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Sr. Financial Analyst at Henkel Corporation

Posted in Accounting 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Agoura Hills, California

Job Description:

Henkel Beauty Care holds leading market positions worldwide and its brand-name product business is continuously expanding. In this fast-moving sector, success depends on constant innovation and high-quality products. Are you ready to work in a challenging, but also glamorous and dynamic environment? If you share a passion for hair and beauty, this is the place to start your career.

Job Summary

Active participant in the Finance and Accounting operations of a wholesale beauty products distribution company. The position of Senior Financial Analyst will be expected to perform controlling, forecasting, and reporting functions.

What we offer

General Accounting Responsibilities:

• Monitors, reviews and verifies accounting records and transactions for accuracy, timeliness and adequacy of supporting documentation.

• Provides monthly financial data with explanations and interpretation as requested by management.

• Complete account reconciliations and production of regularly scheduled summary reports, such as income statement, balance sheet, AR and AP aging and other financial statements for accounting operations.

• Assist in completing month end closing process and submission of required reports by internal deadlines.

Finance and Controlling Responsibilities:

• Assist in completing promotional analysis files and provide commentary back to sales and/or marketing regarding promotional activities.

• Assist in providing and developing historical data and projections as required for budget development and planning. Review monthly results with various department heads.

• Ensures departmental compliance with all applicable policies and procedures.

• Clarifies or researches issues as necessary.

• Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Who we are looking for

• Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required, MBA or CPA a plus

• Minimum Experience: 5 Years

• Knowledge of wholesale distribution preferred but not required.

• Must possess intermediate to advanced level working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word, including development/refinement of pivot tables.

• Working knowledge of MAS 100 or similar mid-range accounting software.


• Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information competently; Develops alternative solutions.

• Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Aligns work with strategic goals.

• Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Conserves organizational resources.

• Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Sets goals and objectives.

• Professionalism - Maintains composure in stressful situations; Treats others with respect and consideration; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

• Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach to best fit the situation.

• Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively; Listens attentively; Responds informatively to questions.

• Written Communication - Writes clearly and concisely; Edits work; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively.

Physical Demands

• Occasionally required to sit.

• Occasionally required to walk.

• Occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.

• Occasionally required to talk or hear.

• Occasionally required to bend, lift or climb

• Occasionally required to lift light weights (less than 25 pounds)

• Finger dexterity required.

• Hand coordination required.

• Specific vision abilities required for this job include: close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust or focus

Work Environment

• Office Environment

• Travel < 10% 


Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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