Perform a wide range of accounting functions in accordance with standards procedures. Reconciles statements, and compiles segment of monthly closings, reports and tax related functions associated with completing the company’s statutory tax return;
and the completion of the tax aspects of financial reporting.
MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (List in order of importance)
Prepares accounting and financial analyses for specific areas of the business.Be an effective Accounting Business Partner to both FP&A and Business Leaders by fostering relationships and developing an understanding of the operational theory, processes, inter-department data and reporting requirements, current activities and special projects to translate into accounting methodologies and transactions.
Concisely and accurately accounts and communicates this gained knowledge back to the business leaders, auditors and accounting team.
Active member of the Costa Rica monthly close process.This includes journal entry preparation, account reconciliation, expense trending analyses and memos along with auditable, adequate support for necessary approvals.
Report monthly results timely. Prepare and present tax report as need it
Assists Financial Reporting and Consolidation with month end close processes, data requirements, and Inter-company reconciliation and other analyses.
Assists in external audit process and internal audit process with supporting information and preparing any other necessary data.
Continuously analyzes ongoing processes within areas of responsibility to identify and implement process improvements to make the close process more efficient, data more easily accessible by the business, and enhances the data integrity of the financial position of the company.
Performs ad-hoc analyses and requests, including special projects (financial and economic in nature).
Perform accounts payable duties such as verifying all invoices for payment, ensuring that expenditures are charged to appropriate accounts.
Code documents according to company procedures.
Manage and reconcile VWR Corporate Purchasing card.Re establish credit with suppliers that had problem in the past with VWR.
Research and solve payment discrepancies. Communicate with internal and external customers and vendors by telephone and by mail to investigate complaints, verify accuracy of charges, or to correct errors in accounts.
Operate computers programmed with accounting software to record, store, and analyze information.
Assist the Finace Manager on IOP and Budget related duties.
Quarterly reports : Quarterly Representation Letter.
Performe Accounts Payables processes
Related statutory tax compliance
Assist Finance Manager in special projects.
Perform other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS (Education / Training, Experience and Certifications)
5 plus years of experience in financial analysis & planning, accounting or similar discipline required
Bachelor's degree in business, finance or accounting required
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently)
Solid understanding of the accounting cycle, process payments and tax law
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Clear written and verbal communications
Fully Bilingual (Clear written and verbal communications in both English and Spanish)
Excellent communication and telephone skills
Strong computer skills in Excel and SAP system
ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL EFFORT (Under Typical Positions)
Typically works in an office environment with adequate lighting and ventilation and a normal range of temperature and noise level.
Work assignments are diversified. Examples of past precedent are used to resolve work problems. New alternatives may be developed to resolve problems.
A frequent volume of work and deadlines impose strain on routine basis.
Minimal physical effort is required. Work is mostly sedentary but does require walking, standing, bending, reaching, lifting or carrying objects that typically weigh less than 25 lbs.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.
They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.
They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.
Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
We are an Equal Employment / Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state / province, or local law.