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Bilingual Accountant (Portuguese)

Posted on Feb 13

The Department

Enova Overview:
Enova is a leading provider of online financial services that uses its advanced technology and analytics to provide access to credit for non-prime consumers and small businesses. Our roots are in Chicago, but we have served nearly 5 million customers through our six businesses in the U.S. and abroad. We pride ourselves on hiring smart and driven people who bring new and creative ideas to the table. Our mentality is, "Life’s short. Work some place awesome." Ready to join us?

Your Role

Position Summary :
Enova is currently searching for a bright, high-energy Analyst/Accountant to join the team! Problem-solvers, self-directors and bold thinkers are required. You are expected to quickly learn the technologies, strategies, and analytical techniques that will enable you to drive the continued success of the Accounting Team.

Responsible for the accounting functions related to our Brazil product
Perform month-end close tasks and prepare financial statement analysis.
Prepare bank and general ledger account reconciliations.
Review and analyze general ledger transactions and accounts, using technical judgment to ensure that financial transactions are properly recorded.
Update accounting processes and procedures while making best use of automation tools.
Assist internal and external auditors in the timely resolution of audit requests and questions.
Drive continuous improvement and standardization within the functional area.
Involved in the monthly forecast and annual budgeting process
Provide analytical and financial support to functional departments including Operations, Marketing, and Business Development
Finance lead on all operational changes
Liaison between Finance and Operations team based in Brazil
Perform other related duties or ad hoc projects within the scope of responsibilities


BBA in Accounting or equivalent experience required
3-5 years professional accounting experience (If it's in the financial services industry, that's a plus!)
CPA strongly preferred
Fluent in both conversational and business focused portuguese
Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley, IFRS and Brazil GAAP a plus
Demonstrated ability to conceptualize complex business issues and prepare relevant analysis
Know your way around Excel
Ability to take initiative, work autonomously and handle multiple demands from multiple people
Strong operational focus and aim to improve processes and find value added solutions
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to communicate effectively and professionally to all levels, from peer to CEO
Ability to pitch in and work overtime when needed, during peak periods
Ability to travel as needed to Sao Paulo Brazil
Experience with Workday Finance is great, but not required