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Accountant III - Riot Games

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Job Title
Accountant III
Job Location
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Job Description

As a Senior Financial Accountant, in the Riot Games Sao Paulo office. You will own the day-to-day accounting and compliance for our Brazil Office; making sure we meet all of our monthly, quarterly and annual reporting and compliance both locally and internationally. You'll handle the preparation of statutory statements and own the completion of the annual statutory audit. You will have a risk mindset in protecting Riot and will have a critical eye for controls and processes.

Responsibilities 

  • Lead on the monthly close reporting process ensuring reconciliations and reports are completed on time and accurately for your entity
  • You will ensure Riot Brazil is complying with all local company reporting requirements including preparation of statutory accounts annually, completion of the statutory audit, filing of statutory accounts with authorities and making sure compliant with Digital Accounting Declarations
  • Working with the local Brazil legal team you will make sure that Riot Brazil is meeting its requirements for holding board meetings and AGMs including the approval of the statutory accounts
  • You will know the business of Riot Brazil deeply and have a risk mindset to see where issues can arise and work with teams to manage these risks
  • You will work with local HR team and 3rd party payroll providers to own the monthly payroll and ensure Riot is compliant with all required Brazilian compliance, payroll taxes and reporting including INSS, FGTS, RAT, Income tax and Social Security taxes
  • You will support global tax teams and coordinate with local Brazilian tax advisors to make sure Riot Brazil has met its filing and payment requirements for a variety of tax including VAT, ICMS and Corporation Tax. You will support global tax team on providing information for transfer pricing analysis using accounting information and knowledge of the Brazilian Entity
  • With local 3rd party advisors you will manage the Source-to-Pay process for Riot Brazil; ensuring vendors on onboarded, planned spend is appropriately approved, invoices are processed and payments are made to our suppliers
  • Managing the Brazil Entities cash flow monthly
  • You will help review current processes and systems and look for new ways of working and automation
  • Manage various third-party relationships on payroll, accounting and audits to help Riot meet its local statutory and compliance requirements across regions
  • You have clear and fact-driven communication skills and know how to keep stakeholders informed and working towards your end goals
  • You will be detailed driven making sure our numbers are reconciled and processes have been followed by the business and the group

Required Qualifications 

  • 6-8+ years of full-time experience in accounting and external audit; with Big 4 company experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • CPA/ACA/ACCA qualified
  • Working knowledge of U.S. GAAP, and IFRS
  • Working knowledge of month-end closing procedures, process implementations and improvements and local Brazilian compliance requirements
  • Must be fluent in spoken and written English and Portuguese

For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and decision-making that prioritizes your fellow Rioters, who are the customers of your work. Being a dedicated fan of games is not necessary for this position!

Our Perks

  • Open paid time off
  • Medical and Dental care for employee and direct family
  • Private Pension Plan 
  • Life Insurance 
  • Groceries & restaurant vouchers
  • Parking space in the office
  • Gym Pass
  • Vet insurance (for pets, dogs and cats)
  • Educational Allowance
  • Play Fund

Riot Games fosters a player and workplace experience that values teamwork embodied by the Summoner's Code and Community Code. Our culture embraces differences as a strength, and our values are the guiding principles for how we approach work. We are committed to putting diversity and inclusion (D&I) at the center of everything we do and promoting a fair and collaborative culture where Rioters treat one another with dignity and respect. We encourage you to read more about our value of thriving together and our ongoing work to build the most inclusive company in Gaming.

Let's Thrive Together:

Because together we are better

It's our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and members of Riot Games. Riot Games makes reasonable accommodations for individuals with a disability and does not unlawfully discriminate  on the basis of race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy, medical condition, political affiliation or activity, genetic information, religion, trade union membership or activity, age, sexual orientation, family status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital or civil status, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status or characteristics. We interpret these protected statuses broadly to include both the actual status and also any perceptions and assumptions made regarding these statuses. We know that fresh and varied perspectives will make us better at what we do, so however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, we’re excited to hear from you. Don’t be discouraged if you feel you don’t fully meet every single one of the requirements for a particular role, there’s always room for growth at Riot. If you spot a role that will make you want to jump out of bed in the morning, we are waiting to hear from you!

If you need assistance or an accommodation for this process due to a disability, please let us know.

Don’t forget to include a resume and cover letter. We receive a lot of applications, but we’ll notice a fun, well-written intro that shows us you take play seriously. 

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Riot Games Headquarters Location

Los Angeles, CA

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Riot Games Company Size

Between 2,000 - 10,000 employees

Riot Games Founded Year

2006

Riot Games Total Amount Raised

$21,000,000

Riot Games Funding Rounds

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  • Series Unknown

    $6,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $8,000,000 USD

  • Series Unknown

    $7,000,000 USD