Chief Accountant

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Rio de Janeiro, , Brazil

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Job description

Our client, an international Drilling Company is looking for a Chief Accountant to work in their project in Rio de Janeiro.
Job Description

  • Management of the activities in respect of the local accounting standards, IFRS requirements, Brazil law and local legislation;
  • Ensure compliance with Brazilian tax law;
  • Deal and coordinate with the external and internal audit;
  • Development, maintenance and improvement of an Internal Control System in accordance with local law, internal and audit recommendations;
  • Preparation of a flow chart of documents and information;
  • Follow up of all internal control procedures;
  • Day to day management of important accounting issues
  • Development and maintenance of a chart of account in conformity with the activity, Company Group and Brazil GAAP requirements;
  • Review the accounting situation (bookkeeping), the working papers and supporting documents and files;
  • Deal and coordinate with the internal audit commission;
  • Team management;
  • Other activities related to the function.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting;
  • Preferably ACCA member;
  • Fluent English and Portuguese;
  • Must be Brazilian or have a Brazilian work permit;
  • Experience that is genuinely required to perform at the above functions at the necessary level;
  • Large experience in accountancy roles in Brazil;
  • Big4 experience is a plus (or local audit company);
  • Availability to travel across Brazil and internationally.