Large discount retailers like Target and Walmart employ large teams of Finance and Accounting
professionals to help measure and understand the financial health of the business. Financial
and accounting information helps these businesses make educated financial decisions,
such as whether or not to continue partnering with a retail supplier. While often smaller
businesses, it is equally important for these retail suppliers to use financial and accounting
data to make educated decisions, such as the best approach to gaining additional funding.
This week, you’ll assume the role of Senior Accountant with SunsTruck Sunglasses.
What is a Senior Accountant?
Senior accountants take ownership of reporting costs, profitability, margins and expenditures
for a given business. They use the principles of accounting to analyze sales information, create
financial reports, make recommendations about the financial health of the company, and