Smithfield Foods

IFRS Reporting Manager

Accounting & Finance
FLSA Status
Corporate - Day Shift


The position summary states the general nature and purpose of the job.  Overall accountabilities are defined in this section.


The IFRS Reporting Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of IFRS accounting and reporting, and ensuring proper controls are in place and maintained over IFRS reporting.

EEO/AA Information

Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.


  • Identify US GAAP vs. IFRS accounting differences
  • Prepare/review US GAAP to IFRS adjusting accounting entries

  • Prepare/review consolidating IFRS balance sheets, income statements and cash flow statements

  • Prepare/review parent company financial reporting packages

  • Review/maintain supporting tie-out documentation for IFRS reports

  • Perform financial statement analysis

  • Work closely with US GAAP accounting manager to prepare reporting information consistently for IFRS

  • Work closely with consolidation accountants to implement system changes to meet or enhance IFRS reporting needs

  • Implement and maintain controls over IFRS reporting

  • Stay abreast of IFRS accounting pronouncements and exposure drafts – summarize and report on key aspects and potential impacts on company

  • Research accounting issues and draft technical accounting memos as requested

  • Assist with internal reporting needs as requested

  • Other ad hoc projects as requested

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. 

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Accounting or related degree from four-year college or university and 5+ years related experience and/or training; required.
  • CPA & 4+ years of Big 4 Audit experience, required.
  • IFRS experience, preferred.
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; the ability to research, develop and present ideas to groups
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of SAP Accounting software; SAP HCM software; SAP BPC software, SAP BW software; Inventory software; and Manufacturing software.
  • Strong in Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software.


Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Directly supervises the Financial Reporting employees in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and assisting in providing appropriate resolutions.



Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Specific vision includes close vision and ability to adjust focus.
  • Frequently required to sit, use hands to handle, or feel, and talk or hear.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Corporate working environment.
  • Noise level in the work environment is moderate.


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