Financial Controller (Financial Reporting)



Accounting & Finance
São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

About Revolut

People deserve more from their money. More visibility, more control, more freedom. And since 2015, Revolut has been on a mission to deliver just that. With an arsenal of awesome products that span spending, saving, travel, transfers, investing, exchanging and more, we've helped 45+ million customers get more from their money. And we're not done yet.

As we continue our lightning-fast growth,‌ two things are essential to continuing our success: our people and our culture. We've been officially certified as a Great Place to Work™ in recognition of our outstanding employee experience! So far, we have 10,000+ people working around the world, from our great offices or remotely, on our mission. And we're looking for more. We want brilliant people that love building great products, love redefining success, and love turning the complexity of a chaotic world into the simplicity of a beautiful solution.

About the role

At Revolut, the Finance team is more than an important part of our business — they’re our backbone.

Internal accounting? Yeah, that’s good for a start. Supporting all areas of the company and assessing financial implications of various key strategic decisions and growth opportunities? This is what our peeps do all day long 💪

The Financial Reporting function is looking for a Controller. You'll be part of a team who are the go-to for all things reporting, like the company's annual financial statements.

As an expert on regulation and best practise, you'll be selecting and implementing accounting policies, assessing the accounting implications of new products and services, and being an all-round technical accounting whizz to support our teams across the globe

Up for the challenge? Let's get in touch! 👇

What you’ll be doing

  • Developing financial reporting controls and processes. Apply technical accounting and reporting requirements to raise the company's financial reporting standards
  • Reporting on the Group’s external financial requirements, including annual financial statements
  • Ensuring that the Group’s financial statements comply with the relevant requirements and best practise
  • Preparing consolidated GL accounts in ERP Oracle NetSuite in accordance with IFRS
  • Ensuring accurate and timely closing of the books for monthly and annual reporting
  • Preparing analysis on movements in key general ledger accounts
  • Managing the accounting policy, ensuring that it is up to date and latest changes in IFRS and Group policies are implemented
  • Delivering process improvements to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of the monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting process - both via automation and control
  • Supporting EU branches set up
  • Participating in annual and interim audits
  • Delivering advice on accounting and reporting issues
  • Contributing to and defining consolidation as well as financial control processes and procedures
  • Providing advisory support from a financial reporting and technical accounting perspective for the launch of new products, M&A transactions, and corporate restructuring activities
  • Supporting the ongoing development of our financial reporting processes and controls to ensure objectives are met in a cost-effective and efficient manner

What you'll need

  • Experience in Finance, Controlling functions and and reporting requirements
  • Proven experience of applying IFRS, technical accounting and financial reporting in a complex and regulated environment
  • Accounting Degree
  • To be a Chartered Accountant (CRC)
  • A degree from a top university
  • A hands-on, positive attitude and the will to give everything a go, from drafting accounting technical papers to cross-company global projects
  • Excellent organisation skills to plan and organise work efficiently
  • Exceptional accounting knowledge, with proven experience with IFRS and consolidated financial reporting
  • A structural and logical approach to solving problems
  • Excellent analytical skills and a hands-on attitude
  • Great motivation and focus on delivery

Nice to have

  • A STEM or Economics Education
  • Financial reporting advisory experience within one of the big four accounting firms
  • Previous experience in a fast moving fintech organisation
  • Previous experience in a top-tier retail banking/PE or regulated start-up environment
  • BACEN standards and COSIF knowledge

Building a global financial super app isn’t enough. Our Revoluters are a priority, and that’s why in 2021 we launched our inaugural D&I Framework, designed to help us thrive and grow everyday. We're not just doing this because it's the right thing to do. We’re doing it because we know that seeking out diverse talent and creating an inclusive workplace is the way to create exceptional, innovative products and services for our customers. That’s why we encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences to join this multicultural, hard-working team.

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