Finance Manager (Brazil)

Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Req ID: 22-MGI-034


Finance Manager (Brazil)

Reports to: Americas Region Head of Finance

Department: Finance and Business Support

Location:  Sao Paulo, Brazil



MGI Brazil is part of parent company MGI Tech based in Shenzhen, China. MGI Brazil is committed to enabling effective and affordable healthcare solutions for all. Based on its proprietary technology, MGI produces sequencing devices, equipment, consumables, and reagents to support life science research, medicine, and healthcare. MGI is recognized globally as an innovator and for conducting international collaborative projects with leading research institutions for the betterment of mankind and the world in which we live. MGI values its employees as we believe they are the driving force behind our success and commercial expansion globally.



MGI is seeking an in-country finance professional to play an important role in the expansion of business operations in Brazil. This position will be responsible for ensuring accurate and timely financials for MGI-Brazil as well as managing the contract accounting firm for Brazil operations and liaison with the commercial team in Brazil. In order to achieve success in this role the position requires the ability to collaborate effectively across all functions and levels, as well as across international boundaries, with finance teams in Shenzhen, China and US.

Reporting to the Head of Finance, the position is based in Sao Paulo Brazil and may be part time remote eligible.



  • Responsible for over-seeing the contract accounting team in Brazil. Areas include General Ledger, Cash, Fixed Assets, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivables and Month End processes for MGI Brazil.

  • Ensuring accurate and timely Finance Statements are submitted to China HQ

  • Work closely with shared service team to ensure accuracy of bookkeeping and monthly closing process

  • Own the cash management function and liaison with treasury team in China HQ

  • Work with Brazil tax advisors and SZ HQ on tax compliance in Brazil

  • Participate in the annual budgeting process for MGI Brazil and Actual v Budget analysis

  • Establish the MGI Brazil Business Support function and support the establishment of the MGI Brazil office functions

  • Build relationships with and support the Brazil Commercial team US and SZ finance team



  • At least 5 years of relevant accounting experience in a fast-paced, fluid, results-oriented, hands-on environments, including with teams that are geographically dispersed across international boundaries.

  • BS/BA degree in Accounting/Finance/Business. CPA a plus.

  • Biotechnology/Medical Devices/Pharmaceutical industry experience and multinational experience; experience with import tax a plus.

  • Knowledge of English required. Chinese a plus.

  • Must have strong excel skills.



  • Team-oriented with outstanding integrity, accuracy, and organizational skills.

  • Ability to proactively identify and solve problems.

  • Exhibits the highest degree of integrity and ethics, with the ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.

  • Strong team player willing to be flexible and to tackle a variety of tasks and responsibilities

  • Ability to navigate and be successful in a highly matrixed, fast-paced environment

  • Results-oriented with excellent analytic, communication, and collaboration skills

  • Ability to operate under different business models and complex business structures


Complete Genomics does not accept unsolicited agency resumes.  Please do not forward unsolicited agency resume to our website, employees or Human Resources. 

Complete Genomics will not pay fees to any third-party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of Complete Genomics and will be processed accordingly without fee.

Complete Genomics has the sole discretion to determine with whom we will enter into a contract.


Complete Genomics provides equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, disability, veteran or uniformed service status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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