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Costa Rica - Lagunilla
Job Description

• Manage and improve the month-end and quarter-end close and reporting process, prepare timely, accurate and complete monthly and quarterly financial accounts to fulfill local and corporate reporting requirements
• Review and prepare account reconciliations, journal entries, and variance analysis and ensure accounting activities are well supported and documented and audit ready.
• Maintain full ownership of the General ledger to ensure accuracy, consistency, and completeness.
• Develop and manage cost allocations to the Company’s businesses using Costa Rica Shared Service
• Complete other projects and ad hoc analyses as needed by the Corporate Senior Manager
• Prepare and present monthly, quarterly, and annual financial analysis, such as year over year variances, actual to budget/forecast, and trend for balance sheet and income statement accounts
• Track of the budget throughout the year

  • Support the Manager of General Accounting to ensure all deliverables are successfully achieved including operational performance, people management, and adherence to compliance requirements


  • CPA required[or Costa Rica equivalent]
  • Expertise in the following areas: financial reporting, audit, forecasting, analysis.
  • Ability to develop and implement robust financial processes to drive effective decision making
  • Strong written communication skills, along with clear and concise verbal skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments, good judgment, prioritize projects, time effectively and meet deadlines
  • Requires a commitment to continuous learning, show career progression and development, and seek opportunities to stretch and develop capabilities.
  • Requires demonstrated ability to problem solve, think critically, and recognize discrepancies and anomalies through analysis.
  • Knowledge of PROCOMER regulations.
  • Demonstrates a strong sense of ethics
  • English 70%

Education/ Experience:

  • A four-year degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 5-7 years of progressive experience in Accounting or Finance.
  • External audit experience in one of the largest international accounting firms (at least 3 years) preferred
  • Expert level Excel skills including use of Pivot tables and V-Lookups
  • Experience on American companies and or on working on the USA preferred

MBA with focus on Finance preferred

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