SOCO & SOLA Controller

Job Description

Auto req ID: 199635BR

Job Description

Oversee all Controller activities for Argentina working with the SSC and Country Controllers. Work directly with the Cluster GMs, MULs and LATAM Risk Manager to manage the Risk Management Agenda. Understand and consolidate all Quarterly Reporting activities and effectively communicate to CASA/LAB. Identify new ways of working across SOCO/SOLA by automating, sharing best practices and promoting activities to enhance the team and working environment.

Accountabilities

  • Manage and oversee the Po1 Businesses of Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Paraguay and Beverage Businesses of Peru and Bolivia
  • Oversee, Financial and Reporting Activities with SSC Mexico Managers (AP, AR, Treasury, Bottling Services, Finance, Exports and HQ) and SOCO/SOLA MU's Controllers, to ensure adequate booking of financial transactions aligned with US and Local GAAP to confirm that SOCO / SOLA Financial Statements are correct
  • Drive SOCO/SOLA Risk Management Agenda aligned with Business CFO, Controller and LATAM Risk Management
  • Understand and report to CASA/LAB all SOCO/SOLA Pre/Post Close Quarterly Reporting including BAICs, Hot Topics, QoE, AR Aging, Frozen Funds, Fall-in/out, PY Accruals Analysis, COCC, Tax Shelter, SAB 108, GCS Control Self-Testing, Corporate Audit Remediation Status, Statutory Audits, Code of Conduct - Potentially Significant Violations and look for ways to automate and improve
  • Actively participate in SOCO/SOLA BSR and prepare “Bright Spots / Hot Spots / On the Radar file”, review quarterly with CASA/LAB Controller, follow up on pending items
  • Understand and report to CASA/LAB SOCO/SOLA Quarterly Financial & SOX Rep Letters
  • Understand and report to Controller SOCO/SOLA Statutory, Coop and Pricing Audit Reports and ensure that actions are taken on outstanding points, ensure all audits are completed on time
  • Prepare and monitor Annual SOCO/SOLA Control AOP
  • Understand, consolidate and report to CASA/LAB Annual Impairment Testing
  • Identify ways to improve SOCO/SOLA Monthly Financial Reporting which will be measured by improved Scorecard results
  • Implement “Top Control” recognition program
  • Assist Country Controllers to execute annual meeting agenda (i.e. Town Halls, Coffee & Ideas)
  • Implement sharing of best practices across SOCO/SOLA and with other CASA/LAB Clusters
  • Assist CASA / LAB Controller with projects or any other activity

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor in Accounting, Business Management or related degree
  • 5+ years of Controller Area experience (Financial Reporting, AP, AR, Cost Accounting, Asset Accounting)
  • 3+ years of internal / external audit experience
  • Proficiency in COSO, SOX, USGAAP & IFRS
  • Microsoft Office – Advanced Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Experience in PepsiCo Corporate Audit or PepsiCo Internal Audit (nice to have)
  • PepsiCo business knowledge (nice to have)
  • Experience in SAP (nice to have)
  • CPA or MBA (nice to have)
Differentiating Competencies Required
  • Experience in leading and influencing at all levels of the organization
  • Self-motivated, discipline and drive to meet agreed upon objectives
  • Ability to work under pressure with a results focus and to persuade others when necessary
  • Decision maker with the ability to present solution ideas to management
  • Excellent level of assertive communication both orally and written
  • Service orientation, ability to assist and train others in different areas and levels of the company
  • Flexible and proactive when facing change
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Fluent English

Relocation Eligible: Elegible a Traslado Limitado
Job Type: Indefinido