Finance Manager, Latam

  • Netflix
  • Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico
  • Oct 04, 2021
Full time Accounting Business Development Entertainment Management

Job Description

Netflix is the world's leading streaming entertainment service with over 210 million paid memberships in over 190 countries, enjoying TV series, documentaries, and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.
We are seeking a Finance Manager Latam to provide support for our Finance team in the region. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, quick-thinking, flexible, and able to juggle multiple and diverse responsibilities with a strong emphasis on organization and unwavering attention to detail at all times. This is a demanding and fast-moving position that requires someone who can exercise good judgment and significant initiative.

Qualities we are looking for:

  • Strong accounting background and knowledge of external reporting and applicable regulations for statutory compliance across multiple countries;
  • Hands-on: strategic thinker that also dives down into operational and execution aspects while focusing on the “big picture”;
  • Strong analytical capabilities, demonstrated by attention to detail + love for data. You will produce high-quality work, scrutinizing significant numbers and system data to reconcile accounts and solve problems; 
  • Excellent team player who is adept at working as part of a larger team located in different locations inserted in a multicultural environment;
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee multiple balance sheet accounts and the corresponding sub-ledger for varying levels of complexity and materiality;
  • Understand how systems work together to drive improvements and automation where possible. You will proactively identify gaps in current systems and lead cross-functional work to design test, and roll out new techniques and tools;
  • Exercise keen judgment and make sound decisions. You know how to listen to others, prioritize issues, and escalate matters with an adequate level of rationale;
  • Partner with outsourced providers for management and preparation of Statutory Financial Statements;
  • Team with cross-functional colleagues across finance, tax, and IT organizations, providing financial and accounting support to deliver unique projects;
  • Analysis of P&L and Balance Sheet  (US GAAP, Local GAAPs & IFRS) – Accruals, Prepayments, Variance analysis.

Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent with in-depth accounting practical knowledge, CPA/IFRS preferred;
  • 8+ years relevant accounting experience preferably at a large, fast-growing, multi-national company;
  • Tech/Entertainment industry experience is a plus, but not essential if you are enthusiastic about the position, have a strong accounting background, and is capable of learning quickly;
  • Advanced English and Spanish are a must. 
As Netflix continues its international growth expansion, accounting and operational complexities are also growing. There are new challenges we’re facing, and there’s plenty of fun we’re having. Come be a part of it and help make a positive impact!