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Financial Reporting Manager

  • Ref: 300804
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Edison, NJ
  • Industry: Cosmetics / Skin Care
  • Job Level: Manager
  • Pay: $95,000 - 100,000

Opportunity Description

Reporting to the NA Controller, you will be responsible for supporting the accounting and financial reporting environment in both our general ledger and consolidation systems. 

Company Information

Cosmetics/Skin Care

Job Duties

  • Prepare regional monthly reporting packages including the consolidation of regional plant financials for regional and corporate leadership. 
  • Analyzing and documenting significant account fluctuations used by management to gain business insights into the reported results.
  • Driving the execution of control procedures through detailed reviews of legal entity operating results, significant and unusual transactions, significant accruals, close procedures and a variety of other transactions as necessary.
  • Support annual external audit of consolidated financial statements and serving as the company’s primary contact on technical issues pertaining to the North America regional results.
  • Evaluate new technical accounting developments and recommend appropriate actions.
  • Document and account for significant accounting estimates. 
  • Assisting in the preparation of monthly financial “flash” reports (Actual vs. Budget) presented to regional department leaders (e.g., Human Resources, Information Technology).
  • Assisting in the design, modification, implementation, and/or maintenance of accounting systems to ensure adequate recognition of financial transactions.
  • Manage internal controls over financial reporting (update flow charts and be the point person for control findings and identify remediation).


Bachelor's Degree, Accounting or Finance

Experience & Skills Required

  • 5-7 years of progressive accounting or finance experience.
  • Manufacturing/plant experience required.
  • Advanced excel skills required.
  • Extensive working experience in general ledger and financial statements.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet tight deadlines.
  • Solid understanding of cultural differences in a complex global organization.
  • Able to work independently and manage from a distance.
  • Prior private equity portfolio company experience desirable.
  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment. 
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks with high level of difficulty. 
  • The individual will be expected to work with minimal up-front guidance and take ownership of his / her work product. 


MBA and/or CPA preferred

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