Accounting Analyst

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The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, known by its Spanish acronym, CIMMYT®, is a not-for-profit agricultural research for development organization with partners in over 100 countries. Please refer to our website for more information:

CIMMYT is seeking a self-motivated, and service-oriented professional for the position of Accounting Analyst to ensure that all Accounting Unit-related information is properly recorded with accuracy, efficiency, and integrity.

The position is based at CIMMYT’s campus in Texcoco, State of Mexico, located 45 km northeast of Mexico City, Mexico.

Specific duties:

  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of Accounts Payable and Fixed Assets processes including but not limited to:
    • Supporting documentation and fiscal requirements review.
    • Booking of purchase orders, petty cash reimbursements, checks issuance, prepayments and expense allocation for multi-currency operations.
    • A.T. posting and its refunding process.
    • Liaise with representatives of the Mexican Ministry of Treasury.
    • Adequate coding of expenditures.
    • Process payment proposals in accordance with the payment schedule and confirm payment details to suppliers.
    • Vendor and fixed assets master databases set-up and maintenance.
    • Send accounts statements of corporate credit cards and personal accounts.
    • Posting of fixed asset transactions for HQ, Experimental Stations, and Regional Offices including activations, deactivations, transfers, sales, work in progress, and depreciation.
    • Conduct auctions of fixed assets.
    • Perform annual counting of fixed assets.
    • Assign new or damaged inventory tags to fixed assets.
  • Monthly accounting closing per deadlines, including appropriate accruals booking, prepayments closing, account reconciliations, kpi’s and financial analysis.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable policies and both local and foreign regulations.
  • Validate and track information provided for internal and external audits.
  • Ensure adherence to internal controls and policies and improve performance measurements and quality controls.
  • Enhance workflows and procedures.
  • Provide excellent internal and external customer service by resolving questions and issues quickly and accurately.
  • Support users for ERP’s operation.
  • Participate in ERP updates to enhance efficiency and business requirements.
  • Lead on assigned projects related to Accounting Unit.
  • Support the implementation of employee expense reporting tools and provide support to users.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the manager.

Required academic qualifications, skills, and attitudes:


  • The selected candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related fields.
  • The selected candidate must have at least 1-3 years of experience in a similar position.
  • The selected candidate must show an expertise level in the usage of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.).
  • The selected candidate must show knowledge of managing Financial Systems, ERPs, databases, data extraction methods, report presentations, and analytical skills. Experience in the usage of MS Dynamics is desirable.
  • Intermediate level of English (written and conversational). English will be tested and the candidate should score a minimum of B1 on CEFR.
  • The selected candidate must exhibit the following competencies: Critical Thinking, Communication, Teamwork, and Client Orientation.

CIMMYT offers an attractive remuneration package and support for continuous professional development. In addition to the provisions of the Mexican Labor Law, our package of benefits includes a year-end bonus (40 days), vacation premium (56%), life and medical insurance, supermarket coupons, savings fund, social Mexican benefits (IMSS, SAR / Infonavit).

Candidates must apply online to M21196 Accounting Analyst. Screening and follow-up will begin on Friday, January 13th, 2023. For more information on the recruitment process, please contact Carlos Lem.

 Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Foreign national candidates must have legal documents to work in Mexico.

This position will remain open until filled. 

CIMMYT is an equal-opportunity employer. It fosters a multicultural work environment that values gender equality, teamwork, and respect for diversity. Women are encouraged to apply.

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