São Paulo or Mexico City

Full time

Accounting

International Accountant, LATAM

Help scale our finance infrastructure internationally

São Paulo or Mexico City

Full time

Accounting

Stripe is building a world class finance team. Our finance team is responsible for shaping our understanding of how Stripe is performing as a business, as well as what our best opportunities are for continued growth. We’re looking for an experienced International Accountant to join our fast growing team. As one of our first Accounting hires in LATAM you will help us build our technical accounting and financial reporting processes, work with business partners, financial partners and our world-class engineers. You will help us develop best in class accounting processes and help track our progress within a fast-paced environment that’s growing globally.

You will:

  • Own the financial processes for some of our largest LATAM legal entities - monthly close, balance sheet reconciliations, supporting schedules, flux analysis, and reporting deliverables
  • Own the statutory audit process for legal entities in the region
  • Research technical accounting guidance and issues and perform analysis as needed
  • Have fluency with US and Local GAAP and the ability to prepare relevant technical accounting memos Partner with Internal Systems, Tax and Legal teams to support automation, legal entity governance and expansion to new markets
  • Oversee our LATAM finance outsourcing partners. These partners perform day to day bookkeeping tasks and manage payroll, accounts payable and tax compliance on our behalf
  • Review of direct and indirect tax returns which are performed by our outsourcing partners
  • Create documentation to help us scale globally
  • Be fluent in both English and Spanish

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Have 12+ years of relevant accounting experience, preferably trained in audit (Big 4 preferred) and also have industry experience
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting systems (Oracle or similar)
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of U.S. GAAP
  • Demonstrated track record of successfully managing cross-functional initiatives
  • Demonstrated track record of maintaining the compliance and good standing of legal entities across multiple jurisdictions
  • Familiarity with financial regulatory issues across the LATAM region
  • The ability to be detail oriented, but can visualize the larger impact of a series of transactions
  • A good understanding of both financial and operational controls
  • Be comfortable with large data sets and pivot tables
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to be flexible and very comfortable with changing requirements
  • Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast paced, hyper growth environment

Nice to haves:

  • Knowledge of (or experience in) the payments industry
  • General ledger accounting experience in a fast growing tech environment
  • Experience of working with finance outsourcers

You should include these in your application:

  • A resume and LinkedIn profile

At Stripe, we're looking for people with passion, grit, and integrity. You're encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description. Your skills and passion will stand out—and set you apart—especially if your career has taken some extraordinary twists and turns. At Stripe, we welcome diverse perspectives and people who think rigorously and aren't afraid to challenge assumptions. Join us.

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