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Manager, Compensation Accounting - HR Finance


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Position Title: Manager, Compensation Accounting - HR Finance
Job Code: 431478
Job Location: New Jersey-Newark

The Compensation Finance group resides within the Corporate and Other Segment Finance group and is responsible for financial reporting and planning and analysis related to the company’s various cash and equity based compensation plans. 

The group, which reports directly into the Company Controller and the Company Chief Financial Officer, seeks a Manager, Compensation Financial Reporting and Analysis with significant exposure to public company executive and other compensation plan design, GAAP accounting and related accounting control and operating processes and procedures.  This individual will lead monthly and quarterly accounting close processes, compensation plan forecasting and strategic financial analysis activities, and will also support compensation plan design and other compensation related strategic initiatives and analysis.  This is a highly visible role within Prudential’s Finance organization which includes the responsibility for the preparation of compensation related results and analysis for senior finance and business management and the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors.  This position will report to the Director, Compensation Finance.



  • Assist in leading monthly and quarterly financial close and forecast processes
  • Ensure the accuracy and completeness of financial results including the balance sheet and income statement
  • Detailed understanding of plan results and key driver
  • Developing implementation plans based on long term strategic goals
  • Creating presentations for senior management and the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors
  • Review and implement new accounting guidance as needed
  • Prepare materials and analysis for senior management for the quarter close and forecast and on an ad-hoc basis
  • Initiate and drive enhancements to current process and procedures
  • Review internal control standards to ensure compliance with external accounting policies and standards
  • Review disclosures included in the PFI 10K, 10Q and other regulatory filings
  • Manage and supervise staff including identifying staff development opportunities and providing feedback on performance results
  • Assist with SOX and MAR testing for the group

·         Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance is required (CPA or MBA is a plus)

·         5 – 7 years of accounting, financial reporting and analysis experience

·         Prior experience with public company executive compensation plans

·         Strong financial acumen and thorough reviewing skills

·         Ability to produce clear, concise, and insightful analysis

·         Fully capable of managing multiple priorities

·         Strong project management skills

·         Works in a highly organized and control oriented fashion

·         Strong communicator both orally and written

·         Strong Microsoft Office skills

·         Experience working effectively both independently and in a team environment

·         Ability to establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders across our key corporate functions

·         Strong modeling and financial presentation skills

·         Strong talent management and development skills

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at for more information about doing business with Prudential.
Job Function: Accounting/Finance
Schedule: Full-time
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