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Columbus, OH, United States
May 04, 2017
May 29, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

At Nestlé, we are driven by a simple aim. As the world's leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company, we are committed to enhancing people's lives, everywhere, every day. This means creating long-term sustainable value for consumers, communities and colleagues alike - through the brands, support and careers we offer.

We have created a fulfilling working environment that puts the emphasis on individual responsibility, opportunity and autonomy. We'll encourage your growth through continuous development, on-the-job training, mentoring programs, and access to our International Training Centre in Switzerland.  There is the potential to gain experience overseas - we've over 2,000 expatriates in some 96 countries - but equally we never overlook local talent.

Nestle Development Center Marysville is part of a worldwide R&D Network that provides technical development expertise for beverage product, manufacturing and packaging processes.  We develop products and processes for countries all over the world.  Our multi-cultural center is one of the oldest Nestle R&D Centers and we are very proud of our beverage heritage.   We are looking for highly motivated individuals who will share our “Passion for Excellence in Beverage Creation”.


Position Summary:

Execute all Accounting Operations (AO) activities in scope for Nestlé R&D according to the agreed Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). Drives towards excellence in the Accounting Operations (AO) by ensuring best practices are implemented and business/internal controls are in place. Propose change initiatives to ensure the efficiency of the operations.  Ensure reconciliations and Period End Close (PEC) steps are performed accurately and on time, identification and follow-up of open items in all balance sheet accounts is in place. Ensure Magnitude Schedules in-scope are prepared on time, accurately and according to the newest NAS and NIBS. Ensure financial accuracy of accounts through Nestlé Internal Balance Sheet Standards (NIBS) & Nestlé Accounting Standards (NAS) compliance.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Execute in-scope processes on time and with the highest level of quality. This includes Intercompany Accounting activities, Cash Management & Treasury activities, Fixed Assets accounting, General ledger activities, Period-End-Close activities, Internal & Reporting activities (or specific assigned areas).

  • Produce business reports for verification and review by NDC Controller and distribute the reports according to the agreed market periodicity and Period-End-Close (PEC)

  • Analyze accounts fully and propose adjustments if needed

  • Execute the processes in line with business compliance and internal controls

  • Execute improvements projects that will bring improvement to productivity and efficiency

  • Participate in internal and external benchmarking of Operations performance

Requirements and Minimum Education Level:
  • College degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related field or equivalent work experience

Experience and Skills:

  • Prior experience with a broad understanding in general accounting

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles preferred

  • Experience with SAP is highly preferred

  • Excellent Excel spreadsheet knowledge and experience essential

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet or exceed deadlines

    Must have strong organizational and analytical skills and attention to detail

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