Job Description

Company Description:

McDonald’s is proud to be one of the most recognized brands in the world, with restaurants in over 100 countries that serve 70 million customers daily. We continue to operate from a position of strength. Our updated growth strategy is focused on staying ahead of what our customers want and realizing further growth potential.   Our relentless ambition is why McDonald’s remains one of the world’s leading corporations after almost 70 years. Joining McDonald's means thinking big and preparing for a career that can have influence around the world.

At McDonald’s, we see every day as a chance to create positive impact. We lead through our values centered on inclusivity, service, integrity, community and family. From support of Ronald McDonald House Charities to our Youth Opportunity project and sustainability initiatives, our values keep us dedicated to using our scale for good: good for our customers, people, industry and planet. We also offer a broad range of outstanding benefits including a sabbatical program, tuition assistance and flexible work arrangements - check them out here!

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of our crew members, staff, operators, and suppliers. We promote an inclusive work environment that creates feel-good moments for everyone. 

Job Description:

Based out of our global headquarters in the West Loop of Chicago, the CCG (Corporate Controller Group) is looking for a Global Accounting and Reporting Manager that will lead a team responsible for McDonald’s global accounting consolidation processes, preparing critical financial analysis to help senior finance management drive business decisions, is involved in technical accounting matters, and works directly with the market finance teams around the globe.

Key Responsibilities

  • Co-Manage a team of accounting and finance professionals
  • Guide the team to efficiently manage the consolidation and projection processes through partnering directly with the market finance teams
  • Accounting and analysis of technical accounting matters, including significant transactions such as debt, derivative, and equity transactions.
  • Ensure the team provides critical analysis related to key financial statements and metrics such as the Company’s operating margins, balance sheet and cash flows
  • Partner with the Finance Transformation team to identify and implement opportunities to increase reporting efficiencies
  • Provide fiduciary leadership and promote strong internal control compliance
  • Assist with various ad-hoc requests, special projects and technical accounting research for finance management and market finance teams

Must be fully vaccinated (i.e., at least 2 weeks after last dose) for COVID-19 and, if hired, present proof of vaccination by start date.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • 4+ years of accounting experience
  • Previous public accounting experience 
  • Prior experience with leading, coaching and developing a team
  • CPA is highly preferred
Additional Information:

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