Operate within and observe all relevant and applicable laws of Panama.
Develop standard working procedures and actively participate in Finance process in order to optimize processes
Ensure work is executed in compliance with COSO, quality and internal control standards and procedures.
As a crucial member of the Finance team, should be required to :
o Perform audits.
o Develop and Document processes and procedures
o Identify process improvements and rationalizations
o Give support and execute the specific assignments as a key member of the Finance team.
Develop, implement and audit internal control and compliance procedures.
Enhance the application of the JD Edwards ERP system
Liaise and develop strong working relationship, with departmental Superintendents and Managers.
Engage with the FQM Way culture across the business Smarter, Bolder, Driven, Together
Act as deputy for Management Accounting and Financial Accounting superintendents if required.
Perform any other duties as assigned.
Skills, Knowledge & Experience
A Tertiary Qualification in Accounting or Finance related field.
CA / CPA qualifications, ideally supplemented with internal audit and / or internal control experience
Excellent communication, and interpersonal skills.
Proven ability to identify, analyses and understand optimization opportunities..
Excellent analytical skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to facilitate accurate transfer of information in both an upward
and downward direction.
Ability to work under pressure in a sometimes stressful environment.
Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
Minimum of 5 years’ direct experience performing a similar internal controls function in a large industrial company.
Experience with JDEdwards will be highly regarded.
Fluency in English and Spanish highly regarded.