CommScope, Inc. Bilingual Accountant II in Joliet, Illinois

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We are currently recruiting for an Bilingual Accountant II to join our team in Joliet, IL.

JOB SUMMARY:

Under minimal supervision, responsible for the more complex activities associated with maintaining ledger accounts and for developing financial statements and reports. Will work in a Shared Services environment and will have responsibilities for Central and Latin America (CALA) entities. Works closely with TMF (third party provider), HR, accounts payables, and various other finance and accounting functions within CommScope, as well as outside of CommScope (e.g. auditors, attorneys, etc.).

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Performs month-end accounting close for CALA entities

  • Prepares complex journal entries and account reconciliations in accordance with company policy

  • Prepares standard and specialized financial reports (Balance Sheets and Income Statements) and performs analysis to summarize current and projected company financial position

  • Performs accounting functions for CALA entities including financial statement preparation, payroll, payment processing, T&E reporting, etc.

  • Supports internal and external audit requests, statutory reporting, corporate quarterly requests for filing of 10-Q, and annual corporate requests for filing of 10-K.

  • Coordinates and supports income tax preparation, VAT tax filings preparation and transfer study preparation

  • Assists in the development and compliance of internal controls, accounting policies and procedures

  • Interacts with internal customers in CommScope’s global organization

  • Assigned to special projects as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A completed Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required and CPA preferred with a minimum of 3 years of Accounting experience

  • Bi-lingual in Spanish

  • SAP and HFM experience preferred

  • Positive attitude

  • Keeps composure

  • Proven perseverance

  • Ability to work with changing priorities and deadlines

  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

  • Proven to be a team player

  • Proven excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Self-motivated

  • Works well with complexities

  • Ability to work overtime during month-end and as needed to help achieve organizational goals

  • Proficient using Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, Outlook)

It is the policy of CommScope to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities. CommScope does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age or any other characteristics as protected by law. Furthermore, this contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.