Roche Services Americas is one of the Roche Shared Services Centers worldwide providing Finance, Procurement services to various countries in the Americas region.
Accounts Receivable Accountant will be based in San José, Costa Rica and report to the Treasury & Accounts Receivable Manager.
You, as Accounts Receivable Accountant, will be responsible of Execute AR operational activities for the Americas SSC in Costa Rica.
Your key responsibilities also include :
Execute the day-to-day activities according to the agreed service level and in compliance with the SOPs of the respective business sub-process
Follow the instructions regarding the daily work coordination
Propose process and system improvements
Contribute continuously to the improvement of the performance of the SSC
Coordinate and perform complete, stringent and timely financial tasks including but not limited to :
Reconciliation of bank accounts
Customer direct debit payment
Clearing of AR and bank suspense accounts
Posting and reconciling of AR transactions
Customer Credit Analysis
Maintenance of customer credit master data
Handling incoming calls and emails in a timely manner
Proactively seek opportunities to allow more effective cooperation between teams / team members regardless of country / functional assignments.
Provide help to team members in need of assistance due to workload or lack of expertise issues.
Foster team environmentSupport free flow of communication / information within team.
Perform various assignments in flexible manner as business needs warrant (including cross geographic or cross functional tasks that might arise as business evolves).
Actively participate in workshops, meetings and work-related team events.
Display high integrity on the job and comply with the Roche guidelines.
A solid understanding of accounting processes.
Strong ability to prioritize and organize work effectively, adhere to tight and established deadlines
Demonstrated communication skills with a focus on customer service
Knowledge of Finance Shared Services and operational accounting processes and related technology systems (e.g.. SAP, BlackLine, etc.) is desired.
Strong presentation and analytical skills.
Ability to perform work with limited direction and guidance.
Ability to prioritize effectively and multitask, meet all deadlines and manage up.
Works well with others and follow through to execute all tasks.
Language : English & Spanish required, Portuguese and / or French preferred.
University or College Education, concentration on Finance or Accounting
Finance and accounting experience 3-5 years
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