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Senior Manager, Corporate Accounting in Woodcliff Lake,NJ at Party City Holdings Inc.

Date Posted: 6/30/2024

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/30/2024
  • Pay Range
    $100,000.00 - $125,000.00 Salaried

Job Description

Company Overview:


Party City Holdco Inc. (PCHI) is a global leader in the celebrations industry, with its offerings spanning more than 70 countries around the world. PCHI is also the largest vertically integrated designer, manufacturer, distributor, and retailer of party goods in North America.

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.

PCHI operates across multiple businesses within its Retail Division and Consumer Products Division. On the retail side, Party City (partycity.com) is the leading omnichannel retailer in the celebrations category, operating more than 800 company-owned and franchise stores, as well as Halloween City (halloweencity.com) seasonal pop-up stores. The Consumer Products Division includes design and manufacturing entities Amscan, an industry leader in celebration décor, tableware, costumes, and accessories, and Anagram, the global market leader in foil balloons.  

PCHI is headquartered in Woodcliff Lake, N.J. with additional locations throughout the Americas and Asia.    

 Job Overview:

 

The Senior Manager, Corporate Accounting will take a leadership role in a team of finance professionals focused on delivering all day-to-day accounting and controllership activities for PCHI and will ensure that timely, accurate, and insightful financial information is a priority. To accomplish this, the Senior Manager may also collaborate with teams within the Accounting & Compliance organization.

 

 Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Indirect Oversight: local team members (Wholesale and Retail members) and remote Infosys team members based in India
  • Partner with Technical Accounting & Reporting and Inventory Accounting to ensure the timely preparation and accuracy of financial statements.
  • Partner closely with the business to address complex accounting issues.
  • Integration of accounting activities by further standardizing practices at an Enterprise level.
  • Responsible for accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and year-end accounting and consolidations close process and relevant accounting activities.
  • Produce and review supporting schedules and analysis, including review of manual journal entries.
  • Detail review of various GL reserves – including medical and workers’ comp
  • Detailed understanding, review, and approval of all intercompany entries, includes timely research and resolution of discrepancies; ability to train others to prepare and review entries.
  • Detailed review of P&L and balance sheet accounts.
  • Ensure business adherence to internal finance policies and controls including data and reporting standards and compliance (Sarbanes Oxley regulations, internal and external audits).
  • Support annual external and statutory audits.
  • Assist with and able to take accountability for detailed-oriented projects such as accounting system implementations, business process improvements and reporting and operational enforcement of policies, and procedures, and internal controls.

Job Requirements

Skills Required:

  • Detail oriented, well organized and with effective collaboration methods, and able to deal with ambiguity in a constantly evolving environment
  • Excellent planning and team building skills
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization and build positive relationships within finance and non-finance teams to make recommendations, implement process/policies, etc.
  • Ability to effective partner and communicate cross-culturally
  • Proven track record of working under deadlines in a fast-paced environment, adapting to changing priorities and achieving objectives
  • Has a mindset for continuous improvement with ability to understand and develop unique and innovative solutions to meet the needs of internal and external customers
  • Makes sound, timely decisions based on a mixture of analysis, experience and judgment


 Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of overall experience in accounting/finance
  • 3+ years’ experience in General Accounting & Consolidations
  • BS in Accounting or Finance
  • Solid knowledge of GAAP
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other business-related software
  • CPA and/or MBA preferred
  • Fundamental knowledge of external reporting & technical accounting

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