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Costa Rica - Lagunilla
Job Description
  • Key Responsibilities:
    • Monitor and control activities related to General Accounting (GA) processing system(s) to assure correct accounting reporting
    • Support components or portions of the GA responsibilities inclusive of Intercompany, General Ledger, Fixed Assets, Reconciliations, Month End Close, Statutory & Financial Reporting, and US GAAP General Ledger reporting
    • Prepare reports of findings and recommendations to Regional Center Finance leadership
    • Perform period end financial close activities and meet all related deadlines
    • Prepare monthly journal entries as needed
    • Facilitate quarterly Balance Sheet review meetings
    • Handle accounting policy and procedure inquiries, ad hoc reporting and analysis requests, provide periodic customer/center training
    • Ensure customer needs and relationships are fulfilled and enhanced through proactive involvement and interaction
    • Serve in a liaison role with the North America Finance departments
    • Assist General Accounting Lead and General Accounting Team Leaders as needed; participate in or lead special projects that require creative and analytical skills
    • Develop and assist in automating processes utilizing innovative technical and processing solutions
    • Support necessary financial applications
    • Maintain complete and accurate standard operating procedures and support control documentation requirements (SOX) where required
    • Experience with SAP, JDE, Oracle preferred
    • Fluency in English Required
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • BS Degree or equivalent in Accounting is required
  • CPA/MBA preferred, public accounting experience a strong plus
  • Minimum 2 years of experience
  • Proficiency in PC skills (MS Excel, Word, Powerpoint) required
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with diverse groups and individuals
  • Demonstrated ability to work on own initiative
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with SAP, JDE, Oracle preferred
  • Fluency in English and Spanish Require
This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.
Residence Card will be required in case you are not a Costa Rica citizen

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