Consolidation Specialist

Feedzai | Posted 16-09-2020

Coimbra (General IT)


Feedzai is the market leader in managing financial risk with AI. We're coding the future of commerce with today's most advanced risk management platform powered by big data and machine learning. Founded and developed by data scientists and aerospace engineers, Feedzai has one mission: to make banking and commerce safe. The world's largest banks, processors, and retailers use Feedzai's fraud prevention and anti-money laundering products to manage risk, while improving customer Experience.

Reporting to the Director of Accounting, you would be responsible for preparing the Consolidated Financial Statements (for statutory and management reporting purposes). As the Group Consolidation Specialist, you would review and validate the monthly and year-end closing individual financials for all the companies within the perimeter of consolidation, solve for issues and problems detected, perform consolidation eliminations, equity adjustments and produce consolidated financial statements according to IFRS GAAP.


Responsibilities

  • Perform monthly, quarterly and yearly consolidation activities (intercompany elimination, intercompany validation, Equity accounting, etc)
  • Review and validate FX accounting
  • Guarantee timely and accurate financial information, such as financial statements of individual entities and the group, and consolidated and relevant disclosures, according to IFRS
  • Execute/review the account details and reconciliations prepared by the accounting team
  • Develop and execute procedures to assure balances included in the financial statements (individual and consolidated) are accurate, duly supported and reflect the true and fair view of the reporting entity
  • Collaborate with FP&A team to ensure proper analytical (cost centers, profits centers) reporting on a monthly basis
  • Provide ad-hoc information either to internal and external users
  • Support the coordination of External audits
  • Maintain and update Consolidation and Accounting Standard Operating Procedures
  • Collaborate to maintain consistency of ERP Financial Statements reporting
  • Be co-responsible for Internal controls development and execution on a monthly basis

Qualifications

  • Bachelors/ Masters degree in Management/Economics/Finance/Accounting
  • Previous relevant experience in similar functions (at least 5 years)
  • Previous experience in auditing, preferably in a Big4 (at least 4 years)
  • Deep knowledge in IFRS GAAP
  • Experience in consolidation of multiple legal entities / currencies
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel
  • Experience in Netsuite/SAP ERP (preferred)
  • Experience in software or IT related companies (preferred)
  • Fluency in Portuguese and English
  • Detail oriented and problem solving mindset

Feedzai is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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