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Global Hubs Service Operation Squad Lead - Controllership



Accounting & Finance
São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

About Us

Nubank is one of the world's largest digital financial services platforms, with around 80 million customers in Brazil, Mexico, and Colombia. As one of the world's leading technology companies, Nubank leverages its technology and innovation to create new financial solutions for individuals and SMEs that are simple, intuitive, convenient, low-cost and human. Guided by its mission to fight complexity and empower people, Nubank is advancing access to financial services in Latin America, connecting profit and purpose to create value and positively impact the communities in which it operates. For more information, visit https://international.nubank.com.br/careers/.

About the Role

The GHS Manager in Controllership will play a pivotal role in overseeing and managing controllership activities within our Shared Service Center. This position is responsible for ensuring smooth and efficient financial operations and compliance functions, while driving continuous improvements and standardization across processes. You will lead a team of finance professionals, collaborate with cross-functional departments, and support strategic initiatives to enhance the financial health and performance of the organization.

You'll be responsible for

  • Leadership & Team Management: Lead, mentor, and develop a team of finance professionals,
    fostering a collaborative and high-performance culture within the GHS. Also manage resource allocation and workload distribution to ensure efficiency.
  • Financial Operations: Oversee daily controllership functions including general ledger, ensuring accurate and timely financial reporting and month-end closing activities, maintaining and enforcing internal controls to safeguard company assets and ensure financial accuracy.
  • Compliance & Risk Management: Ensure adherence to company policies, accounting standards and regulatory requirements. Conduct regular audits and assessments to identify and mitigate financial risks.
  • Process Improvement: Drive continuous improvement initiatives to streamline processes and enhance operational efficiency, implementing best practices and standardized procedures across the GHS.

We are looking for a person who has

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field. An advanced degree (MBA, CPA, etc.) is a plus.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in finance or accounting, with at least 2-3 years in a leadership role within a shared service center or controllership function.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing financial operations and delivering results.
  • Possess project management skills and have led or participated in large-scale financial transformation projects.
  • Are familiar with process automation tools and technologies (e.g., RPA, AI).

It will be a differential if you..

  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in financial software and ERP systems (e.g., SAP, Oracle).
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting principles, financial regulations, and compliance standards.

Our Benefits

  • Chance of earning equity at Nubank
  • Food/ Meal Card (Vale-Refeição and/or Vale Alimentação)
  • Public Transportation Commuting Benefit (Vale-Transporte)
  • NuCare – Psychological, Financial and Legal Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Plan
  • Dental Plan
  • NuLanguage – Language Course Program
  • Nucleo - Our learning platform of courses
  • Extended Parental Leave
  • Daycare Allowance
  • Parental Consultancy
  • Work-from-home Allowance
  • Gym Partnerships
  • 30 days of paid vacation

Our Nu Way of Working

Our work model is hybrid and has cycles that can be from two to three months according to the business of ​​expertise. For every eight or twelve weeks of remote work, one will be at the office.

Links to support:



Spanish (Mexico and Colombia)

Diversity & Inclusion

At Nu, we want to be sure that we're building a more diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the customers we serve and seek to empower. That's why we hire based on equality. We consider gender, ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation, and other identity markers as enriching elements to our company while ensuring neither of them represent a barrier when recruiting fantastic talent.