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Manager, Accounting & External Reporting Anz

Mondelēz International - Melbourne, VIC

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Job Description

Are You Ready to Make It Happen at Mondelēz International?

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

You will manage accounting and external reporting matters for your assigned country. You will also effectively partner with an external auditor to address complex accounting topics and to ensure the timely and accurate reporting of results. In addition, you will work with our Mondelēz International Business Services organization to drive accurate and timely reporting and to ensure proper reconciliations for all accounts in the market. In this role, you will foster a strong connection with the regional team and when appropriate, with the corporate controlling team to ensure full compliance with Mondelēz International’s Accounting and External Reporting (AER) policies and to ensure that we are adopting U.S. GAAP accounting standards in a timely manner. You will also ensure that we comply with all local accounting standards, see to the timely filing of financial statements and of indirect tax returns/payments (e.g. VAT, excise tax, sales tax).

How You Will Contribute

You will:

  • Manage accounting and external reporting matters for your assigned country, including ensuring accurate and timely U.S. GAAP reporting and the timeliness and integrity of statutory financial reporting, balance sheet reconciliations and KPIs. You will also provide insights into balance sheet movements and cash flow and ensure account reconciliations, intercompany charges, fixed assets, and restructuring are signed off for your assigned country
  • Contribute to a strong controls and compliance environment in the country and ensure full compliance with our AER policies. You will act as our primary contact with our external auditor for the country
  • Address complex accounting topics in coordination with the Business Unit or Region Controller and ensure timely adoption of all U.S. GAAP Accounting Standards in the country. You will also support the business on policy interpretation for changes in process or M&A activity
  • Drive for harmonization, efficiencies and improvements to ways of working on AER processes and systems such as SAP and build a mindset of continuous improvement in the country team
  • Build a high-performing Accounting and External Reporting (AER) team (Mondelēz International employees and actively manage the relationship with Mondelēz International Business Services/third party providers). Recruit and develop talent and drive our AER talent agenda in the country

What You Will Bring

A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career. You are a qualified accountant that 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
  • 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 Mondelēz International values and policies and external regulations

More About This Role

The role itself is suitable for an ambitious candidate who wants to join a fast-moving business and significantly develop their competence as a high quality and responsive finance manager. The team you will join are high performers and work well to achieve results as a group; the trust we have in the team means they are therefore given a degree of autonomy to improve upon current processes. You will become an invaluable member of this team and will be empowered to propose and implement similar process improvements.

This role will require significant coordination with our third-party providers (e.g. accounting firms which may help in preparation of statutory accounts) and outsourced transactional service vendors (e.g. Genpact and Accenture).

Job specific requirements:
  • Finance experience 4+ years
  • High level analytical and conceptual abilities
  • Knowledge in Accounting and financial control and financial reporting tools Experience in using SAP and Hyperion (HFM) are highly desirable
  • Strong influencing and communication skills
  • Problem solving, drive for results, decision quality, process management

Education / Certifications:

Degree level or equivalent qualification in Accounting or Commerce and/or Chartered Accountant
No Relocation support available Business Unit Summary At Mondelez International, our mission is to provide consumers with the right snack, for the right moment, made in the right way. Across Japan, Australia and New Zealand, we make, market and sell mouth-watering and well-loved global and local brands including Cadbury chocolate, Oreo, belVita, Clorets, The Natural Confectionery Company and Pascall candies. We employ 2,100 people across six manufacturing plants in Japan, Australia and New Zealand who strive to make sure our customers snack right with the best ingredients possible. We bring our products to you with pride.
Mondelēz International is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job Type RegularAccounting & External ReportingFinance