Huriot — Accountant, Staff at The Vitamin Shoppe

Accountant, Staff

The Vitamin Shoppe

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Role Details


The Staff Accountant is responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures.


  • Maintain integrity of inventory ledgers, accounts and transactions.

  • Conduct monthly account analysis of inventory and reserves.

  • Weighted average cost and cost of goods analysis.

  • Generate and record journal entries.

  • Research discrepancies and account reconciliations.

  • Calculate inventory trend performance and ratios.

  • Assist in margin reporting, financial analysis and budgeting.

  • Participate in preparation of monthly financial package and reports.

  • Financial audit preparation.

  • Establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures.

  • Physical inventory and cycle count preparation and analysis.

  • Verify, record and analyze inventory adjustments, allowances and reserves.

  • Participate in monthly and year end close.

  • Work internally with the Retail, Merchandising, IT and franchise partners with inventory related activities and field questions regarding inventory concerns.

Other Functions:

  • Participate in ad hoc projects.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • There are no direct supervisory responsibilities.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field or equivalent combination of experience and instruction.

Required Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of basic accounting concepts and procedures including account reconciliation.

Experience Required:

  • 1 - 3 years accounting experience

Skill and Ability:

  • Detail oriented

  • Financial analysis skills

  • Problem solving and analytical skills

  • Able to work in team environment

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, and Access

Equal Opportunity Policy

The Vitamin Shoppe is an equal opportunity employer. We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Our management is dedicated to ensuring the fulfillment of this policy with respect to hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, separation, recruitment, pay and other forms of compensation, access to facilities and programs, training and general treatment during employment.

We firmly believe that every Health Enthusiast has the right to be treated with dignity and respect. Our goal is to maintain a satisfied and productive team of Health Enthusiasts. The keys to reaching that goal are effective leadership, equal application of fair human resources policies, competitive wages and benefits, and close attention to all health enthusiast matters. The Vitamin Shoppe is committed to the principle of fair and impartial treatment of our Health Enthusiasts.

Health Enthusiasts with questions or concerns about equal employment opportunities in the workplace are encouraged to bring these issues to the attention of their Human Resources representative. We will not allow any form of retaliation against Health Enthusiasts who raise issues of perceived discrimination in good faith. To ensure our workplace is free of artificial barriers, violation of this policy may result in disciplinary action, up to and including discharge.

ID 2023-33076

Category Accounting/Finance

Location US-NJ-Secaucus

We support diversity with a respectful, inclusive culture as an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran, or disabled status, or genetic information.

The Vitamin Shoppe provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

  • Published on: Mar 09, 2023
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Secaucus, New Jersey
  • Salary: negotiable
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