20 days old

General Accounting Specialist

Mars Incorporated
St Charles, MO 63301
  • Job Code
    R37621
What are we looking for?
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 3 years experience in General Accounting
  • Industry: Consumer goods, Food & Beverage, FMCG experiences, Manufacturing a plus
  • Financial Controls
  • US GAAP knowledge
  • General Accounting
  • Essential financial processes
  • Strong Excel skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Must have strong ability to work independently with problem solving and analytical skills, and work well under pressure

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Period End Close:
    • Accountability to the Financial Controller for completing work activities to comply with necessary financial activities related to overheads, general accounting and period and year end closing process
    • Ensure accuracy of financial results through integrity of financial systems, accurate accruals, working assigned tasks during the period close process, including creation, and posting of journal entries
    • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations for the Financial Controller's approval, including fixed asset subledger (SAGE) to local ERP
    • Using SAGE system, calculate and post periodic depreciation entries
    • In the new ERP system, place assets in service provided by Capital Accountants
    • Complete daily bank reconciliations for the market and factories
    • Calculate and create cross charge invoices for the business units in the region
  • Governance and Control:
    • Ensure SOPs are properly documented
    • Provide supporting documentation for PWC audit requests
    • Assist in ensuring an adequate internal control environment, as well as make recommendations regarding improvements of internal controls, including training for the Guardian Mindset
    • Cross train on all General Accounting functions
    • Participate in continuous training to develop and raise competency levels
  • Support Financial Operations:
    • Provide support in carrying out the direction of the Financial Controller
    • Perform ad hoc financial analysis as required
    • Provide input into the improvement of business processes within the Controller's Team and create/update documentation as needed
What can you expect from Mars?
  • Work with over 130,000 like-minded and talented Associates, all guided by The Five Principles.
  • Join a purpose driven company, where we're striving to build the world we want tomorrow, today.
  • Best-in-class learning and development support from day one, including access to our in-house Mars University.
  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including company bonus.






Posted: 2022-09-09 Expires: 2022-10-08
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