Staff Accountant (LATAM) - Bilingual - New York - 9594BR

The Staff Accountant works under the direction of their immediate manager to ensure accurate financial statements for LATAM region.

  • Assists LATAM Accounting team with the month-end activities, such as:
    • Analysis of monthly Balance Sheet and P&L reports by entity
    • Review the monthly financial reporting of LATAM entities to the Headquarters
    • Preparation of Journal entries for some entities of LATAM region.
    • Review of Intercompany cross-charges from LATAM to US.
    • Review of monthly Balance sheet reconciliations for all LATAM BU’s.
    • Review the Local to US GAAP reconciliations by entity.
  • Keep updated the monthly checklist for LATAM entities.
  • Assist the LATAM Accounting team with the review of the Statutory financial statements for all entities in the region.
  • Coordinate between LATAM accounting teams and HQ teams (General accounting, Billing, Revenue accounting, Consolidations) to resolve any LATAM accounting issues.
  • Assists in the preparation of additional account analysis for Internal Audits and External Audits.
  • Understands internal control policies and Moody’s Global Accounting Policies (MGAP) with respect to their procedures.
  • Additional ad-hoc duties/projects as assigned by your manager.
Department: FIN
  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • 2-3 years of relevant Accounting/audit experience. Audit experience preferred.
  • Experience working with foreign affiliates desirable.
  • Strong English & Spanish written and communication skills required.
  • Strong PC skills including MS Office, Excel and a major ERP (PeopleSoft preferably).
  • Understand the concepts of Local GAAP and US GAAP.
  • Good organizational skills and attention to details.
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