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Manager, Technical Accounting

Country : USA USA

State : New York

Town : New York

Category : Finance

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Company presentation

We're Coty, a global leader in beauty. We're World #1 in Fragrance, World #2 in Professional Hair Care and World #3 in Color Cosmetics. Our iconic portfolio of more than 77 brands are sold in over 150 countries around the world. We believe in beauty with a purpose and brands that inspire, no matter where they are in the world.

Job description


We're looking for a Manager to join our Technical Accounting team. Reporting to a Senior Director, you will get to work across many different technical accounting matters, global accounting policy, external reporting, special projects, and implementation of new US GAAP guidance. THE ROLEIn this role you will be responsible for:
- Specializing in specific accounting areas and related footnotes in Forms 10-Q and Forms 10-K. Initial areas may include leases, pension and other post-employment benefits plans, equity investments, and advertising & consumer promotions.
- Performing technical accounting and SEC reporting research and documenting the company's conclusions in technical whitepapers.
- Providing U.S. GAAP accounting guidance to subsidiary and corporate personnel.
- Monitoring accounting literature for new reporting requirements that may potentially impact the company and leading the implementation of new accounting standards.
- Acting as a liaison with internal and external auditors on matters involving technical accounting, internal controls, financial policies, and SEC reporting.
- Working closely with key stakeholders in the development, revision, and maintenance of the company's financial policies & procedures.
- Preparing quarterly accounting and regulatory update presentations for the company's Audit Committee.
- Performing Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) controls and certification processes quarterly.
- Participating in special projects sponsored by senior management.
- Providing training and development to the broader finance organization, where relevant.
We offer equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Coty complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact [email protected] We strongly believe that cultivating a diverse workplace gives a company strength. The combination of unique skills, abilities, experiences and backgrounds creates an environment that produces extraordinary results. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.
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We'd love to see candidates who have:
- Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or similar field, CPA preferred.
- 4-5 years of public accounting (Big 4 preferred) and private industry experience.
- Public entity reporting requirements knowledge is required.
- Ability to deal with diverse levels of financial and operating personnel in a multi-national organization and multiple 3rd party external organizations.
- Ability to work independently, under general direction, and develop creative solutions to problems.
- Strong analytical and technical accounting skills, creativity and flexibility.
- Demonstrate effective organization, communication and team skills. Ability to influence throughout the organization is important.
- Deadline oriented and the ability to easily adopt to changes
- Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task
- Strong computer skills, particularly in MS Excel and Word. Desirable:
- Knowledge on Workiva and Hyperion is a plus
- Strong communication skills, organizational skills and teamwork ethics
- Process focused to include ability to follow, document and explain key processes and impact to accounting and reporting.
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