Tax Accountant ( LATAM)

Finance Sao Paulo, SP - CEP



Tax Accountant ( LATAM)

Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil     


About Argus    

Argus is the leading independent provider of market intelligence to the global energy and commodity markets. We offer essential price assessments, news, analytics, consulting services, data science tools and industry conferences to illuminate complex and opaque commodity markets. 

Headquartered in London with over 1,400 staff, Argus is an independent media organisation with 30 offices in the world’s principal commodity trading hubs.  

Companies, trading firms and governments in 160 countries around the world trust Argus data to make decisions, analyse situations, manage risk, facilitate trading and for long-term planning. Argus prices are used as trusted benchmarks around the world for pricing transportation, commodities and energy.  

Founded in 1970, Argus remains a privately held UK-registered company owned by employee shareholders and global growth equity firm General Atlantic.  

Argus Media is committed to ensuring career and personal growth for all its staff and provides extensive training and career development opportunities, as well as participation in employee-led initiatives, including a women’s network.  Our core values are Excellence, Integrity, Partnership and Inclusivity. 


What will you be doing?

Argus Media Brasil Relatorios de Preco de Energia e Commodity Ltda (“AMB”) is seeking an accountant to support both direct and indirect tax issues specific to Brazil and the local jurisdictions that AMB operates in (currently Sao Paulo).  This position will work closely with numerous business partners within the company and affiliate companies to provide tax advice and consultation.  Additionally, this individual will assist with the implementation of business and finance initiatives including liaising with the various teams and departments based in both Brazil and the US.  The position will also support the global tax leader in London on a as need basis.



Skills and Experience


  • 5+ years of Brazilian corporate experience with a public accounting firm or industry experience, preferably with a multinational corporation.
  • Complete understanding of both IFRS and Brazilian GAAP which is critical for proper review of financials prepared by AMB’s outside accounting firm.
  • Degree in accounting, chartered/licensed accountant (or equivalent)
  • This position requires excellent written and oral communication skills (English and Portuguese)
  • A complete understanding of Brazilian tax law, both direct and indirect taxes (for local jurisdictions and federal)
  • Working with taxing authorities and outside advisers as necessary as part of a global tax team
  • Supporting tax opportunities and implementation of programs and new projects, including supporting cross-border transactions
  • Maintaining and communicating knowledge of past, present and potential future Brazilian corporate tax regulations, rulings, and procedures that impact AMB.
  • Experience with ERP systems (desirable)
  • Assist where needed in the financial month-end close process.



What we’re looking for in you:


  • Highly motivated, hardworking, able to work in a fast-paced environment for an organization that has a matrix reporting structure.
  • Partner well with people at all levels within the organization
  • Detail-oriented individual who takes ownership of projects, is organized, possesses excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, and can deliver on deadlines.
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Self- starter


What’s in it for you:


Our rapidly growing, award-winning business offers a dynamic environment for talented, entrepreneurial professionals to achieve results and grow their careers. Argus recognizes and rewards successful performance and as an Investor in People, we promote professional development and retain a high-performing team committed to building our success.  


  • Competitive salary and company bonus scheme
  • Hybrid work model – 3 times per week in the office (located at Consolação – São Paulo) and 2 times per week from home
  • Flexible working environment
  • Meal Voucher
  • Group healthcare and dental plans
  • Company life insurance plan
  • Pension Plan scheme
  • Extended maternity and paternity leave
  • You will be under the Brazilian Labor Law (CLT), so you will have the legal Brazilian benefits such as: paid 30 days of vacation, 13th salary, FGTS and INSS


For more details about the company and to apply please make sure you upload your CV via our website:  


By submitting your job application, you automatically acknowledge and consent to the collection, use and/or disclosure of your personal data to the Company. Argus is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.