This site uses cookies. To find out more, see our Cookies Policy

Finance Manager, External Reporting in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 5/16/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

We're looking for a Manager, External Reporting to join our Corporate Finance team.

This position will be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH.  Not familiar with Columbus? Visit

You will play a critical oversight role in key finance processes including preparation and review of financial information to be released outside of the organization, accounting and reporting for non-routine and corporate functions, as well as certain budgeting, forecasting, business analysis and M&A activities.  You'll also be involved in various cross-functional activities and has significant exposure to business unit and corporate leadership.

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Key oversight responsibilities related to the preparation and review of financial statements and footnote disclosures included in the company's 10-Q and 10-K filings with the SEC
  • Oversight of the accounting and reporting for certain non-routine and corporate functions such as share-based compensation, pensions, legal, impairment, etc.
  • Periodic analysis of operational results, involving collaboration with various levels of business unit and corporate leadership
  • Involvement in accounting and reporting matters related to mergers and acquisitions
  • Oversight of certain budgeting and forecasting activities for corporate functions
  • Providing support to the Company's businesses by assisting with the resolution of accounting questions and the interpretation of the Company’s accounting policies
  • Assist in the analysis and implementation of new and relevant accounting pronouncements
  • Assisting the Company's external auditors with the completion of their quarterly reviews and annual financial statement audit
  • Certain compliance and SOX responsibilities related to applicable corporate functions (i.e. account reconciliations, execution of key controls)

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting is required
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Strong initiative and leadership
  • Ability to manage projects effectively and work cross-functionally with various departments to address accounting and reporting topics
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and general information systems skills  
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational management skills

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones):

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.

  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 2,400 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office.

  • Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef run cafe and the best crushed ice!

  • Unbelievable 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.

  • Generous holiday and vacation days.

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent networks.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.