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Senior Accountant - Contract

Kildare, Leinster Job ID 98330 Job Category Accounting/Finance Job Level Individual Contributor Position Type Full-Time

This is a contract based role until December 2024.

The role will support all aspects of accounting for KDP in Switzerland and Ireland and will be responsible for the reporting and integrity of the financial statements. You will be responsible for assisting in the month end close process for the corporate accounting business segment including preparation and posting journal entries and preparing account reconciliations. You will be also responsible for preparing the annual financial statement and managing the audits. Additionally, this role will provide support to internal customers particularly in the IT accounting space as well assisting our third-party service provider with outsourced tasks and reviewing entries and reconciliations prepared by that team.


  • Work with international accounting teams (Ireland, US, Canada) to ensure efficient and accurate general ledger close each period.
  • Coordination and preparation of journal entries (JE), as well as reconciliation of balance sheet accounts. Review of Accenture responsibilities.
  • Mark to Market Accounting including JE postings of the realized and unrealized gains and losses related to commodities
  • Assist heavily in annual statutory and internal audits
  • Support tax department with VAT and corporate tax returns
  • Involved in inter-company billing process for international entities
  • Make recommendations for streamlining the processes, procedures and improving effectiveness of all entities managed by Switzerland and Ireland
  • Create and maintain process documentation
  • Performs other job-related duties as requested by management including Ad hoc requests and projects as necessary
  • Support adherence to internal control processes
  • Follows all policies, procedures and safety requirements directed by KDP Ireland and Keurig Trading GmbH


Technical Requirements

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. CPA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified is preferred
  • Excellent working knowledge of English necessary, French and German a plus
  • Great attention to detail and deadline driven
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work and energize personnel at all levels
  • Team player, agile, resilient, flexible
  • Extensive experience in Finance and Accounting as well as broad business knowledge
  • Experience with SAP systems is essential, including prior participation in SAP implementation is highly desirable
  • Experience in foreign tax strategies, transfer pricing, and service fee models desirable
  • Demonstrated competency in use of financial reporting software platforms (such as SAP and Tagetik)
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, Power Point, and Outlook

Other Requirements

  • Ability to manage working across a span of geographies
  • Flexible and willing to take on a variety of tasks
  • Ability to work well alone and within teams
  • Excellent ability to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Stakeholder focused
  • Ability to prioritize and plan work in an organized manner while exhibiting efficient time management against key goals and deadlines
  • Proven track record of working in a busy and demanding business environment is essential
  • Swiss GAAP FER/IFRS/USGAAP desirable

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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