• Chief Accountant (Gerente de Contabilidade)

    Location BR-RJ-Rio de Janeiro
    Requisition ID
    Business Area
    Global Shared Services
    Accounting, Finance & Controlling
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    The Chief Accountant is the overall responsible for the produced accounting information, and for ensuring adherence to Group accounting standards

    He/She is focal in driving standardization for improved efficiency and internal controls

    One of main tasks is to lead and oversee month end closing of legal entities in Brazil and internal reporting, including year-end reporting in compliance with company accounting policies and the application of IFRS

    He/she is expected to set up regular Balance sheet reviews for the legal entities under his/her responsibility, to monitor and control Balance Sheet items through reviewing reconciliations, and to follow agreed accounting processes with right controls imbedded

    He/she shall ensure internal controls are in place and properly documented to support internal and external audit requests

    To ensure accurate, timely and high quality service delivery including KPI management

    To manage/coach (including knowledge sharing) the accounting team members

    Position Qualifications

    • Accounting degree, and active professional register ("CRC")
    • Native Portuguese
    • Fluent English skills required, written and verbal
    • Desirable Spanish
    • To have tax and statutory understanding, and deep IFRS knowledge
    •  'Can do' / 'make it happen' attitude
    • Proactive communication
    • Previous experience in a Shared Services Company/BPO is a plus

    Company & Business Area Description

    DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

    We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.


    Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

    With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


    The Global Shared Services (GSS) organization within DNV GL provides high quality, cost effective services and processes within Human Resources, Finance and IT, based on requirements defined by the business areas and Group. GSS also develops central competence for distinct services, projects and development and will support policy, procedures and system implementation on a global, regional, and local level.


    GSS is about bringing a team of true process experts together, going for professional service levels at industry standards, and offering centers of expertise for competence based advisory. We are driven by people’s competence and motivation to help and support the business areas. As a member of the GSS community you act in a professional, multi-cultural, competent and service oriented environment with good possibilities to enhance your personal competencies and expertise, and to build a strong network with colleagues around the world.


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