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Senior Accounting Analyst - Corporate Accounting

Best Buy - Richfield, MN

Best Buy

The Senior Accounting Analyst “ Corporate Accounting is a key member of the Corporate Accounting team supporting Best Buys statutory reporting and the general ledger modification process. The role provides great opportunity for personal growth and development as it offers a broad range of responsibilities & visibility to many layers of the business and management team.

Specifically, this role will partner and collaborate with our local accounting teams in Canada, Treasury, Legal, Tax, Management Reporting, External Reporting, International Controllership and Domestic Controllership teams.

Key responsibilities for this position include:

Ensure accurate and consistent application of GAAP accounting principles

Preparation of financial statements for 15 statutory entities, including the annual audits

Coordination of the general ledger modification process

Support complex accounting transactions, internal control processes, audit findings and key accounting determinations by partnering with Internal Audit & External Reporting

Lead special projects and create ad-hoc reporting as necessary

Prepare various accounting entries and reconciliations

Review various account reconciliations to ensure compliance with account reconciliation policies

Create and maintain relevant accounting policies

Compiles and reviews various financial reporting schedules used for our external filings (10-Q/Ks, Press Releases)

A successful candidate in this role will exhibit the following attributes

The ability to work independently while meeting necessary deadlines

The confidence, willingness and ability to network and interact with a wide range of stakeholders, including Finance, Legal, and Tax leaders outside of the department

The ability to research and communicate complex issues to a broad audience, through written or verbal means

An aptitude for detail and a desire to dig deeper when necessary

A desire for continuous improvement and evolution

Required Minimum Qualifications:

1.5 years of experience in an accounting or finance capacity

Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, economics, business or related field CPA and/or Finance MBA

In lieu of a Bachelor's degree, 3 years of experience in accounting, finance, economics, business or related field (in addition to the work experience required under basic qualifications for a total of 5 years)

Experience in applying GAAP to large company situations

GAAP accounting knowledge and an ability to research questions as they arise

Strong understanding of accounting processes and internal controls, with an ability to identify and address weaknesses in controls


217 days 9 hours ago

Best Buy


Senior Accounting Analyst - Corporate Accounting Best Buy - Richfield, MN, United States


Location: Richfield, MN

Company Profile:
Best Buy is the world’s largest multi-channel consumer electronics retailer with stores in the United States, Canada, China, and Mexico. is among the top ten retail websites in the United States and we have the number one customer loyalty program of its kind. There are more than 1 billion visitors to our website and 600 million visits to our U.S. stores each year. Our Blue Shirts sales associates and Geek Squad Agents are committed to delivering on our Customer Promise: