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Analyst I, Accounting

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Tracking Code
5396
Job Description

Position Overview

The position is a key member for the Financial Shared Services RTR Accounting team, and is responsible for performing and support general accounting tasks; preparation of intermediate / high complexity journal entries and inputs in the ERP, supporting documentation for banking transactions, accruals, Exchange rate analysis, GR/IR reviews, month-end general ledger close and monthly balance sheet reconciliations, mainly Bank accounts reconciliations. May be part of the backup for critical task of other members.

Responsabilities

  • Principal person for banking transactions reviews and reconciliations, investigation and follow up of open items with other teams, such us accounts payable, cash applications.
  • Prepare and complete balance sheet reconciliation, ensuring all account balances are appropriately supported and comply with HB Fuller’s policy and Local GAAP requirements.
  • Support on the monthly reconciliation and accrual process booking for LA region.
  • Prepare reports about the impact of exchange rate for each entity.
  • Prepare, review and do follow up with entity people or other teams for GR/IR process.
  • Execute USGAAP reports for each country or SJO Shared service organization demands.
  • Support LA Audit processes (Internal & External) information demands.
  • Support of the resolution of issues / areas of concern within reconciliations & within accounting processes.
  • Actively support the implementation of best practices within the department.
  • Perform Process documentation for transitioned & existing work to ensure that our documentation of our processes and procedures is of a sufficient standard to support business continuity objectives.
  • Prepare of monthly reconciliations & journals to ensuring high quality compliance with US GAAP and local GAAP standards.
  • Work in compliance with US GAAP and local GAAP methods;
  • Work in compliance with SOX requirements and actively support remediation of GAPs
  • Work with managers to support & develop initiatives to manage the business
  • Perform journal entries as required making sure the proper approval is acquired

Employees Supervised

None

Budgetary / Financial Accountability

None

Interactions

Internal:

  • Accounts Payable, Accounts receivable, Treasury, Fixed Assets, Intercompany, Payroll and HR Management, Operations, Sales, IT, Internal Audit, Corporate reporting

External:

  • External Auditors adhoc, consultants in taxes adhoc

Required Skills

Requirements

  • Three years of GL experience
  • Accounting Degree (“Colegio Tecnico” degree), diploma or bachelor degree in progress for accounting, business administration or related career.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to do a high volume of work both accurately and timely
  • Possibility of early start time for coverage of duties due to regional service provided
  • Previous experience with banking reconciliations.
  • SAP Experience.
  • English fluently, Portuguese is considered as a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and relational skills with multiple levels of management.
Job Location
Tres Ríos, Cartago, Costa Rica
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular
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