Responsible for completing accounting activities related to the general ledger. Responsibilities include completing and processing large numbers of journal entries, performing account reconciliations and maintaining fixed assets.
Accountants are responsible for following Standard Accounting Policies & Procedures according to USGAAP and ensuring that Shared Services Customers are responded to in an accurate manner.
PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Reconcile balance sheet accounts per reconciliation schedule in various processes such as, banks, fixed assets, accounts receivable, inventory, accounts payable and others.
Work towards resolution of open items partnering with Business Units and other departments.
Perform and collaborate in the accounting closing process carrying out specific tasks on a timely manner.
Prepare and post Manual Journal Entries as requested.
Prepare monthly and quarterly accruals.
Ensure targets and expected deliverables are met according to the SLA guidelines
Identify potential areas for process improvements and highlight to Supervisors and Continuous Improvement Team towards standardization and optimization of processes
Support internal and external audit processes collaborating with the supervision of the area to meet deliverables and address explanations
Participate in the reporting process of financial statements in a monthly basis.
Develop analysis and information as requested by the Business Units.
EDUCATION / LANGUAGE
Associates or BSBA degree in Accounting, Finance and / or Business Administration
Good communication both verbal and written in English (B2)
EXPERIENCE / SKILLS
More than 4 years of experience in general accounting or Big 4 environment (audit, consulting, accounting, etc.)
Shared Services environments experience is preferred.
Knowledge, insight and experience in (financial) administrative (accounting) processes.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, PowerPoint and Excel is required.
Oracle / SAP or other ERP experience is preferred. Hyperion or other reporting system is also preferred.