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Senior Accountant – Bentley Labs

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Job Category

Health & Safety

Division

Central Services

Location

US, New Jersey

Job Type

Full-time

THG is a fast-moving, global technology business that specialises in taking brands direct to consumers. Our world-class proprietary tech and infrastructure powers our extensive portfolio of beauty, nutrition and lifestyle brands and is now helping drive exponential growth of our clients’ brands globally.  

We’re powered by a global team of over 7,000 ambitious people around the world. Our culture is fast-paced and entrepreneurial, it’s this DNA that has supported our incredible growth.

We’re always looking for individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG, and play a part in driving the group forward on its exciting journey. So, if you’re ready to take the next big step in your career, challenge yourself every day and evolve with the world around you, THG is ready for you. 

Location: Bentley Labs, 111 Fieldcrest Ave, Edison, NJ 08837

About Bentley Labs

Bentley Laboratories is an OTC and cGMP formulation development and manufacturing partner for over 100 brands in the skin care, OTC and personal care industry, based in three sites spanning 350,000 total sq. feet in the Edison NJ area.  Our customers are located across the country, and we produce well over 3,000 different products, utilizing a wide range of chemistries and over 50 manufacturing and production lines, including:

  • Surfactant chemistries to formulate and produce hair care, bath & body care products
  • Oil in water & water in oil emulsion formulations for skin care, and OTCs including SPF and Acne treatments
  • Hot fill applications for solid stick deodorants, lip balms, and other wax based ointments
  • Powders for dry shampoos and other loose power face applications

With this diverse and complex set of capabilities, the company employs over 400 people, with 250 devoted to the manufacturing conversion processes, and the remainder in salary roles devoted to innovation, product development, engineering, finance, sales, marketing, procurement, and customer service.   The VP of Finance is a key member of the company executive team, and plays a critical role in our overall operations, finance, accounting, and business leadership.

About the Role

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Senior Accountant is responsible for the management accounts of the business inclusive of P&L management, reporting, reconciliations, and analysis. This role will be frequently presenting the operational performance to the exec team and to head office. This is a fast paced role which requires attention to detail, team work and high levels of initiative.

Responsibilities:

  • Review and analyze month and year end for both the profit and loss statement and the balance sheet
  • Preparation of annual budgets across key functional areas
  • Prepare weekly and monthly sales forecast
  • Analyze financial performance and forecast rolling 12 months
  • Record financial transactions for division
  • Prepare financial close journals on a complete and timely basis
  • Reconcile & prepare monthly balance sheets
  • Maintain records and support auditing efforts
  • Support central team with field testing during year-end audit procedures
  • Accurately report on National Statistics Data
  • Track and monitor capital spend, evaluating payback opportunities
  • Understand Inventory and assist departments to control versus KPI’s
  • Commercial sales and cost analysis to help drive performance
  • Advise company and/or department management on financial decisions
  • Assist & support the directors, financial controller with queries
  • Work with teams to establish viability of initiatives and projects
  • Assist with profit improvement tracking, challenging departments on spend
  • Follow all company policies and procedures, raising any concerns to the financial controller
  • Communicate effectively with all teams, colleagues, and managers
  • Help promote a positive work environment
  • Any other duties that may be assigned

Requirements:

  • Accounting degree preferred
  • 3 – 5 years + accounting experience
  • Ideally experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Proficient in Excel and ERP systems
  • Experience at a high growth company
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products, especially Excel
  • Strong teamwork skills; able to establish and maintain positive relationships with multiple departments
  • Clearly communicate plans and ideas, with careful attention to detail
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, dental, vision and commuter benefits
  • 401K
  • Employee discounts

THG is proud to be a Disability Confident Committed employer. If you are invited to interview, please let us know if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to the recruitment process that will enable you to perform to the best of your ability.

Because of the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, it sometimes takes us time to review and consider them all. We endeavour to respond to every application we receive within 14 days. If you haven't heard from us within that time frame or should you have any specific questions about this or other applications for positions at THG please contact one of our Talent team to discuss further. 

THG is committed to creating a diverse & inclusive environment and hence welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

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