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Director, Technical Accounting Compliance, Global

at Mondelez International in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Job Description

Are You Ready to Make It Happen at Mondelez International?

Join our Mission to Lead the Future of Snacking. Make It Uniquely Yours.

You will develop and implement accounting practices and procedures and interpret and provide data from accounting records. You will also coordinate accounting services and integrate them with operating needs. In addition, you will support the global management of key processes like fixed assets, leases, intercompany cross charges, new accounting rules, restructuring programs, and accounting for joint ventures, among others.

How you will contribute

You will:

+ Responsibility for accounting practices and procedures globally under the guidance of the VP, Corporate Accounting Global. In this role, you will also lead the global management of such accounting processes as fixed assets, debt, stock compensation, pension, derivatives, goodwill and intangibles, implementation of new accounting rules, among other areas.

+ Responsibility for research and timely resolution of questions that arise globally in accounting and external reporting.

+ Ensuring accurate and timely recording of monthly and quarterly entries in areas of responsibility

+ Responsible for quarterly and annual footnote review within areas of responsibility.

+ Drive a strong controls and compliance environment across your areas of responsibility.

+ Responsible for the update and maintenance of the accounting and external reporting policies

+ Provide accounting policy training to the global accounting and finance team

+ Harmonize and improve ways of working on Accounting and External Reporting (‘AER’) processes and systems such as SAP, SLAN and FIT/HFM reporting tools and build a mindset of continuous improvement within the team.

+ Build a high-performing Accounting and External Reporting (AER) team (Mondelez International Business Services and third-party providers). You will also recruit and develop AER talent and drive the Mondelez International 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 (AER) including a deep understanding of U.S. GAAP, IFRS, close processes and financial reporting systems. General knowledge in complex technical accounting such as treatment of FX, derivatives, employee compensation and pension plans. Expertise in policy, controls and compliance design including SOX reporting. General knowledge of tax laws and indirect and direct tax.

+ BUSINESS ACUMEN and understanding of our business and finance beyond the AER scope. Big Four accounting firm experience preferred.

+ LEADERSHIP SKILLS including proven business partnering and communication skills across a large global, public company. Experience working as a global finance leader managing global, cross-functional and business partner teams to drive timely and accurate results. Experience with people management and people development.

+ 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 Mondelez International values and policies and external regulations.

Qualifications:

+ Bachelor’s Degree is required, Master’s Degree preferred and CPA preferred

+ Minimum of 11 or more years of experience in Accounting roles

+ Big 4 Accounting Firm or comparable experience within industry preferred

+ Experience working in a large multinational company is ideal

+ Previous management experience is required

+ Strong communication skills (verbal and written)

+ Experience with complex technical accounting and external reporting

+ Extremely systems savvy with exceptional Excel skills

No Relocation support available

Business Unit Summary

The United States is the largest market in the Mondelez International family with a significant employee and manufacturing footprint. Here, we produce 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.

Mondelez 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

Regular

Accounting & External Reporting

Finance

At Mondelez International, our purpose is to empower people to snack right through offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way. That means delivering a broader range of delicious, high-quality snacks that nourish life’s moments, made with sustainable ingredients and packaging that consumers can feel good about.

We have a rich portfolio of strong brands – both global and local. Including many household names such as Oreo, belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum. We are proud to hold the number 1 position globally in biscuits, chocolate and candy as well as the No. 2 position in gum

Our 80,000 Makers and Bakers are located in our operations in more than 80 countries and are working to sell our products in over 150 countries around the world. They are energized for growth and critical to us living our purpose and values. We are a diverse community that can make things happen, and happen fast.

Join us and Make It An Opportunity!

Mondelez 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.

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Job Posting: JC259413684

Posted On: May 15, 2024

Updated On: Jun 21, 2024

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