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  Divisional Staff Accountant
  Company Type: Energy/Commodities Multinational Organization
  Location: South Florida
  Compensation: Commensurate with Experience
  Languages: Fluent English/Spanish
  Job Code: mk/1237
  Date Posted: Completed

Work with finance and administrative personnel in the operating companies and the world headquarters in Miami.

The company has offices in:
Argentina, Brazil, Congo (Africa), El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Paraguay.

Main focus is on monthly financial accounting and management reporting, with significant emphasis on internal controls and treasury activities.

Job Tasks:

Monthly accounting:

  • Assist in review and analysis of operating companies financial accounting, both in local GAAP and under IAS.
  • Assist in review and analysis of operating companies management reporting.
  • Perform Miami office financial accounting and assist with management reports.
  • Assist in preparation of consolidated PEI financial and management reports
  • Assist in IAS training for operating company personnel and act as resource for compliance with standards, esp. newly issued standards.

Period Reporting:

Provide tracking and review of operating companies period reporting, e.g.
  • Daily Sales report
  • Daily Inventory report
  • Weekly Cash Flow report
  • Weekly Receivables report
  • Monthly Cash Flow and Receivables report
  • Highlight issues derived from such reporting and develop solutions or corrections.

    Audit & Process Review:

    • Both assist and drive internal and external audits of operating company financial accounting and internal controls, focusing heavily on cash and inventory procedures.
    • Help develop policies and procedures as required to ensure adequate internal controls are in place both in-country and in Miami.
    • Assist in any due diligence work needed on an ad hoc basis.

    Inter/Intra-company accounting and reporting:

    • Prepare any inter- and/or intra-company accounting entries needed at the group level, as well as prepare rollup reports of the entire group inter-company situation with parent and affiliate entities.
    • Help review and analyze operating companies inter- and intra-company reporting, ensuring any out-of-balance items are corrected immediately.

    Budgets & Forecasts:

    • Assist in the development and review of annual operating and financial budgets, as well as any interim forecasts required. Focus on cash and inventory forecasting.
    • Bachelors Degree in Finance or Accounting.
    • Excellent analytical, written and verbal communication skills, and project management experience.
    • Solid knowledge of US and international accounting standards
    • Sound understanding of accounting systems as user
    • Solid knowledge of Microsoft, Windows, Excel, Word & PowerPoint.
    • Very strong verbal & written communication skills.
    • Bilingual English, Spanish (Portuguese is a plus).
    • The ability to work in a fast paced growth environment.
    • 3-5 years experience in decision making and general role as accountant

      Cover Letter: Please include cover letter with salary requirements when responding.

      Work Authorization: Must have legal residency.
      For consideration include resume as a Microsoft Word attachment or as text and submit to Margaret Kurtzman and reference the job title and reference number.
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