Project Accountant (Mexico)

Job Locations MX-Mexico City
Requisition ID
20049212
Job Category
Finance
Travel Requirements
25%

Are you a problem solver, explorer, and knowledge seeker – always asking, “What if?” 

 

If so, then you may be the new team member we’re looking for. Because at SAS, your curiosity matters – whether you’re developing algorithms, creating customer experiences or answering critical questions. Curiosity is our code, and the opportunities here are endless. 

 

What we do  

We’re the leader in analytics. Through our software and services, we inspire customers around the world to transform data into intelligence. Our curiosity fuels innovation, pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo and changing the way we live. 

 

What you’ll do

We are looking for a Projects Accountant to be part of the Project’s Accounting Team for the Region and works inside the Global Accounting Services for SAS, reporting to the Head of Project’s Accounting in Latin America. The main activity is to handle the accounting processing, originated from the operation of the Projects Service Delivery and through the Projects Module of the system. Such activities consist in ensuring accuracy of cost, work in progress, revenue recognition, expenses and the following up on the billing for Consulting Services, creating efficiencies, providing visibility to the business, measuring the performance and profit of the projects and in compliance with local legal requirements in each country.

 

You will:

  • Monitor and continuously enhance the work in progress, cost in progress, revenue recognition and invoicing process for Consulting projects inside the Project’s Module of the system, promoting the highest quality standards and best practices, with high level of reaction to the business, while at the same time assuring the compliance with policies and General Accounting Accepted Principles.
  • Ensure the correct allocation of consulting costs to projects, according to the hours spent on each project and the rate per hour from consultants for Time & Materials projects and ensure the completeness of the cost and revenue for Fixed Price Projects.
  • Ensure the correct invoicing of projects according to the billable hours from consulting services provided to customers and according to the services level and consulting hour rate as agreed in the contract.
  • Promote a robust, clear, and transparent workflow for all the accounting transactions originated in the operation and for the reporting of project’s financial performance. Ensure high controls, security, clean accounting, automated processes, and the ability to provide clear and accurate information.
  • Support the Oracle Fusion’s implementation for the Projects Module in LA, ensuring consistency with the statutory and business requirements.
  • You will act and influence other areas of the organization by making recommendations regarding processes and/or procedures to improve efficiency in the Global Accounting Services Center.

 

What we’re looking for

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Administration.
  • Courses, certifications and diploma in Taxes, Accounting, Controlling, Project Management, Finance, etc.
  • High accounting skills. At least 3 years of experience in accounting related activities that involve deep analysis in cost and revenue.
  • Experience in ERPs implementation and handling, preferable in Oracle Fusion
  • Fluent English, spoken and written
  • Preferrable Master/Post-graduate Degree in Accounting, Finance, Administration, Projects, etc.
  • Preferable 3 years of experience as Project Accountant in a company from the IT Industry
  • Preferable experience or knowledge as a Project Manager

 

Other knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Sense of urgency and experience working in the business operation
  • Strong ethics and firm in convictions, even under pressure
  • Curious mind and promoter of constant innovation
  • Availability to travel (not frequently)

 

Why SAS

We love living the #SASlife and believe that happy, healthy people have a passion for life, and bring that energy to work. No matter what your specialty or where you are in the world, your unique contributions will make a difference. 

Our multi-dimensional culture blends our different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Here, it isn’t about fitting into our culture, it’s about adding to it - and we can’t wait to see what you’ll bring.

 

Additional Information:

Equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered in place of the above qualifications. The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience. Resumes may be considered in the order they are received. 

 

SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.

 

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