Manager DTC Accounting


In the dynamic DTC business environment this position is responsible for creating and maintaining sustainable, accurate and efficient DTC processes for all our adidas and Reebok entities in NAM to ensure the integrity of our NAM financial records. More specifically this covers our retained eCom & retail accounting functions. This includes, but is not limited to, project DTC accounting lead, DTC accounting process creation and review, internal and external audit liaison for DTC topics, oversight of financial records, financial statement preparation and liaison between local Finance and GBS.


Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the monthly, quarterly and annual closing of the NAM financial statements
  • Manage the preparation of specific year-end audit requests
  • Manage the preparation and review of general ledger account reconciliations and analysis as part of the monthly close process to ensure the Company’s financial records are accurate.
  • Drive application/ provide guidance on DTC policies to ensure compliance with IFRS for both existing and future implemented DTC initiatives.
  • Review DTC processes and identify and drive improvements in alignment with global and market business partners
  • Partner with Market and Global Business teams and provide accounting expertise to DTC business development projects
  • Further support and drive the upskilling of the NAM DTC GBS teams
  • Perform other adidas NAM tasks and assignments as require


Key Relationships

  • Global and Market Finance teams
  • GBS teams
  • Group Accounting
  • Global and Market operations/IT/payments
  • Internal and external auditors


Knowledge Skills & Abilities

  • Must be adaptable, flexible, and able to deal with ambiguity in an ever-changing environment while maintaining a positive attitude and working collaboratively within the team.
  • Must be able to mediate and bring different stakeholders with different objectives to agree on a consensus and drive decision making
  • Must be deadline driven, results-oriented, highly responsible and accountable. 
  • Must have analytical skills and ability of process thinking
  • Must possess above average oral and written communication skills and be able to effectively communicate with both financial and operational business partners
  • Must be extremely proactive, have strong initiative and be self-motivated. High integrity, ethics and strong values; excellent organizational skills, detail-orientation, and a high degree of accuracy are all essential.
  • Good problem-solving skills; strong decision-making skills; innovative use of IT tools and new technology; and good time management and priority setting skills required.
  • Must have strong accounting skills.


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications

  • University degree in Finance or accounting
  • Five to seven years’ experience in accounting or finance
  • Will accept any suitable combination of education, experience and training
  • Retail/eCommerce experience preferred
  • Advanced Excel skills required
  • Familiarity with SAP and other relevant adidas and industry finance systems/analytical software a major plus

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Job Title:  Manager DTC Accounting

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Portland
TEAM:  Accounting & Finance
State:  OR
Country/Region:  US
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  358265
Date:  Nov 21, 2021