Accountant I - Accounts Payable

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

Develops, implements and/or maintains 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. Designs operational procedures and processes that meet audit standards and improve efficiency

What your background should look like:


•    This position will report to the S2P Process Delivery Supervisor and be a member of S2P teams focused on Travel & Expense, Invoice Processing, Payment Processing, Vendor Management, and other AP activities. Key responsibilities include:

o    Support migration of S2P processes from countries throughout Americas to San Jose, Costa Rica
o    Prepare S2P related process documentation (process maps and work instructions)
o    Process internal and 3rd party vendor invoices
o    Prepare and process vendor payments
o    Answer and resolve vendor and AP workflow queries
o    Support vendor’s accounts maintenance and reconciliation



•    Minimum 6 months of experience in a financial shared service center supporting multiple countries / business units will be an asset, no experience: university graduated 
•    Diversified Industrial Products/Manufacturing industry experience preferred
•    Prior experience in finance & accounting functions in a shared services environment
•    Ability to work in culturally diverse teams with many levels of personnel
•    Ability to work with deadlines
•    Experience with ERPs as a plus


•    Undergraduate degree in Finance / Accounting / Business Administration
•    Very good command of English 
•    Accounting background
•    Good 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



Values: Integrity, Accountability, Inclusion, Innovation, Teamwork

Escazú, SJ, CR, 10202

City:  Escazú
State:  SJ
Country/Region:  CR
Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  119255
Alternative Locations:  Ultrapark
Function:  Finance & Accounting

Job Segment: Accounts Payable, Accounting, Finance