Bilingual Accountant

» Bilingual Accountant
Finance & Accounting
in Las Colinas
, TX
Reference: 19-03490

Responsibilities/Purpose and Summary of position:

  • Carry out assigned responsibilities to facilitate accurate and timely closing of general ledgers each month
  • Perform all close steps associated with the variable close for the Cangrejera plant
  • Perform all activity associated with the month-end close for Inventory
  • Recording accruals and other adjustments using journal entries
  • Reviewing assigned accounts to ensure accuracy
  • Preparing/reviewing balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Reviewing legal entity/plant expenses using financial reports to identify potential errors
  • Communicating issues to internal customers (plant/business line controllers, corporate accounting) or other functions, as needed
  • Identifying, solving and/or escalating accounting issues to Team Lead/Manager
  • Continuously improving closing processes and quality
  • Ensuring compliance with policies/procedures and internal controls
  • Assisting with special projects as needed

QualificationsRequired Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:  

  • Microsoft Excel – advanced skill level
  • SAP – System Applications Products or other ERP

Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong knowledge of basic accounting concepts, including cost accounting
  • SAP (or other ERP) experience is helpful
  • Curious to understand “why” and questions existing processes
  • Exhibit a positive, can-do attitude and approaches responsibilities with an open mind
  • Demonstrate a healthy skepticism and effective problem solving and analytical skills
  • Follow through on commitments and demonstrate ownership of results
  • Advanced degree or CPA a plus
  • Bilingual English/Spanish

Required Years Experience:

  • 3-5 years

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting