Edwards Lifesciences Assoc. Analyst, Accounting - Trainee in Valencia, Spain
- Provide advice, guidance, analysis, and reporting of financial information.
Research variance details to identify anomalies and key drivers, and provide explanations 30
Prepare and process month-end journal entries; prepare balance sheet account reconciliations; gathering data and generating reports in support of trend analysis as well as providing complex administrative support including processing reimbursement invoices
Assist in analyzing weekly and monthly trends (e.g., expense, fringes)
Gather information to be used in presentations for management
Prepare monthly tax declarations (e.g. VAT) and intrastat reporting
Assist team to ensure Edwards compliance by applying knowledge of applicable regulations (e.g., Sunshine Act, SOX, GAAP financials, SEC, IRS) to develop explanations for internal and external auditors
Other incidental duties: May be required to work on tasks of team members. Collaborate with team members to prepare responses to tax advisors and fiscal authorities/entities and handle audit requests
#LI-AM1 Qualifications Education/Experience
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Accounting or Finance; or certification in Accounting or Finance with 1 year previous related experience.
Experience working in an international company.
Good computer skills in MS Office Suite, including advanced Excel and ability to operate general office machinery
Good written and verbal communication skills in English and local language
Good interpersonal relationship skills
Good problem-solving and critical thinking skills
Good knowledge and understanding of Edwards policies, procedures, and guidelines relevant to accounting
Good understanding of international accounting principles (e.g., U.S GAAP, IFRS), local GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)
Good knowledge of financial concepts and principles
Ability to manage confidential information with discretion
Strict attention to detail
Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels
Ability to manage competing priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work in a team environment, including immediate supervisor and other team members in the section or group
Ability to build stable working internal/external relationships
Adhere to all EHS rules and requirements and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control
Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 13,000 individuals worldwide.
For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.