Serving as the key partner for the Business Unit Manager of the Process Automation, Industrial Automation division, you will be a vital member of its finance team in Panama City, Panama.
You will help to set business strategy in line with wider division and product group strategies.In this role you will provide key support to the business, ensuring accurate tracking and processing of all transactions.
You will translate business strategy into plans and establish measurable targets, evaluate the financial implications of various strategic decisions, identify risks and recommend actions.
This position reports to
Country Holding Officer
Overseeing the business planning and forecasting process for the Process Automation division
Establishing cost structures, productivity optimization and capital efficiency while closely monitoring cash flow and taking relevant actions to improve net working capital
Ensuring compliance with internal guidelines / procedures and external regulatory requirements
Performing financial analysis, reporting to business managers and making suggestions to improve performance, where appropriate
Establishing and overseeing processes and tools to obtain transparent and reliable financial data and business information
Ensuring timely and efficient communication with relevant Controllers, the Accounting Center and others to identify and discuss issues, and suggest improvements
5 years of experience in similar role
A bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Economics or related careers. Desirable registered accountant in the country / suitability and / or tuition
Knowledge in Finance and Accounting processes
Experience with computerized accounting systems and financial reporting software, including SAP
Outstanding attention to detail, accuracy and the ability to multitask
A collaborative, solution-focused approach and strong written and verbal communication skills
Advanced Spanish level. Intermediate-High English level