Willis Towers Watson Financial Controller in Bogota, Colombia

Financial Controller

Date Posted: June 6, 2018

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Company

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.

The Business

Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW) is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.

The Role

The roll will incude:

• Reporting to Country Finance Director, managing all finance accounting operations

• Coordinating and directing the preparation of the statutory and US GAAP monthly reporting

• Preparing and publishing timely monthly financial statements

• Liaising with FP&A unit during preparation of monthly and quarterly supplementary reports and annual budgets

• Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL and Counsel, Cost Accounting, Inventory

• Accounting and Revenue Recognition

• Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements

• Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting

• Research technical accounting issues for compliance

• Support month-end and year-end close process

• Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting

• Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings

• Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.

The Requirements

We are looking for an experienced financial controller to undertake all aspects of financial accounting management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures. Finance controller responsibilities will also liaise with Accounting and Treasury functions.

Specific requirements are:

• Advanced / Fluent in English language

• Preferable working experience as a Financial Controller/Auditor

• 3+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience

• CPA

• Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures (IFRS)

• Experience with creating financial statements

• Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process

• Excellent accounting software user and administration skills

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JOB SNAPSHOT

  • Employee Type:Regular Full-Time

  • Location:Bogota, Cundinamarca, CO

  • Experience:3 years

  • Date Posted:June 6, 2018