Job Summary and Mission Starbucks is seeking a highly skilled and motivated accountant II to join the corporate accounting team. The corporate accounting team's main responsibilities include: the accounting for corporate banking and cash, investments, debt, G&A expenses and partner-related costs. This position is integral to Starbucks' success by ensuring the accurate and timely completion of moderately complex accounting functions, supporting key internal controls, maintaining one or a combination of accounting, budget or cost systems and preparing financial reports and analyses. This position requires an individual that models and acts in accordance with the guiding principles and values of Starbucks.
Summary of Key Responsibilities Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following: -Sets up and maintains accounting records. Prepares journal entries and account reconciliations that are accurate and compliant with company policies and applicable accounting principles. -Produces financial statements and other reports and reviews for accuracy. Prepares accurate and timely financial reports for assigned business unit(s) or department(s) to support company accounting, reporting and forecasting cycles. Performs trend analysis. -Assists in maintaining various systems and processes in area of responsibility. Creates and maintains documentation on processes and procedures while providing ongoing process improvement recommendations. -Supports forecasting and budget development processes as needed. Researches and responds to questions from customers. -Effectively produces ad-hoc reporting and analysis to support business operational, financial and strategic decisions. -Highlights issues and may recommend alternative courses of action based upon results of analysis. -Participates in and provides support to cross-functional teams. Conducts analyses as needed to support project objectives. Participates in other projects and assignments as needed to support the goals of the department.
Summary of Experience 2+Years -Experience in accounting at a professional level, including journal entries, account reconciliations, reporting and analysis or equivalent experience -Bachelor's degree required; degree in Accounting, Finance or related field preferred. -Experience in specific area of accounting (cost accounting, financial reporting, etc.) preferred. -Experience using an ERP system preferred. -CPA preferred.
Basic Qualifications -Bachelor's degree required. -Minimum 2 years of experience in accounting focused role. -Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities -Strong problem solving and analytical skills. -Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate accounting results to both accounting and non accounting customers at various levels of the organization. -Ability to effectively engage cross functionally at various levels of the organization. -Understanding of US GAAP and internal controls. -Ability to multi-task and manage priorities effectively in a fast-paced environment, while exhibiting exceptional attention to detail and continuously driving process improvements. -Intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel, Power Point, and Word. -Experience with business intelligence and reporting tools. -Ability to work independently. -Displays initiative and has the ability to improve processes and document work performed.
Job Scope -Annual Managed Expenses Core Competencies Puts the Customer First: Has a relentless focus on the customer. Understands what the customer wants and how to best deliver the experience. Works Well with Others: Listens and communicates well with others within and outside of Starbucks. Creates a team environment that is positive and productive. Leads Courageously: Takes personal responsibility to do the right thing and persists in times of challenge or uncertainty. Adapts quickly to change and makes timely, thoughtful decisions. Develops Continuously: Continuously seek opportunities to improve self and others. Leads with trust, honesty and commitment to hire, coach and develop partners to achieve their potential. Achieves Results: Understands what drives overall business success and is accountable to prioritize and deliver quality results. Demonstrates knowledge of core products and processes to get results. Anticipates obstacles and takes action to prevent or minimize their impact. All Starbucks Job Descriptions are confidential and proprietary and are to be handled in accordance with the Starbucks Standards of Business Conduct. Accordingly, job descriptions cannot be shared with individuals outside of the company without the written permission of the director Compensation, Starbucks Coffee Company. Job Description Effective Date: 9/16/19
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