Staff Accountant in Lagunilla, Heredia at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 9/2/2021

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Transform Your Tomorrow...Today at Curtiss-Wright

At Curtiss-Wright, you have the opportunity to transform the way our customers do business, as well as transform your career. Our entrepreneurial environment provides our employees with excellent experiences that enable them to develop their skills through stretch assignments and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the industry. At Curtiss-Wright, you will have the opportunity to contribute from day one. And...that's just the beginning of how we help you transform your tomorrow.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.

The Opportunity | Staff Accountant

As a Staff Accountant on our Finance Center of Excellence team, you will report to the Accounting Manager and work closely with the Senior Accounting Team. You will be responsible for accounting close processes, monthly Journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations. The job responsibilities include but are not limited to; preparing journal entries accurately and timely for the monthly accounting close cycle; preparing reconciliations for balance sheet accounts; summarizing and interpreting accounting results, maintaining an adequate system of accounting records and ensuring consistent application and compliance with company policies, generally accepted accounting principles and local statutory requirements.

This is a great opportunity to enhance your accounting skills in an exciting environment!

Your Challenge:

  • Ensure compliance with policies, procedures, and internal controls to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting in accordance with GAAP and company policy
  • Ownership of all preparer tasks for the assigned functional accounting areas, including accurate and timely preparation of journal entries and relevant supporting documentation.
  • Prepare properly supported balance sheet reconciliations timely and accurately; investigate and resolve reconciling differences in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a focus on continuous improvement, identifying opportunities to increase efficiency.
  • Create and maintain documentation of processes and procedures.

Your Expertise:

  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with peers, and cross-functionally within the company.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel (PivotTables, Vlookups, macros, formulas, etc.)
  • Strong analytical and technical accounting research skills
  • Highly motivated, detail oriented, deadline driven, and ability to communicate effectively
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP and SOX
  • BS/BA Degree in Accounting
  • 4-6 years relevant Accounting experience required.
  • Knowledge and experience with payroll accounting, intercompany accounting, fixed asset accounting and/or general ledger.


This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of an incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a complete listing of activities, duties or responsibilities. An Incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required.


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