Financial Analyst

    • Alajuela, Costa Rica



Job Description

Business Summary

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Job Role and Responsibilities:

The position will have responsibilities around financial planning and analysis work for the WWBO Organization. The role will include analysis and review of the monthly forecast and actuals close for several cost centers of the WWBO organization (Finance & Ops).

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for day-to-day financial support for the Finance & Ops organization
  • Ensuring proper and timely execution of month-end close, forecast, and reporting activities for OPEX actuals including headcount.
  • Support ad-hoc management reporting and analysis, as needed.
  • Track, process and validate accruals for several cost centers & accounts.
  • Prepare standard reporting packages each period for the business and finance management consumption.
  • Enhance budgeting and forecasting processes through continuous improvement efforts
  • Assist in projects owned by senior members of the team, share best practices, identify gaps, drive change and help determine priorities.
  • Work collaboratively with business and finance partners to provide planning and reporting services for assigned functions, that translate into operational and financial information.
  • Work with multiple business partners, develop an understanding of their business and translate that into operational and financial information.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values and standards of ethics and integrity


Required Skills:
  • Knowledge of the MS office package. Excel skills are necessary.
  • Strong analytical skills and capability to communicate valuable insights from data.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in both English and Spanish
  • Team player, able to work well in a very open team environment and under pressure
  • Strong planning, and organization skills, including ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Initiative to solve problems.


Preferred Skills:
  • Degree in Business, Finance or related fields.
  • 2 years of experience in Financial Planning and Analysis roles.
  • Ability and experience working in cross functional teams.
  • Motivated individual with a desire to learn and to grow in a fast-moving environment.
  • Confidence to ask for help to his or her peers and/or superiors.
  • Quick learner and interested in developing his or her career in a fast pace and challenging environment.


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