Graduate scheme


PepsiCo Graduate Programme is 3 year program designed for high potential graduate students, just like you, into real life business impact roles – with the goal to best prepare you for a successful future. We are now looking to hire an FP&A Graduate to join the team in Cork, Ireland starting next year for the duration of 3 years, starting in September 2024.

Who We are:

  • We are the concentrate team in PepsiCo (PGCS) working across the Beverage, Nutrition and Snacks categories to deliver concentrate for many of PepsiCo’s mega brands including Gatorade, 7Up and Pepsi.
  • We are at the heart of PepsiCo products, sourcing ingredients to manufacture more than 1,200 recipes for our brands.
  • We are a global organisation, situated in 15 locations across 6 countries offering careers in various functions from Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Procurement, Quality, Finance, R&D, HR and IT.
  • We collaborate in our fast-paced global organisation and are passionate about creating and delivering much-loved household brands to markets across the world.


Role Responsibilities:

This role will work within the Manufacturing Overhead and Compensation and Benefits (MOH) team on a two-and-a-half-year graduate training program. The main responsibilities of the role include:

  • Responsible for month end/period end reconciliation of MOH sector costs and variances.
  • Responsible for reconciliation to Reporting and Flowthrough models.
  • Prepare actuals/forecast/plan analysis templates.
  • Support HQ MOH analyst in actuals tracking, recurring monthly journals.
  • Support Plant analyst with headcount tracking for Front Line Operations
  • Prepare and issue monthly actual reports to budget holders
  • Process improvement, testing and validation of new functionality and reports
  • Gain a good understanding of the Power BI tool and be able to support with the refresh of the data each month.
  • Support with Ad hoc requests.


Essential Criteria:

  • Collaboration and communication skills are key to success in this role.
  • Results orientated and commitment to achieving objectives.
  • Ability to participate in a high performing team
  • Good attention to detail.

Additional Desired Criteria:

  • Strong systems experience – Power BI, Microsoft Office Suite including AFO.
  • Demonstrated track record of academic success.

At PepsiCo, opportunity is for everyone.

  • Being recognised as a Great Place to Work in Ireland , highlights how PepsiCo has become a workplace where we foster a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion with acceptance and respect for all employees.
  • ‘A space to be you’ is our initiative that creates a collaborative, equitable and inclusive space where everyone, regardless of what we look like, where we come from or who we love, has a voice.
  • We make reasonable accommodations for our employees and create a supportive work environment that provides a sense of community for employees who may otherwise feel marginalized or isolated.
  • pep+ (PepsiCo Positive) is the future of our company. It’s the core strategy that will guide how our business will grow for decades to come, all while having a positive impact on the planet and people.

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