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Position summary :
The Accounting Analyst is responsible for daily accounting tasks such as journal entries, month-end close activities, account reconciliations analysis, and other accounting related activities under CRFC scope.
The position will report to the General Accounting Supervisor.
Who we want :
Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.
Goal-oriented : Keeping the customer and requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.
Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
Detail-oriented process improvers. Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate.
What you will do :
Essential duties & responsibilities :
Responsible for assigned month end closing activities, fixed assets processes, cash, financial reporting, and other accounting related tasks.
Performs accurate and timely preparation of journal entries and relevant supporting documentation.
Performs general accounting activities, including the preparation, maintenance and reconciliation of ledger accounts and financial statements such as balance sheets, profit-and-loss statements
Responsible to execute assigned SOX controls and other activities related to internal and external audit requirements.
Support on deliver performance metrics (KPI s) to Supervisor.
Work closely with markets and local accounting teams to resolve discrepancies, issues, and queries in a timely manner by escalating to Supervisor as required.
Ensure compliance with policies, procedures, and internal controls to guarantee timely and accurate financial reporting.
Support migration of R2R processes from countries in scope.
Focus on continuous improvement, identifying opportunities to increase efficiency.
Create and maintain documentation of processes and procedures.
Supports ad-hoc tasks and requests as needed.
What you need :
Education & special trainings :
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related field
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel (Intermediate level : PivotTables, VLOOKUP, macros, charts, formulas, etc.)
English level B2
SAP systems knowledge is a plus
Qualifications & experience :
2-3 years of relevant working experience preferably from Finance background in General Accounting activities : Journal entries processing, Account Reconciliations, Financial Reporting and Analysis, fixed assets, etc.
Experience of working in a shared service center across a global / large organization / matrixed international company (preferably American or Multinational company) will be an added advantage
Working knowledge of US GAAP and SOX is a plus
Other requirements :
Ability to work collaboratively with peers, and cross-functionally within the company
Ability to work independently and multi-tasking
Flexible, proactive Ability to deal with ambiguity
Strong analytical and technical accounting skills
Detail oriented, versatile, highly motivated, deadline driven, and ability to communicate effectively
Flexibility in scheduling due to business requirements (i.e., month-end close)
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