Job Purpose :
Ensure financial data for the businesses supported reflect accurate figures and financials are reconciled during Month End Closing.
Be the SME (Subject Matter Expert) for the process. Analyze and update models due to process changes in order to create the entries and reports for our primary customers.
Own the process of creating diverse entries such as allocations, reclassifications and some other adjustments as required.
Investigate and provide explanations of variances between legal and management books to the customers. Ensure the compliance with company policy and support all efforts to optimize the process, implementations, documentation and migrations to the area.
Key Responsibilities :
Ensure systems reconciliations. For all the businesses supported, ensure from an end to end perspective that all systems reflect the same data.
Create Journal Entries into FRS (Financial Reporting System) and different ledgers.
Investigate and clear breaks into CRC (Citi Reporting Core).
Create accounting or management adjustments in diverse systems with the appropriate backup.
Solve different issues post month close end such as reversals.
Prepare all necessary process documentation.
Estimate taxes and upload them into FRS based on Tax percentage Communication received.
Actively participate and lead migrations of new work into the Costa Rica office and work in ad hoc projects.
Provide explanations for variances between management and legal books.
Knowledge / Experience :
3-5 years of experience in the Financial or Accounting Area.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting.
5+ years of experience in multicultural environments.
5+ years of experience working with diverse financial systems.
Skills : Fluent English.
Excellent PC Skills such as (Excel, Word, Access, Power Point, etc).
Time management skills.
Good at using spreadsheets and databases to analyze information.
Excellent understanding of basic finance principles.
Navigate successfully through diverse financial systems and informal people networks to get data and information.
Demonstrated ability to research, investigate, analyze, reconcile, and evaluate data.
Take the initiative to improve in each of these areas and have a continuous improvement mentality
Attention to Details.
Adaptability / Flexibility.
Yes, 10 % of the Time