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Director of Accounting

  • 7500 E. Columbia Street, Evansville, Indiana, United States, 47715


Enjoy working onsite at Shoe Carnival's Headquarters located in Evansville, IN!

The Director of Accounting directly manages the general accounting and treasury functions, oversees the SEC and management reporting.

 Directs the maintenance of the organization's general ledger and oversees the closing procedures; monthly, quarterly and annually.

  • Assists the Controller in preparation and review of all SEC filings and associated press releases, consolidated financial statements, footnotes, management's discussion and analysis and supporting schedules.
  • Maintains short-term cash forecast and works directly with banks and the accounting team to approve daily electronic cash transfers and other cash and lending transactions.
  • Reviews daily corporate cash reconciliation and banking transactions; approves transactions associated with merchandise imports.
  • Responsible for generating routine and ad hoc internal management reports.
  • Collaborates with the management team and financial planning and analysis team to ensure budgets are maintained and variances to budget are understood.
  • Ensures transactions are recorded, documented, reviewed and supported in accordance with company policy, GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) controls.
  • Assists the Controller with managing short and long range departmental goals, objectives, policies and operating procedures.
  • Responsible for research and guidance on technical accounting issues related to the impact of regulatory changes on financial reporting, with an emphasis on lease and advertising expense accounting and the valuation of fixed-assets and inventory.
  • Responsible for evaluating systems and system upgrades and assesses impact on accounting and budgeting processes.
  • Provides assistance and support to external auditors.
  • Develop processes and business partner relationships with internal and external groups that will improve the flow of information and related procedures.
  • Responsible for the management and development of a team of accounting professionals.
  • Serves as a mentor and provides guidance to the entire accounting function, to include sales audit, inventory control, tax, accounts payable, and purchasing.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required.
  • CPA required.
  • 5+ years of accounting experience required; management level experience preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and advanced Excel experience required.
  • Proficiency with large scale accounting systems required, BI360 and Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) experience a plus.
  • Direct experience with managing personnel required.
  • Extensive experience with the concepts and principals of US GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), and SEC reporting required.
  • Experience with preparing technical accounting memos.
  • Experience with managing and/or performing audits required.

Total Rewards:

The Shoe Carnival, Inc. Total Rewards program offers eligible associates highly competitive benefits, including the following:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation & Sick Time)
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life, Disability, and Voluntary Benefits
  • Fitness Membership Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Employee & Family Discounts


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