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Junior Operations Accountant - (entry level)

Chicago, IL 60602
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Job Description

The Junior Operations Accountant is an entry-level role. The position manages the daily and period-end accounting process for Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, and PCNA 3rd party Co-packers, Re-packers, and Distribution Centers.

  • All responsibilities require work within SAP and direct contact with third-party co-packers and re-packers.
  • The position manages the daily and period-end accounting process for Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, and PCNA 3rd party Co-packers, Re-packers, and Distribution Centers.
  • Responsible for reconciling production, usage, receipts, and shipments.
  • Period inventory reconciliations and annual physical inventory observation.
  • Assist in the Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and Period Business Reviews, as needed.
  • Work closely with Contract Manufacturing Managers on results and issues pertaining to co-packers as needed.
  • Assist in troubleshooting co-pack related business and system-related issues as they arise.
  • Completes period-end financial close activities and provides key variance analysis and explanations to Control management to share with Contract Manufacturing Managers.
  • Assist in developing forecasts for manufacturing variances during period budget updates.
  • Develop bill of material standards, product costing, and overhead costs for annual operating plan and explain year over year changes.
  • Delivers on periodic SOX and Accounting controls requests as needed.
  • Completion of Accounting Self-Assessment Guides.
  • Additional duties may include invoice processing, pallet reconciliations, and special projects a business need dictates.


  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting (preferred) or Finance required.
  • Entry-level position; 0-1 years relevant work experience.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills are necessary.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • SAP experience preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities to meet deadlines.
  • Detail-oriented and strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong self-starter and a positive team player.
  • Ability to begin navigating the organization and interacting with varying levels of individuals across multiple functions.

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular

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 Identity

Our Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy

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Posted: 2020-06-26 Expires: 2020-07-26

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Junior Operations Accountant - (entry level)

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