Senior Manager, Global Accounting

Req #: 1705868
Location: Deerfield, IL US
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Job Category: Finance
Job Description



Finance is infused into every single aspect of our multibillion-dollar global organization. But it’s not just about numbers. As part of our finance team, you’ll collect and analyze intelligent information and data and use that to give everyone at Mondelēz International the power to make informed decisions.


Job Scope

The Senior Manager of Accounting and External Reporting is responsible for managing elements of the monthly accounting close process, driving conclusions on technical accounting positions, managing external reporting disclosures and the implementation of process change projects. The role requires excellent communication and personal interaction with both external auditors and the regional business teams to drive accounting treatment decisions and manage system implementation projects. The role will lead projects to improve closing efficiencies as well as implementation efforts on new accounting guidance. The role will oversee assigned month-end closing processes such as equity method investments, debt accounting or other complex accounting topics. The role will manage compliance with our internal control framework and address accounting issues with the external auditor team (both US and international). As required, the role will be responsible to interpret company policy on transactions for Corporate and Regional teams. The role will be responsible to prepare and review various sections of the Company’s SEC reports and disclosures.


Job Responsibilities

 1. Responsible for determining the correct technical accounting treatment for global business issues such as lease accounting or specific transactions

2. Manage elements of monthly close reporting process

3. Document and implement changes to internal control requirements related to system changes and organization changes

4. Implementation of accounting policies for the global corporation as required by new accounting standards (US GAAP); interpretation and clarification of policies for Regional teams as transactions arise; providing instruction on policy for new employees and outsource centers; management of Corporate Policy database.

5. Responsible to present the company's position to the external auditor and persuasively reach agreement on various accounting treatments.

6. Prepare and review specific sections of the company's SEC filings each quarter

7. "Influence regional business leaders by providing insight on how technical accounting guidance could impact transactions and business events that the Region is contemplating or negotiating
of  accounting policies for the global corporation




Minimum of 8 years experience in audit and accounting roles  
Big 4 Accounting Firm audit experience preferred  
Experience with general ledger systems, and responsibility for monthly closes  
Experience with internal control design and SOX reporting  
Experience with complex technical accounting treatment of FX, derivatives, employee compensation and pension plans preferred  

Key Leadership / Functional Competencies

Leadership Competency 
Problem solving 
Dealing with ambiguity 
Written communication 
Process management 

Functional Competency 

Financial Reporting 
Technical Accounting 
Audit & Internal Controls 
Financial Systems 



Mondelēz Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.

Applicants must complete all required steps in the application process, including providing a Resume/CV, in order to be considered for this position.








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