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Financial Accountant - CONTRACT at CooperVision

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Rochester, New York





Job Description:

CooperVision, a unit of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE: COO), is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of soft contact lenses and related products and services. The Company produces a full array of monthly, two-week and 1-day lenses, all featuring advanced materials and optics. CooperVision has a strong heritage of solving the toughest vision challenges such as astigmatism and presbyopia; and offers the most complete collection of spherical, toric and multifocal products available. Through a combination of innovative products and focused practitioner support, the company brings a refreshing perspective to the marketplace, creating real advantages for customers and wearers. For more information, visit www.coopervision.com.

 

JOB TITLE:  Financial Accountant

 
DEPARTMENT:  Accounting
 
JOB SUMMARY
 

We are looking for a high-energy,
self-motivating individual to be responsible for a variety of tasks including supporting
the monthly and quarterly reporting of the CooperVision International Holding
Company (IHCo) and CooperVision consolidated financial results. The successful
candidate will support the day-to-day month end close
responsibilities, which may include but not be limited to: preparation of
monthly intercompany invoicing, preparation of journal entries and account
reconciliations, data upload for consolidated reporting, investigation of
variance analyses, and participation in internal and external financial audits.  They will perform
miscellaneous tasks assigned by manager that would help the team on an
as-needed basis and will
be responsible for managing resources efficiently as well as continuing to
support various global projects and initiatives.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS


  • Document,
    record and reconcile monthly intercompany billings to CooperVision affiliates

  • Assists with monthly financial close requirements for the intangible holding company (IHCo) that includes journal entries, account reconciliations and financial reporting.



  • Assists with monthly reconciliations.


  • Work to ensure compliance with US GAAP and internal policies and procedures.


  • HFM uploads and submission of schedules.


  • Support the IHCo accounting team in any additional projects or assignments as necessary.


POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES



  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP


  • Advanced level proficiency with Excel preferred


  • Ability to communicate and work with all levels within the organization



  • Strong analytical skills



  • Self-motivated



  • Detail oriented



  • Able to work well in team environment


WORK ENVIRONMENT


  • Typical office work environment.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

EXPERIENCE

  • 3-5 years of experience in an accounting role a must.