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Finance Controller

Bogota, Bogota, Colombia · Finance

**Finance Controller

**Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we're creating powerful, easy-to-use financial solutions to help them run their businesses. With a founder’s mentality and a 'team-first’ attitude, our diverse teams across Europe, South America and the United States work together to ensure that small business owners can be successful doing what they love.

As the Finance Controller you would be working directly with the finance and accounting team of Colombia, as well as being the pivot point for providing info and insights regarding controlling and accounting to support both operations and strategy.

**What You’ll Do


  • Work closely with the Accounting Hub in Chile

  • Oversees the timely and accurate submissions of monthly management accounts

  • Review month-end trial balances variance analysis for the material movements in the reporting month/quarter/year compared to prior periods

  • Prepare local/statutory and GRP under IFRS and/or local GAAP

  • Oversee the timely and accurate submissions of annual financial statements per legal entity

  • Ensure compliance with IFRS and local GAAP requirements

  • Review significant contracts and assess correctness of accounting records

  • Key liaison between FP&A, Tax, Treasury, Technical Accounting, Internal and External Audit teams

  • Work closely with FP&A and Controlling Process owners

  • Lead and assist annual standalone audits

  • Participate in the review of annual CIT return for the entities in scope

  • Tax planning supporting role

  • Oversee annual closing activities applicable for the legal entities in scope

  • Reviewing Control Self-Assessment testing results for the relevant legal entities to identify and rectify any potential or existing weaknesses

  • Support due due diligence, tax and internal restructuring projects

  • Participate in discussions and workshops

  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures

  • Perform other duties as assigned

**You’ll be great for this role if


  • Bachelor’s degree (BA) in Accounting is required

  • Minimum of 5 + years experience required in financial controlling

  • Robust knowledge of IFRS and local GAAP

  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to effectively manage time, prioritize tasks/initiatives, and meet established deadlines

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Result oriented

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Advanced personal computer skills i.e. MS Office, Google Docs

  • Data driven mindset and modelling experience

  • Advanced experience and knowledge of SAP is a plus. 

  • Fluent in English both written and spoken

**Why You Should Join SumUp


  • You’ll have the unique opportunity to join a rapidly expanding, high growth launch team that is making a difference in the Colombian payments space.

  • You’ll be part of a truly global team of 2,000+ people from 60+ countries, spread across 3 continents.

  • You’ll work in an amazing team environment that values passion, purpose, and high output. 

  • You’ll have access to rewarding compensation and benefits. 

  • You’ll have the freedom to drive your career, own projects, and make an impact across the company. 

  • You’ll enjoy flexible hours – we don’t micromanage. You have freedom to align with your team if you want to work remotely or take a few days off.

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, colour, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by company policy. SumUp also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

SumUp will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate

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