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The Accounts Payable Analyst will be responsible for activities related to invoice troubleshooting, maintains close relationships with internal and external customers to ensure that invoices are resolved for payment in Stryker’s Costa Rica Shared Service Center.
Fluent spoken and written Portuguese and English is required
Process invoices accurately and efficiently throughout the month utilizing the different ERP systems.
Performs root cause analysis to resolve invoice discrepancies and identify potential process improvements.
Meet with key stakeholders and conduct follow-up tasks, communicate opportunities for improvement and agree action plans.
Liaise with relevant parties (buyers, requestors and suppliers, etc.) to resolve critical issues preventing invoices to be processed.
Maintains documentation to support AP transactions that facilitates the efficient review and audit of books and records.
Prepare weekly and / or monthly reports on problem queue invoicing and aging analysis.
Notify changes in process that may alter desktop procedures.
Comply with all internal control procedures to ensure accurate financial records, particularly in relation to Corporate Delegation of Authority policy.
Provide support to other team members regarding invoice processing.
Performs other related work as assigned by management related to providing support to AP Operations.
Education & special trainings :
Associates Degree in Accounting, Business or at least two years of equivalent studies towards a College degree in a related field
MS Office Suite
Fluent spoken and written Portuguese. with a basic level of English is required
ERP systems such as Oracle and SAP systems knowledge is a big plus
3-5 years of relevant working experience in a finance function ideally with experience performing accounts payables responsibilities in matrixed international company (preferably American or Multinational company) with complex reporting practices and with exposure to various reporting systems.
Physical & mental requirements :
Ability to work well with cross-functional teams, multi-task and meet deadlines consistently
Good communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, attention to detail and ability to communicate complicated issues effectively
Demonstrated ability to perform consistently under varying business pressure as well as ability to adapt to a quickly changing environment
Computer or technical knowledge
Effective problem-solving skills
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