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ACCOUNTANT III

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Accounting Teams develop, implement and/or maintain one or more accounting systems: Journal entries, General Ledger, Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payable, Revenue Reconciliation, Cash Flows, etc. in accordance with GAAP policies and procedures. They also design operational procedures and processes that meet audit standards and improve efficiency.

What your background should look like:

Competencies

Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

Position:

  • This position will report to the R2R Process Delivery Supervisor and act as a senior member of the R2R team focused on Financial Reporting, General Accounting, Treasury related processes, Intercompany Accounting, Month End Close processes, Fixed Assets. The candidate will act as deputy to the team lead during busy periods. Key responsibilities include:
  • Be a Subject Matter Expert for R2R related topics, develop skills & knowledge of other junior R2R analysts
  • Support migration of R2R processes from countries in scope.
  • Prepare R2R related process documentation (process maps and work instructions)
  • Act as senior team member, developing skills & knowledge of other analysts
  • Perform general ledger accounting including accounts reconciliations, journal entries, fixed assets processes, cash management activities, reporting and any other accounting and finance related activity under the FSC scope.
  • Complete required close activities including journal entry postings, inventory reconciliation and related reserves, process allocations.
  • Complete in-scope period ends close activities according to the established calendar.
  • Produce financial reporting package including monthly, quarterly and annual reports required by the region
  • Developing and maintaining working familiarity with applicable laws, regulations and interpretations governing financial statements and disclosures, including US GAAP and Local Accounting regulations.
  • Ensure the accuracy and completeness of financial reports generated through ERP systems
  • Liaising with auditors and tax advisors and coordinating the supply of information and responses to queries.
  • Identify and contribute to continuous improvement initiatives within the R2R function, ensuring that improvements are incorporated in the work routine.
  • Ensure robust compliance environment with applicable policies, procedures and processes
  • Ensure strong working knowledge of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Service Level agreements (SLAs), providing inputs to continuously improve performance benchmarks.
  • Generate data bases with daily executions to support the performance indicators.
  • Build strong relationship with key stakeholders

Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience in a financial shared service center supporting multiple countries business units
  • Diversified Industrial Products/Manufacturing industry experience preferred
  • Prior experience in R2R functions in a shared services environment
  • Ability to work in culturally diverse teams with many levels of personnel

 

Knowledge:

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance / Accounting
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency in English
  • Strong accounting background
  • Excellent analytical skills. Ability to identify and resolve problems
  • Strong communication skills

 

Leadership Attributes:

  • Ethics and Integrity: Adheres to a set of core values and beliefs during both good and bad times; Practices what he/she preaches; Is widely trusted; Keeps confidences; Admits mistakes; Doesn’t misrepresent self or others for personal gain; Doesn’t shrink from personal responsibility
  • Organizational Agility: Developing the ability to maneuver effectively through complex organizational situations; Learning how to get things done both through formal channels and the informal network
  • Business Partnership: Contributes to the creation and execution of the company/segment/BU strategy; Learning to drive business performance and value creation by providing business insights
  • Decision Quality: Developing the ability to read situations quickly; Makes good decisions and exercises good judgement based on objective analysis, Wisdom gained from experience and key stakeholder input; Sought out by others for advice and solutions
  • Enterprise Leadership: Developing the ability to balance the goals of the segment/BU along with the broader interests and priorities of the enterprise; Acts in the best interest of TE, not just the segment/BU
  • Communication and Interpersonal Savvy: Developing strong oral and written communication skills; Good at informing on important matters; Expresses herself/himself clearly and succinctly; Knows when to be direct as well as diplomatic; Embraces diversity and relates well to employees at all levels of the organization
  • Composure and Personal Resilience: Exhibits calmness under pressure; Does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; Handles stress with dignity and grace
  • Talent Development: Is a good judge of talent; Deals effectively with challenging personnel situations
  • Followership: Creates a climate in which people want to do their best; Can motivate and align team members and peers around a common vision of the future; Creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; Shares wins and successes; Fosters open dialogue
  • Command Skills: Developing the ability to take unpopular stands if necessary; Faces adversity head on; Energized by tough challenges
  • Problem Solving: Innovative and thoughtful in solving difficult problems with effective solutions; Probes all fruitful sources for answers; Looks beyond the obvious
  • Self-Awareness & Development: Understands that different situations and levels may call for different skills and approaches; Picks up on the need to change; Is personally committed to and actively works to continuously improve himself/herself
Location: 

Escazú, SJ, CR, 10202

City:  Escazú
State:  SJ
Country/Region:  CR
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  90970
Alternative Locations:  Ultrapark II
Function:  Finance & Accounting


Job Segment: Accounting, Accounts Payable, ERP, Supply, Finance, Technology, Operations

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