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Accountant

Employer
Trafigura
Location
Montevideo, Uruguay
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 18, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Main Purpose:
Working for the regional Controllers in Trafigura's three regional hubs (Singapore, Geneva, Houston) this role is responsible for the preparation of clean Trial Balances for Trafigura's Oil & Gas Trading entities and other associated entities. The role supports all aspects of monthly financial and management reporting.
This role will give exposure to a number of different areas in a trading business, as well as the opportunity to liaise with other business departments on an international level.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities, Key Responsibilities:

Knowledge and Skills:
- Qualified Accountant
- 2-5 years of solid experience in Accounting roles, where analysis and reporting is valued
- Highly developed communication skills and experience of operating in an international environment, preferably from working for an international company
- Good understanding of IFRS in particular on the areas of: derivatives, revenue recognition and inventories : IFRS 9 - IFRS 13 - IFRS 15 - IFRS 16
- Ability to use technology effectively, especially: multiple general ledgers systems (Oracle, Peoplesoft, SUN, Navision), consolidation and reporting systems, BI-tools (Business Objects/Qlikview) and Excel
- Working experience in auditing in a Big Four is valued
- Familiar with international accounting principles
- Fluent in English/advanced level (is a MUST)
- Excellent Excel skills

Key Responsibilities:
- Perform revenue recognition checks on trading ledgers to ensure compliance with Oil & Gas accounting policy. Follow up exceptions with Deals desk and Operations teams.
- Ensure proper stock reconciliations are performed by Deals Desk and Operations.
- Reconcile trade information between the various trading systems and the accounting system (SUN).
- Prepare journals to adjust balances in order to comply with accounting standards.
- Reconcile local vs Group financials.
- Work closely with the Mid Office in a fast moving, business where inherent risk has to be mitigated by implementing imaginative and effective controls.
- Analyze accruals, aged debtors and intercompany breaks.
- Identify and review areas of required grossing up or netting of the balance sheet and ensure this is consistently applied.
- Ensure discounted receivable balances are appropriately disclosed.
- Review prepayments and pre-financing balances.
- Transfer Pricing review and approval.
- Hedge effectiveness testing.
- Document of work processes and procedures and identification of efficiencies where possible.
- Ability to adapt to provide support in any applicable task.

Key Relationships and Department Overview:

This job posting includes the candidates registered in the National Registry of Persons with Disabili ties, who meet the conditions and suitability for the position described in accordance with the provisions of Law Number 19.691

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