Senior Accountant - Cartago, Costa Rica - Nextern

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Cartago, Costa Rica

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Andrea Rodríguez

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The Senior Accountant is a mid-level position reporting directly to the Finance Controller.

This position performs various mid-level accounting tasks on a daily and monthly basis and requires working in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands.


  • Primary responsibility is to prepare financial statements and supporting schedules according to monthly close schedule.
  • Prepare and complete monthly close procedures and account reconciliations.
  • Analyze revenues and expenses to ensure they are recorded appropriately on a monthly basis.
  • Assist with analyzing financial statements on a monthly basis and report on variances.
  • Assist with preparing tax returns and corporate reporting requirements.
  • Assist with quarterly producer commission reports, analyzing and correcting discrepancies.
  • Assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls.
  • Reviews and recommends modifications to accounting systems and procedures.
  • Provides technical support to outside auditors and governmental program auditors.
  • Responsible for closing books at year end upon completion of annual audit.
  • Maintains the various ledger accounts including reconciliation of the general ledger, revenue accounts, expenditures, and cash balances.
  • Responsible for payroll process to be completed, uploaded; reviews the tabulation, monitoring and distribution of payroll costs to appropriate general ledger accounts.
  • Prepares reimbursement requests for internal clients; prepares correspondence and expenditure reports; prepares annual expenditure reports.
  • Monitors the financial activity on assigned programs and prepares expenditure reports for managers as needed.
  • Reviews accounting documents to ensure accuracy of information and calculations and makes or directs correcting entries.
  • Assist with financial and tax audits.
  • Prepares, maintains control, and is responsible for site accounting records involving a variety of transactions and accounts.
  • The position is also responsible for planning, organizing and control of accounting process flows and adherence to policies and procedures.
  • Gathers and reports on the department's processing metrics including determining relevant statistical data to measure.
  • This position requires high communication to internal customers, proposals to management for process improvement solutions, adhoc report development for special projects


  • Minimum 5 years' experience in accounting operatons in a multinational manufacturing operation.
  • Bachelor's degree required in business administration, Finance & Accounting or related field, Master's Degree is a plus.
  • CPA.
  • Fluency in English (English Level B2 Plus). Excellent oral and written communication skills and Spanish is required (written and spoken), with strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to express oneself in a logical and concise manner are essential.
  • Experience with Epicor, SAP, or other Tier 1 ERP systems.

Highly competitive package and great opportunities to fast track professional career.

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