M24198 Accounting coordinator

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CIMMYT is a cutting-edge, non-profit, international organization dedicated to solving tomorrow’s problems today. It is entrusted with fostering improved quantity, quality, and dependability of production systems and basic cereals such as maize, wheat, triticale, sorghum, millets, and associated crops through applied agricultural science, particularly in the Global South, through building strong partnerships. This combination enhances the livelihood trajectories and resilience of millions of resource-poor farmers, while working towards a more productive, inclusive, and resilient agrifood system within planetary boundaries. CIMMYT is a core CGIAR Research Center, a global research partnership for a food-secure future, dedicated to reducing poverty, enhancing food and nutrition security, and improving natural resources. For more information, visit cimmyt.org

Specific duties:

  • Manage timely and accurate processing of Accounts Payable and Fixed Assets, including document review, vendor setup, invoice processing, petty cash, checks issuance, expense allocation, central filing, and record all fixed asset transactions.
  • Oversee VAT refunds and liaise with the Mexican Ministry of Treasury.
  • Conduct annual fixed assets inventory at HQ, Experimental Stations, and Regional Offices.
  • Maintain and manage ERP’s Accounts Payable and Fixed Assets modules.
  • Ensure accurate coding of expenditures and improve workflows and procedures.
  • Coordinate monthly accounting closing, including accruals, reconciliations, KPIs, and financial analysis.
  • Validate and track audit information.
  • Ensure compliance with local and foreign regulations.
  • Implement and improve internal controls, policies, and performance measurements.
  • Supervise and develop staff, providing guidance, issue resolution, priority communication, time management skills enhancement, and training.
  • Provide excellent customer service, resolving queries promptly.
  • Act as an ERP expert, participating in updates to enhance efficiency.
  • Lead accounting-related projects.
  • Implement and support an employee expense reporting tool.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related area.
  • The candidate must have 4 to 5 years of working experience in IFRS and ERP implementation.
  • The selected candidate must count with experience coordinating fixed assets and payable accounts.
  • The candidate must have an advanced level of English, (English test will be tested; candidate must score a minimum of C1 as per CEFR).
  • The candidate must have an advance knowledge of ERP’s and Microsoft Office
  • The selected candidate must exhibit the following competencies: Critical thinking, Teamwork, Client Orientation, Problem-Solving decision-making, Negotiation, and Conflict resolution.

Benefits

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 year-end bonus (40 days), vacation premium (56%), life and medical insurance, supermarket coupons, savings fund, social Mexican benefits (IMSS, SAR / Infonavit).

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