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Sr Accounting Analyst

United States, Michigan, Fremont
March 09, 2023

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestle is the place for you. Nestle USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestle's presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

We're determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

Nestle's Finance function delivers value above and beyond just financial reporting and analysis. Our role as strategic business partners is to drive decision-making, translate insights into meaningful actions, and enable great ideas to come to life. As part of a global organization with a long-standing legacy, there is no shortage of opportunities to directly impact our consumers. We're committed to seeing a vision and helping the business achieve its potential by providing knowledge, expertise, and stewardship that transcends the traditional scope of finance roles. A healthy appetite for growth and learning is essential to our success; our tight-knit community embraces a mindset of continuous improvement to deepen our understanding of the business and drive real performance. As a member of our team, you will support some of the world's most well-known brands and embark on a career journey that enriches and accelerates your development.

Position Summary

As a member of the Accounting Operations function and the broader Chief Accounting Office, the Senior Analyst - Accounting Operations plays a key role in ensuring the accuracy of Nestle's financial statements. The position will be assigned one or more operating companies in the U.S. market and have primary accounting operations responsibility for those assignments.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Be the Accounting Operations single point of contact for one or more U.S. operating companies
  • Oversee period end close (PEC) activities
  • Prepare complex journal entries and review those prepared by Nestle Business Services (NBS)
  • Ensure accuracy of balance sheet by reviewing the monthly booklet prepared by NBS
  • Prepare quarterly balance sheet report for management certification
  • Perform high level P&L review each month
  • Monitor cost center postings for accuracy
  • Approve intercompany billings related to assigned operating companies
  • Prepare tax reporting for rent, services, and transfer pricing
  • Safeguard internal control environment, including SAP role assignments and segregation of duties
  • Oversee periodic financial reporting prepared by NBS to ensure timeliness and accuracy
  • Coordinate financial audits
  • Drive special projects that enhance quality and efficiency through digital transformation


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or similar field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in general accounting and/or finance
  • Proficient user of SAP or similar ERP system
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Basic understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Ability and willingness to embrace change and deliver continuous process improvement


  • CPA preferred
  • Blackline software experience preferred

Requisition ID:201767

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestle. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestle seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestle home.

The Nestle Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.