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Clerk I - RTR Costing and Inventories

Job Name

Clerk I - RTR Costing and Inventories

Country:

Costa Rica

City:

Escazu

Function:

Finance - Administration

Reporting Line:

Supervisor, GBS, RTR, Costings & Inventories Accounting

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Paola Olivera

About the role

The technician performs transactional level tasks such as costing creation, material views creations,  master data maintenance, trading flow maintenance in costing legacy system and account reconciliation. 

The position also is responsible of generating reports and performing reconciliations of cost of sales, inventory and sales volume between different reporting systems and analyzing the drivers of the differences.

Month end processes include maintaining costs in a web based platform and reconcile vrs SAP data, ensuring integrity in the financial statements.

Other daily tasks includes provide customer service to different markets in LA , NA and Europe. Drive standadization across country and reinforce correct procedures to make sure all the countries comply with the global guidelines.

Responsibilities

  • Processing Sysaid/MDGM tickets related to: Material creations, costing creations, cost calculations, transfer price calculations, and accounting views maintenance.
  • Monthly SAP download of account balances needed for monthly reconciliations.
  • Trend analysis of cost of sales and inventory balances to detect swings.
  • Contact with local costing and master data organization to solve recurrent issues.
  • Perform monthly inventory upload to STC (internal web based platform for costing).
  • Maintain trading flow structures in STC proactively. As well as clear links (reactive load of structures during close).
  • Reconcile standard costs across systems.
  • Reconcile inventory, sales volumes and cost of sales across systems and different SAP modules to ensure data integrity.
  • Troubleshoot and analyze differences in the reconciliations.
  • Understand inventory accounting flows in order to investigate variances.
  • Complete audit requests.
  • Reconcile inventory and variances Balance Sheet accounts.
    Proceed with the annual budgeting tasks in STC.
  • Proceed with the coordination with the markets and master data team, and finally load the new transfer prices for the new fiscal year.
  • Run validations, checks and controls as needed to ensure data integrity at each point of each cycle (on going, budget, FY start, etc).

Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role you will have/be:
  • Basic knowledge of SAP desired but not mandatory.
  • MS Excel applications with basic Pivot tables and V-Look up experience.
  • Previous experience in inventory or cost areas desired but not mandatory.
  • Basic knowledge of costing solution in SAP desired but not mandatory.
  • Basic analytical skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time.
  • Ability to operate with discipline.
  • Ability and willingness to assume responsibility for accuracy and timeliness of work assigned.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or advanced studies in Accounting or Business Administration.
  • English Level: 70%

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.