Westwood, New Jersey

Company Overview:

Party City Holdco Inc. (PCHI) is a global leader in the celebrations industry. A vertically integrated designer, manufacturer, distributor, and retailer, PCHI offers consumer party goods in more than 100 countries around the world.

PCHI team members demonstrate a daily commitment to the company's Brand Purpose: to inspire joy by making it easy for customers to create unforgettable memories by connecting them to everything they need for life's many celebrations.

PCHI operates multiple business divisions, including the Retail Division and the Consumer Products Division. On the retail side, Party City (partycity.com) is a leading omnichannel retailer in the celebrations category, operating more than 800 company-owned and franchise stores throughout North America. Additional Halloween City (halloweencity.com) pop-up storefronts are also located throughout North America seasonally. Comprising the Consumer Products Group are design and manufacturing entities Amscan, an industry leader across multiple celebrations goods and costumes, and Anagram, a dominant player in balloons.


Position Overview: The Accounting and Reporting Analyst supports the company’s close, consolidations and financial reporting process.


Primary Responsibilities:


  • Oversees initial set up and rollover of quarterly and annual SEC filings (10-Q/10-K) and quarterly earnings documents and analyses
  • Prepares and reviews SEC financial statements (including cash flow and shareholders’ equity) and disclosures, including footnotes, MD&A, Non-GAAP tables, and other SEC disclosures
  • Prepares and reviews of quarterly earnings documents to ensure accuracy and consistency with 10-Q/10-K
  • Conducts technical accounting and SEC reporting research, benchmarking, and drafts related memos
  • Prepares/reviews US GAAP checklists
  • Manages XBRL tagging in SEC filings
  • Prepares analyses using HFM/Hyperion/Smartview Excel data pulls
  • Manage stock-based compensation and other equity accounting and reporting (RSUs, PSUs, Stock Options, Treasury Stock, AOCI, etc.)
  • Assist in the preparation/review of debt covenant calculations. Complete other ad-hoc requests, including stock compensation analysis for tax department, corporate initiatives and projects as requested by management.
  • Responds to internal and external auditors’ inquiries.
  • Maintains and performs SOX controls related to job responsibilities
  • Manages the Corporate reporting calendar
  • Prepares journal entries for the corporate and consolidated close, including stock compensation entries.
  • Manage 401-k plan audits
  • Manage US Governmental filings (e.g., Census, Bureau of Economic Analysis) and collaborate with team to develop a sustainable process at the consolidated level and at the wholesale and manufacturing reporting level (Manufacturing surveys and governmental filings, Mauritius statutory filings).


Business Acumen:

  • Experience with retail, consumer products, manufacturing industry is a plus


Problem Solving:

  • Must be a proactive learner and proactive in issue resolution
  • Thoughtful attention to detail yet able to move forward with a solution
  • Results driven performer with the ability to navigate change and ambiguity


Interpersonal Skills:  

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work autonomously as well as within a team

Able to develop and build strong relationships and communicate cross-culturally



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • 5-7 years of relevant accounting experience
  • Experience with SEC reporting, including financial statement and disclosure preparation, review, and tie outs
  • Experience with technical accounting research and memo writing
  • Experience with DFIN ActiveDisclosure a plus
  • Experience with Hyperion / HFM / Smartview a plus
  • Superior proficiency is Microsoft Applications (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • CPA Certification a plus
  • Audit/public accounting background a plus
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy with an ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and timelines
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively


Skills required

  • Critical thinker with the proven ability to anticipate potential roadblocks and identify solutions
  • Strong organizational skills, detail-orientation, and high-degree of accuracy


Leadership Influence:

  • Able to interact and partner with leaders at all levels within the organization


FLSA Working conditions


  • Office work

Expected Salary Range: $80,440 - 100,550


The salary range offered for this position is a good faith description of the expected salary range this role will pay. PCHI reserves the right to pay more or less than the stated range based on a variety of factors such as experience, geography, etc.

Westwood, New Jersey


Talented, passionate, fun, creative, inspiring, helpful, and awesome human beings—for jobs that don’t feel like work. From helping our customers celebrate occasions big and small, to bringing home the grand prize in our company costume contest, our employees are the experts in making moments unforgettable.

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