Essense of Australia

Senior Financial Reporting Accountant

Job Locations US-KS-Lenexa


Essense Designs is an international bridal wholesaler with key offices based in Lenexa, Kansas, and Perth, Australia. Our growing organization also operates in the United Kingdom, Europe, Canada, and New Zealand. We have been a global leader in bridal fashion for over 20 years and our designs are currently sold in over 1,500 stores worldwide. With innovative designs and a strong customer service approach, Essense Designs is a dynamic and rapidly expanding company that rewards excellence, drive, and collaboration.  


The Role


An exciting opportunity is available for an experienced Sr. Financial Reporting Accountant to join our team.  This position will assist the Manager of Financial Reporting and Compliance with the preparation of monthly and year-end consolidated financial statements and all external financial reporting needs.


What We Expect:

  • Assist with the preparation of monthly consolidated financial statements.
  • Ensure that financial statements are prepared timely, accurately, and in compliance with U.S. GAAP.
  • Perform analytical reviews to obtain a thorough understanding of financial results.
  • Assist with annual and interim audit processes by preparing supporting schedules, financial analyses, and other audit requests.
  • Assist with the preparation of financial statements and report footnotes.
  • Prepare necessary work papers and supporting schedules to assist internal tax team and external tax specialists in the United States, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Australia, and Canada with annual tax filing requirements.
  • Serve as a resource for technical accounting issues.
  • Perform technical accounting research and document the Company’s position as needed for technical accounting matters.
  • Assist with the implementation of new accounting pronouncements.
  • Assist with special projects as needed.


What We Are Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Accounting required. CPA, or CPA candidate strongly preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years work experience working in financial reporting function or public accounting experience.
  • Must have financial reporting, consolidations, and/or audit experience.
  • Strong command of US GAAP along with financial reporting and consolidation skills
  • Demonstrates good interpersonal skills along with excellent verbal and written communication 
  • Experience with ERP systems preferred
  • Expert level Excel skills and strong working knowledge of other MS Office tools
  • Exceptional attention to detail with an ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Willingness to take on new challenges
  • Self-motivated, strong work ethic, operates with the highest level of integrity
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Experience with international entities and transactions preferred
  • Familiarity with accounting for inventory

What We Offer

We look forward to welcoming the successful candidate to our fast-growing global team! In return for your skills, we offer you the opportunity to join an international industry leader and be part of a creative and collaborative culture that empowers its people, promotes teamwork and embraces sustainability. We recognise and reward excellence, innovation, and loyalty. Our goal is to offer an inspirational and modern workplace that allows for talent individuals to

thrive. As such, we provide competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package, with significant opportunity for exceptional team members to grow with us as we continue to expand. 


If you have the skills and drive to help us further our growth, please go to and follow the prompts to submit a cover letter, resume, and online application.




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