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Senior Accountant

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    Full-time remote

Over a million people use Sketch to transform their ideas into incredible products every day. Would you like to join us and help take this growing remote company to the next level? We’re looking for a Senior Accountant to join our Accounting Operations team.

The role

In Accounting Operations, our primary responsibility is to accurately report the financial health of the business. This includes providing accurate and complete data to external constituents such as outside investors and various tax authorities, and internally to various managers and executives, so as to make informed decisions. At the same time, we are actively building out our operations infrastructure with new systems, process and policies - so as to keep friction out of the business and help us scale.

As a Senior Accountant, your focus will be scaling accounting operations, writing and implementing accounting policies in accordance with international financial reporting standards (IFRS), and ensuring financial and tax compliance.

The challenge

2022 is going to be another very exciting year at Sketch. Our business and team are growing fast and there is a huge amount of opportunity.

In the coming months, we’ll launch major new features, improve our internal processes and incorporate new tools and technology, giving our customers (external and internal) the level of service they deserve. This is a great opportunity for someone looking for a new adventure — as well as personal and professional development.

We are a remote company, which has plenty of advantages — though it can be a challenge to keep up with our rhythm. Don’t worry though — we’ll help you, and you’ll feel like an integral part of the team in no time.

What you will do

Develop a complete understanding of our business model, accounting procedures and processes within the first 30 days

Master our internal processes and become the subject matter expert for queries and concerns

Develop and adhere to our accounting policies

Support compliance and tax filings for our Dutch parent company and international subsidiaries

Prepare and review schedules for the external annual audit

Identify and improve system efficiencies within our financial system of record, Netsuite

About Sketch

Sketch is a 100% remote company, and your colleagues are distributed around the globe. Being remote adds great flexibility, and helps us build a more diverse team.

Besides being remote, we work asynchronously as often as we can. This means that our team communicates mostly using Slack. When we need it, we also have video calls.

The role will report to the Director of Accounting and will work closely with the greater operations team as well as the third-party providers assisting in our day to day operations. We work on everything from accounting operations, to tax, compliance, and financial reporting.

What makes you a strong candidate

  • Experience improving accounting processes and internal controls
  • A “do whatever it takes” attitude
  • Excellent communication skills and strong written and spoken English
  • Adaptable, patient and responsive
  • You can develop in a multicultural environment — a true team player
  • You’re based in Europe, preferably Spain

About you

  • You’re passionate about the details, but able to appreciate and be accountable for big picture goals.
  • Operational excellence is in your DNA. You bring a track record of operational improvement that you have directly led.
  • You have a strong, foundational understanding of IFRS and willingness to research, apply, and communicate policies to Sketch’s business.
  • You communicate transparently and concisely with management, as well as other members of the operations team.
  • You’re looking for a new adventure and want to feel that what you do is meaningful both for you and others.
  • You’re a team player who’s willing to work in a fast-paced environment with shifting procedures.

We care about your well-being and your professional success, so we offer you

  • A full-time opportunity with a flexible working schedule
  • An International environment and working culture
  • As many vacation days as you need
  • Training support so that you need to develop in your job
  • Private healthcare and gym reimbursements
  • The laptop you want
  • The option to work anywhere
  • Company equity
  • Paid family leave
  • An annual company meetup (when possible)
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