Inventory Control Coordinator

Hot Topic HQ - City of Industry, California - Full-time


You down with Inventory Control?

Inventory is extremely important to our business. Our Inventory Coordinator supports stores, distributions centers, internet and HQ departments by troubleshooting and resolving inventory discrepancies and questions.  In this role you’ll ensure all of the above is happening, while constantly keeping your eyes open for new ways to work more efficiently.


  • Inventory discrepancies and questions.
  • Assists in completing the month-end close process in accordance with the department’s month-end checklist.
  • Assists in the implementation, reconciliation and reporting of the bi-annual physical inventory for the stores, DCs and Internet, through activities such as preparing inventory packages to the stores, researching discrepancies, following up with the stores, DCs, and Internet and, reporting results.
  • Prepares, analyzes, and distributes routine daily, weekly and monthly reports for further review and ensures inventory control policies and procedures are being followed.
  • Assists in system testing and upgrade efforts.
  • Identifies and recommends operational improvements that will aid in the ability to better control the flow of inventory.
  • Coordinate with Store Opts & LP for store’s physical inventory


  • High school diploma or GED with some college coursework.  A college degree in finance or accounting is preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years of related work experience.
  • Retail or manufacturing background is preferred.
  • Solid working knowledge of MS Excel and Word. 
  • A general understanding of accounting principles.
  • Illustrates a dedication to meeting requirements of internal and external customers, responding to all customer requests promptly and thoroughly.
  • Strong communication skills including ability to work in a team environment, give honest, direct feedback and is a solid verbal and written communicator. 

Our company participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a program that electronically confirms a candidate’s eligibility to work in the United States after completing the Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9). The information provided on the Form I-9 is compared to the records contained in the Social Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) databases. This helps employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees.