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Costa Rica - Lagunilla
Job Description

Key Responsibilities:
 Monitor and control activities related to General Accounting (GA) processing system(s) to assure correct accounting reporting
 Support components or portions of the GA responsibilities inclusive of Intercompany, General Ledger, Fixed Assets, Reconciliations, Month End Close, Statutory & Financial Reporting, and US GAAP General Ledger reporting

 Prepare reports of findings and recommendations to Regional Center Finance leadership
 Perform period end financial close activities and meet all related deadlines
 Prepare monthly journal entries as needed
 Facilitate quarterly Balance Sheet review meetings
 Handle accounting policy and procedure inquiries, ad hoc reporting and analysis requests, provide periodic customer/center training
 Ensure customer needs and relationships are fulfilled and enhanced through proactive involvement and interaction
 Serve in a liaison role with the North America Finance departments
 Assist General Accounting Lead and General Accounting Team Leaders as needed; participate in or lead special projects that require creative and analytical skills
 Develop and assist in automating processes utilizing innovative technical and processing solutions
 Support necessary financial applications
 Maintain complete and accurate standard operating procedures and support control documentation requirements (SOX) where required
 Experience with SAP, JDE, Oracle preferred
 Fluency in English Required

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
 BS Degree or equivalent in Accounting is required
 CPA/MBA preferred, public accounting experience a strong plus
 Minimum 2 years of experience
 Proficiency in PC skills (MS Excel, Word, Powerpoint) required
 Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with diverse groups and individuals
 Demonstrated ability to work on own initiative
 Strong verbal and written communication skills
 Experience with SAP, JDE, Oracle preferred
 Fluency in English and Spanish Required

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