Senior Accounting Associate

Join our innovative, global team using technology to transform the way the social sector engages with data. We run on passion, blending diverse skill sets and experiences with a collective mission to help organizations tackle challenges and achieve greater impact. We encourage all staff to push their own boundaries and drive the company in exciting new directions. As a social enterprise, we reinvest a majority of our profits in our growth and continued pursuit of our mission and vision.

Position Overview

 

We are seeking a talented Senior Accounting Associate to oversee the daily financial and accounting operations for our international organization. The Senior Accounting Associate will assist the Accounting Manager with managing budgets, invoices, expenses, taxes, and cash flow. You will also help with month and quarter close.

This role will allow you the opportunity to stretch and grow, gaining experience to the financial operations of a growing global company.

We’re looking for someone who demonstrates excellent attention to detail, communication, and time management skills, experience, problem-solving capabilities, and eagerness to learn. We want someone with a demonstrated ability to coordinate competing priorities with finesse, professionalism, and enthusiasm.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Maintain up-to-date general ledger
  • Reconcile and balance all accounts
  • Reconcile NetSuite records to those maintained by external accountants
  • Liaise with external accountants on payroll, statutory and compliance matters
  • Process accounts payable and expense reports in NetSuite
  • Monitors expenditure against budget for the Brazil subsidiary
  • Liaises with the cash manager on cashflow planning for the Brazil office
  • Processes payments and receipts in Netsuite
  • Maintain internal control systems
  • Manage accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Review business transactions for proper supporting documentation
  • Assist with audit schedules and inquiries
  • Contribute to the month-end close and account reconciliations
  • Process invoices to domestic and international clients on a timely and accurate basis
  • Communicate with internal departments on billing issues to improve current processes
  • Reconcile, research, and resolve billing variances when they arise
  • Assist with payroll preparation
  • Assist with budget preparation
  • Maintain complete filing system to support financial records
  • Ad Hoc Operations/Finance Support Projects

Qualifications and Experience

Essential:
  • A higher Diploma or bachelor’s degree
  • At least 3 years’ experience in accounting or finance
  • Fluent in English and Portuguese
  • Familiarity with GAAP principles
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and Word
  • Professional full-cycle accounts payable or accounts receivable experience
  • Ability and comfort working in a dynamic team-based environment
  • A detail-oriented focus
Advantageous:
  • A higher Diploma or bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • Practical experience in using Netsuite or Salesforce
  • Expertise in internal controls and technical accounting, particularly software license revenue recognition
  • Familiarity with local, state, federal, and international tax regulation, especially for a Brazil company
  • Experience with managing international entities

Compensation & Benefits

Vera Solutions offers competitive compensation (including benefits), commensurate with experience and cost of living.

Paid Time Off

48 days of paid leave each year, including local and company-wide holidays and a December break.

Health Care

Vera covers 100% of medical, dental, and visual plan premiums.

Phantom Equity

All staff participate in Vera’s phantom equity plan.

Wellness Leave

We do not cap sick leave. If you’re sick, we hope you get better!

How to Apply

To apply, fill out the online application (attaching CV). Please contact jobs@verasolutions.org with any additional questions.

What makes Vera such a great place to work?

Our Values

In everything we do, we’re guided by our core values: Excellence, Sustainability, Teamwork, Leadership, and Impact

Our Mission

As a certified B Corporation, we meet the highest social and environmental standards in pursuit of our mission.

Our Global Team

Our wonderfully diverse team spans 5 continents and speaks more than 15 different languages.

Growth Opportunities

We are invested in and committed to making training, learning, and development one of Vera’s signature strengths.

Diversity & Inclusion

We value our culture of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We bring our full selves to work and position each other to thrive.

Rising Leaders Program

We run an annual leadership development initiative for emerging leaders at Vera.