Sr Financial Reporting Analyst

Posted May 15

Company Description

CREATIVITY IS OUR SUPERPOWER. It’s our heritage and it’s also our future. Because we don’t just make toys. We create innovative products and experiences that inspire fans, entertain audiences and develop children through play. Mattel is at its best when every member of our team feels respected, included, and heard—when everyone can show up as themselves and do their best work every day. We value and share an infinite range of ideas and voices that evolve and broaden our perspectives with a reach that extends into all our brands, partners, and suppliers.

The Team:

Mattel Finance hires leaders. Every one of our finance professionals works in a global finance organization interacting with senior leadership and with the accountability and responsibility to grow a career. We are a strong and nimble finance department focused on driving business results in the most cost-effective manner. We pride ourselves on consistent processes, fast decisions, and increased accountability.

Job Description

The Opportunity: 

Open to 100% remote

Mattel's Financial Reporting department is responsible for the global consolidation of Mattel’s financial statements, oversight of the monthly close process, and preparation of Mattel’s quarterly and annual financial statements filed with the SEC. 

The department also manages various corporate accounting activities, including share-based compensation, employee benefit plan expenses, and lease accounting. The group serves as a technical accounting resource for the broader organization and supports the review of other publicly presented financial information, including earnings releases, analyst presentations, and the annual Proxy statement.

These activities require partnership with all divisions of Mattel and provide excellent exposure to finance leadership.

This position reports to the department’s Financial Reporting Manager.  

What Your Impact Will Be: 

  • Support preparation of SEC financial filings, including annual reports on Form 10-K and Form 11-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, footnotes to the financial statements and Management Discussion and Analysis, and XBRL filings
  • Review internal and external communications, including board presentations and investor relations earnings releases, scripts, and presentations
  • Participate in the consolidation process, including the preparation of monthly/quarterly journal entries (e.g., share-based compensation, derivatives, and benefit plans) and other consolidation activities
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial reporting packages
  • Perform balance sheet and income statement variance analyses
  • Support review of significant contracts and review of appropriate accounting under US GAAP and coordinate with internal teams on accounting
  • Work with internal stakeholders to provide accounting guidance for newly issued accounting rules and determine implications resulting from contemplated or executed transactions and contracts
  • Work as part of cross-functional teams to execute various special projects and transactions and preparation of ad hoc financial reporting
  • Support data validation and process change management for Oracle Cloud ERP system implementation


What We’re Looking For: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance with minimum of 5 years of experience
  • 3+ years of public accounting experience at nationally recognized public accounting firm, “Big 4” firm preferred
  • CPA desired
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and SEC reporting requirements
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of Hyperion Financial Management and Oracle is a plus
  • Excellent analytical capabilities
  • Strong interpersonal qualities
  • Passion and perseverance
  • Clear and transparent communication skills
  • Structured thinking
  • Demonstrated a growth mindset by staying curious and continuously learning, embracing challenges, and improving themselves.

The annual base salary range for this position is between $104,000 and $125,000

**This range is indicative of projected hiring range, however annual base salary will be determined based on a candidate’s work location, skills and experience.

Additional Information

Don’t meet every single requirement? At Mattel we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

How We Work:

We are a purpose driven company aiming to empower generations to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential. We live up to our purpose employing the following behaviors:

  • We collaborate: Being a part of Mattel means being part of one team with shared values and common goals. Every person counts and working closely together always brings better results. Partnership is our process and our collective capabilities is our superpower.
  • We innovate: At Mattel we always aim to find new and better ways to create innovative products and experiences. No matter where you work in the organization, you can always make a difference and have real impact. We welcome new ideas and value new initiatives that challenge conventional thinking.
  • We execute: We are a performance-driven company. We strive for excellence and are focused on pursuing best-in-class outcomes. We believe in accountability and ownership and know that our people are at their best when they are empowered to create and deliver results.

Our Approach to Flexible Work:

We embrace a flexible work model designed to empower a culture of growth, optimism, and wellbeing, where every employee can reach their full potential. Combining purposeful in-person collaboration with flexibility, our focus is to optimize performance and drive connection for moments that matter.

Who We Are:

Mattel is a leading global toy and family entertainment company and owner of one of the most iconic brand portfolios in the world. We engage consumers and fans through our franchise brands, including Barbie, Hot Wheels, Fisher-Price, American Girl, Thomas & Friends, UNO, Masters of the Universe, Matchbox, Monster High, MEGA and Polly Pocket, as well as other popular properties that we own or license in partnership with global entertainment companies. Our offerings include toys, content, consumer products, digital and live experiences. Our products are sold in more than 195 countries in collaboration with the world’s leading retail and ecommerce companies.

Mattel is recognized as a Great Place to Work™ and as one of Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators in 2022.

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Mattel is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer where we want you to bring your authentic self to work every day. We welcome all job seekers including minorities, females, veterans, military spouses, individuals with disabilities, and those of all sexual orientations and gender identities.