Nestle Waters North America Senior Manager, Accounting Operations in Stamford, Connecticut

As the nation s leading bottled water company, Nestl Waters North America is dedicated to providing customers with healthy hydration options. Alongside that, we re also committed to developing our people enabling them to make the most of the many elements that help them to succeed.

Nestl Waters consists of five business units: Corporate, Commercial, Supply Chain, Technical & Production and ReadyRefresh by Nestl . Whichever one of these areas you choose to join, you ll find yourself collaborating with a highly talented team on work that s challenging, engaging and incredibly rewarding. You ll be an essential element of our success: trusted, empowered and supported to make a lasting impact on the very future of our business. It s a chance to use your knowledge, skills and experience to shine brightly and achieve your ambitions all while delivering healthy hydration to millions of customers.

When it comes to leading the industry with the highest standards in quality, Nestl Waters Corporate is a vital element of our success. As part of the Corporate team, this is something you ll play a leading role in. Whether you re based in finance or Human Resources, Legal, Communications or IT, you ll be a force for good someone who is trusted, empowered and supported to make a genuine, lasting impression on our organization. You ll grow and develop as we do, sharing in the success your accomplishments bring. And, as you achieve great things and thrive within our Corporate team, you can be certain your contributions have a wide-reaching impact on the lives of customers and colleagues alike. Simply put, it s an opportunity to collaborate with some of the best talent in the industry on work that s challenging, engaging, meaningful and never anything less than rewarding.

We are currently seeking a Senior Manager, Accounting Operations to be located in Stamford, CT and report to the Corporate Controller.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following :

Execute processes on time and with the highest level of quality including Investment Measures, Cash Management & Treasury activities, Fixed Assets accounting, and Accounts Payable. Also included are specific General Ledger activities, PEC activities, and Internal & External Reporting activities. In addition, lead/support staff through execution of above noted processes

Analyze and review balance sheet account reconciliations. Identify potential risks and opportunities to Senior Accounting Management.

Manage relationship with Nestle Business Services (NBS) as it relates to Accounts Payable and Treasury Operations; including managing daily cash activities and banking relationships by partnering with Nestle USA Treasury Group, managing Accounts Payable function by partnering with NBS's Accounts Payable Team, and managing the bank reconciliation process performed by NBS Fremont.

Ensure that processes are in line with NAS, NIBS and internal controls

Lead process for understanding and implementing Accounting changes (i.e. IFRS 16-Leases)

Lead accounting process for hedging (currency, PET and fuel) and work with Finance Business partners to ensure compliance

Identify, execute and lead projects that will eliminate waste, streamline productivity and drive efficiency

Inspiring and motivating team is a key component of this position. The ability to unite team to share and commit to the department's strategy and goals is key.

Qualifications

Key qualifications include:

Minimum of at least 7 years working experience required, 10 years preferred.

Exceptional communication skills and ability to interact on a daily basis with a variety of cross functional business partners; ability to act independently and make recommendations and/or decisions

Ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities while adhering to deadlines

Technical accounting experience

Bachelor s degree in Accounting is required

Certified Public Accountant preferred

Working experience within a CPG company is preferred

Experience leading a team is required

Nestl Waters North America is the nation s leading bottled water company. Our water brands include Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park, Zephyrhills and Ice Mountain, Nestl Pure Life, S. Pellegrino, Perrier and Acqua Panna. We re passionate about creating shared value for society in all kinds of ways: from providing careers and benefits to communities where we operate to environmental stewardship most notably responsible water management, lightweight packaging and advancing recycling in America. As a valuable part of our team, you ll receive a competitive total rewards package something that will provide you with the support you need to thrive both inside and outside of work. It s not just the work that you ll find fulfilling here though. As you build a career with us, you ll receive exactly the kind of benefits you d expect from a leading name in healthy hydration. The only question is, what elements will help you succeed at Nestl Waters?

The Nestl Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

Category: Finance, Management, Nestle Waters