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

Date Posted: 4/6/2019

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Job 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.

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

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Mentoring, developing and training the Staff accountants
  • Execute the monthly, quarterly and annual close processes including completing reconciliations, supervision of the staff accountants, 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 pre-paid expenses, accruals and debt
  • Review, investigate, and correct errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, general ledger
  • 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
  • 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

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

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Mentoring, developing and training the Staff accountants
  • Execute the monthly, quarterly and annual close processes including completing reconciliations, supervision of the staff accountants, 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 pre-paid expenses, accruals and debt
  • Review, investigate, and correct errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, general ledger
  • 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
  • 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