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Loan Accountant



Accounting & Finance
manizales, caldas, colombia
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Job Overview:

We are seeking an experienced Accountant to lead our loan accounting and financial reporting processes in the dynamic and fast-paced environment of FinTech, specifically within the LATAM consumer credit sector. The ideal candidate will bring a strong foundation in accounting principles, combined with a strategic mindset and familiarity with the financial regulatory environment in Latin America. This role will report directly to the Controller and play a critical part in shaping our financial strategy and operations.


  • Oversee all accounting operations related to consumer loan accounting including but not limited to the general ledger, accounts payable/receivable, charge offs and provisioning, and revenue recognition
  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings specific to the LATAM region.
  • Lead the month-end close process, ensuring accuracy and timeliness in financial reporting and preparation of journal entries related to loan accounting
  • Manage and ensure the accuracy of the internal loan management system
  • Implement and optimize financial systems and technology to improve efficiency and provide strategic data analytics.
  • Stay abreast of changes in financial regulations and legislation in the LATAM region, adapting company policies as necessary to maintain compliance.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field. A Master’s degree or CPA (or equivalent) is highly preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in accounting and finance, with at least 2 years in a fintech company.
  • Comprehensive understanding of Mexican GAAP & IFRS
  • Proven experience in financial reporting, reconciliations, and loan transaction processing
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to manage multiple stakeholders
  • Fluent in Spanish and English, with excellent communication skills.
  • Proficient in financial software systems and advanced Excel skills. Experience with ERP systems is a plus (Oracle)
  • Analytical and strategic thinker with the ability to interpret complex financial data and provide actionable insights.
  • Proficient in SQL


  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strategic thinking and forward planning
  • Adaptability to a rapidly changing environment
  • This role is an opportunity to be at the forefront of financial innovation in the LATAM consumer credit market, offering the chance to make a significant impact within a growing FinTech organization.
  • The ideal candidate will be passionate about driving financial performance and efficiency while navigating the complexities of the LATAM financial landscape.