The Estee Lauder Companies Manager - Leading Beauty Forward, Accounting & Finance in Melville, New York
Manager - Leading Beauty Forward, Accounting & Finance
Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments
Provide finance and accounting services to LBF/Project Foundation including development of annual budget, multi-year project plan, and monthly estimate; monthly accounting close, expense monitoring, and accruals; supervise and coordinate SOW/PO process; provide inputs and support to the value realization process as required. Provide reporting, analysis and insights to LBF/PF management for action, monitoring of key metrics, development and implementation of tools/applications in support of continuous improvements; automate, improve and make processes efficient. Also includes direct interaction senior executives and senior finance executives.
This position is based in Melville, NY and will require travel to NYC at least 1 time per week.
Position is responsible for: monthly closing, estimate process and productivity reporting, analyzing and reporting the financial data for monthly presentation to management adhering to deadlines and required deliverables
Develop, coordinate and fully understand the annual budget and multi-year plan for LBF/PF departmental costs
Facilitate, execute monthly estimate interacting with project members to understanding spend activities, shifts in timing and comprehensive reporting
Manage closing processes including expense monitoring, accrual requirements, reconciliations; analysis of results and comprehensive reporting
Prepare monthly global departmental analyses to track cost center spending versus budget and estimate; provide variance explanations monthly, and in depth quarterly.
Research and resolve inquiries
Adhere to deadlines and processes
Adherence and enforcement of US GAAP, corporate policies and SOX compliance
In conjunction with team members, provide for continuous improvement in processes ensuring proper controls and realization of efficiencies
Liaison with internal and external auditors on quarterly and annual audits
Prepare and provide detail review of monthly and quarterly reports (Monthly Performance Review, Budget Presentation Package, etc.) provided to Senior Management for Individual and Total Functional Reporting
Develop, monitor and report metrics and KPIs providing analysis and insights, as applicable
Special projects and ad-hoc analysis as requested
Perform Balance Sheet account reconciliations, account analysis, and other related documents/schedules
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting, CPA/Masters a plus.
5 years of Finance or Accounting, with process reengineering and project management experience.
Excellent analytical capabilities to translate data into Executive level insights and metrics
Advanced Excel, SAP, Hyperion (SmartView) skills a must.
Ability to work/analyze/build efficient analyses and reports.
Experience in leading, aligning, and engaging on team vision.
Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills required, including direct interaction with Senior Management.
Ability to work under pressure of tight deadlines and multitask.
Flexibility to adapt to the changing needs and direction of Senior Management.
Excellent organization, writing and listening skills
Job: Finance & Accounting
Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-Melville
Job Type: Standard
Shift: 1st (Day) Shift
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Job Number: 164719