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Controllership Manager



Accounting & Finance
Mexico City, Mexico
Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2023

About Nubank

Nubank was founded in 2013 to free people from a bureaucratic, slow and inefficient financial system. Since then, through innovative technology and outstanding customer service, the company has been redefining people's relationships with money across Latin America. With operations in Brazil, Mexico, and Colombia, Nubank is today one of the largest digital banking platforms and technology-leading companies in the world.

Today, Nubank is a global company, with offices in São Paulo (Brazil), Mexico City (Mexico), Buenos Aires (Argentina), Bogotá (Colombia), Durham (United States), and Berlin (Germany). It was founded in 2013 in Sao Paulo, by Colombian David Vélez, and cofounded by Brazilian Cristina Junqueira and American Edward Wible. For more information, visit

About the team

Controllership team breaks the status quo by facing challenges from the perspective of technological innovation as a tool to automate and make our processes run more efficiently. Our goal is to build a strong and diverse team that looks to create something worthwhile. And has at its core values to pursue smart efficiency, this comes hand in hand with our drive to remain as a strategic partner for all cross-chapter’s teams within NU Mexico. In Financial Analysis and Reporting we are part of the first line of defense to deliver accurate and timely financial information meeting the company’s regulatory responsibilities with unwavering integrity.

About the role

We are looking for an Accounting Manager who will process and maintain internal control improvements to ensure practices are in place to achieve the highest standards in the preparation of the monthly reporting and regulatory reports (CNBV). Also, will be leading a team of Analysts and will be performing activities that include records in the accounting system, analyze financial information and interpret financial reporting regulations for Mexican entities.

We are looking for a Controllership Manager who has:

  • Previous experience within Financial Institutions or having banking companies as clients.
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting.
  • 5+ years leading a team and professional experience with emphasis on accounting, overall financial statements analysis and regulatory reporting.
  • Proven experience with conciliations, depreciations, as well as, experience constructing financial controls, running accounting closings, IFRS, US GAAP, among others.
  • Proficiency in English.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask, manage multiple priorities and work in a rapidly changing and dynamic environment.
  • Effective time management and prioritization capabilities.
  • SAP knowledge (as a plus).

As a Controllership Manager, you'll be expected to:

  • Lead a team of Analysts.
  • Prepare and review monthly financial statements.
  • Coordinate audit requirements.
  • Enhance internal controls.
  • Review on a monthly basis the trial balance preparing monthly general reconciliation controls.
  • Analyze variances.
  • Develop and maintain a strong understanding of regulatory requirements and frameworks for regulated entities.
  • Ensure that the statutory accounting and external filings process for the legal entities meets the highest quality standards in cooperation with teams in accounting, tax, legal, internal audit, external partners, and others as required including continuous compliance with group and local requirements.
  • Perform data analysis to ensure the data requirements for internal and external reporting are fulfilled.
  • Keep up to date with developments and changes in regulatory issues.
  • Be responsible for posting and revision of monthly and annual closing journal entries for multiple legal entities.
  • Make accounts reconciliations.

Our Nu Way of Working:

The Nu Way of Working is our hybrid work model that was created so people could collaborate more in person and still keep the flexibility of remote work. Our work model has two-month cycles: for every seven weeks of remote work, one week will be spent at the office, in this case in our Mexico City Office located near Polanco. You can read more about this here:


  • 17 days of paid vacation per year
  • 3 personal days off
  • 1 month of Holidays Bonus (Aguinaldo)
  • Life Insurance
  • NuLanguage - Our language learning program
  • NuCare - Our mental health and wellness assistance program
  • Extended maternity and paternity leaves
  • Totalpass partnership
  • Chance of earning equity at Nubank

Diversity and Inclusion at Nu

At Nubank, 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 represents a barrier when recruiting fantastic talent.