Mondelēz International
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Manager, Accounting & External Reporting

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Job Description
Are You Ready to Make It Happen at Mondelēz International?
Join our Mission to Lead the Future of Snacking. Make It Uniquely Yours.
You will develop and implement accounting practices and procedures. You will provide and interpret data from accounting records and coordinate accounting services and integrate them with operating needs. In this role, you will oversee the management of such processes as fixed assets, leases, intercompany cross charges, new accounting rules, restructuring programs, and accounting for joint ventures, among others.
How you will contribute
You will:

  • Manage elements of the monthly accounting close process including ensuring accurate and timely U.S. GAAP/local GAAP reporting and the timeliness and integrity of local financial reports, balance sheet reconciliations and KPIs. You will also provide insights into balance sheet movements and cash flow and support implementation of process change projects
  • Ensure a strong controls and compliance environment in your area of scope and ensure full compliance with our AER policies
  • Coordinate accounting services and integrate them with operating needs. You will also provide and interpret data from accounting records as needed
  • Lead projects to drive for harmonization, efficiencies and improvements to ways of working on AER processes and systems such as SAP, SLAN and FIT/HFM reporting tools and build a mindset of continuous improvement within the team. You will also lead implementation efforts on new accounting guidance
  • Build a high-performing Accounting and External Reporting (AER) team (Mondelēz International employees and Mondelēz International Business Services business partner). Depending on the nature of the role, your job may involve recruiting and developing talent across AER and to drive our AER talent agenda globally

What you will bring
A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career. You will bring experience and knowledge in:

  • TECHNICAL EXPERTISE in accounting and external reporting including understanding of U.S. GAAP, IFRS or local GAAP, close processes and financial reporting systems. Expertise in policy, controls and compliance design including SOX reporting. General knowledge of tax laws and indirect and direct tax
  • BUSINESS ACUMEN and an understanding of our business and finance beyond accounting and external reporting scope
  • LEADERSHIP SKILLS including proven business partnering and communication skills. Experience of working as a finance leader managing cross-functional and business partner teams to drive timely and accurate results
  • GROWTH/DIGITAL MINDSET and the ability to identify strategic opportunities and leverage technology to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness
  • INTEGRITY and sound judgement in all decisions and interactions aligned with our values and policies and external regulations

More about this role
The Manager of Accounting and External Reporting is responsible for managing elements of the monthly accounting close process, driving conclusions on technical accounting positions, managing external reporting disclosures and the implementation of process change projects.
The role requires excellent communication and personal interaction with both external auditors and the regional business teams to drive accounting treatment decisions and manage system implementation projects. This person will lead projects to improve closing efficiencies as well as implementation efforts on new accounting guidance. This person will oversee assigned month-end closing processes such as goodwill, pensions, debt, accounting for the MDLZ foundation or other complex accounting topics. Will manage compliance with our internal control framework and address accounting issues with the external auditor team (both US and international). As required, the role will be responsible to interpret company policy on transactions for Corporate and Regional teams. This person will be responsible for preparing and reviewing various sections of the Company's SEC reports and disclosures.

  • Responsible for determining the correct technical accounting treatment for global pension programs, goodwill, debt and various other US GAAP technical areas.
  • Responsible for the accounting related to the Mondelēz Foundation and other HQ accounting areas.
  • Manage elements of monthly close reporting process.
  • Document and implement changes to internal control requirements related to system changes and organization changes.
  • Implementation of accounting policies for the global corporation as required by new accounting standards (US GAAP); interpretation and clarification of policies for Regional teams as transactions arise.
  • Responsible to present the company's position to the external auditor and persuasively reach agreement on various accounting treatments.
  • Prepare and review specific sections of the company's SEC filings each quarter.
  • Influence regional business leaders by providing insight on how technical accounting guidance could impact transactions and business events that the Region is contemplating or negotiating of accounting policies for the global corporation.


  • Bachelor's Degree is required, CPA is a plus
  • Minimum of 6 or more years of experience in Audit and Accounting roles
  • Big 4 Accounting Firm audit experience preferred
  • Experience in a multinational company is ideal
  • Experience with general ledger systems, and responsibility for monthly closes
  • Experience with internal control design and SOX reporting
  • Experience with complex technical accounting
  • Hyperion and SAP experience is strongly preferred
  • Extremely systems savvy with exceptional Excel skills

No Relocation support available
Business Unit Summary
The United States is the largest market in the Mondelēz International family with a significant employee and manufacturing footprint. Here, weproduce our well-loved household favorites to provide our consumers with the right snack, at the right moment, made the right way. We have corporate offices, sales, manufacturing and distribution locations throughout the U.S. to ensure our iconic brands-including Oreo and Chips Ahoy! cookies, Ritz , Wheat Thins and Triscuit crackers, and Swedish Fish and Sour Patch Kids confectionery products -are close at hand for our consumers across the country.
Mondelēz Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.
Job Type
Accounting & External Reporting

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What are Mondelēz International Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Hybrid work model
In-person all-hands meetings
Summer hours
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave
Family medical leave
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Bereavement leave benefits
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Relocation assistance
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
Personal development training
Apprenticeship programs

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