Sr. Accountant in Ronkonkoma, NY at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 3/17/2020

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Job Description

Company Description

Since time began, the earth’s been a generous contributor to people’s well-being. We haven’t been around quite that long, but The Nature’s Bounty Co. has been enriching lives of consumers around the world for more than 70 years. And before we even got started, the world was developing our motivation: Nature’s bountiful effects on people’s health.

Through our years, we’ve been a leader in health and wellness with our innovative products and solutions. We put science and the highest quality standards at the heart of our business—that’s why The Nature’s Bounty Co. brands are some of the most trusted in the world. We’re a leading global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports & active nutrition, and ethical beauty products.

We’re also a great place to work, with excellent benefits, competitive compensation and a progressive, healthy company culture. If you’ve ever spent your workdays watching the clock, you know how important a positive work environment is for a person’s well-being. The Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all its forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.

Job Description

The Senior Accountant is responsible for the corporate accounting activities, including preparation and analysis of financial statements, general ledger maintenance and reporting. 

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Contribute to the execution of the monthly, quarterly and annual close processes including completing reconciliations, escalation and resolution of issues, and meeting all associated deadlines
  • Work collaboratively with the accounting manager, accounting team and the finance teams to ensure completeness and accuracy of financial statements accounts including revenue, debt, accounts receivable, accruals, interest expense and debt; among others
  • Review, investigate, and correct errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, general ledger accounts, and financial reports
  • Perform monthly variance analysis on P&L and balance sheet accounts and field questions within the organization
  • Conduct balance sheet analytics and prepare robust commentary explaining variances
  • Prepare the financial statements for various legal entities and divisions, as well as the eliminations for intercompany transactions and the consolidated financial statements
  • Coordinate with internal departments including finance, sales and inventory to complete tasks and provide information requested
  • Work closely with internal and external auditors in completing audits providing appropriate insight and documentation
  • Train and develop staff accountants
  • Review processes and procedures within the department and provide input and insight to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of processes
  • Assist with the assessment and implementation of new accounting pronouncements, including leasing and revenue recognition 

Job Requirements

  • 5+ years of relevant experience, inclusive of extensive experience with accounting close processes, reconciliations, preparation of financial statements including the statement of cash flow, process improvement and financial analysis
  • Detail oriented with a strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Proven track record for driving process efficiencies and solving problems
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills and detail oriented
  • Experience working with financial system programs
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite, advanced in Microsoft Excel
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting 
  • CPA highly preferred

The Nature's Bounty Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

The Nature's Bounty Co. offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, generous associate discounts and more! 

Please contact Human Resources at 631-244-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our online job postings.

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