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RTR Clerk II - Intercompany (Costa Rica)

Job Name

RTR Clerk II - Intercompany (Costa Rica)


Costa Rica




Finance - Administration

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Paola Olivera

About the role

Bacardi Business Service is looking for high performing individuals who are success driven and interested in a career at Bacardi. The technician performs transactional level tasks such as calculation, entry, review and posting of several accounting transactions. The position also is responsible of generating reports and performing reconciliations of different type of balance sheet accounts, analyzing the items aging and the
reason of not reconciled items.

You will gain experience managing Intercompany processes while also gaining exposure to Finance
Accounting & Period End Close. This role provides support and training needed to develop a well-rounded
accounting and finance skillset, which will be the foundation for advancing your career Bacardi.
BBS is a global business operation supported by the Bacardi executive and senior leaders throughout the

Reporting to the Intercompany Team Lead, as well the technician will support the Finance Organization
and Operations team being responsible for invoicing processes for a group of legal entities, enabling the
accurate and timely submission of financial information every period, customer service, through creation
and review of accruals, GRIR controls, performing and reviewing reconciliation of several balance sheet
accounts, period end close support, invoicing analysis, troubleshooting and any other Intercompany

Key accountabilities and responsibilities

  • Perform tasks related to the Intercompany team within the Bacardi Global Services Center, which serves over 84 legal entities and Corporate Headquarters operations
  • Participate in the execution of the following tasks: purposes only. Subject to any applicable information and consultation requirements, and Brand-Owner approval framework.
  • Close calendar development/maintenance.
  • ICO balance sheet and P&L accounts reconciliation.
  • Netting/Settlement process between Bacardi entities.
  • Entry, review and posting of accounting journal entries.
  • Payment proposals: F110 creation, review and release process. Manual cash application postings.
  • Weekly ICO payments.
  • Fix intercompany variances analysis
  • Financial data reporting
  • Intercompany Reclassifications
  • Intercompany Billing
  • Development and issuance of financial reports.
  • GRIR accrual calculation, posting and analysis.
  • 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 pertaining to accounting processes.
  • Provide support on Audit request

Measures of success

  • Month end close executed on time.
  • Quantity of red accounts.
  • Aging of red accounts and value at risk.
  • Escalations.
  • Number of post close entries.
  • Number of ICO variances over 100KUSD.
  • Number of ICO variances over 250KUSD.
  • Monthly non-trade ICO recharges.
  • SLA compliance over tickets.
  • Audit requests delivered on time and with quality.
  • Projects excellence and delivered on time.

For this role, you will receive the following: A competitive base salary and competitive local market benefits.

Also in this role, you will be able to develop the following skills:
  • Leverage networks
  • Manage complexity
  • Communication Mastery
  • Deeper analysis
  • Act strategically
  • Influence Others

Critical experiences for success

To be successful in this role you will have / be:
  • Previous experience in Accounting, using SAP platform.
  • 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 / skype)
  • English 70%

The following experiences are preferred:
  • Experience in the Spirits and/or FMCG industry is a distinct advantage.
  • Solid knowledge of Bacardi Business Partner/Shared Services/Centre of Expertise.
  • Experience in Shared Services environment preferred.
  • Foreign language skills: English 70% written and oral skills.

Relevant education:
  • Technical, Bachelor’s degree or advance studies in Accounting/Business/Finance or related discipline.
  • Ability to communicate in English. Intermediate writing and speaking is required.

Living our Values and demonstrating high Learning Agility will be fundamental not only for success in this role, but also for potential growth to other roles across Bacardi in the future.
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. 

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. 

Our ways of working

Our family legacy has positively influenced our ways of working and has shaped the values to which our employees aspire. We’re caring, like a family, and not only internally, but also in the wider communities in which we operate. This is demonstrated by our commitment to both act responsibly and promote the choice to drink responsibly. We trust one another, and through that trust are able to forge strong teams and networks that empower our matrix organization structure. We’re passionate, reflecting our Latin heritage, and this means that we commit more than just time to our work: we commit energy, heart and soul. We are dedicated to being a role model in our industry, and we approach everything we do with Integrity First. Together, our values help us create what we’re most proud of: our True Heart and Winning Spirit – both in our home markets and across the world.