Accountant I

Location BR-SP-Sao Paulo
Job ID
# Positions
Work Location
Works from an office location
Employee Type
Accounting/Finance - Accounting

Overview - External

This position will work for FM Global office in São Paulo and will be part of the Finance team for Latin America.

This position performas routine accounting work including compilation, consolidation, reconciliation and analysis of financial statements to support management.

Responsibilities - External

Prepares reports and conducts routine analysis of limited scope and complexity to reconcile financial data on a timely basis; aids in preparation of ledgers; may contribute to fixed asset or inventory accounting, preparing trial balance or financial statements.  Frequently requires assistance interpreting job tasks as well as determining the best approach to accomplishing a given assignment.  Work is supervised and requires analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained.  Errors do not typically have a major effect on the organization.  Contacts are primarily with immediate supervisor and other staff in the department, division or group.

  • Prepares detailed schedules supporting figures contained in financial statements; reconciles information with financial system data.
  • Participates in special projects to provide basic accounting information and support.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications - External

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent
  • Fluent in Portuguese and English
  • Spanish is a plus
  • Familiarity with general accounting principles and practices
  • Intermediate proficiency with financial systems and standard software applications (PeopleSoft, MS Office suite)
  • Detail oriented and focus on taks at hand
  • Good analytical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal relationship skills
  • Ability to work in a routine, deadline-driven environment