Senior Accountant – Retail

Job category: Accounting

Job Type: Full Time

Madison, Wisconsin

Closes on:



Position Overview:

The focus of this position is to provide accounting support for the Johnson Fitness & Wellness retail stores, and JHT Trading, Inc. channels – Specialty, Retail Parts Sales, IPO and Wellness. This is a non-supervisory position.




Budgeting and Forecasting:

  • Support Financial Reporting requirements for actual results and projections
  • Assist with developing the annual budget and operating plan

Accounting Duties May include:

  • Development and entry of monthly journal entries and reclassifications
  • Reconciliation and maintenance of assigned general ledger accounts
  • Provide information and assist with quarterly reviews and year end audit
  • Assist with Monthly reporting, and other projects and analysis as assigned
  • Oversee and manage sales tax reporting in all required states and Canada for all entities
  • Research nexus issues to determine sales tax reporting requirements and compliance
  • Develop and report on Cost of Quality and Cost of Warranty to Corporate HQ, Channels and Factories
  • Develop and implement procedures and policies to improve financial practices
  • Responsible for accurate release payments and IFRS 16 Lease Accounting reporting
  • Work with Purchasing to develop and update product standard costs in SAP and Iridium.
  • Calculate sales commissions, publish related reports and submit to Payroll
  • Other duties as assigned




  • Minimum 4-year degree in Accounting
  • Additional education, such as MBA or CPA, a plus


  • Minimum 5 years in prior accounting or related experience
  • Audit experience desired, either internal or independent CPA firm
  • Experience with SAP is preferred

Other Requirements:

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal, able to clearly communication financial information in easy to understand manner at multiple levels and functions within the business
  • Strong system skills – experience with SAP (FI, MM & SD modules), BW, Microsoft CRM and Adaptive preferred
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Clear problem solving and investigative skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills
  • Strong understanding of management and cost accounting




We offer an excellent compensation package and team-oriented work environment with growth opportunities.


Some of our outstanding benefits include:

  • Health & Dental Insurance
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off benefits
  • Free access to our state-of-the-art onsite workout facility
  • Product discounts
  • Wellness programs




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