• Manager Accounting, Brazil

    Location BR-Sao Paulo
    Job ID
    49729
    Function
    Finance
  • Overview

    Manages Accounting staff to develop and prepare all financial statements and month-end closing activities for multiple complex legal entities in a region. Ensures staff accurately reviews and prepares account reconciliations and interprets accounting standards and regulations.  Designs operational procedures and processes that meet audit standards and improve efficiency of department.

    Responsibilities

    • Manages the staff review of month-end closing activities and the preparation of financial statements including income statements, balance sheets, profit-and-loss, and other accounting statements.
    • Leads staff activities for applicable accounting function(s).
    • Integrates accounting practices, procedures, and process improvements in accordance with accounting standards and regulations and manages interim and year-end audits with internal and external auditors.
    • Manages processes to ensure the accurate analysis and reporting of accounting data.
    • Evaluates the accounting and financial impact of operational decsions.
    • Utilizes experitise to select, develop and evaluate Accounting staff to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
    • Manages budget and critical processes for department.
    • Recommends changes and develops improved policy and procedures.
    • Builds and maintains relationships with company and business management
    • Oversees Accounting, Tax, Payroll and Business Finance activities
    • Strong business partner

    Qualifications

    • Preferred Education:
      • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required.  Applicable Accounting certification preferred
      • MBA desirable
    • Preferred Work Experience (years):
      • Minimum of 8 years of experience in Accounting or Finance with prior management/supervisory experience preferred
    • Key Skills and Competencies:
      • Experience with complex Accounting issues
      • Advanced Excel and database skills
      • Advanced experience with ERP systems (i.e. Protheus, Oracle)
      • Demonstrated ability to identify and implement process improvements
      • Demonstrated ability to interface with management  levels across functions
      • Bilingual Portuguese and English; Spanish desireable
      • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and Brazil Taxes

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