Senior Analyst – Financial reporting (derivatives)- Fortune 500 Consumer Goods – NYC

This role is part of the Derivatives Center of Excellence (“DCOE”), which is a Corporate function responsible for the valuation and accounting of derivatives in accordance with ASC 815.

Assist in the accounting for derivative contracts

Prepare periodic accounting close entries and related reporting for commodity, foreign exchange, interest rate and cross currency swap programs

Assist in the implementation of new commodity, foreign exchange, interest rate and cross currency swap derivative programs in accounting software (Reval)

Analyze the accounting for any new hedging program and determine whether the use of hedge accounting is appropriate under US GAAP

Prepare initial documentation for contracts qualifying for hedge accounting

Prepare quarterly regression analysis, effectiveness testing and contract reconciliation for all derivative instruments

Generate periodic reports from Reval to enable senior management to analyze the impact of derivatives

Perform quarterly broker reconciliations

Communicate with the divisions on a regular basis regarding derivative activity

Ensure effective internal SOX control procedures are in place and operating effectively

Assist in the preparation of derivatives and foreign currency risk related disclosures in 10-K and Forms 10-Q for filing with SEC

Assist in the preparation of the Financial Instruments and Debt footnotes and the related supporting schedules, as well as Business Risks section of the MD&A

Develop reports from Reval that could improve the footnote preparation process

Maintain adequate internal controls for Section 404 certification over external reporting and disclosures

Successful completion of CPA certification required

3 – 5 years experience in Accounting/Auditing

Highly Proficient in MS Excel

Excellent analytical skills to vet complicated hedging strategies

Ability to meet tight deadlines while maintaining high levels of accuracy

Highly motivated and able to work with a team

Good verbal and written communication skills

High level of intelligence with high integrity

Flexible, creative, resourceful, self-motivated with desire for self-improvement