• Accounts Payable Accountant

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

    • Review and submit invoices for approval
    • Investigate discrepancies and take action to resolve
    • Weekly payment of vendors with vendor reconciliation
    • Follow up with internal and external suppliers on rejected invoices
    • Reconcile Accounts Payable statements if any dispute or overdue invoices
    • Monthly/weekly Accounts Payable subledger to general ledger reconciliations
    • Follow up on vendor credit
    • Follow up on recurring invoices and accruals
    • Close cooperation with Record to Report and Accounts Receivable Teams
    • Month end close activities

    Position Qualifications

    • University degree - Accounting
    • Minimum one year experience of accounts payable processing
    • Knowledge of accounting principles
    • Experience with ERP system (Oracle being a plus)
    • Very good MS Office skills (Excel)
    • Previous experience with a Shared Services Company/BPO preferred
    • Good English skills required, written and verbal
    • Spanish skills will be advantageous

    Personal characteristics/behaviour:

    • Excellent communication skills and cultural awareness
    • Positive attitude and customer focus
    • Good team spirit
    • Attentive to detail and deadlines
    • Sharp judgment
    • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work under pressure
    • Passion and willingness to learn and understand new software/accounting systems

    DNV GL offers to the successful candidate: 

    • Career development in multinational environment
    • Strong company culture with emphasis on competence development
    • Training and development programs 
    • Great atmosphere of working together in a team of professionals

    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.


    Company and Business Area Description

    The Account Payable Accountant will report to Chief Accountant. The accounts payable accountant is a member of a team of accountants performing accounting for the maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions in South America.

    To succeed in this role you are a team player with ability to create an atmosphere of motivation and enthusiasm to be part of a Regional Center. You will play a key role in continuous improvement of the accounts payable processes.

    Equal Opportunity Statement

    DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

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