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Posted: Monday, July 7, 2014 7:18 AM

Reporting to the Specialty Brands Controller, the Manager - Finance is responsible for month end reporting of actual results, participating in strategic planning and financial planning and reporting. Manages business unit financial accounting, invoicing, collections (A/R), monitoring and reporting systems. Provides support through information analyses (e.g. current processes, actual performance vs. budget and prior year, budget, etc.), preparation of operational data/analyses for management who rely on/benefit from the information to make informed business decisions. Additional responsibilities will include assisting in the annual budget process, periodic forecasting, and periodic analysis of operations performance.

Duties, Responsibilities and Expected Contributions

Responsible for month end accounting close and recording appropriate accrual and adjusting journal entries

Prepare month end reports for corporate accounting

Prepare year-end tax packages

Assist with request from Internal / External Auditors

Analyze expenses and identify budget variances and opportunities

Review standard cost, update standards and record appropriate revaluation entries

Analyze outbound freight and warehousing cost for variance to budget and opportunities

Reconcile Balance Sheet accounts with supporting details

Assist in preparation of month end Financial Statements and Partner invoices

Provide financial advice to product development team to enable them to make sound business decisions and assist in pricing new products.

Predict future trends, analyze change and advise accordingly.

Support in formulating strategic and long-term business plans.

Produce accurate financial reports to specific deadlines.

Prepare and manage budgets and outlooks.

Manage all financial files in line with audit expectations

Work with 3 Party Service provider for collection of A/R and payment of A/P invoices

Oversee procedure to ensure on time collection of customer invoices.

Manage internal expense procedure and reconciliation on monthly basis.

Handle all financial administrative and control procedures.

Track revenue, sales and expenses against the budget, inform about any exceptions.

Maintain complete, easily accessible records and files.

Manage all expense claims, coding, arrange approvals and payments, manage accruals (GL).

Manage weekly cash reporting, monthly sales trackers and monthly dashboards

A) Experience Required

Bachelor or higher degree in finance or accounting.

Minimum 5 years experience in progressive Finance roles in Consumer Products Company

B) Functional Knowledge and Business Expertise Required

Good knowledge of US GAAP and Standard Cost Accounting

Experience with ERP systems, e.g. SAP, Oracle or JD Edwards

Advanced Excel skill

Proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, Access and PowerPoint


Salary/Wage: low

• Location: Westchester

• Post ID: 50091839 newyork is an interactive computer service that enables access by multiple users and should not be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider.