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    Maintain customer accounts and reconciliation to identify unresolved/unpaid open items
o    Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives within the O2C function, ensuring that improvements are incorporated in the work routine
o    Ensure robust compliance environment with applicable policies, procedures and processes
o    Execute the cash application process as per company’s policy


Experience:


•    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


Knowledge:


•    Undergraduate degree in Finance / Accounting / Business Administration
•    Strong written and oral communication skills
•    Very good command of English 
•    Accounting background
•    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
•    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

 

Competencies

Values: Integrity, Accountability, Inclusion, Innovation, Teamwork
Location: 

Escazú, SJ, CR, 10202

City:  Escazú
State:  SJ
Country/Region:  CR
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  122473
Alternative Locations:  Ultrapark
Function:  Finance & Accounting


Job Segment: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Accounting, Finance