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Lead Accountant, Shipping and Freight - Stitch Fix

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Job Title
Lead Accountant, Shipping and Freight
Job Location
Remote, USA
Job Description

About the Team

The Stitch Fix Finance team enables our clients to be their best selves. We broadly define our clients as customers, business partners, vendors, and shareholders. We drive value through business partner support, innovative and insightful analysis, and financial integrity. We are looking for bright, kind and individuals motivated by challenges who succeed in a fast-paced environment and thrive in building processes and teams.

About the Role

Stitch Fix is looking for a Lead Accountant to join our dynamic Finance team who is Bright, Kind, and Motivated by Challenge. Stitch Fix is transforming the way people find what they love, and the Accounting team plays a key supporting role! In this highly cross-functional role, you will partner with Operations, FP&A, and IT in the course of recording and analyzing transportation costs, as well as support strategic initiatives as Stitch Fix continually evolves our transportation strategy.

You will own the preparation and analysis around our transportation close process to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the Company’s transportation costs. You will work alongside our transportation operations team in leveraging carrier data to provide insights about our transportation costs and analyze our shipping financial performance against budget.

You're excited about this opportunity because you will…

  • Own the preparation of our complex accounting calculations for transportation costs, including accruals across several carriers in a dynamic and data-rich shipping environment. 
  • Develop accounting processes as we on-board new carriers to expand our transportation offerings, ensuring accounting records are accurate and demonstrate compliance with SOX standards. 
  • Streamline the analysis over transportation costs to obtain meaningful insights, verify the charges, explain period over period cost fluctuations, as well as enhance existing reporting on carriers as our processes become more dynamic.
  • Participate in process optimization projects that drive operational efficiencies and advance our mission to shift from a transactional to a transformational Finance organization. This includes an emphasis on automating existing manual processes through the use of SQL, Alteryx, and other tools.
  • Own the continual development and execution of control structures for transportation accounting in accordance with SOX 404 requirements.
  • Serve as a champion of our rich financial datasets and develop meaningful business insights and reporting for management.

We’re excited about you because…

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (or relevant field) and 5+ years combined of experience at a large accounting firm and/or with a large retail/eCommerce company.
  • You are proficient in Excel, PowerPoint; SQL, Oracle Cloud and Alteryx experience is a plus.
  • You have an aptitude for working with large sets of data and are a systems wizard.
  • You have an analytical mind and are always thinking of ways to streamline and improve processes or problems.
  • You have strong organizational and detail-orientation skills and the ability to handle multiple competing tasks simultaneously.
  • You are a strong communicator and leader who enjoys coaching, mentoring and developing others.
  • You have strong technical accounting skills and a detailed understanding of current GAAP standards.
  • You are comfortable leading in ambiguity and thrive in a dynamic environment.
  • You have strong personal integrity with the highest ethical standards.
  • Above all else, you are Bright, Kind, and Motivated by Challenge.

Why you'll love working at Stitch Fix...

  • We are a group of bright, kind people who are motivated by challenge. We value integrity, innovation and trust. You’ll bring these characteristics to life in everything you do at Stitch Fix.
  • We cultivate a community of diverse perspectives— all voices are heard and valued.
  • We are an innovative company and leverage our strengths in fashion and tech to disrupt the future of retail. 
  • We win as a team, commit to our work, and celebrate grit together because we value strong relationships.
  • We boldly create the future while keeping equity and sustainability at the center of all that we do. 
  • We are the owners of our work and are energized by solving problems through a growth mindset lens. We think broadly and creatively through every situation to create meaningful impact.
  • We offer comprehensive compensation packages and inclusive health and wellness benefits.

About Stitch Fix

We're changing the industry and bringing personal styling to every body. We believe in a service and a workplace where you can show up as your best, most authentic self. The Stitch Fix experience is not merely curated—it’s truly personalized to each client we style. We are changing the way people find what they love. We’re disrupting the future of retail with the precision of data science by combining it with human instinct to find pieces that fit our client’s unique style. This novel juxtaposition attracts a highly diverse group of talented people who are both thinkers and doers. This results in a simple, yet powerful offering to our customers and a successful, growing business serving millions of men, women and kids throughout the US. We believe we are only scratching the surface and are looking for incredible people like you to help us boldly create our future. 

Compensation and Benefits

Our anticipated compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets, and the range below indicates the low end of the lowest-compensated market to the high end of the highest-compensated market. This position is eligible for new hire and ongoing grants of restricted stock units depending on employee and company performance. In addition, the position is eligible for medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. Applicants should apply via our internal or external careers site.
Salary Range
$129,000$140,000 USD

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Stitch Fix Headquarters Location

San Francisco, CA

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Stitch Fix Company Size

Between 5,000 - 20,000 employees

Stitch Fix Founded Year


Stitch Fix Total Amount Raised


Stitch Fix Funding Rounds

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  • Series Unknown

    $11,850,773 USD

  • IPO


  • Series C

    $25,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $12,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $4,750,000 USD

  • Seed

    $750,000 USD