Accountant - Heredia, Costa Rica - Baxter

    Baxter
    Baxter Heredia, Costa Rica

    hace 2 meses

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    This is where you save and sustain lives

    At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You'll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients.

    Baxter's products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

    Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work.

    Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives—where your purpose accelerates our mission.

    #Thisiswhere

    ABOUT BAXTER

    Our products and therapies touch the lives of millions of people around the world every day, which is why we are passionate about ground-breaking innovations that bring smarter, more personalized care to all of us. For 87 years and counting, we have been t the critical intersection where the ideas that save and sustain lives meet the providers who make it all happen. And now, we are determined to realize our boldest opportunities to transform global healthcare for years to come. There has not been a more exciting. We are in the midst of a transformation that's building a world-class finance organization. Baxter Business Services is a group dedicated to providing centralized service to many of Baxter's core business processes. Now we need you. From day one, you will have the opportunity to develop your career through a variety of jobs and experiences and to collaborate with people all over the world. When you join us, you can also expect access to training and mentoring in an encouraging environment.

    This is where you are empowered to do your best work

    Your Team

    You will work with the execution of recording of manual journal entries, preparing and approving of account reconciliations, and completing month-end close accounting primarily relating to Payroll & Benefits and regional accrued liabilities processes for the America's regional (UCAN and LATAM) entities. In addition, this role will provide accounting reports and information to business partners, will provide information for internal and external audit support, and will aid in statutory accounting for these areas. You will also support various ad-hoc projects, as needed.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure all ad-hoc accounting and month-end accounting close tasks are completed accurately, efficiently, and timely.
  • Perform and support journal entry completion, posting, and preparation for pre-and-post month end close tasks, including balance sheet variance analysis, among others.
  • Optimally engage with manager and business partners key issues that arise and be able to discuss through end-to-end accounting process flows (T-accounts)
  • Proactively work with manager to discuss team and task priorities; address questions and address to manager if complex or unclear.
  • Work closely with partners and Local Country Finance Leaders to understand, explain, and document key variance drivers related to Payroll and Accrued Liabilities and other such areas.
  • Drive standardization and process improvement/process efficiencies in accounting areas.
  • Provide effective internal accounting controls, which include the correct application of procedures and adherence to Global policies, completion of accounting reconciliations, and compliance with US GAAP and S-Ox policies.
  • Maintain accurate monthly task list of self and work according to the task list; own accounting conclusions and proper US GAAP accounting for all owned tasks, and own efficiency of direct report performance
  • Ensure creation and maintenance of process documentation (i.e., job aids, SOPs, etc) to ensure the documentation is detailed and understandable.
  • Deliver all due requirements.
  • Propose, develop, participate and lead projects related to process improvements.
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree Accounting or Finance
  • 3+ years experience in ledger based accounting
  • English knowledge (B2+), both written and verbal
  • Continuous learner with a positive approach to learning
  • Work experience in general accounting processes and implementation projects (all stages)
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work & problem solve with strong analytical skills required
  • Strong ERP knowledge (JDE, SAP, Oracle), JDE highly preferred
  • MS Excel skills (pivot, vlookup, index match and short cut key use)
  • Use of reporting tools (Alteryx, Power BI, Tableau, etc.) highly preferred
  • Are you ready to take the next step in your career?