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designer dresses & accessories rental
New York City (Rent the Runway HQ)    Posted: Wednesday, April 03, 2019
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About Us:

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

About the Job:

We are looking for a hard-working, highly motivated individual to join our growing Accounting team. You will play a key role in the Finance department during an exciting period of high growth & process transformation. The Accounting Manager will assist in the day-to-day management of the timely & accurate financial reporting & close process reporting directly to the Accounting Director. This is a great opportunity to be a part of a fast-paced, extremely successful, high energy company.

What Youll Do:

  • Assist in the timely management of the month end financial statement close process by keeping team priorities on track & assisting staff when necessary
  • Manage the monthly close of Inventory, generating, compiling & reviewing monthly & weekly Inventory reporting & entries
  • Review & approve journal entries & GL reconciliations prepared by junior staff accountants on a weekly & monthly basis
  • Perform a detailed review of expense accounts for proper accruals, coding & accounting
  • Investigate reporting discrepancies / anomalies & communicate issues as they arise in a timely manner
  • Continually develop, expand & improve month end close & financial reporting procedures
  • Communicate with various internal & external partners at various levels
  • Support the year-end financial statement audit, as well as any statutory audits that may arise
  • Participate in special projects relating to ERP implementation & ad hoc analyses as requested
  • Mentor & train junior accountants

About you:

  • You have a Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • You have your CPA license
  • You have 5+ years of relevant accounting experience, potentially including a mix of private & public accounting experience
  • You are a highly organized detail-oriented self-starter with the ability to work independently & within a team environment
  • You have an investigative & curious nature, loving problem-solving & utilizing your analytical skill set
  • You have very strong Excel skills & are comfortable with analyzing & manipulating large data sets
  • You can execute & follow-through on tasks while ensuring attention to detail
  • You have experience working with ERP systems
  • You have a strong work ethic & a can-do positive attitude


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

  • Generous Paid Time Off including vacation, paid bereavement, & family sick leave - every employee needs time to take care of themselves & 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, & have some fun!
  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental, FSA & dependent care from day 1 of employment - Your health comes first & weve got you covered.
  • Industry leading 401k match - an investment in your future.

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