AtR Analyst Job

Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: San José, CR

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Requisition ID: SHA001931


MSD’s Business Service Center (BSC), located across three regions (Americas, Europe, and Asia), are responsible for the timely and efficient delivery of standardized, global financial processes. The BSC – Americas in San Jose, Costa Rica will be responsible for the execution and delivery of a broad range of financial services and processes across MSD business divisions and markets for the Americas region


 


The AtR Analyst will be responsible for supporting the execution of Accounting to Reporting (AtR) activities such as Cash & Bank accounting, Sales accounting, Intercompany accounting, Fixed Assets accounting, Month end closing operations and period end adjustments, Journals/Accruals/Expenses, Audit, legal requirements and SoX documentation, Balance sheet reconciliation and open items follow up, etc. The objective of this role is to support the AtR team in maintaining a high standard of performance, analysis and follow up of all activities on the market(s) assigned ensuring all entries into the ERP system are completed and accurate.


 


Position Responsibilities                            


 


Primary responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:


 


•             Support the execution of AtR processes across all America’s markets recording them into the ERP System ensuring compliance with all quality and control requirements


•             Execute GL transactional Accounting, clearing and follow-up of Balance Sheet GL accounts, such as banks, prepaid, accruals, intercompany, cost and inventory. The MJE can be calculate or identify by the specialist or delivery by the other teams.


•             Support the completion Balance Sheet Account reconciliations and follow-up of open items


•             Prepare documentation and reports for audit purpose


•             Populate all manual trackers related to AtR processing


•             Record Asset value and activate fixed assets; execute Asset transfers / Disposal / Retirement


•             Calculate, validate, record and review monthly depreciation


•             Monthly reconcile GL with sub ledgers of Accounts Payable, Receivables and Fixed Assets


•             Be accountable for the accuracy and support documentation of every manual journal entry


•             Achieve required accuracy on all defined KPIs and SLA’s


•             Work closely with other team members to effectively manage workload and gain exposure to multiple finance and business disciplines within MSD


 

Qualifications


•             Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance


•             Minimum of 1 year of experience in a finance or accounting department of a multinational company (Pharmaceutical industry a plus, managing US market a plus)


•             Business-level English and Spanish language skills (speaking and writing)


•             Experience in double entry accounting


•             Team player with a focus on collaboration


•             Ability to operate independently and navigate through change or uncertainty


•             Problem solving and analytical skills with a proactive management style to implement new processes


•             Strong communication, interpersonal, and organization skills required


•             Demonstrated commitment to education and professional development


•             Demonstrated experience in shared services and/or migrations projects (knowledge transfer, process documentation, project management, status reporting and stakeholder relationship management)


 


Technical Skills Requirements


•             Controllership / Internal controls knowledge SOX based


•             ERP system experience and competency (SAP required).


•             Intermediate to Advanced PC skills (MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint) required


•             Works effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, under pressure and with a high degree of professionalism


•             Competency or certification in platforms: Balance Sheet Reconciliation (BlackLine a plus), Banking (FinKit and/or CMM a plus), Payroll (ADP – APA a plus)


•             Willingness and be flexible to business travel


 



Job: Shared Services
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Employee Status: Regular
Travel:
Number of Openings: 1
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Company Trade Name: MSD


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