Kerry Group

Analista de Contabilidade e Compliance Senior

Kerry Group
São Paulo, SP
Not disclosed
28 Sep 2020
30 Sep 2020
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

About Kerry

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

About the role

Key responsibilities

General Compliance

  • Enforcement of Group policies as they relate to Financial reporting, Tax, Treasury, Company Secretarial & Legal.
  • Maintenance of Compliance databases and responsibility for review of compliance requirements

Financial Reporting/ Control

  • Review monthly management accounts and compute statutory adjustments on a monthly basis to be able to forecast full year statutory accounts
  • Review year end Statutory files (BPC system) and lead in the year- end audit process
  • Completion and filing of local statutory accounts (for all legal entities in country) to ensure that these are prepared in accordance with local requirements, deadlines, standards and templates.(including ECD preparation, ECF support and local financial statements under BRGAAP/CPC’s)
  • Maintain an up-to-date record of the financial disclosures and compliance requirements
  • Complete any statistical returns to local authorities. (IBGE / Bacen/Sisbacen)
  • Review of dormant entities and work through opportunities for strike off.
  • Hold & Document monthly meetings with GBS (global business service) ensuring all is happening correctly
  • Execute Legal Entity P&L forecasts that will enable corporate charges computations
  • Act as part or board structure where required
  • Be on top on new accounting principles (CPC’s and IFRS)
  • Comply with Group Financial Reporting requests
  • Assist annual KCRS questionnaire process – Kerry Control Reporting System
  • Assist KCRS review process and issue relevant report acting as a 2nd line of defence.

Company Secretarial (in coordination with Legal / Cluster Controller)

  • Ensure all companies office filing are completed accurately and on time
  • Ensure all required meetings are held and minutes documented
  • Advise on local companies act changes and how that may affect disclosures and compliance requirements
  • Review legal entity directorships to ensure consistent approach and in accordance with Group policy
  • Intellectual property – work closely with internal departments to ensure IP is registered and protected as appropriate
  • Maintain close communication with Group to update Blue Print and all relevant databases
  • Sign off with Legal on entitlements given through PoA’s and ensure legal entity has sufficient and senior personnel for the day to day operation

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Assist in the due diligence process for acquisitions and disposals
  • Ensure accounting for any acquisitions and disposals is signed off by Group technical and all necessary supporting documentation is in place
  • Assist in completion accounts where necessary
  • Act as a liaison between the relevant group departments, the local advisors and the local management during any restructuring process to ensure all compliance requirements are satisfied
  • Take over Financial Control functions on acquired companies and lead transition into GBS

Tax Accounting & Reporting

  • Liaise with business on projections and budgets to ensure forecasting by legal entity is accurate in order to calculate tax charges
  • Support tax team as required
  • Where no Tax team exists in the region, tax filings will be part of the role


  • Complete the Group insurance questionnaire for the relevant jurisdiction and answer any queries arising from it & work with the business to ensure valuation and accuracy of Insurance renewal information
  • Ad hoc projects as required.
  • Requests from Group Financial Reporting

Qualifications and skills

  • Complete graduation in Administration, Financial Courses or related
  • Post Graduation or MBA as a plus
  • Technical: Excel proficiency
  • Technical: Brazilian Financial Reporting standards proven experience (CPC's)
  • Technical: SAP FI Module Experience (ideal, not mandatory but preferable)
  • Thought: Building strong internal customer relationships
  • Results: Ensures Accountability
  • Results: Consistently Achieving Results
  • People: Collaborates
  • Self: Instills Trust
  • Self: Self Awareness

Languages (highly recommended)

  • Advanced English
  • Advanced Spanish

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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