Xerox Analyst I, Accounting in Saint James, Jamaica

Xerox is a global business services, technology and document management company helping organizations manage their business processes and information. Since the invention of xerography just over 75 years ago, we have continued engineering how the world works by applying our experience in imaging, business process, analytics, automation and human centric design to make a real difference for our customers and their customers. We have changed the way the world shops, learns, parks, does banking, receives healthcare and, of course – works.

Headquartered in Norwalk, Conn., Xerox has more than 140,000 employees and does business in more than 180 countries. Together, we provide business process services, printing equipment, hardware and software technology for managing information -- from data to documents. Learn more at www.xerox.com.

Purpose:

• Responsible for the production of consolidated financial and/or regulatory reporting from a legal entity perspective for internal and external bodies, in accordance with statutory and regulatory requirements.

• Performs a variety of moderately complex finance & accounting functions within the Accounting department.

Scope:

Specific:

• Requires knowledge and experience in own discipline; still acquiring higher level knowledge and skills.

• Builds knowledge of the organization, processes, and customers.

• Solves a range of straightforward problems; uses previous experience to identify solutions.

• Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction.

General:

• Builds knowledge of the organization, processes and customers

• Requires knowledge and experience in own discipline; still acquiring higher level knowledge and skills

• Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction

• Moderate decision making authority guided by policies, procedures, and business operations protocol

Primary Responsibilities:

• Prepares journal entries; maintains and reconciles ledger accounts

• Balances books or accounts and prepares profit/loss, income and balance sheet statements

• Reviews and verifies the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications assigned to various records

• Prepares and analyzes financial statements and monthly reports

• Prepares balance sheet reconciliation and margin trend analysis

• Assists with audits by providing supporting records and documentation

• Conducts studies and develops solutions for improving accounting processes

• Prepares and analyzes tax records and reports

• Prepares local, state and federal tax returns

• Assists in preparing statistical and financial reports

• Maintains records and performs miscellaneous tax assignments

• All other duties as assigned

• Alternate text from requisitions:

• Prepares journal entries; maintains and reconciles ledger accounts.

• Balances books or accounts and prepares profit/loss, income and balance sheet statements.

• Reviews and verifies the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications assigned to various records.

• Prepares and analyzes financial statements and monthly reports.

• Prepares balance sheet reconciliation and margin trend analysis.

• Assists with audits by providing supporting records and documentation.

• Conducts studies and develops solutions for improving accounting processes.

• Prepares and analyzes tax records and reports.

• May interact with external counter-parties (e.g. vendors)

• Responds to routine questions related to area of responsibility.

Candidate Education:

Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance

Professional Certifications:

Preferred Accounting Certification applicable to the geographic area of the role (may be required in some geographies)

Candidate Background:

Minimum Has attained knowledge and experience in own discipline through prior work experience.

Minimum Knowledge of accounting principles and practices

Minimum Competent with advanced features & database functionality of Microsoft Excel and Access

Minimum Knowledge of finance principles and relevant internal policies

Minimum Knowledge of local, state and federal laws regarding accounting, finances and taxation

Minimum Proficiency in relevant accounting software

Minimum Proven analytical skills with high degree of attention to accuracy and detail

Minimum Excellent planning and organizing skills

Minimum Effective communications skills, strong business acumen and financial skills

Minimum Demonstrates a proactive approach to work with initiative and drive

Minimum Ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a team oriented environment

Minimum Able to maintain confidentiality in all assignments and tasks

Additional Role Requirements:

Usual hours are: Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm

Schedule is a guide only, must be flexible and able to work overtime if the project designates.

Light lifting and moving of computer equipment and related accessories may be required

Xerox is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law. People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply or compete for employment with Xerox may request such accommodation(s) by sending an e-mail to accommodations@xerox.com. Be sure to include your name, the job you are interested in, and the accommodation you are seeking.

Job: Accounting

Organization: HRS Capability-X000003001

Title: Analyst I, Accounting

Location: JM-Saint James-Montego Bay

Requisition ID: 16030335