Senior Accountant - Century 21 - Legends (New York · NY)

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Founded in 2008, Legends’ operating divisions worldwide include – Global Partnerships, Global Sales, Hospitality, Global Partnerships, Global Merchandise, Global Technology Solutions, Attractions, Growth Enterprises – offering clients and partners a 360-degree data and analytics fueled service solution platform to elevate their brand and execute their vision. Currently, Legends works with marquee clients across business verticals including professional sports; collegiate; attractions; entertainment; and conventions and leisure. We are the industry leaders in designing, planning, and realizing exceptional experiences in sports and entertainment. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter and Instagram @TheLegendsWay.



Recognized leaders in retail and merchandising worldwide, Legends Global Merchandise provides a fully customized, customer-centric, omnichannel shopping experience for fans. Our vertical service solution allows us to provide the latest trends, styles, designs, and brand collaborations across different categories. For in-venue, e-commerce and pop-up operations, Legends sets the standard when it comes to a unique shopping experience.  We pride ourselves in creating a customized portfolio of inventory based on each property and operating as a true extension of each client’s brand.  Different guests want different things, and we are here to build and provide a tailored retail experience. 



Century 21 the iconic retailer and purveyor of off-price luxury fashion has teamed with Legends to introduce a revitalized shopping experience to the Century 21st faithful local and global fans. This partnership will bring fans of the iconic brand an enhanced shopping experience in-store and online. The re-opened Cortlandt Street location will span the four main floors of the original downtown space and will offer men’s, women’s and children’s designer apparel, footwear, outerwear, handbags accessories and fragrances.



Century 21 is seeking a Senior Accountant to provide and support the monthly closing, process improvements and financial analysis. The ideal candidate is a CPA with 5+ years of accounting experience, a passion for entrepreneurship, and is looking to join a fast-paced organization. The Senior Accountant will report to the Finance pyramid head and will manage one direct report.



  • Complete monthly close of the books and records; general ledger entries including accrual/prepaid.
  • Provide training to new and existing staff as needed and serve as a resource on accounting matters.
  • Prepare and maintain balance sheet and P&L supporting account reconciliations and schedules.
  • Work cross-functionally with other groups on a day-to-day operation of the business.
  • Review bank reconciliation/sales tax returns
  • Identify and implement workflow efficiencies to streamline accounting processes.
  • Create and recommend operational accounting policies and procedures.
  • Review new contracts and document accounting treatment.
  • Support external financial and sales tax audit activities.
  • Support business changes and impact on financial systems including information from feeder systems- ability to document basic requirements.
  • Special projects



To perform this job successfully, the candidate must be able to perform each essential duty above at the highest levels. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting is required, and CPA preferred.
  • Minimum 4 years accounting experience.
  • INFOR M3 system experience is required, with knowledge of the financial and controlling modules of INFOR M3.
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP.
  • Knowledge of internal controls over financial reporting,
  • Must have advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Detail oriented and deadline driven with good analytical, organization, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work with all levels of management and associates.
  • Able to present financial data in a concise, logical, and useful manner



$90,000 - $100,000

Competitive salary, commensurate with experience, and a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid vacation, and 401k plan.



Location: Hybrid

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, hear; use hands to finger, and handle controls. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to stand, walk, and stoop. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Legends is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or genetic information.