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Senior Accountant - Leases



Accounting & Finance
Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Why Vacasa

We started with just one home and an idea: to bring homeowners and renters together with smart technology and caring local teams. Today, we’re the largest full-service vacation rental company in North America thanks to the people who give us their best every day. You’ll fit right in here if you’re curious, entrepreneurial, and thrive in a rapid-growth environment.

Why Finance at Vacasa

Finance at Vacasa is much more than dollars and analytics, it’s about building relationships across the organization to increase trust, partnership, and creating one shared source of truth and the ability for people to healthfully disagree and work together. It is about helping the organization accurately reflect performance and to see around the corner and understand how performance today impacts us over the next 12-24 months and highlights the areas of focus that have the greatest impact. We strive to be a trusted business partner which requires intellect, collaboration, curiosity, dedication and ingenuity to achieve. Our team works together to find and implement solutions in the face of challenges at every turn. We make it happen and we grow--ourselves and our company.

What We’re Looking For

As a Senior Accountant you will be a senior member of our general accounting operations by preparing and verifying our financial transactions. The ideal candidate will possess strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and a deep understanding of accounting principles and practices. This individual will play a key role in ensuring the accuracy and integrity of our financial records while providing valuable insights to support strategic decision-making.

What You’ll Do

  • Manage lease administration process including cross functional collaboration with operations and procurement to capture lease activity, analysis of lease agreements to determine appropriate accounting, and entry within Visual Lease and Netsuite.
  • Ensure compliance with lease accounting standards (ASC 842) and regulatory requirements. Record lease transactions, including lease payments, amortization schedules, and other financial entries.
  • Perform accounting research for lease transactions and maintain accounting policies for lease accounting.
  • Prepare journal entries, account reconciliations, and accruals to ensure compliance with GAAP and company policies.
  • Prepare and review financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements, in accordance with US GAAP standards.
  • Monitor and analyze financial performance, identifying trends, variances, and areas for improvement.
  • Maintain internal controls and compliance with regulatory requirements, ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support budgeting, forecasting, and strategic planning initiatives.
  • Lead and mentor junior accounting staff, providing guidance and training as needed to foster professional development and growth.
  • Assist with external audits and tax filings, liaising with auditors and tax authorities as necessary.
  • Implement process improvements and automation to enhance efficiency and scalability within the accounting function.
  • Stay abreast of industry developments and changes in accounting regulations to ensure compliance and best practices.

The Skills You’ll Need

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; CPA certification preferred.
  • Proven experience (3+ years) working in accounting or finance roles, with at least 1 year in a lease accounting role.
  • Strong understanding of lease accounting standards (ASC 842).
  • Proficiency in lease accounting software, Visual Lease preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of US GAAP principles and financial accounting standards.
  • Proficiency in NetSuite, Coupa, UKG, FloQast, Planful) and Microsoft Excel, preferred.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex financial data.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across departments.
  • Detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy and integrity in financial reporting.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Leadership qualities with a demonstrated ability to mentor and develop staff.
  • Bilingual English / Spanish required
    • Please ensure that you upload an English version of your resume / C.V


  • $ 24791848 - $37187772 CLP / year

What You'll Get

  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Employee discounts
  • All the equipment you’ll need to be successful
  • Great colleagues and culture
  • Remote work (Within Chile)
  • Extended Health Benefits
  • APV

Vacasa is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We do not discriminate against applicants based upon race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or other classes protected by applicable law. Veterans are encouraged.

Vacasa is committed to maintaining a safe and productive work environment. Possession, use, or being under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs in the workplace is prohibited.

An offer of employment for this role will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and/or OFAC screening.