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Director, Technical Accounting

Frisco, Texas Job ID 95265 Job Category Accounting/Finance Job Level Director Position Type Full-Time

The Director, Technical Accounting will report to the Vice President of Accounting, Assistant Controller and will be a member of the Controller Leadership Team. Will be responsible for supporting KDP’s accounting and finance organization to help ensure compliance with U.S. GAAP, IFRS and KDP’s accounting policies. This person will work closely with members of KDP’s accounting, finance and other commercial partners on various technical accounting matters, including proposed structuring, to ensure transactions are appropriately recorded within KDP’s financial statements.

This position is based at our HQ in Frisco, TX and will have a hybrid schedule (3 days in the office and 2 days work from home on a weekly basis)

Primary Areas of Responsibility

Technical Accounting Leadership:

  • Documenting, researching and resolving technical accounting issues in accordance with U.S. GAAP and IFRS
  • Consider implication of new accounting pronouncements on KDP’s current accounting policies
  • Monitoring and communicating relevant information regarding new and emerging accounting standards; and assistance in implementing new standards as appropriate
  • Periodic training to update KDP’s finance and accounting teams on new and emerging accounting standards

Financial Reporting:

  • Provide support to External Reporting team as necessary on a quarterly basis
  • Ownership of the goodwill and indefinite-lived intangible asset impairment process
  • Manage the non-GAAP governance process, which involves interaction with senior finance leadership

Cross Functional Collaboration:

  • Collaborate with KDP’s external auditors on technical accounting topics, new accounting pronouncements, and their respective impact and application
  • Work closely with finance, legal and operational teams to address accounting-related issues and provide technical expertise on transactions, contracts and other business initiatives
  • Assist KDP management with merger and acquisition (M&A) activities (including valuation, purchase price accounting and related documentation of such transactions)
  • Perform special projects and analysis as directed by accounting and finance management

Team Management

  • Provide ongoing guidance and support to team members, ensuring high performance and a focus on organizational objectives.
  • Ensure high performance results of your team by:

    • Fostering a culture of trust and wellbeing that prioritizes the team and values employee contributions
    • Driving a shared vision with clear goals and accountability, supported by regular conversations to maximize talent
    • Embracing diverse perspectives to foster innovation, learning from both successes and failures
    • Establishing a safe environment where team members are motivated, heard, and aligned with clear expectations


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Business with a concentration in Accounting
  • Active CPA required
  • 10+ years of experience is required
  • Substantial experience in and working knowledge of authoritative U.S. GAAP and IFRS technical accounting research and application. Subject matter expertise will include derivatives, business combinations, investments and financing structures.
  • Must be able to make judgment calls regarding the resolution of issues.
  • Hands on mentality and approach – lead by doing; become an integral part of the team.
  • Change management – able to manage changes in job responsibilities as they arise and execute.

Preferred requirements:

  • Preferably at least 8+ years of experience with a Big 4 public accounting firm and additional 4+ years of a large accelerated SEC filer/Fortune 500 company
  • Exposure to consumer products a plus.

Company Overview

Keurig Dr Pepper (NASDAQ: KDP) is a leading beverage company in North America, with a portfolio of more than 125 owned, licensed and partners brands and powerful distribution capabilities to provide a beverage for every need, anytime, anywhere. We operate with a differentiated business model and world-class brand portfolio, powered by a talented and engaged team that is anchored in our values. We work with big, exciting beverage brands and the #1 single-serve coffee brewing system in North America at KDP, and we have fun doing it! 
Together, we have built a leading beverage company in North America offering hot and cold beverages together at scale. Whatever your area of expertise, at KDP you can be a part of a team that’s proud of its brands, partnerships, innovation, and growth. Will you join us? 
We strive to be an employer of choice, providing a culture and opportunities that empower our team of ~28,000 employees to grow and develop.  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 is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability or association with a person with a disability, medical condition, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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