Vacancy: AP Accountant, PepsiCo, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Vacancy: AP Accountant, PepsiCo, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Posted on:Aug.25.2021

Job Description

PepsiCo’s strength is its people. Winning together is all about respect for one another’s unusual traits, backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. Our teams reflect the diversity of our customers and our communities, breaking down barriers and winning awards.

Around the world, we're working hard to give people the tastes they crave and the nutrition they need. We dream globally and act locally, constantly innovating to sustain our planet, our people, our communities and our business practices. As a global food and beverage company with brands that stand for quality and are respected household names such as Quaker Oats, Tropicana, Gatorade, Lay’s and Pepsi-Cola, we are committed to Performance with Purpose; pushing to be best and fully committed to the people we share the planet with.

Are you ready to explore PepsiCo Saudi Snacks Food Limited and be part of this iconic multinational? Seize the day for real life on the job Learning? Enjoy some flexibility that will ensure you are balancing your personal and professional life?
Our employees are at the heart of PepsiCo. Through the Company's dedication to Talent Sustainability, we continue to support the development of employees. A possibility, our employment brand, reinforces our dedication to our people; enabling them to reach new heights in their careers and becoming truly world-class talents. PepsiCo is universally recognized as one of the best companies in the world for leadership development.


Job Purpose:

-The AP/ER associate Analyst is responsible foreign Payment cycle operation, starting from receiving the invoice passing by scanning processes, that will be used to pay our vendors making sure of full complete accurate data, in parallel recording from IBM side till it got verified and paid in compliance to relevant laws and regulations. He / she will be a leader for conducting analysis of AP processes in terms of reconciliation & solve all issue preventing payments from being processed, to support company objectives and improvements for the cycle governance, accurate processing, & identifying any risks & simplification ideas to leverage productivity and overall process efficiency across payment cycle
-This role is individual will who perform daily interaction with Treasury, GP & Operations simplifying payment process and GCS related to this cycle including period end close and analysis, and monitoring controls for compliance to corporate policy.
-This role will look after the GR analysis including interaction with all business stakeholders to ensure timely resolving of all GRIR pending balances.
-This role as well will generate the monthly dashboard analysis kit which getting circulated with finance leadership & business function heads whenever needed
-This role as well Will manage Petty cash, End of Service, T&E & Cash salaries.

Principal Accountabilities:

Financial Reporting

-Ensure payment accuracy recording in accordance with PepsiCo P2P policies and US GAAP
-Lead IBM team Financial deliverables in AP from a technical prospective and meet reporting requirements as per agreed DTP (Desktop Procedures)
-Support GRIR aging in order to ensure the accuracy of financial statement presentation
-Clear & solve all aged payment balances & foreign vendor reconciliation
-Lead the monthly accruals package along with all related P&L and BS analssis
-Share list of finance deduction from employees’ salaries with payroll
-Follow up on all employees’ aged receivables
-Process cash salaries
-Process Employees End of Service


Performance Management reviews

-Lead the Supply Chain financing execuation, tracking, supplier reconciliation & confirmation
-Track Invoices Approval Q and support in clearing its issue to facilitate its payment
-Reviewing of vendor master data on SAP and ensuring accuracy, reviewing the vendor payment terms in master file
-Lead the monthly analysis dashboard package preparation & circulation

Audit & Compliance

-Support both external audit on AP related requests
-Ensure business compliance with Statutory, Legal and Taxation requirements, PepsiCo corporate and local business -policies & procedures, and ethical business practices
-Partner with BPO (Business process Owner) and CO (Control Owner) in GCS and Fraud risk assessment, monitoring -self-testing and remediation of failures. Update GCS for the following C&B process
-Ensure timely closure of GCS/Corporate Audit remediation action and track progress
-Identify scope for process improvements and interventions from time to time to achieve process simplification / better controls / process standardization / accounting / outsourcing i.e. ICM/& Concur.
-Review & process employees T&Es
-Review & process Petty cash from plants & DCs.

Qualifications/Requirements

-2+ years’ experience in Accounting
-Results oriented, takes initiatives to get things done fast and work under pressure.
-Excellent communication skills.
-Good knowledge of and experience with finance and accounting issues.
-High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with, for and through others.
-Ability to relate to all levels throughout the corporation
-Bachelor of Accounting/Finance subject.

The following critical experiences are inherent in the position:
Operations cross functional interaction and alignment with Control teams and business partners.





Reference: AP Accountant
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