3M RTR Sr. Accounting Analyst in Asuncion De Belen, Costa Rica
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The RTR Sr. Accounting Analyst is responsible for providing support to the General Accounting department by managing daily accounting tasks in the company ERP systems such as journal entries, month-end close activities, account reconciliations analysis, follow up and special assignments (e.g.: different calculations, analytics on different subjects, supporting audits). Prerequisite of this job is a deep understanding of business processes to enable the person to work effective and efficient in the field of General Ledger. He/ she will be part of a team of professionals working to maintain order and transparency for the company’s finances.
The RTR Sr. Accounting Analyst, General Accounting works closely supervised and follows specific, detailed instructions. This position reports to the General Accounting Team Leader.
Main Duties and Responsibilities will include but not limited to:
Monthly closing of the general ledger while performing all the tasks included in the applicable month-end closing checklist taking responsibility for all actions assigned to the individual ie. updating and signing the checklist (some activities in details: calculation and/ or review and posting of accruals, deferrals, and provisions etc., reconciliation or review of BS accounts; prepare month-on-month variance analysis for the trial balance etc.)
Supporting timely data submission to the 3M consolidation team
Strong skills to prepare & review journal entries and reconciliations are critical
Researching and resolving questions regarding receivables/payables/fixed assets
Ensure compliance of 3M Global Financial Standard, SOX Controls and internal policies.
Strong financial analysis
Ensure SLAs and KPIs are achieved and customer expectations are met
Identify process improvement opportunities and lead team in implementing them
Preparing basic monthly/ quarterly/ yearly reports to 3M Internal Teams (e.g. Tax team) or external governmental/ statistical offices – in case required includes analysis
Proficient analysis & follow up to unreconciled items
Actively supporting internal and external (statutory or group) audits
Actively support annual financial statement preparation
Actively support tax calculations and declarations
Escalating issues/ problems and deviations from the standard process to General Accounting Team Leader/ Manager
Creating, maintaining and reviewing standard SOP’s, process maps for General Accounting processes
Training new/ or existing team members as requested by Team Leader/ Manager
Initiate one to one discussion
As sometimes requested by the line manager, it is your duty to carry out tasks that are non-contiguous with your role and your qualification if it does not conflict with any legislation
Accounting or business administration degree
Experience working within Service Center environment with direct experience with GL, Fixed Assets, Treasury, and/or Inter-Company
Between +4 years of continuous experience in accounting
Advanced English and Spanish
ERP knowledge (Oracle, SAP etc.) highly preferred
Strong analytical and writing skills
Knowledge of MS Excel skills; good knowledge of other MS Office applications
A problem solver with a client service and quality-oriented mindset
Structured approach to effectively and efficiently planning own workload
Excellent communication skills;
Team oriented person who can focus on the details.
Must be able to work independently
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