Senior Accountant

Dallas, Texas

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

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Job Info

Join our Corporate Finance Team at Helen of Troy as a Senior Accountant and make an immediate impact on our trusted brands, including our 8 leadership brands: OXO, Hydro Flask, Vicks, Braun, Honeywell, PUR, Hot Tools, Drybar. Together, we build innovative and useful products that elevate people's lives everywhere every day!

Look around your home, and you will find us everywhere:

In your kitchen, living room, bedroom, and bathroom. We are already making your everyday lives better. We are powered by knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and forward-thinking people committed to developing a culture of inclusion. Whether you are just starting your career or in need of a challenge, we recognize, develop, and empower talent!

*This position will be based in Dallas, TX.

What you will be doing:

Reporting to the Senior Corporate Accounting Manager, we are looking for a forward-thinking associate with abilities and achievements in an accounting or finance role. You will ensure the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating, and entering transactions in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Perform duties in the manager's absence with a high degree of accuracy and confidentiality.

  • Prepare journal entries with supporting documents in support of monthly close process

  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts, and complete variance analysis

  • Performs month-end close of sub-module for approximately 36 sub-systems.

  • Open and close General Ledgers and sub-ledgers

  • Handle equity accounting, record stock grants, prepare equity roll forward and close out schedules

  • Prepare local financials for international subsidiaries

  • Assists in the preparation of monthly management reports and accompanying schedules, worksheets, and narratives, including Budget vs. Actual Variance Reports. Assists in providing follow-up and documentation of significant variances

  • Perform Intercompany consolidations for all companies including agreement transactions

  • Ensure variances are corrected timely and final numbers are validated

  • Import payroll activity into General Ledger, partner with payroll team to resolve variances

  • Reconcile payroll cash accounts, record bonus accrual, and payout activity

  • Record severance or restructuring activity

  • Prepare and maintain prepaid and insurance schedules and corresponding amortization.

  • Prepare quarterly and yearly SEC filings.

  • Assists with internal and external audit requirements, and requested schedules

  • Comply with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements

  • Contributes to the annual operating budgeting process through analysis and review, and assists with quarterly forecasts

  • Prepares schedules, coordinates work activities, and performs actual work similar to other employees, however, does not conduct performance appraisals, counsel employees, or have the authority to hire, fire, set pay rates, etc.

  • Evaluate current department processes and offer input to improve or create efficiencies

Skills needed to be successful in this role:

  • Proficient using Oracle Business Intelligence and Microsoft Office.

  • In addition, requires an eye for business, critical thinking, financial analytical skills, and decision-making skills

  • Able to work independently and as part of a team. Takes on new tasks with a high level of difficulty.

  • Strong communication and collaboration abilities and attention to detail.

  • Ability to interact with various levels of management and balance multiple projects simultaneously in a fast paced environment.

  • Requires a highly organized, strong analytical problem solver, with organizational and presentational skills

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Accounting

  • 3+ years equivalent work experience

  • Multi-national accounting

  • Experience with General Ledger, Trial Balance, and Managerial & Financial Reporting

  • Experience with ERP systems

  • Intermediate to advanced abilities with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Corporate accounting experience

  • CPG Industry experience

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

  • Equity accounting

  • Foreign currency revaluation

  • SEC Reporting

Wondering if you should apply? Helen of Troy welcomes people as diverse as our brands. Have the confidence to come as who you are because your point of view, skillset, and experience will make us stronger. If you're eager to share new ideas and try new things, we want to hear from you.

For more information about Helen of Troy, visit You can also find us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Helen of Troy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to developing a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive environment. We value diversity and believe that we are strengthened by the differences in our experiences, thinking, culture and background. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any protected basis.

We will provide individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application process. If you would like to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at (915) 225-8000 #LI-DNP.

Incorporated in 1968, Helen of Troy has grown into a leading global consumer products company with career opportunities in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. We offer creative solutions for our customers through a diversified portfolio of well-recognized and widely trusted brands, including OXO®, Hydro Flask®, Vicks®, Braun®, Honeywell®, PUR®, Hot Tools®, Drybar®. Most of these brands rank #1 or #2 in their respective categories.

We boldly bring brands into our family, where we nurture what makes them great. We collaborate internally and externally, always striving to provide the consumer-centric innovation, operational excellence, scale, global reach, and stellar shared services to make them soar.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. Management retains the right to add or to change duties of the position at any time.

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