Senior Accounting Associate

Organization
Vera Solutions
Location
São Paulo
Job Type
Full-time
Deadline for Applications
09/21/2021
How to Apply
Complete the online application form
Where to Apply
https://verasolutions.formstack.com/forms/2021_brazil_senior_accounting_associate

Join Vera solutions innovative, global team using technology to transform the way the social sector engages with data. They run on passion, blending diverse skill sets and experiences with a collective mission to help organizations tackle challenges and achieve greater impact. They encourage all staff to push their own boundaries and drive the company in exciting new directions. As a social enterprise and certified B Corporation, they reinvest a majority of their profits in their growth and continued pursuit of their mission and vision.

Position Overview
They are seeking a talented Senior Accounting Associate to oversee the daily financial and accounting operations for their Brazil hub. The Senior Accounting Associate assists and supports the Global Accounting Manager with managing budgets, invoices, expenses, and cash flow. The ideal candidate will also provide support on cross-functional projects, such as equipment management, overseeing facilities for the Brazil office, and collaborating with local lawyers on HR and employment matters.

This role will allow you the opportunity to stretch and grow, gaining experience in the financial operations of a growing global company.

Primary Responsibilities:
Maintain up-to-date general ledger
Reconcile and balance all Brazil accounts
Draw up financial statements (trial balance, income statement, balance sheet)
Collate and analyze account data and generate financial reports
Maintain internal control systems
Manage local accounts payable and accounts receivable
Prepare and send invoices for Brazil based clients
Review business transactions for proper supporting documentation
Assist with audit schedules and inquiries
Contribute to the month-end close and account reconciliations
Communicate with internal departments on billing issues to improve current processes
Reconcile, research, and resolve billing variances when they arise
Assist with payroll preparation
Assist with budget preparation
Support on cross-functional projects, such as equipment management, overseeing facilities for the Brazil office, provide operational support to the local Brazil Director
Collaborate with local lawyers on HR and employment matters

Qualifications and Experience
Essential:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
4+ years experience in accounting or finance
Familiarity with GAAP principles
Excellent analytical skills
Excellent written and verbal communication
Fluency in English and Portuguese
Proficiency in MS Excel and Word
Professional full-cycle accounts payable or accounts receivable experience
Ability and comfort working in a dynamic team-based environment
A detail-oriented focus
The right to work in Brazil

Desirable:
CPA/SAICA/CIMA or other relevant accounting certification (full or partly qualified)
Expertise in internal controls and technical accounting
Familiarity with local, state, federal, and international tax regulation, especially in a US company
Experience using Salesforce
Experience using NetSuite
Fluency in Spanish

Additional Information

Please complete the online application form: https://verasolutions.formstack.com/forms/2021_brazil_senior_accounting_associate