty retailer within the LVMH family, our reach is broad, and our impact is global. It is in our DNA to innovate and, at Sephora, all 40,000 passionate team members across 35 markets and 3,000+ stores, are united by a common goal - to reimagine the future of beauty.

You can unleash your creativity, because we’ve got disruptive spirit. You can learn and evolve, because we empower you to be your best. You can be yourself, because you are what sets us apart. This, is the future of beauty. Reimagine your future, at Sephora.

Sephora is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, military/veteran status, or disability status. Sephora is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities.



Sephora will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

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