Interested in working at our Philadelphia [Corporate HQ]?

Join the hottest growing retailer in the area! We currently have over 200 stores open in 18 states! We have a few exciting opportunities available in our Home Office located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Jobs:
Director of Architecture and Design

The Director of Architecture and Design is responsible for leading the creative evolution, adoption and execution of Store Design, store planning and coordination; the development of key strategic operational plans for the design team and for ensuring that the design initiatives are successfully managed, delivered on time and on budget with a high quality outcome reflecting each brand’s image.  She/he protects each concept and each brand’s design integrity by determining clear guidelines, standards and criteria by which the Store Design Team can effectively implement into the architectural plans process in collaboration with the Real Estate, Construction, Purchasing, Maintenance ,Store Operations and Finance Departments. 
 
Qualifications:

  • Minimum 10 years work experience in a similar capacity with a national apparel retailer.
  • Proven successful leadership experience in a related position.
  • BS/BA Degree in Architecture or related education or field
  • Successful experience in the interaction with Company Executives
  • Proven success in conveying design conceptual ideations and vision.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication, organizational and presentation skills.
  • Excellent computer skills including industry software i.e.  AutoCAD and Photoshop
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of architectural, design plans including details and materials.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Build the Brand through owning and driving the company’s store innovation and design strategies to deliver consumer relevant, insights driven, and cost effective finished product.
  • Maintain prototype plans and remodel templates, etc.
  • Evaluate value engineering possibilities for all current prototypes.
  • Provide industry knowledge and competitive benchmarking to monitor and inform retail design trends and their potential application for the company.
  • Assist in establishing short term and long term strategic planning ideas to markedly improve the design of our buildings, reduce errors and omissions in the plans and improve service to our clients.
  • Own and manage the development of all display fixtures working with Merchandising, Visual Merchandising and Operations to provide brand right fixtures.
  • Partner with marketing to insure proper brand positioning and consumer insights are incorporated into designs, artwork/graphics, and interior/exterior facades.
  • Directly manage and develop a team of 2-3 Design team members and 3-4 Architectural firms
  • Evaluate new construction and conversion opportunities as presented by the Real Estate Department and produce/manage the production of conceptual floor plans and elevations as required for Real Estate committee approval.
  • Chair the Design Review Meeting for the presentations of exterior façade and interior layouts adapting prototypical designs to specific sites.
  • Conduct on site surveys in partnership with the Architects and Construction Project Manager to assist in creating “as built” drawings that will be used in the preparation of preliminary floor plans and elevations for initial feasibility estimates, and for the preparation of construction documents.
  • Coordinate the designs of the Landlord’s Architect with our Architect’s design.
  • Work closely with the Construction and Purchasing Managers to assure job questions are answered quickly, the design is delivered as intended and within the approved budget.
  • Lead the design of new and expanded distribution centers and office locations.
Construction Project Manager

Qualifications:

  • BS in Construction Management, Architectural or Civil Engineering
  • 3-5 years of relevant, hands-on experience
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD LT or other computer aided drafting suite
  • Must be able to read, comprehend and revise construction drawings
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule due to seasonality of construction and travel to job sites.
  • Abilityto multitask and solve complicated construction and design problems
  • Relentless attention to detail is a requirement
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are a must

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the construction process and provide updates and reports to the appropriate internal and external business partners
  • Resolve any issues that may arise, by providing solutions and/or guidance and reporting any impact to operations, the schedule and the budget
  • Be the primary contact for the operations team
  • Manage any issues/conditions relevant to the terms of the Lease including but not limited to: Survey prospective sites and review conditions, negotiate with Landlords any construction items, provide budgets that reflect site conditions, review and approve construction documents for conformity to Lease and relevance to site conditions
  • Report site conditions and provide guidance for store design
  • Track Landlord construction progress, review sites/conditions and conduct delivery inspection with Landlords
  • Conduct Five Below construction RFP process with General Contractors, negotiate final construction contract
  • Determine construction schedule, manage the job schedule with vendors and coordinators and conduct final inspection with the store opening team, identifying any deficiencies
  • Ensure that all outstanding Landlord or Five Below construction related punch list items are completed to satisfaction at the appropriate time
  • Provide cost guidance with respect to any changes to the project
  • Review all construction related costs on all projects, identify any potential opportunities for savings and  value engineer
  • Periodically conduct the RFP process to introduce new vendors in order to capture potential efficiencies and economies
  • Provide guidance to store maintenance regarding potential warranty issues with regards to Landlord or Five Below General Contractor work
  • Manage remodels for existing stores, coordinating all efforts of legal, design, operations and outside vendors
Architectural & Design Coordinator

Qualifications:

  • B.S. Architecture or Design
  • Autodesk AutoCad 2011
  • Adobe Creative Suite 3: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
  • Microsoft Dynamics: Great Plains

Job Responsibilities:

Store Planning

Layout plans

  • Work with Real Estate to assess feasibility of new store locations, draft CAD inputs, and draft preliminary layouts
  • Develop cost effective layouts incorporating existing infrastructure into the design
  • Draft CAD of new store fixture layouts and present layouts for approval to the Design Review Committee
  • Manage capital expense projects (cash wrap / fixture relocation, store remodels, and store expansion projects)

Facade development

  • Design and develop impactful storefront facades in line with Five Below’s brand and image.
  • Use design software to effectively present existing storefronts and proposed facade designs.
  • Clearly communicate Landlord’s scope of facade work
  • Implement signage code requirements into designs; analyze facades to determine scaled heights
  • Coordinate comments by the landlords and municipalities for revisions
  • Coordinate comments by landlord’s architects and tenant coordinators for revisions
  • Coordinate Sign shop drawings

Interpersonal Skills

  • Collaborate within a team across departments: by supporting the Real Estate and Construction team, as needed
Maintenance & Repair Coordinator

Qualifications:

  •  3-5 years involved in the administration of building maintenance, general contracting or related construction work.
  • High School diploma with some college preferred.
  • Highly organized, self motivated, independent thinker and works with minimal direction in a fast pace environment.
  • Ability to track and report on construction projects utilizing computerized systems
  • Familiar with maintaining construction related accounting records
  • Familiar with retail store maintenance practices

Job Responsibilities:

  • Available to be on-call every 3rd week
  • Manage repair and maintenance program including HVAC, electrical, lighting, plumbing, security, signs, roof, and carpentry issue
    • Field emails/calls from stores about maintenance issues
    • Provide self help solutions to the issues
    • Determine the responsibility of the issue as Landlord or Five Below
    • Establish an estimated cost for repairs
    • Track issue to confirm completion
    • Approve invoices and maintain budget of all maintenance costs
    • Manage preventative HVAC maintenance program
    • Fill lighting requests for stores
    • Manage light replacement program
    • Manage waste management program for store including increases/decreases in service and adding new stores for service
  • Manage database of all maintenance costs
    • Report on monthly actual costs versus budget
    • Identify opportunities to reduce expenses
Buyer (various categories)

various categories including but not limited to: Stationery, Accessories, Toys, Beauty, HBA, Seasonal, Electronics, Books and Candy

General:

  • Lead the development and assortment of specific category and product lines to deliver merchandise with great value
  • Select and deliver the trendiest product while achieving financial goals and staying within specific price points
  • Develop relationships with current as well as new vendors to capitalize on the hottest trends and deliver the most exciting new merchandise
  • Negotiate favorable terms and conditions with all vendors
  • Work with other members of the merchandising group on product development and implementation into existing store schemes
  • Perform in depth market research to identify the hottest product for the target audience

Departmental Process

  • The Buyer supports the department through management of the departmental paperwork, purchase order process, vendor communication, advertising process and planogram process.
  • Development and maintenance of the ad rotation chart.
  • Development and maintenance of advertising documentation and files.
  • Attendance and participation in advertising proof sessions.
  • Management of the departmental ad turn in meetings.
  • Inform vendors regarding ad schedule.

Database Maintenance

  • Coordinate initial sku and vendor set-up paperwork.
  • Communication and training of vendors in completion of paperwork.
  • Purchase order development.
  • Purchase order process management.
  • Responsible for database accuracy.

Planogram Process

  • Assist in planogram development.
  • Management of planogram paperwork.

Skills/Competencies

  • Must possess a demonstrable knowledge of important trends evolving in the targeted market
  • Must have a significant knowledge of product development, planning, distribution and domestic and overseas manufacturing
  • Must be extremely detail oriented
  • Must have strong negotiation skills
  • Must have strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must have strong computer skills

Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of 5-7 years of direct buying experience in a specialty or department store environment
  • Experience in off-price markets is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Must be willing to travel
Transportation Manager (New Castle, DE)

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 7 years of experience within a Supply Chain capacity specifically Distribution and/or Transportation
  • Experience in capacity planning and analysis
  • BA/BS preferred
  • Proven competencies in Microsoft Office products specifically MS Excel.
  • Working knowledge of a Warehouse Management and/or Retail Allocations systems is a plus
  • Proven experience in maintaining quality, service and client relationships
  • Ability to work in a team oriented, multi-shift environment
  • Excellent communication and organization skills required
  • Must be willing to travel up to 25%

Job Responsibilities:

The Transportation Manager develops business tools and solutions for Five Below’s Transportation function in an effort to improve the store delivery process through the following areas: Inbound, Outbound and Imports.

Outbound Transportation

  • Manage store deliveries process from Distribution Centers to appropriate store locations across chain
  • Internal communication with Distribution Supervisors to ensure loads are completed and dispatched in a timely manner
  • Coordinate logistics to ensure carriers execute delivery
  • Issue resolution with Field management staff in an effort to minimize discrepancies
  • Manage capacity analysis and volume planning
  • Conduct billing and transportation cost analysis
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining client relations
  • Identification, negotiation and selection of new service providers
  • Proactively identify process improvements to ensure effective on-time delivery
  • Manage off-site logistics providers
  • Meet and exceed service metrics
Marketing Associate

Position Summary:

The Marketing Associate works directly with the Marketing and Merchandising teams to support brand marketing and store growth.  The Marketing Associate will manage the production schedules, timelines and budgets of print and digital media projects and ensure that all groups are in communication with each other and on-brand.  In addition, the candidate will support the Grand Opening initiatives in planning the event and advertising.  The candidate should have the overall ability to thrive and excel in a fast paced, high growth, competitive environment and to manage resources in a cost effective manner.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business Administration or similar field
  • Three to five years of experience in retail marketing, agency marketing or project management
  • Ability to negotiate and communicate with vendors on value-engineering price and production
  • Strong analytical skills to systemically review and assess marketing efforts
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills for interaction with a variety of people; ability to tailor verbal message based on the audience
  • Self motivated and organized with a high attention to detail
  • Ability to be a team leader and facilitate brainstorming sessions.
  • Capable of facilitating new ideas from conception through execution with a focus on project management
  • Some travel required
  • Intermediate computer proficiency with a strong knowledge of Microsoft Office – with emphasis on Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Prior experience within marketing and/or printing/production.
  • Experience with the teen or youth market preferred. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage operations of marketing department’s projects: create calendars, traffic projects and identify vendors for production
  • Direct the production of print and in-store projects, including but not limited to writing creative briefs, working with the creative services team, management of images, securing department sign-offs and develop communication to the Home Office and field teams. 
  • Develop brand-right programs to support Five Below’s in-store marketing program
  • Build local and regional marketing programs
  • Work with the marketing team on all grand opening events and their accompanying advertisements
  • Manage client, vendor, and internal schedules to maintain drop dates and tight deadlines
  • Create and manage the marketing and pre-opening marketing budgets
  • Run weekly production meeting with marketing and creative staff
  • Interact daily with internal clients regarding schedules, artwork, corrections and budgets
  • Ad-hoc projects to support business needs
Inventory Analyst

Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Must have strong analytical skills
  • Must be willing to learn and grow in a fast paced environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Execute weekly store transfers based on sales and inventory trends.
  • Analyze historical data and current trends in order to identify risks and opportunities and will review individual store allocations based on current sales.
  • Support a collaborative, innovative and results-oriented environment with a cross-functional team.
  • Recap and analyze actual sales results to plan; forecast in-season sales and inventory on a monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Work closely with merchants on all new products and develop allocation strategies.
Senior Financial Analyst

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Masters and/or CPA preferred
  • 7+ years progressive financial planning and analysis experience
  • Must have Retail Experience
  • Experience developing and working with financial models and budgeting tools
  • Solid analytical and internal control skills

Interpersonal Skills

  • Must be self-motivated
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to interact with team members and management
  • Must be a problem-solver intent on offering process improvement solutions

Technical Skills

  • Proficient in financial operating systems
  • Ability to build and effectively analyze financial statements
  • Skilled at financial analysis, recognizing trends communicating results
  • Extremely proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, with extreme proficiency in Excel

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist with preparation of budgets and forecasts
  • Prepare weekly, monthly & quarterly reports and analysis
  • Analyze financial/operational performance and effectively communicate findings
  • Research and resolve various inquiries from other areas within the organization
  • Assist with the development of analytical tools
  • Partner with operating department managers and provide recommendations for cost savings and process improvements to enhance business performance.
  • Perform special projects as assigned
Business Analyst

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree required in business or technology related field
  • MUST HAVE Retail Experience (5+ years)
  • Minimum 1 year experience in IT related position
  • Experience on Island Pacific Merchandising Systems a plus
  • Solid mathematical aptitude and effective project management skills.
  • Ability to analyze and document complex business processes.
  • Ability to make effective decisions under pressure.
  • Ability to think analytically and should be a problem solver.
  • Ability to gather and interpret relevant data and information.
  • Understands overall job responsibilities
  • Can apply responsibilities to everyday business situations without direction; prioritizes effectively
  • Results oriented and not task oriented
  • Able to perform a wide variety of tasks ; The ability to break down complex processes into simpler parts for analysis and improvement.
  • Detail oriented, organized, and able to manage time efficiently, effective communication and excellent follow through to ensure the achievement of personal and company objectives.
  • Results oriented, goal oriented, self motivated and customer oriented.
  • Collaborate within a team across departments: by supporting the organization’s needs thru relationships specific business units (Merchandising, Operations, Finance, Human Resources, Replenishment/Allocations, and Distribution)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all activities related to supporting and enhancing our supply chain systems.
  • Anticipate and identify issues that may negatively impact business and develop/implement technology based solutions. 
  • Ensure our merchandising and supply chain systems meet current and future business needs.
  • Managing any change requests related to the working project plans daily to meet the agreed deadlines.
  • Act as an authority and subject matter expert on merchandising, supply chain and warehouse management systems; understand the business user’s function and help them develop more efficient process/procedure.
  • Support all aspects of IT projects including analysis, design, development, installation and implementation.
  • Work with IT vendors and other outside contacts on development and service relationships.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Forward thinker who designs for not only current business needs but, plans for scalability and longer term solutions.
  • Teamwork oriented- must be a team player willing to help others while also fostering their help in return.
  • Must be able to multi-task and juggle multiple priorities while ensuring successful completion of all items.
  • Providing suggestions to the development team during the development stage of product to meet the client's business needs.
  • Preparing accurate and detailed requirement specifications documents, user interface guides, and functional specification documents.
  • Documenting the acquired results of analysis and workflows as well as obtaining sign-off from the appropriate client.
  • Designing and executing the test scripts and test scenarios.
  • Coordinating with the groups of business unit who test, validate, evaluate new applications and functions, and determine issues in services and software.
Trainer

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree with emphasis on Human Resources and/or Organizational Development
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant training experience within the retail sector
  • Ability to operate independently and work cohesively with Internal Departments including Store Operations in a highly collaborative and team-oriented environment
  • Strong instructional design background and ability to work across multiple training mediums: e-learning, video training , instructor led training
  • Exceptional platform skills to facilitate programs to all levels of the organization including store employees, home office employees and executives
  • Strong work ethic with a high degree of flexibility to work in an ever changing environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills, self-motivated, well organized  in order to deliver results in a fast-paced environment while still ensuring deadlines are met in a timely manner
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to communicate cross-functionally with internal departments such as: other Marketing departments, Merchandising, Product Development and Construction.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assess development needs of the business functions including Stores, Distribution Center and Home Office functions
  • Design, develop and implement training and development programs based on both the organization’s and the individual’s needs
  • Facilitate programs to all levels of the organization including store employees, home office employees and executives
  • Implement on-line curriculum opportunities and assist with development of video training
  • Work in a team to develop new training approaches that are satisfactory to all relevant parties in the organization and suggest enhancements to existing training programs
  • Develop and oversee relationships with vendors to ensure appropriate employee participation in outside training programs
  • Assist with development of all technical materials and job aids
  • Develop testing and evaluation procedures
Lease Administrative Assistant

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or University or relevant work experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft office; Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • Strong mathematical skills - ability to calculate figures such as rent, percentage rent and rent adjustments.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple project tasks within a fast-paced, dynamic work environment.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Capable of troubleshooting issues with logic and ease.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with cross-functional teams

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist Manager of Lease Administration
  • Maintaining/updating lease management system
  • Expense/invoice review and payment
  • Reconcile rent accounts with landlords
  • Work with/assist outside auditors with expense review
  • Communicate with other departments regarding lease/financial information;  process quarterly/annual expense reconciliations
  • Troubleshooting and resolving landlord-related issues
  • Maintaining co-tenancy system/processing surveys
  • Responsible for general administrative functions such as: filing all lease/rent related documents, sorting and distributing mail for Real Estate Dept.
Paralegal

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of legal experience
  • Bachelors Degree preferred
  • Proficient in web-based programs, MS Office Products and Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to multi-task and organize effectively
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Ability to recall information easily
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Previous real estate and/or legal related experience is a plus but not required

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide required support to Director of Real Estate
  • Communicate daily with brokers, developers, internal/external design team members and project managers to ensure all requests are accounted for
  • Organize and prepare materials for Real Estate Committee Meetings and Market Tours
  • Work closely with Manager of Lease Administration to ensure appropriate documentation is obtained, up-to-date and filed accordingly.
  • Complete any required mapping and comparative analysis studies
Real Estate Coordinator

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Proficient in web-based programs, MS Office Products and Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to multi-task and organize effectively
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Ability to recall information easily
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Previous real estate and/or legal related experience is a plus but not required

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide required support to Director of Real Estate
  • Communicate daily with brokers, developers, internal/external design team members and project managers to ensure all requests are accounted for
  • Organize and prepare materials for Real Estate Committee Meetings and Market Tours
  • Work closely with Manager of Lease Administration to ensure appropriate documentation is obtained, up-to-date and filed accordingly.
  • Complete any required mapping and comparative analysis studies
Merchandising Operations Analyst

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in Inventory Management or Merchandising in a fast-paced retail environment
  • Demonstrated ability to gather/interpret data; identify trends/patterns in complex data
  • Self-starter capable of working independently and collaboratively with cross-functional teams
  • Proactive problem solver
  • Able to multi-task and manage multiple projects/priorities simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong work ethic with a high degree of flexibility to work in an ever-changing environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills, self-motivated and organized
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with advanced Excel skills and intermediate to advanced skills in creating and maintaining Access databases

Job Responsibilities

  • Reporting
    • Execution/maintenance of existing reports
    • Development of ad hoc reports
    • Creation/maintenance of databases to proactively identify out of tolerance conditions as needed
  • Assist with cross-functional business process development and implementation
  • Independently manage assigned projects (long and short term)
  • Assist New Store Planner during peak new store season:
    • Identify inventory shortfalls/overages – work with Analysts to correct/adjust
    • Verify inventory allocations on key items (market plan, ads, never outs, displays)
    • Coordinate communication with field (NSMs, DC) and home office
    • Assist with class level inventory plans
    • Assist in development of new store operating processes and timelines (for Store Planning, Merchandising and Allocation)
    • Creation/maintenance of databases to proactively identify out of tolerance conditions as needed
Merchandise Planner

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree
  • 2-4 years experience in Merchandise Buying or Planning Capacity
  • Strong Retail Math acumen
  • Excellent Computer skills, proficient in MS Office Suite Knowledge of the functionality of the retail industry and various products in the market.
  • Should possess good communication skills written as well as verbal.
  • Should have the aptitude of working in a team and taking decisions based on study and evaluation.
  • Should have good time management skills and the ability to meet necessary targets.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strategic thinking and active listening skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Job Responsibilities

  • Pre Season Planning:
    • Provide historical data for key metrics (Sales, Receipts, Turn, MMU%, final GM%) and current trend on a Bottoms Up worksheet
    • Work with Buyer to decide by business how to plan the new season. (Grow, Maintain, Downtrend)
    • Create a flow by month in accordance with company goals.
    • Work with Buyer on Seasonal Planning to determine the buy quantities based on LY performance. Utilize store selling as well as market trend.
    • Provide Store rankings to Analysts for Allocation.
    • Provide Store rankings to Buyers for Assortment Plans.
  • In Season Planning:
    • TB Reforecasting Sales and Inv, insuring proper inventory for Basics, Key Items and Ad Items
    • Review Ladder Plans for Key Programs, make recommendations
    • Analyze Top Sellers (Top 200), Do we have enough on order
    • Analyze Bottom Sellers, Do we have too much on order
    • Analyze the Aging of Inventory, make recommendations
    • Monitor IMU% / MMU% Goals
    • Hindsight Review of Business
    • Ad Hoc reporting
Accounts Payable Supervisor

Qualifications

  • 3 - 5 years of relevant Accounts Payable Experience
  • 3+ years as an AP Supervisor
  • Previous experience within the Retail Industry preferred
  • Strong software knowledge in EDI, AS400 and Microsoft Excel
  • Bachelors Degree – Accounting or Finance preferred

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for supervising the Accounts Payable (expense and merchandise) function within Five Below's Accounting Department.
  • Responsible for selecting, supervising, evaluating and motivating team to assure high performance and customer focus. Provide ongoing coaching and performance feedback. Lead by example in getting things done, being consistent and owning the day to day responsibilities of the department.
  • Assures accuracy of assigned balance sheet accounts and reconciliations.
  • Supervises the Accounts Payable staff in processing invoices and payments, managing vendor relationships and reviewing vendor statements.
  • Proactively builds relationships with other Five Below Departments in regard to financial transactions, control procedures and handling of issues or concerns with vendors pertaining to payment disbursement(s).
  • Implements, maintains and monitors control procedures to ensure Sarbanes Oxley compliance.
  • Leads initiatives, such as the use of EDI, document management and other system upgrades, to bring best practices into operation.
  • Leads all areas of A/P day to day Quality Assurance, Reporting, Metrics, as well as driving process and systems change across the department and across the end to end process, through working and influencing cross departmentally within AP and across finance/accounting and functionally for procurement intersection points.
  • Responsible for group process flow documentation and maintenance.
  • Summarizes reporting for A/P, including record of amounts owed/paid and ensures reporting and analysis of data for relevant reporting to drive an understanding of business spend, and areas of opportunity for actionable decision making.
  • Produces reporting on A/P ledger and other related A/P reports to allow for an understanding of prioritization of work items to enable manage working capital and discounts accordingly.
  • Delivers Accounts Payable Reporting, Analysis, Change and oversees Quality team towards a value added and customer service oriented approach with a view to working capital improvement and discount optimization.
  • Supervises Quality testing team and identifies root cause and common themes to drive root cause problem solving and process/systems improvements
  • Establishes and ensures work standards are implemented by the team.
  • Drives change recommendations and drives execution on change across the AP function group including methods or procedures to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the accounts payable function.
  • Demonstrates leadership responsibilities, including motivating the team to deliver on departmental objectives, relationship building, influence and communication within and outside of the department, evaluating KPI and performance standard measurements, integrating, and controlling efficient and effective A/P practices.
  • Has supervisory responsibility involving staffing, coaching and conducting performance appraisals, training and developing subordinates, promotions, terminations, disciplinary actions, etc
  • Supports and delivers other initiatives as assigned.

Potential Essential Functions

  • Improve the accuracy and timeliness of the AP Department.
  • Makes presentations/communicates with management on A/P metrics/initiatives.
  • Prepare weekly metrics:
    • Days Payable O/S
    • UMR Aging (including game plan to reduce any aged items)
    • Open Payables Aging
    • Vendors in Debit Balance (including game plan for collection)
  • Build relationships with key vendors. Respond timely and professionally to vendor issues and ensure team members do so as well.
  • Proactively develop relationships with other Five Below departments to ensure issues and concerns are addressed. Report weekly to the merchants on any AP issues and status of vendors on hold.
  • Daily monitoring and update of the A/P checklist to ensure all A/P processes are completed timely and accurately.

Five Below is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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