Functions as a key finance professional responsible for assisting in the preparation and filing of SEC reports – Annual and Quarterly report on Form 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K and filings including preparation and review of the earnings release. He/she will assist with the management of quarterly reviews and annual audits with our external auditors. Senior External Reporting Analyst will be involved in various special projects as necessary, including implementation of new accounting pronouncements, researching and documenting technical accounting issues, and Sarbanes Oxley compliance in related finance areas.
Assist in the preparation of all SEC reports (Form 10-Q, Form 10-K, Form 8-K, etc.), including MD&A, XBRL exhibits and any other required filings.
Assist in the preparation of equity-based compensation reports.
Assist in accounting research and drafting of accounting memos.
Provide support to internal and external auditors as required and ensure SOX compliance.
Assist in the preparation and review of annual impairment of goodwill and other intangible assets.
Provide support internal reporting team, as required.
Point of contact for external auditors during quarterly reviews, annual audits and interim test work. Assist in managing external auditors’ requests and schedules in order to complete quarterly reviews and annual audits in accordance with reporting deadlines, Board of Director meetings, Audit Committee meetings, etc.
Assist in the preparation and disbursement of Financial Reporting packages to upper management (CEO, CFO, Controller, VP’s, etc.).
Liaison with operating units and other corporate departments – Legal, Tax, Treasury, Investor Relations, Segment Finance.
Support action plans to improve processes, automate and streamline external reporting.
Special projects as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Requires mathematics skills, reading and comprehension skills, writing skills, communication with all levels in the organization. Requires the ability to work self-directed including time management and the ability to multi-task concurring priorities.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of these jobs, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, and use hands for coordination, handling, or feeling. The employee must be able to use the telephone, operate a computer keyboard, copier, and fax. The employee must be able to work at a computer and/or laptop without difficulty. The employee must hear at a level to hear normal conversations and have the visual ability to read the computer screen and documents. Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds. Position requires occasional air travel and mobility inside and outside of business establishments.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable the individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Works as an integral member of the Finance team in an ADA compliant building. Works at a workstation in a well-lighted, air-conditioned office. Works with computer, printer and fax supplied by The Cooper Companies. The noise level in the work environment is usually low.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.
Minimum of 4 years’ experience with a combination of public accounting (preferably big 4) and industry experience in the Finance, or Accounting function of a publicly held company.
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Experience with Hyperion Financial Management, XBRL and/or Workiva a plus.
Internal Number: COR0382
About Cooper Companies
CooperVision, a unit of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO), is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of soft contact lenses and related products and services. The Company produces a full array of monthly, two-week and 1-day lenses, all featuring advanced materials and optics. CooperVision has a strong heritage of solving the toughest vision challenges such as astigmatism and presbyopia; and offers the most complete collection of spherical, toric and multifocal products available. Through a combination of innovative products and focused practitioner support, the company brings a refreshing perspective to the marketplace, creating real advantages for customers and wearers. For more information, visit www.coopervision.com.
The Cooper Companies, Inc. ("Cooper") is a global medical device company publicly traded on the NYSE (NYSE:COO). Cooper operates through two business units, CooperVision and CooperSurgical. CooperVision brings a refreshing perspective on vision care with a commitment to developing a wide range of high-quality products for contact lens wearers and providing focused practitioner support. CooperSurgical is committed to advancing the health of women, babies an...d families with its diversified portfolio of products and services focusing on medical devices and fertility & genomics. Headquartered in Pleasanton, CA, Cooper has more than 12,000 employees with products sold in over 100 countries. For more information, please visit www.coopercos.com.
The Cooper Companies, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Any person with a disability needing special accommodations to the application process please call Human Resources.