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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

Source: http://www.jobs2careers.com/click.php?id=1641023577.96

Salary/Wage: low

• Location: Westchester

• Post ID: 50091839 newyork
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