About Estee Lauder Companies
ELC (Estee Lauder Companies) is a global leader in prestige beauty that delights consumers with transformative products and experiences, inspiring them to express their individual beauty.
They are the only company focused solely on prestige makeup, skin care, fragrance and hair care with a diverse portfolio of 25+ brands sold in 150 countries.
Infused throughout their organization is a passion for creativity and innovation; a desire to push the boundaries and invent the unexpected.
This role is critical in providing financial support for the North America Commercial Region Record to Report (RTR) teams, responsible for assisting with closing processes, account reconciliations, financial reporting, and ad-hoc analysis.
Demonstrating a customer first’ attitude, the individual will partner with other functional areas to ensure the accurate and timely delivery of financial services.
This includes the oversight of a Third Party Provider in the completion of deliverables supporting several North American Region Accounting departments.
The candidate will need to demonstrate a strong financial skillset in order to analyze complex business transactions and understand their impact on end financial statements.
In partnership with RTR leadership, the individual will actively participate in identifying efficiencies and opportunities to improve the overall service delivery model.
Roles and Responsibilities
Support delivery of financial services, partnering with Third Party Provider in the execution of RTR processes for the North America Region, providing guidance and assistance for day to day financial closing and reporting activities
Partner with various departments across the company to develop a deeper understanding of all transactions that impact the North American Region processes and reporting
Maintain required reporting for the region, with a focus on Balance Sheet reporting
Foster environment of integrity, monitoring adherence to applicable SOX and Operational controls
Support brand finance teams, Third Party Provider, and other key stakeholders on control changes related to process enhancements for the North America Commercial Region
Ensure creation of and regular updates to appropriate process documentation to improve understanding and drive operational consistency
Participate in Process Transformation efforts, working with Regional leadership to improve RTR processes and remove work outside of month end close cycle
Participate in projects around new brand integrations, and system implementations
Facilitation of Audit Control & Testing
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.
Demonstrates Learning Agility : Ability to anticipate change, face reality, draw conclusions, and swiftly mobilize to adapt to changing needs and demands.
Builds Collaborative Relationships : Builds relationships based on trust and respect. Promotes the inclusion of diverse knowledge, skills, and experiences to achieve results.
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting / Finance / Administration required
Minimum Years of Experience : 3-5 years
Proficient in Excel and financial reporting systems; SAP & Hyperion knowledge desired
Ability collaborate and drive cross-functional consensus and strong communication and presentation skills necessary
Continuous improvement and service-oriented mindset; consistently reviews processes and procedures to drive efficiency and effectiveness and improve client experience
Ability to work under pressure of tight deadlines and to multitask
Ability to work independently and in groups
Fully bilingual in English and Spanish
Work shift : Monday to Friday Business hours.
Contract-type : Full-Time Permanent.
Location : Costa del Este, Panamá.