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  • Accountant Geneva
  • BRIDGE IN in Geneva, , Switzerland
  • jobs
  • 3 weeks ago

jobs description

BRIDGE IN is on the Top 10 Best Portuguese Startups of 2023.
If you are a top achiever and like hard challenges, this is for you.

We are now looking for a talented and driven Chartered Accountant to help us improve our Accounting operations, enable the continued growth of the business, and support our global customers. This role sits at the heart of all key financial reporting, both externally and internally, and will work alongside our Finance Manager and Payroll Manager and report directly to the CFO and CEO.

At BRIDGE IN we value smart, determined, and energetic candidates with a can-do attitude who are willing to improve and grow with the company. The ideal candidate will be a tech optimist, passionate about startups but with corporate or consulting experience, who values mastery and thrives when given purpose and autonomy.

For this position, you don't need to have previous experience working at startups or tech companies. So this is a great opportunity for talented people from... other industry verticals to pivot their careers into the growing tech space. At BRIDGE IN you can expect to work on interesting problems and be challenged every day, working with a world-class team to support amazing customers and tech businesses, from unicorns to publicly traded companies.

Responsibilities
• Act as subject matter expert in all aspects of accounting and taxes
• Maintain accounting records for BRIDGE IN and its customers on a daily basis
• Ensure compliance with accounting standards and regulations
• Ensure stakeholder's trust and the confidentiality of financial operations
• Prepare month-end reporting for consolidation in multinational companies
• Prepare VAT reporting and year-end corporate tax fillings
• Manage and control payroll-associated taxes, such as social security contributions and withholding taxes
• Analyse trends, results, inconsistencies/issues, and gaps and be able to present findings
• Manage communication with Tax Authorities
• Assist with financial forecasts and analysis to identify trends and areas for improvement
• Support customer queries relating to accounting and taxes
• Be part of the panel to choose the new accounting ERP
• Own and manage all financial data recorded on the company ERP – data integrity, performing monthly/annual reconciliations & audits
• Define and optimize processes to prepare for the company's further scaling

Requirements
• Based in Portugal (or willing to relocate)
• Bachelor's/ Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
• Minimum 5 years of working experience with at least 3 years in Portuguese Accounting and Financial Reporting
• Chartered accountant registered with the Portuguese Order of Certified Accountants
• Strong understanding of Portuguese accounting principles and regulations
• Good English and Portuguese oral and written communication skills
• Strong problem-solving and highly analytical skills
• Be deliberate, thorough, and rigorous when executing assignments. Attention to detail is paramount
• Proficient with corporate productivity tools, including email, spreadsheets, accounting, and financial reporting software. This role owns all financial modeling, so Excel to an advanced level is mandatory.
• Experience interfacing with customers
• Deadline-driven with the ability to self-manage by prioritizing tasks and managing time effectively. This role oversees all the key processes leading to the monthly and annual results
• A can-do attitude and a team-first player. You will need to have the humility to roll your sleeves up at times and then move straight into a senior management meeting

Nice to have
• Experience in audit and accounting with a top-10 firm is nice to have
• International experience either on a personal or professional level
• Previous experience in a consulting business
• Previous experience in a fast-growing business
• Experience in accounts reporting and consolidation in multinational companies
• Knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS accounting standards
• Ability to influence. With the company and team growth, it will be important to be able to influence by your actions and lead by example, your leadership skills and analytical mind, will all come into play. You need to make people understand and believe the results and give them guidance on what that all means.

What we offer
• Be part of the initial team of a fast-growing tech startup
• Work with world-class colleagues
• Engage with amazing people in the tech and startup world
• Variable bonus aligned with business results
• Report directly to the CFO and CEO
• Competitive salary and benefits, including Private Health Insurance
• Have a true impact on company steering and growth
• Be recognized based on merit, not internal politics
• Career growth and continuous personal improvement
• Enjoy a flexible schedule and remote-first working environment

BRIDGE IN is an exciting startup working to support the future of work and decentralized companies, providing a Company-As-A-Service platform to democratize access to opportunities, automate bureaucracy, and facilitate global expansion. BRIDGE IN is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity and inclusion, and above all, merit

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