Ingredion Incorporated Manager, Financial Reporting in IL, United States

Position Location: Westchester, IL

Business Unit: Corporate Accounting

Ingredion is hiring a Manager, Financial Reporting that can oversee all external financial reporting and disclosures in compliance with SEC reporting regulations; manage statutory financial statements for holding companies; analyze and document significant accounting matters and technical accounting conclusions.

Supervision: Direct and indirect staff of two employees

As a Manager, Financial Reporting, your responsibilities will include:

  • All SEC filings for 10-Q, 10-K, 8-K, including preparation, review, electronic filing, and coordination with general counsel's office

  • Manage over 20 statutory legal entity and holding company financial statement preparation and local regulatory filings; work directly with third-party oversight group and third-party audits of the financial statements to ensure timely completion

  • Manage company-wide cash flow preparation, review, compliance, and reporting

  • Responsible for monthly internal reporting

  • Analyze and document significant accounting matters and technical accounting conclusions including annual goodwill and intangible assets valuation and testing, derivative accounting, purchase accounting and other technical accounting areas, as needed

  • Research new accounting and SEC reporting standards as they evolve prior to issuance, drafting technical position papers for the Company, as applicable

  • Support M&A activity including purchase accounting and valuation of purchase after close in partnership with external experts.

  • Assist with Corporate oversight of SOX 404 process

  • Identify efficiencies and improvements in the financial reporting process

  • Provide timely research and documentation regarding SEC / FASB reporting issues, including benchmarking regarding new accounting standards and / or accounting issues

The Manager, Financial Reporting role is well-suited for you if you:

  • Coordinate with Investor Relations, Financial Planning, Legal, and Treasury teams for SEC filings, including 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K

  • Coordinate with the company’s external independent audition

  • Participate in communication of foreign subsidiary accounting teams in changes in US GAAP or SEC financial reporting

  • Willingness to research answers for unanswered questions

  • Collaborative and open to sharing and learning new concepts and ideas.

  • Demonstrated ability to build, maintain and leverage relationships with Senior Management

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks

  • Ability to motivate and drive results in multi-geographic and multi-cultural environment

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting is required. Masters in Accounting or MBA is a plus.

  • CPA or equivalent is required.

  • At least 6-10 years of relevant experience, including at least 4-6 years of Public Accounting experience

  • Strong executive presence and technical accounting background (especially foreign exchange & pension accounting), derivative accounting (esp. hedge accounting) with public company experience strongly desired

  • Proficiency in US GAAP accounting principles as well as understanding of SOX and Operational/Financial Risks

  • Manufacturing or retail accounting experience also a plus.

  • Specific experience associated with SEC filings and technical accounting areas, including the accounting for derivative financial instruments

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

  • Travel required on ad hoc basis

  • Foreign language skills are a plus

Ingredion is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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As a Fortune 500 global provider of ingredient solutions, Ingredion offer great careers across various functions. If you are curious, confident, and believe in the power of game-changing ideas, we want you to make us part of your career formula. Successful: Grow with a leader. Ingredion is FORTUNE 500 company with consistently strong financial performance. Responsible: Thrive with an organization that lives its values. We drive relentlessly toward sustainable practices and responsible operations wherever we do business. Meaningful: Be proud of where you work and what you do. Ingredion enables innovation in foods, beverages and consumer products that touch lives around the world.

Relocation Available:

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Ingredion Incorporated is a leading global ingredient solutions provider to the food, beverage, paper and corrugating, brewing and other industries. Headquartered in Westchester, Illinois, USA, we turn grains, fruits, vegetables and other plant materials into value-added ingredients and biomaterial solutions. With more than 11,000 employees around the world, our ingredients make crackers crunchy, yogurts creamy, candy sweet, paper stronger and add fiber to nutrition bars.

If you are curious, confident, and believe in the power of game-changing ideas, we want you to make us part of your career formula. 

What is the formula for a winning career?

It starts with joining a thought leader, innovator and true high performer, grounded in values and driven to innovate and advance.  As a Fortune 500 global provider of ingredient solutions, Ingredion offers great careers across various functions—corporate, scientific, engineering and operations, sales and technical service, marketing and more. 

Successful: Grow with a leader.  Ingredion is FORTUNE 500 company with consistently strong financial performance.

Responsible: Thrive with an organization that lives its values.  We drive relentlessly toward sustainable practices and responsible operations wherever we do business.

Meaningful: Be proud of where you work and what you do.  Ingredion enables innovation in foods, beverages and consumer products that touch lives around the world.