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Supv, Accounting

Req # JR - 042493 Location Heredia, Provincia de Heredia, Costa Rica Job Category Finance Date posted 06/09/2021

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At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You'll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients.

Baxter's products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work.

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives—where your purpose accelerates our mission.

This position will be responsible for supervising the record, reconciliation and tracking of the activities mainly related to Accrual & Long-Term Liabilities for Americas region. In addition, supervise the completion of the month end close activities and prepare reports to support corporate organization to disclosure Baxter Financial Statements.

 Main Responsibilities

Responsible for leadership and supervision of accounting staff including 4 Sr Analyst, 4 Analyst.

Prepares, review and approve Accruals & Long-term liabilities reconciliations.

Ensure SOx compliance and continuous improvement for all processes.

Ensure the services are provided according to the service level agreements (SLAs) approved by customers.

Track performance management objectives and development plans for the team members. Facilitate problem resolution with other customers.

Partner with the Service Delivery partner (Genpact) in the day to day activities.

Explain and enforce comp any rules, policies and regulations.

Ensure MEC is execution and completed on time.

Revision of Financial Statements and variances for all AL & LLIAB accounts.

Review journal entries on a monthly basis.


Provide accounting and financial services to support the organization in order to provide accurate and reasonable financial statements and disclose proper performance information to Baxter’s shareholders.

Four Senior Financial Analysts and four Financial Analysts reports to this position. Accrual & long-term liabilities process, JEs and Reconciliations for all the entire Americas are under her/his scope. Her/his main stakeholders are: Treasury, Corporate, Consolidations and the CoE.





Bachelor degree in business administration or accounting

External: 5+years previous work experience in similar positions.

Languages: English level (at least B2+). Portuguese is a plus.

Strong accounting knowledge and proved experience

Experience on Transition Processes (migration of process)


Proficiency in Excel

Systems knowledge: JDE 8.12/PRMS/HFM


Reasonable Accommodations

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