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Chief Accountant (M/F)


13.06.2022 | Porto | Referência: 2045120


Chief Accountant (M/F)


We are currently recruiting for a Shared Service Center expanding its services. The Chief Accountant has to ensure that Financial and Statutory Statements of the Company's managed are correctly prepared for Statutory, USGAAP and Tax Guidelines.


  • Prepare monthly accounts in compliance with USGAAP and Statutory accounting principles and internal company policies and procedures, within the timeline set by Corporate Management Team;

  • Prepare Monthly, Quarterly and Year-End Financial Reporting to EMEA Accounting Team;

  • Ensure that Financial Statements give a true and fair view of company’s business;

  • Ensure that Statutory Annual Accounts and Tax Returns are filed in on time in cooperation with local tax advisors;

  • Responsible for all Other Statutory and Tax Filings required at the company level (e.g. National Statistics questionnaires; VAT Declarations, among others);

  • Elaborate the 10-K report and Corporate Tax Questionnaires annually;· Responsible for all RTR journal entries, ensuring they are done on a timely and accurate manner and all the supporting documentation are in place;

  • Perform the internal controls in compliance with SOX Requirements;

  • Support RTR Team with the external and internal audit requests;

  • Prepare Balance Sheet and Profit & Loss variance analysis, monthly and quarterly, following the Company thresholds, identifying the main drivers and trigger early warnings of unusual trends or transactions;

  • Improve processes and controls of Finance Information Systems and Internal Controls with objective of simplifying and standardizing the accounting structure and enhancing accuracy of the financial statements.

What you'll need to succeed:

  • Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or related area;

  • Strong technical accounting background with a Professional Accounting Qualification (CPA, TOC or equivalent qualification);

  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant working experience preferably in multinational companies or Share Service Centers;

  • Excellent written and spoken English skills;

  • Experienced working with SAP or another ERP system are essential;