Accounting Analyst

Job Description
This job role may include some or all of the following: preparing and recording, on a timely and accurate basis, the company's financial performance using Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, IBM Accounting Principles and Local Statutory /Tax requirements; performing complex operational/technical accounting and analysis and profitability reporting; providing sound management information and interpretation while ensuring high standards of financial control and analyzing and interpreting financial data, requiring knowledge of accounting theory /tax rules and application of corporate policies, practices and procedures. Employees in this role maintains high sensitivity to control fundamentals and posture for the organization as well as interpret and implement corporate accounting instructions and control procedures relative to both internal and external requirements. Also analyzes recommendations for changes to standards and formulates procedures to address emerging issues not covered under existing standard practices / policies; identifies/defines/and coordinates system change requirements to meet emerging business needs. Provides control and maintenance of assigned general ledger accounts, including account reconciliations and ledger entries. Resolves technical issues, providing both internal and cross functional guidance and expertise. Responsibilities may also include maintenance of accounting systems / applications, including source control and system tie-outs, coordination and control for accounting systems in operational functional area, including scheduling requirements, change requests, education and maintenance; analysis, and review with management, of monthly financial performance (year-to-year, sequential trending). Finally role also includes providing summaries and evaluations of the output and analysis of other professionals in developing consolidated views of profitability / financial positions and provides reviews with the functional director of accounting and finance line and executive management.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

• This opportunity is geared towards Economics and Business Sciences graduates and students.
• Administrative / accounting experience: balancing accounts, reporting and control.
• Experience in system administration and support.
• English: Intermediate to Advanced (both spoken and written)

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

• English: Fluent.
• Portuguese: Intermediate (both spoken and written)
• Being organized, a good team player, and being flexible in stressful situations.

EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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