Accounting Operations Senior Accountant

  • Company: PepsiCo
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Posted: January 13, 2017
  • Reference ID: 109968BR
  • Responsible for supporting period end close of Accounts Receivable (A/R) related accounts, reserves, and activities.
  • Prepare and analyze the funding requirements for significant A/R related reserves such as Post Audit, Deduction, and Chargeback.
  • Prepare and enter complex AR related journal entries related to ongoing business as well as period end close.
  • Develop and provide NAN Control Sr. Leadership with key Gross Revenue reports and perform analysis of results to improve metrics and identify emerging trends..
  • Develop forecasts and report to BU finance on the impacts of trade AR and CFS impacted activity.
  • Reconcile the Customer Financial Services (CFS) owned balance sheet accounts on a period basis and ensure that reconciling items are resolved timely.
  • Ensure compliance with new corporate and/or regulatory pronouncements that impact NAN financials.
  • Identify efficiencies within CFS and AR Accounting and implement business process improvements to allow for more efficient preparation and analysis of data.
  • Be the lead in working with CFS , PepsiCo Financial Shared Services (PFSS), Supply Chain, Customer Service, Control, and IT to clear all reconciling items and identify solutions to ad hoc issues and requests.
  • Provide and develop BU forecast schedules related to CFS impacted P&L activity, including Bad Debt, Absorbed, and Post Audit.
  • Help prepare for future implementations of SAP related to A/R, the General Ledger (GL), and Trade Settlement by helping to modify, create, and test schedules and processes as needed.
  • Take on special projects and serve as an accounting/finance subject matter expert to the CFS and PFSS organizations.
  • Abide by all PepsiCo Code of Conduct, Finance Policies, and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements and work with manager to fulfill all audit requests and testing.


  • Must have an undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA and/or MBA is preferred
  • 4+ years related work experience required
  • SAP experience a plus
  • Sound fundamental accounting skills required for account reconciliations and journal entry preparations.
  • Ability to evaluate the Balance Sheet and P&L impact of CFS related transactions and activity.
  • Strong analytical skills to understand and interpret financial data and prepare forecast schedules.
  • Must be proficient in Excel and be able to quickly learn financial systems.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills to articulate accounting issues to the CFS and QTG management.
  • Participate in and lead cross function teams to drive solutions and efficiencies.
  • Be flexible and adapt to changing conditions and processes.

Relocation Eligible

Not Eligible for Relocation

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