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OTC Accountant Professional

Job Name

OTC Accountant Professional

Country:

Costa Rica

City:

Escazu

Function:

Finance - Administration

Reporting Line:

OTC Manager

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Paola Olivera

About the role

Your Opportunity

This professional will support the Finance Organization being responsible for accounting related processes in Order to Cash as well as other core processes for O2C.
The position will be responsible for Balance Sheet Reconciliations for all AR related accounts, review and sign off SOX controls, bad debt calculations and posting for a group of legal entities, enabling the accurate and timely submission of financial information every period. The position will support process standardization projects including the redesign of the reconciliation process. 
The position will also be responsible for processing rebates invoices, creating agreements, and managing/supporting other processes within OTC such as billing and collections.

About You 

Bacardi Enterprise Service is looking for high performing individuals who are success driven and interested in a career at Bacardi. The OTC accountant professional position is a highly competitive role structured to strengthen accounting competencies within the order to cash organization. 
This role provides support and training to develop a well-rounded accounting and finance skillset in the organization. 
The ideal candidate should have experience working in accounting as well as order to cash and will be interested in executing mixed role combinate of pure accounting processes (such reconciliations) as well as order to cash processes.

Responsibilities

With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be
  • Perform tasks related to Order to Cash within the Bacardi Enterprises Services, which serves over 84 legal entities and Corporate Headquarters operations.
  • Review and sign off balance sheet reconciliations for AR related accounts for all the geographies. 
  • Responsible for driving improvement in the quality of the balance sheet reconciliations for Order to Cash. 
  • Represent O2C in the BSR project to implement a reconciliation system/tool.
  • Coordinate month end close activities including calculation and posting of bad debt provisions. 
  • Responsible for accounting information reported for the legal entities under her/his scope as result of the processes executed in share service center. 
  • Responsible for SOX controls execution and completeness. 
  • Code rebate invoices for the markets. 
  • Create rebate agreements in SAP. 
  • Support transactional activities such as billing and invoice coding based on department needs. 
  • Serve as mentor for less experiences team members.
  • Communicate effectively with internal Bacardi clients as necessary to ensure that work is properly delivered.
  • Influence the markets to follow the correct procedures and policies. 
  • Consistently propose, meet, or exceed Service Level Agreements.
  • Serve as business process specialist responsible for standardization and governance of specific process. 
  • Continuously identify, propose, and execute process improvements.
  • Develop accounting capability and technical mastery in the Order to Cash organization via training programs.

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy

To be successful in this role you will have / be:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting 
  • Previous experience in Accounting.
  • Experience using SAP platform
  • Advanced English level.
  • Flexible and adaptable to execute a role with a scope between core accounting processes and core order to cash processes. 
  • Strong analytical, diagnostic, and problem-solving skills. 
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage his/her time efficiently. 
  • Ability to push creative thinking beyond the boundaries of existing company practices and mindsets. 
  • Detail oriented with the ability to capture information in a clear, concise manner and can adapt information for various audiences.
  • Proactive individual that can collaborate and build effective relationships across all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to create capability in other members of the team, in a way that his/her technical mastery can be transmitted to them. 
  • Works well in a team environment and is a self-starter that continuously is thinking on how things can be done better requiring minimal direction and support. 
  • Knowledge of standard business practices and professionalism in a customer service environment 
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office (outlook / excel / word / PowerPoint / Teams)
The following experiences are preferred:
  • Previous experience working in R2R and O2C positions. 
  • Experience in the Spirits and/or FMCG industry is a distinct advantage.
  • Experience in Shared Services environment preferred.
  • CPA certification preferred.
Personal Qualities
  • Proactive individual that can collaborate and build effective relationships across all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to create capability in other members of the team, in a way that his/her technical mastery can be transmitted to them. 
  • Works well in a team environment and is a self-starter that continuously is thinking on how things can be done better requiring minimal direction and support.

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.


Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.