District Operations Manager/Controller in Kent, WA at Ethan Allen Global Inc.

Date Posted: 5/20/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Requisition ID: 011149

Position Summary

Ensure operational and financial integrity by implementing and maintaining established Ethan Allen policies and procedures. Protect the assets of the company and the integrity of our inventory while supporting the efforts of others to maintain a high level of customer service.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain accuracy of inventory, accounts payable/receivable, and customer deposits.
  • Maintain financial records in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Ensure implementation of and compliance with Retail Division inventory and accounting procedures necessary to protect company assets.
  • Develop and recommend field accounting procedural changes, program changes and enhancements necessary to run efficient and effective systems as required.
  • Review all relevant reports in an appropriate and timely manner to ensure a solid operational structure in each district (i.e. inventory valuation reports, invoice matching, etc.)
  • Provide training on POS systems and ensure full utilization of the system functionality. Oversee maintenance of district computers and software programs.
  • Assure timely reporting from design centers to corporate retail accounting department.
  • Assist in month-end closing of business.
  • Implement and monitor physical and cycle inventories throughout the district.
  • Assist in developing budgets and updating general ledger.
  • Assist in hiring, training and evaluating performance of personnel. Maintain employee files for district.


Job Requirements

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance or equivalency with a minimum of three Years experience in operations, administration, finance and management in computerized retail environment.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills, ability to train and recognize deficiencies in systems and procedures necessary. 
  • Retail background with strong emphasis in distribution and warehouse management.

Ethan Allen Retail has been a leader in the luxury home furnishings and interior design business for more than eighty years. We are a global style authority, spanning twelve countries on three continents. We built our company on a vertically integrated business model that has stood the test of time. We believe our associates are our greatest assets, and that talent, drive, and customer focus should be rewarded. We employ the best in the furniture industry and offer exceptional training and support by utilizing the latest technology and proven business practices. We provide a clear career path for interior design professionals and design-minded business people as well as superb earnings opportunities and outstanding benefits.  We provide a clear career path for interior design professionals and design-minded business people as well as superb earnings opportunities and outstanding benefits.

Ethan Allen is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.  We are an E-Verify Employer.