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Costa Rica - Lagunilla
Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee operations with a process improvement focus, implementation of best practices and project management discipline
  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors to ensure successful audit results and compliance with US GAAP and company policies.
  • Define strategies to achieve objectives and goals while effectively managing service delivery cost.
  • Ensure adequate end-to-end Accounts Payable (systems and process combined) end user documentation, training, and related change management documentation is created and updated.
  • Provide daily interaction, training, direction and oversight of staff activities to ensure coordination, accuracy and timely delivery of work outputs.
  • Responsible for ensuring Accounts Payable transactions designed based on business requirements in order to determine the completeness of the information and process component.
  • Partner with stakeholders in order to define objectives, align expectation, and ensure an “end to end” approach to process change and improvements.

  • Fosters an environment that allows for staff development and teamwork efforts.
  • Sets expectations of performance, holds staff accountable and rewards achievements. Delegates work to staff to meet Amway deadlines; monitors staff service and provides timely feedback.
  • Manage talent through the recruitment, onboarding, and training employees to ensure the delivery of operational objectives.
  • Develop a high performing team through employee engagement, talent retention, development and succession planning.
  • This position has management responsibility for development of staff members, including hiring, performance development and annual review, disciplinary actions, coaching and counseling, personal development and career advancement, succession planning, etc.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated strong math, query, analytical and systems skills with demonstrated experience in data management, ERP Systems – SAP, JDE, ORACLE, MS Office
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain financial controls.
  • Effective training skills and team building capabilities for rapid ramp-up of functional tasks within area of responsibility.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills; strong oral and written communication, presentation, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
  • Experience leading continuous process improvement projects leading to significant time or bottom line savings.
  • Pays attention to details, produces accurate work and consistently meets deadlines.
  • Ability to make accurate and timely decisions pertaining to Accounts Payable, understands the urgency and impact to both customers and the corporation.

    Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

  • Licenciatura/ Master Degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited college or university preferred
  • 10 years of progressive Accounts Payable experience in Shared Service Center
  • Minimum 5 year Management experience
  • Proficient in English

This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.

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