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Accounting and Reporting Analyst in Woodcliff Lake, NJ at Amscan

Date Posted: 1/16/2023

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/16/2023
  • Pay Range
    $0.00 - $0.00 per hour

Job Description

Company Overview:

Party City Holdco Inc. (PCHI) is a global leader in the celebrations industry. A vertically integrated designer, manufacturer, distributor, and retailer, PCHI offers consumer party goods in more than 100 countries around the world.

PCHI team members demonstrate a daily commitment to the company's Brand Purpose: to inspire joy by making it easy for customers to create unforgettable memories by connecting them to everything they need for life's many celebrations.

PCHI operates multiple business divisions, including the Retail Division and the Consumer Products Division. On the retail side, Party City (partycity.com) is a leading omnichannel retailer in the celebrations category, operating more than 800 company-owned and franchise stores throughout North America. Additional Halloween City (halloweencity.com) pop-up storefronts are also located throughout North America seasonally. Comprising the Consumer Products Group are design and manufacturing entities Amscan, an industry leader across multiple celebrations goods and costumes, and Anagram, a dominant player in balloons.

Position Overview: The Accounting and Reporting Analyst supports the company’s close, consolidations and financial reporting process.

Job Requirements

Primary Responsibilities:

  •              Prepares initial set up and rollover of quarterly and annual SEC filings (10-Q/10-K)
  • Prepares reports supporting SEC financial statements and disclosures
  • Participates in the drafting of financial statements, footnotes, MD&A, Non-GAAP tables, and other SEC disclosures
  • Assists with preparation and review of quarterly earnings documents to ensure accuracy and consistency with 10-Q/10-K
  • Participates in technical accounting and SEC reporting research and benchmarking
  • Assists with US GAAP checklists
  • Assists with XBRL tagging in SEC filings
  • Prepares analyses using HFM/Hyperion/Smartview Excel data pulls
  • Responds to internal and external auditors’ inquiries.
  • Maintains and performs SOX controls related to job responsibilities
  • Prepares consolidated monthly fluctuation analyses for management review.
  • Prepares and monitors Corporate reporting calendar
  • Prepares journal entries for the corporate and consolidated close, including stock compensation entries.
  • Prepare US Governmental filings (e.g., Census, Bureau of Economic Analysis) and collaborate with team to develop a sustainable process at the consolidated level and at the wholesale and manufacturing reporting level (Manufacturing surveys and governmental filings, Mauritius statutory filings).
  • Complete other ad-hoc requests, including stock compensation analysis for tax department, corporate initiatives and projects as requested by management.
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements for distribution to managers throughout the company.
  • Assist in preparation fixed coverage ratio to facilitate the monitoring of debt covenants
  • Assist in review gross profit elimination analysis

 

Business Acumen:

  • Experience with retail, consumer products, manufacturing industry is a plus

 

Problem Solving:

  • Must be a proactive learner and proactive in issue resolution
  • Thoughtful attention to detail yet able to move forward with a solution
  • Results driven performer with the ability to navigate change and ambiguity

  

Interpersonal Skills:  

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work autonomously as well as within a team
  • Able to develop and build strong relationships and communicate cross-culturally

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • 3-5 years of relevant accounting experience
  • Experience with external reporting (preferably SEC reporting), which may include financial statement and disclosure preparation, tie outs, and reviews
  • Experience with Hyperion / HFM / Smartview a plus
  • Superior proficiency is Microsoft Applications (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Experience with DFIN ActiveDisclosure a plus
  • CPA Certification a plus
  • Audit/public accounting background a plus
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy with an ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and timelines
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively

 

Skills required

  • Critical thinker with the proven ability to anticipate potential roadblocks and identify solutions
  • Strong organizational skills, detail-orientation and high-degree of accuracy

Leadership Influence:

  • Able to interact and partner with leaders at all levels within the organization

Expected Salary Range: $64,320-$80,400

The salary range offered for this position is a good faith description of the expected salary range this role will pay. PCHI reserves the right to pay more or less than the stated range based on a variety of factors such as experience, geography, etc.

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