pLead a team focused on the complete, accurate, and timely completion of accounting activities for an area (e.g. Reporting, Consolidation, etc.) within the General Accounting (GA) team. Ensure compliance with internal guidelines and procedures as well as external regulatory requirements.
Defines project tasks to ensure delivery of services to assigned business partners in accordance with service level
2. Monthly closing
Oversees a portion of the month end close process for the accounting center including account reconciliation, preparation
of various journal entries, and preparation of monthly balance sheet. Books monthly entries as necessary based on
Ensures timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and annual reporting of reporting package and associated disclosures.
4. Financial statement
Oversees preparation of financial statements in the appropriate format for inclusion in timely filings with regulatory
5. Accounting guidelines
Leads enforcement and implementation of internal accounting and reporting guidelines and compliance with external
regulations. Serves as a functional expert and assists with guideline interpretation for internal partner groups.
6. Internal control
Ensures transparency in financial reporting and disclosures. Assists accounting management in defining and
implementing internal controls regarding financial reporting compliance.
Performs analysis of accounts and highlights
discrepancies/anomalies for correction. Serves as escalation point for complex accounting transactions.
Assists in developing and implementing processes and procedures, and continuously optimizes to gain efficiency and
Supports preparation of company tax return and related tax processes.
Ensures (with HR Manager support) that the area of responsibility is properly organized, staffed, skilled and directed.
Guides, motivates and develops direct and indirect subordinates within HR policies.
This position will be located in Panama
We are looking for candidates the following skills and requirements:
-Bachelor degree in Public Accounting (CPA)
-At least 5 years of experience in general
-Robust knowledge in reporting, financial statements, internal controls and taxes
-Strong analytical skills
-Leadership and people management skills
-Advanced English communication skills