The Estee Lauder Companies Senior Financial Analyst – Finance and Accounting, OneSource in Melville, New York

Senior Financial Analyst – Finance and Accounting, OneSource

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments


The role will support the Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis, OneSource in providing finance and accounting services to OneSource Shared Service Centers, including International locations, including participation in the development of annual budget, long-range plan (P&L and CAPEX), and monthly estimate; monthly accounting close, expense monitoring, and accruals; facilitate and coordinate the intercompany invoicing/rebilling and internal allocation processes. Provide reporting, analysis and insights to OneSource 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 with senior finance executives.

This position is based in Melville, NY and may require some travel to NYC as needed.

  • In partnership with the Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis, OneSource, responsible for: monthly accounting close, estimate process and productivity reporting, with detailed analysis and reporting financial results for monthly presentation to management adhering to deadlines, process and required deliverables

  • Assist in developing and coordinating the annual budget and multi-year plan (P&L and CAPEX) for OneSource departmental costs; provide support in preparation of Budget Presentation Package

  • Help facilitate and execute the monthly estimate process and productivity reporting, interacting with OneSource budget managers to understand spend activities and shifts in timing

  • Support Manager in preparing comprehensive monthly estimate reporting analyzing financial data for monthly presentation to management, adhering to deadlines, process and required deliverables

  • Manage closing processes including expense monitoring, accrual requirements, recording of journal entries, and reconciliations

  • Provide support to Manager in the analysis of results and comprehensive reporting for Monthly Performance Reviews compared to budget and estimate with insightful variance explanations for use by budget managers and executive management

  • Prepare monthly global departmental analyses to track cost center spending versus budget and estimate; provide variance explanations monthly, and in depth quarterly

  • Manage and execute intercompany invoicing / rebilling process and transfer price requirements for International Shared Services Centers

  • Perform account analysis and other related documents/schedules

  • Research and resolve inquiries

  • Adhere to deadlines and processes

  • Provide input and support to Manager in preparing OneSource financial allocations of OneSource expenses to internal customers for budgeting and estimate process, as well as, monitoring actual results; prepare analysis of potential required adjustments

  • Manage financial planning, estimating and reporting of 3rd Party Provider relationship; facilitate and coordinate associated procurement process with vendor; partner with OneSource team in vendor management and assessment of vendor KPIs

  • Partner with Manager to coordinate and manage cash flow projections and reporting for OneSource Service Centers ensuring visibility to short and long term requirements

  • Participate in the development, monitoring and reporting of metrics and KPIs providing analysis and insights, as applicable

  • Adherence and enforcement of US GAAP, corporate policies and SOX compliance

  • In conjunction with OneSource finance leadership, provide for continuous improvement in processes ensuring proper controls and realization of efficiencies

  • Special projects and ad-hoc analysis as requested

The High-Touch Leadership Competencies provide the framework to build and grow the skills, knowledge, and behaviors in each employee to lead from every chair. Everyone is expected to lead in every position. All of the High-Touch Leadership Competencies are important to success. However, in each position there are three competencies that are imperative for job success.

  • Thinks Strategically: Takes a broad view of the business, industry, and consumer environment to anticipate

and plan for the future. Identifies the focus and defines where to play, how to win and what capabilities and

management systems are required.

  • Aligns and Engages the Team in the Vision: Provides clarity to each team member on their role in achieving

the vision, strategy, and goals.

  • Builds Collaborative Relationships: Builds relationships based on trust and respect. Promotes the inclusion

of diverse knowledge, skills, and experiences to achieve results.

  • Strives for Excellence in Execution: Proactively seeks ways to improve personal and organizational

effectiveness to meet current and future business needs. Learns equally from successes and failures.


Minimum Education level: Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting

Minimum Years of Experience: 4

% Travel Time: Minimal

Required Language Proficiency: English

Licenses or Certifications: CPA a plus

Additional Job Specifications (e.g., physical demands, working conditions, equipment/machinery, specific skills, etc.):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting, with experience in finance, accounting and business controls

  • Independent self-starter with excellent analytical capabilities with an interest in financial analysis and modeling.

  • Ability to work/analyze/build efficient analyses and reports creating flexibility and agility.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills a must.

  • Ability to work under pressure of tight deadlines and multitask.

  • Flexibility to adapt to the changing needs and direction of Senior Management.

  • Advanced Excel, PowerPoint, Word, SAP, Hyperion (Smart View), Hyperion Financial System (CPM) skills a must.

  • Ability to build and cultivate relationships creating a collaborative environment.

  • Excellent organizational, writing, and listening skills.

Job: Finance & Accounting

Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-Melville

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Job Number: 1811947