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Finance Specialist - Cost


Dallas, TX, US, 75254

Job Location: Dallas TX

General Purpose

Primary responsibility for accounting functions including month, quarter, and year-end close, accuracy of reported financial results, quality and integrity of balance sheet and income statement, and accounting analysis

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for providing support to the Finance Manager – Cost
  • Assist in the Budget and Forecast process 
  • Provides explanation vs Budget and Forecast
  • Support achievement of EBITDA targets, primarily through analysis of results 
  • Day to day operations of the cost accounting function related to Cost Activities 
  • Follows the Charts of Authority.  
  • Ensures consistency of accounting treatment and proper application of GAAP and Company financial policies to financial transactions.  
  • Provide cost ad-hoc financial support to key leadership
  • Prepare month-end commentary and other ad-hoc reporting related to financial results.
  • Participates in yearly planning and budgeting process.
  • Participates in the month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close process.
  • Other projects as assigned.
  • BA/BS in Accounting or Finance or the equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Minimum of three (3) years accounting and/or finance experience required.
  • MBA and/or CPA preferred but not required
  • College education in accounting/finance or related field required.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills along with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management.
  • Proficient in MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word 
  • Understanding of SAP required
  • Detail-oriented, self-starter with ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities with time deadlines.
  • Experience with Variance Analysis
  • Reporting, General Ledger, Month/Quarter/Year End Close process 
  • Experience in the budgeting/planning process required.
  • Must be flexible and able to handle multiple projects with excellent attention to detail 


  • Understanding of GAAP, legal requirements, and company policies and procedures
  • Understanding of technology impacting day to day business operations as well as information systems
  • Understanding of the Company’s philosophy of growing EBITDA 

Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth