Maintain general accounting systems, policies, and procedures to ensure that proper information is reported in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
As a member of the finance division, you will assist in accounting functions which may include general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed assets, and inter-company transactions.
Maintain the general ledger to include the preparation of journal entries, analysis, reconciliation and reporting. Maintain and implement general accounting systems.
Conduct account reconciliation periodically, ledger close activities, and provide accurate financial data to support management in decision making.
Develop and prepare financial reports including profit and loss, income and balance sheet statements. Review and analyze inter-company transactions.
Ensure all journal entries comply with internal and external audit specifications. Participate in the ongoing development and maintenance of internal procedures and processes.
May participate in special projects.
Work involves some problem solving with assistance and guidance in understanding and applying company policies and procedures.
Strong analytical, prioritization and communication skills in partnering with other internal groups and management. Familiarity with Excel spreadsheets is essential.
Typically graduate or equivalent with 0 - 2 year experience. BA / BS degree in Accounting or equivalent. Some positions need you to be bilingual in English and Spanish or Portuguese., *
We are looking for Fixed Assets Lead Analyst, who will be part of the larger Inventory and Fixed Assets team.
The position will report to Manager Fixed Assets .
Responsible for Capitalization to depreciation of assets. To ensure appropriate capitalization, depreciation, correct accounting for Fixed Assets in accordance with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and International Statutory requirements as appropriate
Balance Sheet reconciliations review - The reconciliations of all the Fixed Assets accounts need to be reviewed monthly.
Ensuring no reconciling items exist that are older than the acceptable levels.
Has to play the single point of contact for the LOBs and others. Has to answer the queries of the LOBs / Local finance / Tax / Legal etc or has to facilitate them to get an answer
Audit support - Support the US GAAP, Statutory Accounts, SOX and Internal Audits related to Global Fixed Assets
Prepare process documentation based on requests from Global Process Owner or process team, whenever there is a change.
Would interact with feeder processes & local finance / Tax teams as required to get information & resolve queries
End User Support : Provide first level functional support for system and process issues.
Project Support : Lead and support UAT s for any upgrade or new functionality / solutions and highlight issues and gaps in functionality
Would generate necessary regular and ad-hoc reports for the Regional / Corporate controllers
Candidate Profile :
Preferably a Bachelor of Commerce or Master of commerce with a minimum 3-5 years of experience.
Good functional level understanding of fixed assets applications and processes.
Strong problem solver with ability to identify opportunities and develop effective solutions or identify workarounds.
Self-starter with the ability to take initiative
Strong communication skills and the ability to influence individuals up and down within the organizational hierarchy as well as within outside lines of business
Sound accounting background with specific knowledge on Fixed Assets accounting
Previous experience in a Fixed assets accounting would be an added advantage.
Must have good inter-personal communication skills.
Good MS Office skills (Excel, Word & Power point).