You will classify, examine, and analyze accounting records, prepare financial reports and statements and perform special projects as assigned.
You will also support other accounting and external reporting activities.
How you will contribute
- Support accounting and external reporting activities including accurate and timely U.S. GAAP reporting and timeliness and integrity of statutory financial reporting, balance sheet reconciliations, KPIs, fixed assets, restructuring, and intercompany charges. As required, you will also support activities performed by Mondelēz International Business Services/third-party service providers during month/quarter/year-end close and statutory audit/reporting.
- Responsible for the Trial Balance and prepare balance sheet reconciliation tasks on monthly basis;
- Prepare payroll related remittance schedule – PAYE, Union Dues, SSNIT, Provident Fund;
- Coordinate all intercompany processes such as billings, payments, resolution of IC related issues, and reconciliation of all intercompany accounts with all trading partners on monthly basis;
- Champion on-site for month-end close activities with stakeholders (e.g. CS&L, Procurement, Commercial, Treasury, etc);
- Ensure accuracy of all data recorded on SAP;
- Business Partnering: People’s Team Finance Business Partner;
- Maintains proper records of all Fixed Assets;
- Acts as Procurement Review Board (PRB) Secretary and Asset Disposal Committee champion in Ghana;
- Collaborate with auditors during audit exercise – External Audit (PwC), GRA Audit;
- Maintain a good working relationship with Mondelez Shared Service Team (Genpact, Accenture, regional and corporate controlling teams);
- Ensure compliance with all Statutory remittances – VAT, PAYE, WHT, Payroll related remittances;
- Preparation of yearly Transfer Pricing Documentation Data.
- Perform special projects and analyses as requested
- Embrace a mindset of continuous improvement. You will also identify opportunities to improve ways of working in your area of responsibility
- Contribute to a high-performing Accounting and External Reporting (AER) team and invest in your personal development
- Contribute to strong controls and compliance environment and comply with Mondelēz International’s AER policies.
What you will bring
A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career. You will bring experience and knowledge in:
- TECHNICAL EXPERTISE in accounting and external reporting including understanding U.S. GAAP, IFRS, or local GAAP, close processes, and financial reporting systems (SAP experience preferred). Knowledge in policy, controls, and compliance design including SOX reporting
- BUSINESS ACUMEN and experience working in FMCG/CPG Industry or Big Four accounting preferred
- LEADERSHIP SKILLS including strong communication and presentation skills. Team player with a drive to deliver results
- GROWTH/DIGITAL MINDSET and the ability to leverage technology to improve efficiency and effectiveness. Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools and financial system knowledge (SAP)
- PROACTIVE AND RESOURCEFUL in solving problems, offering innovative and practical solutions in a dynamic environment. Ability to work with minimum supervision in a multi-cultural environment
- INTEGRITY and sound judgment in all decisions and interactions aligned with our values, policies, and external regulations
More about this role
What extra ingredients you will bring:
Education / Certifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
- At least 4 years working experience in an Audit Firm or a Manufacturing/FMCG financial accounting environment in a finance analysis role.
Method Of Application
Closing Date: Ongoing
Business Unit Summary
Mondelez International’s Sub Sahara Africa BU is seen as the growth engine for the business.
Currently, we operate out of two major hubs – South Africa, servicing south, central and east Africa; and Nigeria, looking after West Africa.
Our product offering is as diverse and exciting as our over 2000 passionate people.
We are category leaders in South Africa with our Cadbury chocolates; and our Bournvita product is a firm family favourite in Nigeria.
We also delight our consumers with our candy offerings of Halls and Tom Toms; our Stimorol and Clorets gum and global favourite Oreo.
In all that we do, we will do business the right way – with our products, the environment and our communities.
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.
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