Senior/Staff Accountant


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Sketch B.V.

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Over a million designers use Sketch to transform their ideas into incredible products every day. Want to join us and help us take our accounting operations to the next level? We’re looking for our second hire on the accounting team.The jobAs an accountant at Sketch, 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 challenge2021 is going to be a 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 while improving our internal processes and incorporating new tools and technology, in order to give our customers (external and internal) the level of service they deserve. It’s an exciting time to join Sketch, and this is a great opportunity for someone looking for a new adventure — as well as personal and professional development.As Accounting, our main task is to accurately report the financial health of the business. The exciting part, we're responsible for so much. Additional responsibilities are providing accurate and complete data to executives for them to make informed decisions; and building out our operations infrastructure with new systems, process and policies - so as to keep friction out of the business and help us scale.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 part of the team in no time.About youPassionate about the details, but able to appreciate and be accountable for big picture goals.Operational excellence is in your DNA.A strong, foundational understanding of IFRS and willingness to research, apply, and communicate policies to Sketch's business.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 for others. You’re a team player who’s willing to work in a fast-paced environment with shifting procedures.About SketchSketch 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. We put respect for each other above everything else.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. We work on everything from accounting operations, to tax, to compliance, to financial planning.

What makes you a rockstar

  • 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 or the USA

What you will do if you join our team

  • Develop a complete understanding of our business model and accounting procedures/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 and international subsidiaries
  • Prepare/review schedules for the external annual audit
  • Identify system efficiencies within our financial system of record, Netsuite

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

  • Flexibility to organize your own time — no set hours
  • As many vacation days as you need
  • Whatever training you need to develop in your job
  • The laptop you need
  • The option to work anywhere
  • Company equity
  • Paid family leave
  • An annual company meetup
  • Smart, nice and fun colleagues
Even if you're not able to tick all of these boxes, we would still love to hear from you.
Job tags: Accounting Compliance Research Sketch Subject matter expert Training Video calls
Job region(s): Worldwide/Anywhere