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External Reporting Analyst at CooperVision

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Employer: CooperVision

Expires: 07/03/2020

CooperVision, a division of CooperCompanies (NYSE:COO), is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of soft contact lenses. The Company produces a full array of daily disposable, two-week and monthly contact lenses, all featuring advanced materials and optics. CooperVision has a strong heritage of solving the toughest vision challenges such as astigmatism, presbyopia and childhood myopia; 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 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 and 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 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. JOB SUMMARYFunctions 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 other registration 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. 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.  ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSAssist in the preparation of Earnings Per Share calculations including dividend and treasury stock reconciliations.Assist in the preparation of all SEC periodical and other reports (Form 10-Q, Form 10-K, Form 8-K, etc.), including MD&A.Assist in the preparation of required XBRL exhibits.Prepare and file governmental reports.Assist in the preparation of equity based compensation reportsAssist 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.  POSITION QUALIFICATIONSKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESThe candidate must have an understanding of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP) disclosures/accounting policy and SEC reporting rules including underlying theory, prior experience with XBRL reporting (Workiva), ability to prepare technical disclosures including the ability to convey complex disclosure requirements in a non-technical manner and excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Successful candidates should be detail oriented, drive development and efficiencies, and the ability to work with various internal departments. A working knowledge of Hyperion Financial Management and an understanding of internal controls including Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance will be an added advantage.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. WORK ENVIRONMENTThe 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.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. EDUCATIONCPA requiredBachelor’s Degree in Accounting EXPERIENCEMinimum of 3+ 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