Management Accountant

Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
10 Feb 2021
04 Mar 2021
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Job Description

About PepsiCo
PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated more than $67 billion in net revenue in 2019, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker, and Tropicana. PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including 23 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.

Guiding PepsiCo is our vision to Be the Global Leader in Convenient Foods and Beverages by Winning with Purpose. "Winning with Purpose" reflects our ambition to win sustainably in the marketplace and embed purpose into all aspects of the business. For more information, visit

Job purpose
Responsible for the daily and weekly financial reporting and analysis of all Direct and MOH reporting for Leicester site (Split ownership for Leycroft, Bursom, and x-site)
Business partner the site on the shift leadership team (level 5), attend and actively participate in daily and weekly QCDM.
Ownership of period-end reporting, ensure that this is accurate and that all variances can be explained.
Focus on supporting the on the shift leadership team to maintain the standard.
Ownership of the specified forecasting and AOP builds and providing an explanation of year on year variances.
Support Business Partner to deliver site financial priorities
Ensure GCS and SOX compliance is adhered to at all times

Principal accountabilities
  • Manage the Direct and MOH costs for the site. Ensure that all costs are reported correctly and all variances vs AOP are fully analyzed, explained and root caused.
  • Ensure that month-end reporting for Directs and MOH for the site are accurate and all variances explained and linked into QCDM.
  • Responsible for providing base information to feed into the forecast, and AOP builds for SAP and TM1
  • Ownership for ensuring that the correct inputs and commentary are provided in relation to cost KPI's in the weekly QCDM reviews.
  • Attend daily and weekly QCDM, actively participate in these meetings and ensure that there is alignment on the cost KPI's between shift based teams and finance and own the outputs of the session, providing coaching to shift leadership if required.
  • Use the outputs of the Daily and Weekly QCDM meetings to build commentary and analyze trends and partner the shift teams to improve future performance.
  • Ensure GCS and SOX compliance
  • Support the Business Partner with other workstreams as required

  • Qualifications / Requirements

    AAT qualified (or equivalent)
    Early stages of professional accountancy qualification (CIMA/ACCA)
    Manufacturing accounting experience
    Experience of working with Lean manufacturing (QCDM)
    Advanced Excel skills
    Drive for results/ability to work under pressure (role is deadline-driven)
    Ability to influence upwards to affect the results & progress of the action plan & AOP.
    Communication skills to all levels


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