Senior Accountant / Bilingual in Spanish      Remote USA

Fair Trade Outsourcing (“FTO”) is seeking an experienced Senior Accountant. The ideal candidate will possess a wealth of experience in accounting and auditing, as is well-versed in GAAP and IFRS, advanced MS Excel skills including formulas, VLOOKUPs, and pivot tables, and exceptional analytical abilities with meticulous attention to detail are a must.
In this critical role, you will coordinate with accounting teams on four continents. Reporting directly to the company’s Global Controller, you will work closely to manage the company’s global finances.

Responsibilities & Goals

  • Prepare general ledger entries and ensure the accuracy of entries to ledger accounts. Drive a month-end close process to be in compliance with US GAAP and IFRS.
  • Ensure reconciliations for balance sheet accounts, and income statement accounts, including cash, revenue, FX gain/loss, and prepare consolidated financial statements and workbook for management.
  • Responsible for the consolidation of all FTO subsidiaries into an offline excel based consolidation report, including P&L, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow statements, and providing first level variance review of US and Mexico results.
  • Responsible for preparation and submission of statutory reports.
  • Assist in answering accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.
  • Manage continuous process improvement to help drive efficiency and accuracy of the financials.
  • Assist with the preparation of all investor and external reporting.
  • Assist with external audit requests and PBC items.
  • Shall formulate strategies and continuously improve programs, systems, and policies in implementing, analyzing, and reporting financial data and strategic position to efficiently run the business operation.
  • Provide operational management support specifically in implementing overall strategic plans, strengthening internal controls, and regulatory compliance.
  • Attends meetings with internal and external parties.
  • Reconciles processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances then verifies posted accounting ledgers.
  • Oversee proper documentation and procedure related to general ledgers, and generating consolidated financial reports (I/S, Balance Sheet, COS)
  • Facilitate communication/resolution of accounting issues related to all facets of activities.
  • Support the year-end close and the annual audits.
  • Perform ad hoc projects, analysis and data extractions as assigned


  • At least 8-10 years of accounting experience showing progression of breath and depth of technical accounting.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting.

  • CPA

  • 3+ years of supervisory experience with a portion of it being in a supervisory role

  • Advanced & thorough knowledge of U.S. GAAP, IFRS

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills

  • Advanced knowledge of Quickbooks

  • Experience with other ERP systems (i.e. Netsuite, Oracle, SAP)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities

  • Strong leadership skills with a dedication to driving and achieving results.

  • Knowledge of employee relationship building and performance management techniques

  • Bilingual in Spanish