Accountant I - Accounts Receivable

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 O2C Process Delivery Supervisor and be a member of O2C teams focused on Cash Application, Client Credit Management, Dispute Management and Collections. Key responsibilities include:

o    Support migration of O2C processes from countries throughout Americas to San Jose, Costa Rica
o    Prepare O2C related process documentation (process maps and work instructions)
o    Perform cash collection processing (sending reminders, communication via sales channel, direct interaction with customers and sales)
o    Perform cash management activities including cash allocation, bank statements reconciliation and intercompany payments
o    Research and solve payment discrepancies and monitor customer accounts details for non-payments and delayed payments
o    Assist in Credit Management activities (aging analysis, dunning process and ad-hoc queries)
o    Review clients credit risk and limit status and work with internal stakeholders 


•    Minimum 6 months of experience in a financial shared service center supporting multiple countries / business units will be an asset, University graduate; no experience
•    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
•    Strong written and oral communication skills
•    Very good command of English 
•    Good analytical skills. 
•    Ability to identify and resolve problems
•    Good 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
•    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
•    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


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Inclusion, Innovation, Teamwork

Escazú, SJ, CR, 10202

City:  Escazú
State:  SJ
Country/Region:  CR
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  118638
Alternative Locations:  Ultrapark Escazú
Function:  Finance & Accounting

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