Accounting Analyst - Veracruz

Kongsberg Maritime, a subsidiary of KONGSBERG, is a global marine technology company, providing innovative and reliable technology solutions for all marine industry sectors including merchant, offshore, subsea, and naval. Headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway, the company has manufacturing, sales, and service facilities in 34 countries. Kongsberg Maritime is a market leader in systems for positioning, surveying, navigation, and automation. Important markets include countries with significant offshore and shipyard industries. We are determined to provide our customers with innovative and reliable marine electronics that ensure optimal operation at sea.

At KONGSBERG, we believe in tackling challenging problems and delivering extreme performance for extreme conditions. We do that through excellent products and services developed for delivering the greatest benefits to our customers.

KONGSBERG is a leading global technology group. Throughout our proud two-hundred-year history, we have continuously advanced, applying innovative solutions to the needs of our customers, partners, and society at large. We believe diversity is our strength. By fostering an inclusive and diverse culture we nurture and ensure space for different perspectives and ideas. We work determined to mature and improve our ability to utilize our diversity and culture of differences to create positive business results.

KONGSBERG – Protechting People & Planet


Our Global Customer Support division is responsible for Kongsberg Maritimes services, upgrades, and support in the aftermarket. Our 2300 employees are present in 35 different countries around the world. During the operational lifetime of more than 30.000 installations, we ensure cost-efficient delivery of services, upgrades, and spare parts to secure availability and predictability to our customers.

Finance department is a part of the KM Global Customer Support division and Financial Accounting main area of expertise lies within supporting the business to achieve the rules, processes, and standards for financial record keeping, also supporting the systems that produce financial statements.

The Accounting Analyst reports to Finance Manager LATAM but has close relationship and reporting lines to the Country Manager in Mexico and the Finance Regional Manager-Americas.

The Accounting Analyst creates effective financial data analysis for the company. Develops financial documentation for organizational decision-makers and interpret large amounts of accounting reports for future financial decisions, analyzes the company's data to understand the trends, risks and opportunities that can inform Managers decisions.

Main responsibilities:
• Collaborate with the external accounting and finance team to obtain and request required data to analyze.
• Download, Sort and analyze large volumes of accounting data, and present reports of findings once data has been analyzed.
• Monthly Impo/Expo conciliation- Ensure the Final Cost determination.
• Prepare the accruals for Importation VAT, and perform monthly review vs Customs Broker Report
• Balance sheet account reconciliations to ensure transactional accuracy and compliance.
• INVENTORY / PURCHASES Control and Electronic File.
• Support on preparation of journal entries and reconciliation for month end.
• Weekly Review of transactions, support documents, journal postings, etc. for accuracy, consistency, authorizations, and compliance.
• Monitor transactions in both accounting systems for clearing and outstanding items.
• Perform PnL account reconciliations and perform variance analysis.
• Resolve any releases errors from CONTPAQ.
• Supervise release of Local Updates and Patches for correct ERP upgrade
• Support the month-end closing activities to ensure accurate financials in accordance with the Regional and Corporate deadlines.
• Assist with quarterly, yearly, and monthly reconciliation, including AR and AP reports.
• Assist with audit and tax requests as needed.
• Assist in other duties as needed and directed.

Authority:
• Drive and report improvements to mitigate risk or improve accounting process.
• Monitor records from External CPAs to detect any error.
• Create reports to monitor communicating them as appropriate to Finance Manager.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting.
• Confident in the use of software programs relating to finance: CONTPAQ / MICROSOFT DYNAMICS AX
• Good advance written and spoken English skills.
• Fluent written and spoken in Spanish.
• Knowledge about most subjects within Tax discipline.
• Good knowledge regarding various classification requirements.
• Minimum 3 years’ experience in a CPA Firm

Skills:
• Strong communication and writing skills.
• Excellent analytical and numeric report skills.
• Critical thinking and problem-solving ability.
• Attention to detail.
• Collaborative work capabilities, Able to work as part of a team.
• Positive attitude, cope with challenges and finding solutions.
• Go-ahead spirit and target oriented.
• Highly organized with the ability to prioritize own workload.
• Focus on the internal & external customer’s needs and expectations.

Work Location: Veracruz/Mexico

Closing date: June 23rd, 2024.