Accountant III
Location:
Atlanta , Georgia
Posted:
June 05, 2017
Reference:
40894
About The Coca-Cola Company

Everyone knows Coca-Cola. It's the best-known product in the world. We've been making it since 1886 and it still tastes the same.
As a business, The Coca-Cola Company is constantly evolving - we develop new products, acquire great brands and pioneer new ways of doing things. We sell four of the world's top five non-alcoholic sparkling drinks (Coke, Coke light, Sprite and Fanta) and 3,600+ products in over 200 countries, including water, juices, energy drinks, and even tea and coffee. Altogether, that adds up to more than 1.9 billion drinks around the globe every day.
Global Business Services (GBS)
GBS is The Coca-Cola Company's multi-functional internal shared-services organization providing a wide range of transactional services across all Coca-Cola business units within functional areas such as: Finance and Procurement Operations, Human Resources Operations, Workplace Strategy and Operations, Controls and Compliance, Change Practice, Operational Excellence, Data Governance, User Experience and Content, and Creative Business Solutions. Our GBS main locations are Warsaw (Poland), Drogheda (Ireland), Buenos Aires (Argentina), San José (Costa Rica), Manila (Philippines), and Atlanta (Georgia, USA).
We offer our associates:
  • The Coca-Cola Company's extraordinary heritage, our leading brands and the global scale of what we do.
  • The challenge of meaningful work - our unique global system offers constant opportunities to develop world-class skills and a truly international career.
  • A unique culture where people do what they love and live their values.
  • The kind of competitive compensation you would expect from a world leader.
At The Coca-Cola Company, our people have their own formula for turning passion into action. Together, that's how we push the world's greatest brands to new heigh ts . What's your secret formula?

Accountant III
Atlanta, GA
(This position has 2 openings available)

Position Overview:

The Accountant III will perform accounting and analysis activities for Accounts Payable, including resolving bank reconciling items, researching and resolving second level cases, creating journal entries, managing Supply Chain Finance related functions and other tasks as assigned by management. Focus on internal controls to ensure all processes and procedures are in accordance with Accounting regulations and Company policies.
Key Responsibilities
  • Provide problem resolution for Accounts Payable payment rejections, aged balances, manual blocked invoices and errors. Identify root cause and implement processes to improve overall performance and reduce aged balances.
  • Resolve Analysis and Controls second level cases, identify root cause and implement sustainable solutions to reduce case volumes.
  • Analyze and resolve balance sheet reconciling items to ensure transactions are recorded accurately and account balances are properly stated in accordance with GAAP and Company policy. Research and resolve any issues identified. Prepare accounting entries to properly record business and financial transactions in Company financial systems utilizing Blackline in compliance with Company Accounting Policy and GAAP.
  • Lead process improvement initiatives to improve overall payment and AP Trade control process.
  • Assist with Supply Chain Finance Activities: Onboard suppliers, create daily files of approved invoices and daily processing of invoices. Serve as backup for other departmental functions as deemed necessary.
  • Establish, maintain, and promote internal controls (e.g., adherence to Chart of Authority, separation of duties, etc.) to safeguard Company assets. Ensure desk procedures related to payment and AP Trade review and reconciliations are kept up to date.
  • Support and participate in system upgrade testing and preparations.
Education: Bachelor's Degree, CPA, or equivalent work experience
Related Experience: 2+ years experience required, 4+ years preferred in AP or other accounting analytical roles preferred in shared service / outsourcing environment
Leadership Behaviors
  • DRIVE INNOVATION : Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business
  • COLLABORATE WITH SYSTEM, CUSTOMERS, AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS : Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to appropriately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler).
  • ACT LIKE AN OWNER : Deliver results, creating value for our brands, our System, our customers and key stakeholders.
  • INSPIRE OTHERS : Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible.
  • DEVELOP SELF AND OTHERS : Develop self and support others' development to achieve full potential.

That sounds appealing? Then start now - TASTE THE FEELING .
Please submit your application (CV and Cover Letter) in English.

Honesty and integrity have always been cornerstone values of The Coca-Cola Company. Our passion for people of integrity mirrors our spirited drive for total quality in our brands. These and other elements allow the company to sustain strategic practices and drive business performance. The Personnel Integrity Assurance Program is another step toward making The Coca-Cola Company the premier workplace. This process includes a pre-employment background investigation that applies to all applicants, employees, and contractors of the company. The scope of this inquiry may cover such elements as education, employment history, a criminal history check, reference checks, and a pre-employment drug screen. Designated countries or sensitive positions within the company may have more stringent standards.

The Coca-Cola Company is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands and more than 3,800 beverage choices. Led by Coca-Cola, one of the world's most valuable and recognizable brands, our Company portfolio features 20 billion-dollar brands, many of which are available in reduced-, low- or no-calorie options. Our billion-dollar brands include Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Zero, Fanta, Sprite, vitaminwater and Powerade. Through the world's largest beverage distribution system, we are the No. 1 provider of both sparkling and still beverages. More than 1.9 billion servings of our beverages are enjoyed by consumers in more than 200 countries each day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate. For more information, visit Coca-Cola Journey at http://www.coca-colacompany.com/homepage Coca-Cola Beverages (Shanghai) Ltd. an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Company, provides marketing and technical/quality services to The Coca-Cola Company in China.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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