US GAAP & Reporting Accountant, Krakow GBS

Job Description

Auto req ID: 196239BR

Job Description

Purpose of the role:

This role is responsible for timely and accurate preparation of monthly/quarterly financial statements and sector reports, perform monthly closing activities in accordance with PepsiCo reporting rules and deliver base business priorities to sustain effective control environment. The role entails interaction with the business units’ control teams and outsourced delivery teams.

Main accountabilities:

  • Prepare timely and accurate US GAAP financial statements, Income Statement, Balance Sheet and coordinate monthly HFM submission of Financial Statements for designated business unit or units
  • Prepare and submit timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and annual Corporate reports to Sector Control Team of designated business units
  • Perform journal entries, reconciliation, accruals, reserves to ensure the accuracy of financial statements during month end closing
  • Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations monthly, identify and investigate all variances and ensure that they are resolved timely
  • Prepare variance explanations of Balance Sheet and P&L accounts variance report
  • Work with the functions to prepare Balance Sheet Review content
  • Support US GAAP and local audit with external auditors and communicate and manage deliverables
  • Prepare ad hoc analysis for internal customers
  • Ensure timely communication of any issues to Team Lead
  • Maintain financial controls by adhering to policies and procedures; ensure compliance with internal controls and SOX requirements
  • Support and provide input for corporate audits


  • Financial technical skills achieved through experience or accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) or equivalent degree
  • Post qualified experience 2+ years
  • Strong communicator in English required and other language skills may be required
  • Intellectual capacity to link accounting concepts to underlying financial data systems in order to understand, analyse and interpret actual results and troubleshoot any issues with the data
  • Ability to integrate well within a team environment
  • Action and result oriented, attentive to deadlines
  • Knowledge of the US GAAP reporting tool (HFM and automation like FDM) preferable
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project); ability to create complex formulas in Excel
  • Experience of Financial Reporting Systems and Databases e.g.,SAP/ Oracle
  • Must be detail-oriented, a quick learner, and self-motivated
  • Exhibit a strong ‘can-do’, ‘will-do’ attitude and strong sense of urgency in meeting deadlines
  • Analytical mind
  • Eye for detail
  • Adaptable and motivated for team work in multicultural environment
  • Communication skills to provide clearly articulated and appropriate messages across other GBS teams, business unit teams and outsourced delivery centers

Relocation Eligible: Eligible for Standard Relocation
Job Type: Regular