As a GAMA Analyst (General Accounting & Management Accounting) you will be based in San José, Costa Rica. You will be working at Roche Services Americas, which is one of the Roche Shared Services Centers worldwide providing Finance, Procurement services to various countries in the Americas region.
In this role you will be reporting to GAMA Manager / Team Lead
Performs advanced accounting functions requiring thorough knowledge of accounting methods, principles, and practices.
Responsible for complex analysis and audits of accounting transactions, processes and interrelationships.
Identifies complex accounting issues, and researches and recommends implementation plans for new and existing accounting policies and guidance.
Examines and audits financial statements and documents for conformance with accounting requirements and principles.
Key contact to affiliates for accounting and reporting topics.
Your main task will include :
Leads complex accounting analysis and auditing for assigned area of responsibility. Serves as the subject matter expert for affiliates served and an internal resource for colleagues. .
Prepare a variety of complex financial and / or cost activities, statements and / or reports including but not limited to trial balances, balance sheets, financial statements, profit-
and-loss statements or statements of sourcing and application of funds. Prepares journal entries for entry into the general ledger or cost accounting system on a monthly basis by collecting necessary data, analyzing and / or allocating costs, and preparing audit train support for the journal entries.
Prepares appropriate commentary or explanations relating to report items of particular interest or significance. Conducts any investigations of the accounts involved.
Recommends to management the actions to be taken.
Supplies or explains data to customers, secures information, or describes data which could be made available. Provides advice on accounting matters especially when based on well-
established principles and practices.
Ensures that systems and procedures are in compliance with company policies, acceptable accounting practices, and applicable regulations.
Serves as an internal resource to colleagues and assists in their development and training. May review the work of subordinates.
Performs other duties and assist or lead with projects as needed
As the ideal candidate for this role, you have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or equivalent business experience or bring +4 years’ experience.
Your further qualifications are :
Proven knowledge of finance and accounting principles and practices GAAP or IFRS and auditing
Knowledge of applications in a computerized environment, including spreadsheets applications, and data bases (e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Word, G-Suite, etc.)
Proven analytical, and accuracy skills. Requires attention to details
Effective written and verbal communication skills.
Strong ability to prioritize and organize work effectively, adhere to tight and established deadlines
Knowledge of Finance Shared Services and operational accounting processes and related technology systems (e.g. SAP, Blackline, etc.) is desired.
Experience working with one or more SAP Modules (i.e. FCC, FI, CO / PA, MM, and FA).
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.
Accounting IAS Certification (i.e. CPA, ACCA etc.) preferred.
The desired start date would be as soon as possible.
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