Experian Revenue Accounting team is seeking Financial Analyst to meet our growing needs in Costa Rica. As a Financial Analyst, you will be an integral part of the month, quarter, year-end closes for the UK Revenue Accounting team.
Key Responsibilities: Prepare and post journal entries associated with month end closes Prepare deferred revenue and accrued sales account reconciliations and maintain associated desk procedures Analyze supporting documentation with view of deferred revenue and accrued sales positions Review underlying sales contracts and determine appropriate revenue recognition Support UK revenue accounting team in enforcement of controls and external/internal audits Implement procedures to achieve efficient and effective month end close with a continuous improvement mindset Apply global and UK policies and apply to presented fact patterns to sales contracts Assist with researching audit and flex analysis requests Perform quality control procedures for deferred revenue and accrued sales Collaborate with BU Finance on gaining deeper understanding of products and contracts at hand Inform UK revenue accounting team of any high-risk items Provide support to the Revenue Accounting team for various initiatives and projects
Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications: 4 years of experience in accounting and financial reporting, experience in revenue recognition activities is strongly preferred Excellent English written and verbal communication skills Strong analytical and problem-solving skills Advanced technical knowledge (including IFRS), Excel, Oracle and Power Point Works effectively across other departments/business units to ensure business issues are resolved for the success of the company Effective organizational skills and ability to manage multiple responsibilities under tight time frames Team oriented with a positive attitude Detail oriented, and highly deadline driven with the ability to demonstrate ownership of the tasks assigned High level of curiosity and self-motivation Strong relationship building skills and a highly professional client service orientation Demonstrated record of process improvements and desire to implement best practices Proven previous job stability, including maintaining long-term work relationships with former employers} Must be able to clear the company’s pre-employment screening
Desired Experience and Requirements Bachelor’s degree in Accounting Equivalent of CPA / CMA strongly preferred Minimum of 3 years related work experience in a high pace environment Familiarity with LEAN / Six Sigma methodology
Experian is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Anyone needing accommodation to complete the interview process should notify the Talent Acquisition Partner.