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L'Oreal Research & Innovation, Finance Analyst at L'Oreal USA in Clark, New Jersey

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

L Oreal R&I US finance team has a unique dynamic supporting R&I US business, collaborating with global R&I finance team, and partnering with multiple US corporate business functions and levels of management.

This position is key to ensuring the integrity of the financial reporting and planning via proactive collaboration with key business partners. Role has direct responsibility for budget, trends, and actual reporting of monthly results for US R&I. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, month end closing, reporting and analysis, creating/updating budget and trend with related presentation to senior management, interaction with the group leaders on financial processes and offering problem solutions, partnership with R&I team to ensure compliance of R&I policy, and continuous identification of potential process and efficiency enhancement for operational expenses optimization.


* Perform analysis and reporting of stakeholders spend, activity lines, and other variances; and partner with department heads in resource prioritization

* Participate in month end general ledger closing procedures

* Issue month financial reports with accuracy and timeliness through MicroSoft Power BI

* Review, approve or Reject Purchase Orders and T&E requests

* Collaborate with Corporate teams in managing accounting related matters

* Primary point of contact to global team in France for assigned supporting groups

* Work with Portfolio Management team to ensure compliance of R&I policies related to Orchestra

* Proficiency in all aspects of accounting and all pertinent GAAP/IFRS, supporting internal control compliance and remediation process of any outstanding audit issues

* Support the R&I finance team to continuously improve the structure and process simplification.

* Financial support to R&I ad hoc projects.


* 3+ years experience in the Finance/Accounting area, with solid background in business planning and financial analysis

* Bachelor Degree in Finance/Accounting required, MBA preferred

* Demonstrated analytical skills and independent problem solving ability

* Results focused, ability to set priorities in own work and manages time effectively. Adjust priorities and actions rapidly when appropriate and meets deadlines without giving up quality

* Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, with proven ability to be clear and concise and to influence and understand their audience.

* Sound collaboration skills to build and maintain relationships with internal and external partners

* Must be a self-starter with a desire to promote and implement continuous improvement endeavors

* Must be highly proficient in Excel; SAP & Power BI experience a plus

* Must be legally eligible to work in the US on an on-going basis.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.

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