Director of Accounting Development
Matt Cannon joined Unilever in 2008 from KPMG; he is Unilever's Director of Accounting Development and was project lead for the audit tender. He is currently managing the global transition of Unilever's external auditor.
His day-to-day responsibilities include ensuring that group accounting and reporting complies with developments in external regulation such as International Financial Reporting Standards, ownership of the Group Accounting Policies Manual, as well as managing the day-to-day global audit relationship and our auditor non-audit services policy.
Matt advises on the accounting for a wide range of projects, supports debt issuances and leads accounting training within the Group. He is responsible for the Group financial statements and quarterly results announcements and is leading Unilever's Integrated Reporting initiative.