Posted 29 Oct 2022, 4:30 pm

Senior International Accountant USA Brazil Netherlands UK France at Degreed

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Degreed is the upskilling platform that connects learning to opportunities. We integrate everything people use to learn and build their careers—skill insights, LMSs, courses, videos, articles, and projects—and match everyone to growth opportunities that fit their unique skills, roles, and goals.

We are looking for a stellar Senior International Accountant to join our team!  Reporting to the International Tax and Accounting Manager based in Brazil, you will be a trusted partner, working with various aspects of the finance department, including taxes, general ledger accounting, monthly reporting, accounting operations, systems, and audit.  You will build strong relationships across all departments in the Company, instilling a culture of strong communication and partnership with finance.  This position will coordinate closely with our finance teams in the USA as well as Degreed personnel in Europe, Latin America, Asia Pacific and India.

This is a full-time remote role and the position can be based in one of these following locations - USA, Brazil, Netherlands, UK, or France.

Day in the Life

  • Close subsidiary financial statements on a monthly basis in accordance with US GAAP. Understand the transactions required to conform local GAAP financial statements to US GAAP and vice versa.
  • Process vendor and payroll invoices and payments. Monitor and manage international cash, including forecasting subsidiary funding requirements.
  • Review reconciliations, allocations, consolidations and intercompany transactions.
  • International billing, including review of finance clauses within vendor and customer contracts.
  • Provide support for statutory accounts to external advisors and perform detailed review.
  • Regulatory accounting, audits, and transactional accounting, as needed. Complete external audit requests by analyzing general ledger accounts and providing information to auditors.
  • Setup of international entities and preparation of company secretarial filings, as needed.
  • Manage the relationship with the external tax, accounting and compliance advisers, monitoring progress on the various projects that are ongoing.
  • Preparation of support to be provided to external tax advisers for all tax related returns including corporate, VAT/GST and employment tax filings. Review of returns to ensure accuracy.
  • Ensure transfer pricing policies and documentation is maintained. Prepare transfer pricing calculations and intercompany invoices.
  • Maintain tax compliance controls and processes. Proactively research indirect and international tax laws.
  • Reconcile tax balance sheet accounts (indirect tax, payroll tax & corporation tax).
  • Document and improve processes and internal controls.
  • Protect the organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Who You Are

  • This is an extraordinary opportunity for a Senior International Accountant with two to five years of accounting and tax experience, ideally beginning in audit, accounting or tax within a large or mid-tier accounting practice, followed by experience gathering, evaluating, presenting and reporting financial information to key stakeholders.
  • NetSuite experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of SOX would be beneficial.
  • Degree in accounting or finance.
  • CPA or Chartered Accountant preferred.
  • SaaS software experience highly preferred.
  • Exposure to international tax, accounting and compliance in any of the following areas and countries would be very helpful: USA, Europe (particularly the UK and Netherlands), India, Australia, Singapore, Canada, South Africa and Brazil.
  • Fluency in English, both verbally and written, is required. 
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, high growth environment. 
  • Self-directed and self-motivated but a strong and collaborative communicator.

Total Rewards at Degreed

We believe your best work happens when you have a complete life balance, and Degreed gives you the support and flexibility to make that happen. Degreed is committed to delivering a comprehensive benefits program that provides the support you need. At the time of this posting, this role is eligible to participate in the following benefits:
  • Comprehensive health insurance for you and your family (both PPO and HDHP plans available)
  • Dental and vision plans for you and your family
  • Employer-paid life insurance, AD&D, short-term disability, and long-term disability
  • Company equity
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with up to 4% match
  • Company funded HSA and dependent care FSA (pending eligibility)
  • Generous Parental Leave
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off and 5 sick days per year
  • Education benefit: Up to $1,200 per year for anything you want to learn (and we mean anything)!
  • One-time Home Office Stipend to make your workspace more comfortable
  • Monthly internet and phone stipend
  • Monthly wellness stipend through Twic
*Degreed reserves the right to modify these benefits at any time, for any reason in accordance with applicable law. Please note the offerings vary based on location.


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