Senior Accountant - DSD Accounting Team in Plano, TX at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 12/3/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Keurig Dr Pepper is seeking a team member to provide support in our fast-paced, demanding environment as a Senior Accountant. This is an accounting position with growth potential that focuses on general accounting functions supporting the Direct Store Delivery business unit, process improvement, and Sarbanes-Oxley. This position is critical for producing accurate and timely financial information to our Commercial Finance partners, as well as, promoting an environment of strong internal controls and efficiencies.

What you will do:

  • Initially, help drive transformational change by standardizing/optimizing processes being transitioned to the DSD Corporate Accounting team from the DSD field including (but not limited to) Coop Receivables, Misc Receivables, Prepaids, Management and Sales Incentives, Miscellaneous Accruals, Trade Accruals, reclasses, and financial statement reviews effectively partnering with the Commercial Finance teams.
  • Taking on primary responsibilities for the above mentioned processes as they are transitioned to the DSD Corporate team, as well, as, processes currently being performed by the DSD Corporate Accounting team.
  • Coordinate with KDP’s co-sourcing partner on month/quarter close items ensuring completeness and accuracy of the DSD business unit financial statements.
  • Prepare account reconciliations ensuring compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and company polices including SOX. Drive timely and accurate resolution/escalation of reconciling items.
  • Actively participate in key strategic projects (i.e.; system installations/upgrades, acquisitions, etc.) providing analysis and support as required.
  • Ensure respective SOX and internal controls are maintained/complied as designed; highlighting any relevant risk identified and solutions.
  • Prepare/provide supporting documentation for external and internal audit Prepared By Client (PBC) requests as needed.
  • Identify and highlight opportunities and efficiencies in the DSD financial and accounting processes and monthly/quarterly closes.


Requirements

What you must have:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. CPA is preferred.
  • 3 to 5 years of relevant accounting experience
  • Proficiency with SAP ERP systems, Excel, and reporting tools (TM1, Salient MM, Tagetik is plus)
  • Experience with process improvements/reengineering strongly preferred
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Self-driven, goal oriented, and someone who can work independently
  • Solid knowledge of US GAAP and SOX Section 404
  • IFRS experience is a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work with personnel at all levels
  • Ability to follow Keurig Dr Pepper policies, procedures, values and operating principles

Key Relationships:

  • Commercial Finance
  • Financial Business Services
  • BU Controllers
  • External & Internal Audit/SOX
  • IT


Company Overview & EEO Statement

Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) is a leading coffee and beverage company in North America with dual headquarters in Burlington, MA and Plano, TX, with annual revenue in excess of $11 billion. KDP holds leadership positions in soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, water, juice and juice drinks and mixers, and markets the #1 single serve coffee brewing system in the U.S. The Company maintains an unrivaled distribution system that enables its portfolio of more than 125 owned, licensed and partner brands to be available nearly everywhere people shop and consume beverages. With a wide range of hot and cold beverages that meet virtually any consumer need, KDP key brands include Keurig®, Dr Pepper®, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters®, Canada Dry®, Snapple®, Bai®, Mott’s® and The Original Donut Shop®. The Company employs more than 25,000 employees and operates more than 120 offices, manufacturing plants, warehouses and distribution centers across North America.

Benefits built for you: Our people are the heart of our business, which is why we offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being. We also provide employee programs designed to enhance your professional growth and development while ensuring you feel valued, inspired and appreciated at work.

Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Candidates must be able to pass a background check and drug test, as applicable for the role.