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Corporate Accountant LatAm ASO/VP

Information About This Job

Job Title: Corporate Accountant LatAm ASO/VP
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York City
Industry:
Salary: $100,000–$150,000
Contact Name: Ben Kinley
Contact Email: bkinley@lawsonchase.com
Job Published: 29 days ago

Job Description

The Role

The business consists of Finance professionals in disciplines such as Financial Planning & Analysis, Treasury, Taxation and Controllers. Within the Controllers’ Group, the Latin America Corporate Accounting team has responsibility for Accounting, Legal Entity Control & Tax Compliance.    

The Latin America Corporate Accounting group is fast growing and is responsible for the Accounting & Tax reporting & compliance of approximately 20 legal entities spanning across six countries. A successful candidate in this role will be responsible for the financial reporting & tax compliance of legal entities for specific countries in LatAm. The candidate will perform general corporate accounting functions and will also be responsible for special projects related to the legal entities in LatAm.  This role is a supervisory one and will be responsible for the training and development of analyst(s).

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsibilities include financial accounting, tax & regulatory reporting including monthly closing of Local GAAP books (IFRS & or Mexican GAAP) as well as US GAAP books, performing analysis and reconciliations between the 2 sets of books

  • Assists in month-end close activities for US GAAP and Local GAAP; including review and analysis of income statement and balance sheet accounts

  • Reviews and prepares monthly reconciliations of certain BS accounts

  • Extensive co-ordination with outsourced local accountants and tax consultants to ensure compliance with local regulations.

  • Prepares interim and annual board of directors materials

  • Prepares interim and annual Financial Statements under local GAAP

  • Coordinates and manages local audits (interacts with local audit managers and partners directly)

  • Responsible for the training and development of analyst(s)

  • Coordination with departments within Finance including Corporate Tax, Revenue Accounting, Compensation Accounting, Treasury Accounting (investment accounting), Accounts Payable, External Reporting, Accounting Policy and Financial Planning & Analysis group.  In addition, extensive collaboration with departments outside of Finance such as Legal & Compliance, Human Resources, Payroll, Information & Technology and Business Operations (including various teams in local Mexico office)

  • Special projects as they occur

 

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

  • 4+ years of accounting & auditing experience

  • CPA or equivalent is preferred

  • Excellent excel & analytical skills

  • Public speaking skills a plus

  • Fluency (written & oral) in Spanish is a must

  • Big 4 experience

 

Key Competencies

  • Ability to consistently be attentive to detail while meeting critical deadlines and dandling multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Self-motivated team player

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize own work

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to make sound and timely decisions

Ref: | Published: 24 Jun 2019