Senior Director Global Controller and External Reporting
The Hershey Company
October 5, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Accountant, Accounting, Controller
Bachelors or equivalent
The Senior Director Global Controller will report to the Chief Accounting Officer and provide oversight and guidance to all regions on US GAAP reporting, management reporting and operational analytics (e.g., Trade, RD&A’s and DMEs). This role will be responsible for the approval of all financial policies and ensure alignment and compliance with all financial policies and all internal controls. They will ensure effective controls over company-wide financial reporting and prepare and file all external financial reporting documents and related SEC filings.
Perform quarterly close: Review financial results to ensure accurate financial reporting and proper cost accounting. Understand and explain variances. Includes the oversight of accurate accruals and reporting of global manufacturing costs as well as warehousing and freight costs.
Maintain an effective set of controls over financial reporting: Ensure implementation of controls. Address control testing failures.
Accounting Expert: Perform technical accounting research and implement applicable accounting reporting updates/rules developed
10 - 15 years of accounting and finance experience: Manufacturing, Sales and Marketing accounting and reporting
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance
CPA designation required
Experience overseeing a global operation Big 4 public accounting experience preferred
Demonstrated leadership and management skills overseeing a direct and indirect staff that is functionally diverse, manage 3 direct reports
US GAAP and External Reporting expert
Excellent understanding of implementing and operating effective internal controls
Strong business acumen and analytical skills
The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The policy of The Hershey Company is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other categories protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veterans
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 101057
About The Hershey Company
The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY), headquartered in Hershey, Pa., is a global confectionery leader known for bringing goodness to the world through its chocolate, sweets, mints and other great-tasting snacks. Hershey has approximately 13,000 employees around the world who work every day to deliver delicious, quality products. The company, which has more than 80 brands around the world that drive over $7.1 billion in annual revenue, includes such iconic brand names as Hershey's, Reese's, Hershey's Kisses, Jolly Rancher and Ice Breakers. Additionally, Hershey is poised to expand its portfolio into categories beyond confectionery, finding new ways to bring goodness to people everywhere.
At Hershey, goodness has always been about more than delicious products. For 120 years, Hershey has been committed to good business by operating fairly, ethically and sustainably to make a positive impact on society. This means contributing to a better life for its employees, consumers, communities, and, ultimately, creating a bright future for children in need. This commitment is exemplified by Milton Hershey School, established in 1909 by the company's founder and administered by Hershey Trust Com...pany. The children who attend the school receive education, housing, and medical care — thriving as direct beneficiaries of The Hershey Company's success.
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