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Costa Rica - Lagunilla
Job Description
  • Key Responsibilities:
    • Monitor and control activities related to General Accounting (GA) processing system(s) to assure correct accounting reporting
    • Support components or portions of the GA responsibilities inclusive of Intercompany, General Ledger, Fixed Assets, Reconciliations, Month End Close, Statutory & Financial Reporting, and US GAAP General Ledger reporting
    • Prepare reports of findings and recommendations to Regional Center Finance leadership
    • Perform period end financial close activities and meet all related deadlines
    • Prepare monthly journal entries as needed
    • Facilitate quarterly Balance Sheet review meetings
    • Handle accounting policy and procedure inquiries, ad hoc reporting and analysis requests, provide periodic customer/center training
    • Ensure customer needs and relationships are fulfilled and enhanced through proactive involvement and interaction
    • Serve in a liaison role with the North America Finance departments
    • Assist General Accounting Lead and General Accounting Team Leaders as needed; participate in or lead special projects that require creative and analytical skills
    • Develop and assist in automating processes utilizing innovative technical and processing solutions
    • Support necessary financial applications
    • Maintain complete and accurate standard operating procedures and support control documentation requirements (SOX) where required
    • Experience with SAP, JDE, Oracle preferred
    • Fluency in English Required
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • BS Degree or equivalent in Accounting is required
  • CPA/MBA preferred, public accounting experience a strong plus
  • Minimum 2 years of experience
  • Proficiency in PC skills (MS Excel, Word, Powerpoint) required
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with diverse groups and individuals
  • Demonstrated ability to work on own initiative
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with SAP, JDE, Oracle preferred
  • Fluency in English and Spanish Require
This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.
Residence Card will be required in case you are not a Costa Rica citizen

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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