Accountant [Olive Young]

US-New York
3 weeks ago(1/2/2018 5:55 PM)
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Olive Young


CheilJedang (CJ) was founded in 1953 specializing in food products. Since then it has grown into a global lifestyle brand with a business portfolio built around the four sectors - Food & Food Service, Bio & Pharma, Entertainment & Media, and Shopping & Logistics. With over 55,000 employees around the world, CJ Group promotes healthier, happier and convenient living through its many products and services. For more information, visit


OLIVE YOUNG is an affiliate of CJ Group established in 1999 as a drugstore chain tailored for the Korean market. The stores provide the highest quality of products and professional services to fulfill customer’s needs in creating new shopping trends. Olive Young is proud of it’s achievement in becoming the leader of the Korean market as a Health and Beauty (“H&B”) retailer. By becoming Korea’s global iconic H&B retailer, Olive Young continues to create a new global retail format, focused on inspiring a healthy and beautiful consumer lifestyle. For more information, visit


  • Provide financial analysis and reporting of CJ Olive Young's performance
  • Provide FP&A support and prepare budgets/revisions/forecasts in financial system
  • Prepare and analyze Store PLs (Actual vs. Budget vs. Prior Year for deviations/trends)
  • Prepare monthly sales and margin reports
  • Help keep expenses in-line with budget and ensure accurate bookings of expenses and accruals
  • Prepare, review, and analyze inventory on hand and inventory in-transit by type/season/bgl/etc.
  • Prepare profitability calculations for new projects/stores and year-end audits
  • Analyze and prepare other financial and tax data as needed
  • Ensure all aspects of the US corporate income tax are in compliance with federal, state, and local corporate tax returns and estimated tax payments
  • Assist with tax audits and stay updated with applicable tax laws
  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • Master's Degree OR
  • Bachelor's Degree & 3 years of directly related experience OR
  • Associate's Degree & 6 years of directly related experience OR
  • High School Diploma / GED & 8 years of directly related experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in Corporate Accounting and Tax
  • Proficiency in Basic OA (Excel, Word, and ERP
  • Proficiency in Quickbook is highly preferred 
  • CPA Certification highly preferred
  • Must be bilingual in English and Korean (reading, writing, and speaking)


  • Health Insurance PPO Packages (competitive 100/70 plan - 100% covered by insurance)
  • Dental + Vision (with generous allowance amount per year)
  • Life Insurance (employee + dependent(s))
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Leave (short term 100% covered)
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account (employee + dependent care)
  • Free Lunch!
  • Gym Reimbursements
  • Employee Discounts (40% off CJ products & services)
  • Compressed 9/80 Work Schedule (every other Friday off!)
  • 401(k) 5% Match (no vesting period!)
  • Flexible Work Schedule Option
  • Paid Time Off (generous and increases by tier!)
  • Paid Time Off Balance Cash Out Option
  • Paid Family Leave (family care or volunteer trip)
  • Paid Maternity Leave (paid 100% for 12 weeks)
  • Paid Secondary Caregiver Leave (up to 2 weeks)
  • Paid Creative Leave (up to 2 weeks specified on years of service)
  • Paid Holidays (10 ~ 11 days)
  • Talent Sharing Opportunities
  • Employee Club Activities (movie, e-sports, book, sports activity club, etc.


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