Financial Controller-Brazil-Single Candidates

General Information

Masterminds Corporation
Job Type:
Accounting/ Finance
Date Posted:
Dec 01, 2017
Employee Type:
Full-Time Employee


A leading Holding company is looking for an experienced Financial Controller to oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying its financial transactions in its branch in Brazil.

Financial Controller responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing and managing month-end close procedures. A successful Financial Controller combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles in the Import/Export and Trade industry to analyze financial reports and forecasts. The ideal candidate has also experience collaborating and/or managing a team of accountants and junior accountants

• Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivable
• Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
• Conduct bank reconciliations and weekly cash flow management and reporting
• Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
• Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
• Provide technical support and advice on Management accounting issues
• Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
• Manage accounting assistants and bookkeepers
• Prepare financial statements and produce budget/forecast according to schedule
• Conduct tax audits and prepare tax returns
• Conduct internal audits and coordinate with external auditors to ensure compliance
• Plan, assign and review staff’s work
• Conduct month-end and year-end financial close process
• Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
• Liaise with the Headquarters’ Accounting Departments in Bangkok and Beirut

• Minimum of 7 years’ experience as a financial controller, accounting supervisor, chief or senior accountant
• Preferred Age between 35 to 45 and single status
• Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
• In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
• Produce monthly financial accounting statements
• Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
• Hands-on experience with accounting software packages
• Accuracy and attention to detail
• Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
• BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant certification (e.g. CMA or CPA) / MBA will be preferred
• Significant hands-on expertise with general ledger accounting, financial and management reporting, audit preparation, financial analysis, budgeting and forecasting
• Advanced MS Excel skills is a major plus
• Attractive remuneration package
• Knowledge of the Portuguese language is essential, if not, the company will provide training

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