Financial Systems Analyst

  • Company: Coca-Cola
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Posted: January 18, 2017
  • Reference ID: 38921
The Financial Systems Analyst role in the Financial Reporting & Accounting Team is part of the Company's Controller's Group. This team is responsible for leading the collection, consolidation & reporting of actuals as well as the maintenance of the Company Financial Consolidation (FC) reporting systems.
The key activities of the Financial System Analyst role include the following:
1. Consolidation System Stewardship
  • Understand system functionality including the impact to consolidated results and reporting
  • Support the Financial Consolidation system updates including updating, testing and reviews.
  • Provide system related guidance and to Controller's Group and field locations, including global communications
2. Master Data and System Configuration
  • Support the master data and Financial Consolidation the global request, governance, and update process
  • Evaluate business changes to identify master data or configuration updates needed (e.g., changes communicated by AIC or EOM)
  • Manage the request tool, training, and support (currently a SharePoint tool)
  • Participate global process improvement initiatives
  • Collaborate closely with global teams (e.g., Global IT, Data Standards etc. ) supporting system changes
  • Execute the system outages and Standard Accounts & Codes manual processes
3. External and Internal Financial Reporting
  • Provide support/troubleshooting to field locations and management during financial close periods (month-end, quarter-end, year-end)
  • Enable the post quarter end close adjustment process and tool with global teams
  • Review information used in external reporting (Earnings Release, 10K, Census Bureau) & support the SEC filing each quarter
  • Collaborate closely with team to ensure continuous improvement of the closing process
  • Support Controller's Group leadership team with ad hoc requests
Experience Requirements

  • 4 plus years of relevant experience required
  • System configuration and master data management experience required
  • Financial reporting system experience required
  • Strong accounting and reporting knowledge preferred
  • 2-3 year commitment to the role to facilitate the learning curve, stability of team/processes, and transition to next analyst
Bachelors degree required

Skills Requirements:

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Good multi-tasking and prioritizing skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel knowledge required
  • Strong systems knowledge exposure or aptitude (SAP, Financial Consolidation preferred)
  • Attention to detail
  • Initiative to get the job done
Skill Development Opportunity:
  • Individual will gain unique exposure to the Company's consolidated results
  • Individual will gain further knowledge of Company's accounting and other reporting routines
  • Interact with other teams within and outside the Controller's Group, as well as across the world
  • Build knowledge of Financial Consolidation system and financial close and review processes
  • Advance multi-tasking abilities
  • Exposure to unique projects, transactions, and deals
  • Access and relationships building with senior leaders (CFO, Controller, Chief Accounting Officer, etc.)
Leadership Behaviors:
  • Drive Innovation: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business (encompassing everything from continuous improvement to new product and package innovation).
  • 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.

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.

At The Coca-Cola Company you can cultivate your career in a challenging and dynamic environment. We are the largest manufacturer and distributor of nonalcoholic drinks in the world-selling more than 1 billion drinks a day. Unlock your full potential with a future-focused company that is known and respected throughout the world.

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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