Senior Analyst, Accounting
Nestle Waters North America

Stamford, Connecticut

Posted in Retail
11 days ago

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As the nation's leading bottled water company, Nestlé Waters North America is dedicated to providing customers with healthy hydration options. Alongside that, we're also committed to developing our people - enabling them to make the most of the many elements that help them to succeed.

Nestlé Waters consists of five business units: Corporate, Commercial, Supply Chain, Technical & Production and ReadyRefresh by Nestlé. Whichever one of these areas you choose to join, you'll find yourself collaborating with a highly talented team on work that's challenging, engaging and incredibly rewarding. You'll be an essential element of our success: trusted, empowered and supported to make a lasting impact on the very future of our business. It's a chance to use your knowledge, skills and experience to shine brightly and achieve your ambitions - all while delivering healthy hydration to millions of customers.

When it comes to leading the industry with the highest standards in quality, Nestlé Waters Corporate is a vital element of our success. As part of the Corporate team, this is something you'll play a leading role in. Whether you're based in Finance, Human Resources, Legal, Communications, Marketing or IT, you'll be a force for good - someone who is trusted, empowered and supported to make a genuine, lasting impression on our organization. You'll grow and develop as we do, sharing in the success your accomplishments bring. And, as you achieve great things and thrive within our Corporate team, you can be certain your contributions have a wide-reaching impact - on the lives of customers and colleagues alike. Simply put, it's an opportunity to collaborate with some of the best talent in the industry on work that's challenging, engaging, meaningful and never anything less than rewarding.

We are currently seeking a Senior Accounting Analyst to be located in Stamford, CT. The Senior Accounting Analyst will be responsible for Canadian and US Central region factory as well as Mid-Atlantic & Mid-West region logistics accounting; in addition to providing decision support to the Corporate Operations CFO finance team.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Period End Close (PEC):
    • Review and approve accruals and reclassification journal entries to ensure compliance with accounting standards.
    • Act as key point of contact for Operations Finance to address questions and issues both during and after PEC.
    • Responsible for miscellaneous accounts receivable & intercompany balance confirmations
    • Create, validate, and post entries related to Ready Refresh 5G bottle production.
    • Create, validate, and post entries related to spare parts
    • Responsible for compiling annual B2B recurring entries and subsequent "true-up's" with inputs from corp. tax and operations finance to ensure accuracy and completeness.
    • Perform periodic checks, reconciliations, reviews, and reclasses to ensure accurate clearing and assignment of operations related costs during PEC.
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks and pivot to ensure adherence to tight PEC timelines.
    • Ability to lead daily operational review meetings to ensure a smooth PEC.
  • Responsible for performing monthly/quarterly balance sheet reconciliations and analysis including meaningful and accurate commentary to identify key opportunities or risks.
  • Responsible for purchase price variance (PPV) & production related overheads (PRO) related Power BI reporting & analysis that provides meaningful, actionable business information.
  • Responsible for resin & preform accounting & reporting that provides meaningful, actionable business information as well as the ability to collaborate with business partners on issues that may arise.
  • Accounting lead for aged GRIR and DMR (return PO) reserves to ensure adequate coverage as well as working with business partners on follow-up and timely clearing of aged items.
  • Responsible for responding to business partner accounting questions; analyzing data/research accounting standards to provide concise insightful recommendations.
  • Willingness and ability to develop Power BI skills (if not already proficient) in order to effectively support existing applications and further enhance reporting capabilities.

Key qualifications include:

  • B.S. in Accounting required
  • Knowledge/ understanding of General Accounting (GAAP and/or IAS) & Business principles
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience; Public Accounting and/or CPG experience is a plus
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel (pivots and v-lookups), Word and PowerPoint; SAP; Power BI is a plus
  • Proactively display a high degree of curiosity and ability to demonstrate critical thinking
  • Willingness and ability to work on ad-hoc requests and reports in a fast pace environment.

To our veterans and separated service members: you are at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills that you have gained while serving our country, such as adaptability, agility, and leadership, are aligned with the skills that we look for when we think about what success looks like at Nestle. We hope that you will consider sharing in our mission and purpose to enhance quality of life and contribute to a healthier future.

Nestlé Waters North America is the nation's leading bottled water company. Our water brands include Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park, Zephyrhills and Ice Mountain, and Nestlé Pure Life. We're passionate about creating shared value for society in all kinds of ways: from providing careers and benefits to communities where we operate to environmental stewardship - most notably responsible water management, lightweight packaging and advancing recycling in America. As a valuable part of our team, you'll receive a competitive total rewards package - something that will provide you with the support you need to thrive both inside and outside of work. It's not just the work that you'll find fulfilling here though. As you build a career with us, you'll receive exactly the kind of benefits you'd expect from a leading name in healthy hydration. The only question is, what elements will help you succeed at Nestlé Waters?

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