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Be a part of a revolutionary change At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business and building our future on one clear purpose – to deliver a smoke-free future. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. Our new vision means we’re reinventing our financial modelling, planning, and forecasting tools. Join us in Finance and you’ll work across the full breadth of the business, making sure our new commercial model is profitable and sustainable. There’s something new to learn every single day: changes to integrate and challenges to conquer. If you love working collaboratively and taking risks, you’ll be in your element here. Our work spans the globe and includes audit, treasury, internal control, and commercial financial support. Whether your skills are in financial control, planning and forecasting, data analytics or digital risk, there’s space to move your career forward in any number of directions. Overview: You will actively assist in supporting the organization to help ensure compliance with U.S. GAAP, as well as adherence to PMI’s global accounting policies. Assist with the company’s external financial reporting and communications to ensure accuracy, completeness and compliance with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and the Financial Accounting Standards Board (“FASB”). Assist the Director of Accounting Policy & Research in the implementation of complex accounting proposals and pronouncements issued by the FASB and the SEC. Conduct research in formulating resolutions on complex financial accounting and reporting issues and transactions. Your ‘day to day’: • Provide guidance on a variety of complex accounting matters, including revenue recognition, business combinations, financial instruments, leases, shared-based compensation, and income taxes, to Senior Management and across all functional lines of the Company. • Conduct accounting research, provide recommendations on the application of new and existing accounting standards, assist in the adoption of new standards, and document the company’s positions with formal accounting position papers. • Prepare new or update the Company’s global accounting policies, ensuring policies are in compliance with the latest US GAAP accounting guidance. • Review material contracts by analyzing the effects of contractual provisions on the Company and ensure compliance with US GAAP. • Monitor new FASB accounting standards both issued and emerging standards and the impact. When applicable new accounting pronouncements are issued, assess the impact on current global accounting policy and/or issuance of a global accounting policy. • Assist in developing and supporting continual training program on the Company’s accounting policies and new and existing accounting pronouncements. • Work with external auditors in addressing accounting issues and assist in the support of annual audits and quarterly reviews. • Flexibility – The person will need to be able to adjust to last minute changes in priorities that could result in a periodically high-pressured environment requiring the flexibility and ability to work long hours. • Communication – The person will need to be able communicate to all levels of management and external independent accountants’ complex accounting issues and resolutions in an effective and efficient manner to insure timely results. Qualification / experience: • Degree in accounting; Professional certification (e.g., CPA, ICAS, ACCA), Master degree is a plus • Minimum of 8 years of experience in finance and accounting • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a technical accounting role within a large multinational, and / or audit experience with one of the Big 4 Public Accounting firms. • Ability to manage multiple assignments under extreme pressure, while meeting tight deadlines. • Ability to effectively communicate direction, drive results, and convey complex information in easily understood formats to all levels of management What we offer Our success depends on our talented employees who come to work here every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to deliver a smoke-free future. To join our growing team… Philip Morris International: Delivering a Smoke-Free Future Philip Morris International (PMI) is leading a transformation in the tobacco industry to create a smoke-free future and ultimately replace cigarettes with smoke-free products to the benefit of adults who would otherwise continue to smoke, society, the company, and its shareholders. PMI is a leading international tobacco company engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, smoke-free products and associated electronic devices and accessories, and other nicotine-containing products in markets outside the U.S. PMI is building a future on a new category of smoke-free products that, while not risk-free, are a much better choice than continuing to smoke. Through multidisciplinary capabilities in product development, state-of-the-art facilities and scientific substantiation, PMI aims to ensure that its smoke-free products meet adult consumer preferences and rigorous regulatory requirements. PMI’s smoke-free IQOS product portfolio includes heat-not-burn and nicotine-containing vapor products. As of June 30, 2019, PMI estimates that approximately 8.0 million adult smokers around the world have already stopped smoking and switched to PMI’s heat-not-burn product, available for sale in 48 markets in key cities or nationwide under the IQOS brand. 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