Control & Reporting Accountant

Job Description

Auto req ID: 195375BR

Job Description

PepsiCo is #1 globally in salty snacks and #2 globally in beverages with leadership in many important global markets. PepsiCo is the #1 Food and Beverage Company in the USA, Canada, Russia, India, Egypt and Saudi Arabia and is among the top 3 Food and Beverage Companies in the UK, Mexico and Turkey. Our diversified portfolio among food and beverage yields $64 billion dollars in net revenue and 22 $1 billion + brands. With over 260,000+ employees in over 200 countries and over 3,000 different product offerings, we pride ourselves in doing business the right way: Guiding Principles of Performance with Purpose (Human, Environmental and Talent Sustainability).

North America Shared Services (NASS) is a multi-location center of excellence delivering financial services and capabilities for North America in partnership with our managed services providers. Services are provided to all PepsiCo divisions in the US and Canada.

This position is within the Accounting Services Group of PepsiCo NASS and is located in Plano, TX. It supports the Information Technology (IT) and North America Shared Services (NASS) Divisions. This project accounting portfolio consists of baseline and investment projects with a heavy emphasis on capital expenses for software development. IT functions supported include Global Operations, North America Beverage (NAB), North America Nutrition (NAN), and Corporate through accounting, analysis, and reporting of each period’s close activities.

Role Responsibilities:
  • Provide accounting guidance to Project and Finance Managers. Review capital/expense (CapEx’s) spend through project life cycle and contracts to make accounting recommendations as appropriate.
  • Review and prepare/process period journal entries in accordance with period calendar deadlines. Ensure all support complies with GAAP and PepsiCo policies.
  • Query and perform financial statement analysis in accordance with period calendar deadlines.
  • Review CIP and work with Project Managers and Fixed Asset Accountant to determine when assets should be placed in service.
  • Perform CapEx tie-out at least quarterly to ensure project spend is within approved limits.
  • Prepare timely and accurate period financial reporting packages.
  • Validate, approve and release projects for spend during Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and out of Plan process.
  • Perform project-related SOX controls for CIP Impairment, Capital Spend, and Prepaid Expenses

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • CPA, CPA Candidate, or MBA
  • 2+ years of Big 4 Audit Experience or 4+ years of relevant accounting/financial experience
  • Microsoft Office proficiency; especially MS Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Ability to adapt and consistently apply on the job skills/knowledge obtained to a dynamic business environment

Preferred Qualifications:
  • SAP FICO and Project Systems
  • SOP 98-1 Knowledge: Capitalization/ Amortization of SW
  • Knowledge of PepsiCo businesses and processes

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity

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