Accounting and Reporting Senior - Porto

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Porto, Portugal
Posted on 02-21-2020

Seedstars World

Seedstars World is a global startup competition in emerging markets with the mission to educate, promote and financially support the most promising seed-stage ventures with up to USD 500,000 investment in 75+ countries.

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Who we are

Seedstars is an organisation headquartered in Switzerland with operations in emerging markets. By connecting key stakeholders, transferring knowledge, supporting the development of innovative solutions and investing and/or building companies, the group’s goal is to improve people's lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship.

About the job

Your main responsibility will be to make sure all finance processes run smoothly across different ventures and across the group. You will help to deliver to, at any given time, an accurate financial position of all Companies and to interpret and analyze financial data to make decisions.

Your tasks include:

• Assist accounting team in all BS reconciliations;

• Coordinate the monthly and year end financial closing;

• Verify and approve or decline purchase orders ensuring that they are properly recorded on accounting system;

• Monthly management tracking review, providing accurate financial data in order to support management decisions;

• Support accounting team in all recurring tasks, ensuring that all tasks are executed on time and properly;

• Ensure that all processes are well implemented; 

• Perform regular critical reviews of the Balance Sheet and P&L;

• Advise the Management on accounting issues and special transactions;

• Assist the Management and the teams by providing accurate financial information.

Your profile

• Management/ Economics/ Accounting bachelor degree;

• Between 3-5 years of work experience in Accounting;

• Read, write and communicate in English;

• Excel/Spreadsheet skills;

• Pay close attention to detail;

• High degree of customer orientation;

• Proactive, strong critical thinking, problem solving and efficient communication skills;

• Accounting system knowledge: Xero/ Quickbooks/ or other software, a plus!

• Experience in a multinational/consulting environment, a plus!

Why do our team members say they love working with us?

• We are on a mission to impact people's lives in emerging markets

• You work in an entrepreneurial culture where you're surrounded by a young and diverse team

• We strive by giving autonomy and flexibility to our teams. We have a flat hierarchy and a strong belief that responsible people should have the freedom to their work when and how they want

• We are an equal opportunity employer and since we have more than 30 nationalities represented in our company, we truly value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 To apply, please go on our website here: