Control & Reporting Director, Technical Accounting & Policy M&A and Project Management Job Description: Ensures all M&A transactions the Company enters into globally are properly accounted for in accordance with US GAAP requirements and also assists with any significant accounting and due diligence matters, including structures for acquisitions, divestitures, equity method investments and JVs. Responsible for implementation of new US GAAP standards and related project management activities. Coordinating with global Sector Control teams and other Corporate Finance functions to perform extensive analysis of upcoming standards to reach solutions that satisfy US GAAP requirements and are practical to implement. Job Responsibilities:Clearly articulate accounting requirements and implications of various proposed structures and terms to M&A team. Understand M&A language and be able to provide input on draft agreements and various internal and external documentsProvide M&A team accounting guidance and implications on complex elements of proposed structures and deal terms (Revenue Recognition, Put/Call Options, Earn-Outs, Compensation vs Purchase Price, Veto Rights etc.)Be able to explain to senior management the proposed structure and related accounting and reporting implicationsProvide strategic accounting guidance to management, and assist in the evaluation and due diligence involved in acquisitions, divestitures, new products, and other business development opportunities.Coordinate with external advisors on valuation of businesses acquired, including goodwill, brands, and other intangibles. Be able to share and discuss the valuation with management as well as KPMG.Coordinate with relevant sector teams on an ongoing basis to keep them involved as well as respond to any queriesProvide guidance on accounting interpretation and prepare or review white papers/position papers on US GAAP matters with focus on business combinations and new US GAAP exposure drafts and final standards. Ensure appropriate documentation of accounting treatment of complex and highly judgmental areas, including analysis, relevant literature and conclusions. Interact directly with KPMG and external advisorsProactively influence accounting standards setting process, evaluating and communicating impact to PepsiCo senior management (through CCR, FEI, etc.)Review the impact of new or proposed accounting standards, interpretations or regulations from the FASB, AICPA, PCAOB, EITF, and SEC, and communicate impact to PepsiCo senior management, including the new revenue recognition and leasing standards. Develop and implement best practices by leveraging relationships with KPMG, peer companies and other external advisorsFormulate the roadmap for the adoption of new accounting pronouncements and develop/implement project plan and best practices. Lead the implementation of the new standards organization wide and prepare detailed white papers to document our assessment and conclusion including required disclosures for external financial reportingLead any other ad hoc projects as needed Educational Requirements/Certifications:Bachelor's Degree in AccountingCPA, requiredWork Experience:Minimum of 8-10 years of experience in accounting/auditing\BIG 4\ experience requiredMix of public and private experience preferredSeasoned judgmentTechnical master with pragmatic approachStrong professional networkStrong communication skills - excellent written and verbal skillsStrong project planning and management skillsTeam player - highly energetic and able to interact with all levels in the organizationMust be willing and able to travel 5-10% of the time.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender IdentityIf you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law (http://pep.jobs/eeo-poster) & EEO is the Law Supplement (http://pep.jobs/eeo-poster-supplement) documents by copying and pasting the appropriate URL in the address bar of your web browser.To view our Pay Transparency Statement, please click here: Pay Transparency Statement
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