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Inventory & Fixed Asset Accountant

Job Location: ​Chicago​

Company description

Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in 55 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? Nearly 35,000 dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them. 

Diversity Statement

Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.

About the Role:

Ferrero is anything but ordinary!  

Ferrero is a global company that is privately owned by the Ferrero family.  The company has grown from the small Italian confectionary shop in Alba, Italy to become the third largest confectionary manufacturer in the world, producing famous market-leading brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, and Kinder Joy®.

With new innovations and exciting expansions plans in place, there has never been a better time to join the Ferrero Group and be extraordinary with us!

This position will ensure implementation and coordination of financial and administrative processes surrounding fixed asset and inventory management for the Industrial USA Companies.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Ensure integrity and validity of inventory and fixed asset information
  • External and Internal Audit support and execution on Fixed Asset and Inventory areas
  • Review of leasing engagements to ensure proper IFRS16 impact.  Maintain IFRS16 tool and ensure proper postings.
  • Advise, recommend and implement necessary changes with policies and procedures to support accounting methodologies and compliance objectives
  • Safeguard assets and ensure proper inventory counts are in place and tag controls are maintained.
  • Organize and ensure all year-end counts have been performed as per the inventory count procedure from the group.
  • Reconciliation of information between systems related to SAP and Hyperion data management
  • Monitoring and running of depreciation on a monthly basis
  • Preparation of reports and presentations to provide information to Executive Management

Who we are looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or related field
  • At least 4 years of relevant experience; industrial background preferred
  • Knowledge of U.S. GAAP and IFRS
  • Knowledge of ERP and reporting systems; SAP preferred
  • Ability to influence others by having the necessary interpersonal skills to enforce policies and drive process
  • Ability to build good working relationships across all levels of the organization
  • Strong experience with improvement initiatives and enhancements
  • Must be a detail oriented, problem solver who can work in a fast-paced environment

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world. 

Ferrero N.A. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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Job function
Finanzen, Verwaltung und Controlling
United States
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