Financial Specialist II - Cost Accounting (multiple openings)

Date: Nov 29, 2023

Location: Tampa, FL, US, 33617

Company: Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales & Services Company, LLC

Job Summary

This position is responsible for providing the financial accounting for Supply Chain Finance (product supply, fleet/transportation, PPV, COGS) for Client Bottlers end to end accounting processes.  Additionally, this position will include on-site budgeting for Manufacturing Facilities and Development of COGS standards. This position is responsible for developing sustainable internal and external stakeholder relationships and establishing oneself as a valued, trusted financial business partner driving monthly/year to date reporting, development of KPI targets with bottler, monthly financial reviews, and month end close process. This position will interact with a variety of external and internal stakeholders.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in the development of the annual Bottler budget. This is both on-site with the bottler and remote and includes Manufacturing, COGS standards, Fleet and Transportation
  • Communicate business results and Financial Reporting Packages (Manufacturing, Fleet/Transportation, PPV, Manufacturing Forecast, COGS standards) to key stakeholders within BSNA and Bottler Operations and Finance teams including Controller, VP and Director of Supply Chain Finance, and Senior Plant Management
  • Serve as the subject matter expert for Bottler Supply Chain Finance to assess risk and impact of various business strategies
  • Instill teamwork, collaboration, and engagement across the internal and BPO teams to act as one team in support of the bottler clients
  • Leverage financial and operational subject matter expertise to identify improvement opportunities and drive performance objectives
  • Provide innovative ideas with the use of technology to increase efficiencies and/or drive customer value
  • Ensure timely and accurate Month End Close process according to Bottler and BSNA accounting standards and policies
  • Review Bottler Balance Sheet account reconciliations
  • Ensure compliance with Client Bottler’s COA, internal controls, GAAP and other Company policies and procedures as required
  • Other projects as needed to support bottler strategies and decision-making

Key Skills and Abilities

  • Strong understanding of Cost Accounting including Absorption, Yields, Budgeting, Forecasting and General Ledger reporting
  • Knowledge of SAP, Blackline, Advance level Microsoft Excel, PowerBI, and Access Databases, preferred
  • Influencing through communication skills, both written and verbal, including with senior executive leaders
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments concurrently and meet deadlines
  • Ability to effectively recommend and implement new processes and change management
  • Independent problem-solving/analytical thinking and decision-making skills
  • A credit check is required for this position in Finance.
  • Hybrid Work Environment: Employees will be expected to work on-site a certain number of days each week and/or month at the manager’s discretion.

Education Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required

Masters degree and/or CPA preferred

Years of Experience

Minimum 3 to 5 years finance and/or accounting experience (knowledge of SAP preferred)

Required Travel

5-10% travel for meetings and training

Company Message

Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales and Service, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Tampa