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General Ledger Lead (Americas Hub)

Santiago, Chile · Finance

We believe in the everyday hero. Those who have the courage to follow their passion and who have the strength and determination to realize their dreams. 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.

About the role

The General Ledger Lead’s role is to provide a high level of effective and efficient accounting services for business within a shared service centre environment. The role will report to the Senior Manager Accounting Hub and lead a team of coordinators and specialists.The role will organize and optimize the team’s performance to ensure that the execution of all accounting processes is in line with defined guidelines and company standards.

What you’ll do?

  • Organize the daily work of the Accounting Team

  • Review/post GL journal entries (accruals, payroll, assets, inventory, FX, etc.)

  • Review monthly BS Reconciliations\*Review Monthly Management Accounts/Trial balance\*Review Monthly actual variance analysis\*Review annual standalone financial statements according to respective GAAP\*Review annual actual variance analysis Support Tax Team on Tax assessments

  • Responsible for keeping the monthly closing deadlines

  • Identify and communicate with management opportunities for improvement in processes, workflow

  • Assist with ad-hoc analysis, reporting and special projects

  • Participates in system upgrades, testing and implementations of new functions or software

  • Lead process improvement initiatives

  • Strictly follow and implement internal control policies and procedures External/Internal audit assistance

You’ll be great for this role if:

  • You hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

  • Minimum of 7+ years’ experience required in similar position

  • Experience in working in Shared Service Center environment is preferred

  • Eye for details

  • Strong knowledge in Accounting

  • Have experience in coaching or leading a team

  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment with strong teamwork attitude, as well as independently.

  • Demonstrate effective customer service skills with a stakeholder focus to build and strengthen relationships with business partners

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

  • Knowledge of SAP

  • Fluent in English both written and spoken

  • Solve customer inquiries (internal and external), on a priority basis

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.