Director of Financial Reporting - LATAM
Miami , Florida
October 28, 2016
As a Finance Director at PepsiCo, you will be the key Finance contact responsible for providing the overall financial leadership and expertise in giving recommendations that enable effective decision-making within the business. This is your opportunity to take your financial and analytical skills to the next level with endless possibilities! position will have 2 direct reports.

The primary responsibilities of this role include:
  • Direct the LATAM Quarterly reporting agenda, including the following: direct and manage the LATAM quarterly control agenda (rep letters, meetings and presentations, etc.), coordinate Business and Accounting Issues Communication (BAIC) analysis and communication from the Operating Units and to Corporate, track and resolve open accounting issues, control items and business projects. Additionally, coordinate with Operating and Business Unit Controllers on their pre- and post- close reporting packages and rep letters (accountable)
  • Guide quarterly and annual financial reporting and control processes, including preparation of materials for the quarterly pre- and post- close meetings with Corporate Control as well as participation in presenting the results during these meetings (accountable)
  • Support the budget management process of the LATAM HQ providing guidance in the accounting of the expenses, information of the actual results, support on AOP preparation and SAP training and maintenance of cost centers and account structures, in conjunction with the Mexico SSC (accountable)
  • Support and co-lead the OCF management process for LATAM Sector providing guidance to operating and business units, insights and information of cash flow performance, including quarterly presentations to Corporate Finance and Control (accountable)
  • Direct External Auditor quarterly reviews, providing all the information required, the analysis and insights needed to support Sector quarterly review and year-end audit assessments (accountable)
  • Conduct annual technical training on PepsiCo accounting policies and technical accounting developments, as necessary (accountable)
  • Provide executive oversight of the LATAM Annual Assets Impairment process, presenting and discussing the results to the Sector and Corporate (accountable)
  • Support quarterly and annual Balance Sheet and country reviews for all LATAM countries in conjunction with LATAM Controller (as necessary), Assistant Controller, Internal Controls Senior Director and Operating/Business Unit Controllers (executing) and in accordance with required control activities
  • Coordinate review and approval of CAPEX submissions by the LATAM Control team, including technical accounting considerations. Lead consultations with Corporate Control, as necessary (accountable)
  • Complete ad hoc requests by LATAM Sr. Management, BU Controllers and Corporate, as needed (accountable)
  • Provide LATAM Operating and Business Unit support on all financial reporting technical matters (including hedging), as needed (accountable)
  • Responsible for coaching, objective setting, career development and training of two direct reports (accountable)


Basic Requirements:
  • 15+ years of controller, accounting/control, audit and/or finance experience
  • Bachelor's Degree (Accounting required)
  • Previous Big 4 Public Accounting experience and US CPA required
  • Proficiency in USGAAP & IFRS, COSO and SOX
  • Prior consumer products goods (CPG) experienced preferred
  • Ability to influence at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work in matrix organization; handle competing priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven collaboration/teamwork experience
  • HFM and SAP experience preferred
  • Microsoft Office - Advanced Excel and PowerPoint
  • Leadership skills
  • Proven team leadership and coaching skills
  • Ability to resolve complex problems and provide solution recommendations to Senior Management
  • Capable of selling ideas and making effective presentations to Regional and Corporate senior management
  • Effectively communicates and resolves conflicts with all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated leadership of cross-functional and cross-cultural teams

  • Fluent in English
  • Some level of Spanish

Relocation Eligible

Not Eligible for Relocation

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