Based in Waterford, New York, Momentive Performance Materials Inc. is a global leader in silicones, quartz and advanced materials, with a 70-year heritage of innovation and being first to market with performance applications that improve everyday life. Our solutions are found in products that touch nearly every facet of modern living and we work closely with some of the biggest brands in B2B and consumer worlds, covering a broad range of markets - from aerospace and automotive, to building and construction, personal care, and electronics.
Momentive materials are found in products that touch nearly every facet of modern living. At Momentive, we believe that leadership begins with integrity, ethics and environmentally sound operations. When you work for Momentive, you are partnering with a company that is not only focused on delivering value but on doing it in a safe, ethical and environmentally responsible manner.
The Senior Financial Analyst position is responsible for supporting the Sr. Manager of External Reporting in all aspects of the Company's external financial and compliance reporting process.
* Assist in the planning, organization and preparation of financial statements for external reporting, including multiple SEC Forms 10-Q and 10-K and SEC registration statements, as well as U.S. Census Reporting requirements. * Assist in the preparation of footnote disclosures * Interacting with other Company personnel (e.g., treasury, legal, consolidations, tax and various international subsidiaries) to obtain information pertinent to the external reporting process. * Coordinate the collection of supporting documentation from various domestic and international locations * Organize and maintain supporting work papers for amounts and disclosures contained in external financial reports; ensure the accuracy and integrity of all financial disclosures and information * Work with external and internal auditors to provide information required to complete quarterly reviews and annual audits * Assist in the identification and resolution of key US GAAP and SEC reporting issues and formulation of findings into memos and disclosures for approval * Organize and maintain supporting work papers related to Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance * Assist in the analysis of the quarterly financial results leading to significant interaction with external auditors and divisional finance personnel * Participate in global training for the Global Finance organization for all US GAAP related matters * Assist on special projects and presentations and implementation of new accounting standards, as needed
* 3-5 years of relevant work experience including at least 2 years in Big Four public accounting * Experience with XBRL Tagging of Financial statements preferably through Workiva/ WDesk. * Experience with Consolidation Applications such as HFM or/and BPC or/and Business Objects * CPA certification required or in process * Thorough, comprehensive and current understanding of U.S. GAAP and some knowledge of SEC regulatory requirements; demonstrated ability to interpret and apply U.S. GAAP and SEC reporting requirements * Excellent analytical, problem-solving, organizational and project management skills * Detail-oriented with strong verbal and written communication skills * Willingness to take initiative, own and follow through on projects to completion * Excellent analytical, problem-solving, organizational and project management skills * Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and consistently meet deadlines in a dynamic work environment * Outstanding interpersonal skills with ability to interact effectively with all levels of management * MS Excel at an intermediate level
Bachelors degree in accounting