Sr. Manager of Consolidations & Financial Systems

Summary: This position is responsible for overseeing the monthly close process, reviewing worldwide results and working with sites to make corrections, resolving accounting issues, and preparing global internal financial statements and financial data to support the consolidated external financials. This position is also responsible for the design and operation of the Hyperion Consolidation System. Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the monthly submission process into Hyperion from 85-90 operating sites globally.Analyze monthly results as they are submitted and identify accounting issues for resolution and correction.Discuss unusual trends with regional controllers and site controllers.Interface with the tax department, business unit finance teams, and the external reporting team.Ensure that accounting and consolidation issues identified in the close are properly resolved.
  • Consolidate financial statements to generate both internal and external results. Record USGAAP eliminations.Ensure that investments in subsidiaries, dividends, external acquisitions, hedges and other intercompany movements are recorded in accordance with USGAAP. Prepare business unit financials and segment results for external reporting purposes.
  • Organize and manage quarterly site balance sheet reviews to identify and discuss accounting issues each quarter.Work with the Chief Accounting Officer and Senior Director of Accounting to identify issues for action and manage the resolution of issues identified.
  • Serve as the primary architect of the consolidation system and develop global procedures necessary to support external and internal reporting.For the planning system, work cross-functionally with the FP&A team to understand their objectives, and implement changes into the Planning system to help achieve finance organization goals.
  • Supervise 2 consolidation accountants.
  • Perform other duties of similar complexity as directed.This position is a part of PerkinElmer's corporate accounting group, so additional duties could include, but are not limited to, compliance reporting of various types, restating past results for reorganizations, assisting in the integration of new acquisitions, coordinating accounting between sites, and assisting auditors.

Job Requirements :


  • CPA
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting with 7-8 years of progressive accounting experience including consolidations.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Understanding of US GAAP, foreign currency, intercompany transactions, and accounting issues pertinent to a manufacturing environment, such as cost accounting. Experience with Hyperion or equivalent consolidation and reporting software.
  • Understanding of regional requirements and their impact on the consolidation of USGAAP results. Previous reporting system administration experience preferred.
  • This position requires frequent communications with Operating Site Controllers. Regional Controllers, the Chief Accounting Officer, the VP of FP&A, Business Unit CFOs and the rest of the FP&A team. Effective verbal and written communication, and the ability to translate technical decisions/strategies into business terms and implications is of key importance.

PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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