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Sr. Accountant## Melville

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Estee Lauder Melville , NY 11747

Posted 4 months ago

Sr. Accountant

Brand: Este Lauder Companies Corporate Departments


Actively participate in the corporate consolidation team. Responsible for the activities related to the consolidation of the Company's monthly actual results, monthly estimated results and annual planned results including (i) loading trial balance input, financial reporting packages, and foreign currency translation rates (ii) preparing and recording consolidation entries for actual, estimate and plan for all rate scenarios (iii) preparation, review and distribution of various monthly and quarterly reports as assigned (iv) understanding of Hyperion (HFM and Essbase) including the system processes and the structures related to the various hierarchy and coding block and (v) special projects as assigned.


  • Decision Making Indicate type of decisions typically made and the overall impact of those decisions.

  • Problem Solving Indicate the nature of problems regularly encountered and the complexity of the solutions.

  • Independence of Action and Accountability Indicate the general degree of independence which may range from closely monitored to setting direction.

  • Budget Responsibility Indicate degree of financial accountability. Include actual amount of operating budget and/or cost savings. Include net sales plan responsibility, if applicable.

Leadership Indicate management responsibility including planning for the department's future needs, operations, hiring, performance management, salary decisions, talent planning, etc. (i.e., one team, multiple teams, etc.).

  • Preparing and recording consolidation entries for actual, estimate and plan for all rate scenarios. Comprehensive understanding of the source of all inputs and calculations is required. Collaborating with contributors within and outside the immediate department where appropriate. Application and documentation of internal controls is essential for the preparation of adjusting and consolidating entries. Analytical review of data required to identify any unusual inputs at the entry point of the consolidation process. Comprehensive understanding of foreign exchange rates and related impacts. Proficiency in the rules of elimination and consolidation accounting is required.

  • Loading trail balance input, financial reporting packages and foreign currency exchange rates providing active monitoring of deadlines.

  • Prepare, review and distribute various monthly and quarterly reports as assigned ensuring accuracy to the underlying information.

  • Participate in process and systems improvements (HFM and Essbase) including upgrade and user acceptance training.

  • Special projects as assigned.

  • Interact with Brand Controllers and/or staff and other corporate finance departments in researching and answering questions about financial results.


The High-Touch Leadership Competencies provide the framework to build and grow the skills, knowledge, and behaviors in each employee to lead from every chair. Everyone is expected to lead in every position. All of the High-Touch Leadership Competencies are important to success. However, in each position there are three competencies that are imperative for job success.

  • Builds Collaborative Relationships: Builds relationships based on trust and respect. Promotes the inclusion

of diverse knowledge, skills, and experiences to achieve results.

  • Demonstrates Learning Agility: Ability to anticipate change, face reality, draw conclusions, and swiftly

mobilize to adapt to changing needs and demands.

  • Drives Creativity and Innovation: Focuses on areas of highest potential. Creates newness or connects

knowledge in new ways to create the unexpected. Ensures that the creativity and innovation pipeline

are aligned to achieve strategy and goals.

  • Strives for Excellence in Execution: Proactively seeks ways to improve personal and organizational

effectiveness to meet current and future business needs. Learns equally from successes and failures.


Minimum Education level:Undergraduate Degree in Accounting

Minimum Years of Experience: 2-4 Years

% Travel Time: 0-5%


Required Language Proficiency: N/A

Licenses or Certifications: CPA a plus, but not required

Additional Job Specifications (e.g., physical demands, working conditions, equipment/machinery, specific skills, etc.):

  • Strong technical and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong PC expertise essential including Microsoft Excel and Word.

  • Exposure to SAP and Hyperion Financial Suite a plus.

Job: Finance & Accounting

Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-Melville

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Job Number: 189607

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Estee Lauder