Lead Accountant - Brazil

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Sao Paulo



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You may occasionally be required to travel for business

Description and Requirements


"At BMC trust is not just a word - it's a way of life!" 

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Job Description: Lead Accountant
Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil

Main Responsibilities:

  • US GAAP & Local Accounting Principles (BR GAAP) 
  • Coordinate with local accounting firm
  • Balance sheet Account reconciliations 
  • Intercompany transaction accounting 
  • Revenue recognition
  • Support to the employees on expense policies, insurance policy and travel policy.
  • FP&A: Budget Planning and expense inquiry.
  • Cashflow planning

The basic requirements are:

  • Bachelor degree in Public Accounting
  • Accounting experience 5 to 10 years
  • Experience in a multi-national org
  • Professional English language level written and spoken
  • Polite and clear communication
  • Good Microsoft Excel skills
  • Hybrid attendance (2-3 days per week) 

Nice to haves are:

  • Experience in a big four firm (Deloitte, KPMG, EY, PWC)
  • CRC Active (Certification of accounting)
  • Experience in IT companies
  • Experience in a public company
  • One Stream reporting
  • Oracle ERP

This person needs to be able to work under pressure, and with a quick paced rhythm. Candidate must communicate professionally at all times. Numeric analytics is important to evaluate financial statements and its variances. Communication skills are needed in both Portuguese and English as this employee will speak with people in different countries, so being able to build internal relations is key.

This position will report to the Brazil Country controller.

Our commitment to you! 


BMC’s culture is built around its people. We have 6000+ brilliant minds working together across the globe. You won’t be known just by your employee number, but for your true authentic self. BMC lets you be YOU! 


If after reading the above, You’re unsure if you meet the qualifications of this role but are deeply excited about BMC and this team, we still encourage you to apply! We want to attract talents from diverse backgrounds and experience to ensure we face the world together with the best ideas! 


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