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VP Accounting

Full-time, Sweden, 100% Remote

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VP Accounting

About Proxify
Proxify is a Talent-as-a-Service company that helps startups and leading brands hire professionally vetted senior remote developers in as little as one week. With an annual run-rate of €25 million+ and a 200%+ yearly growth, we are aiming to become the leading international partner for companies wanting to expand their tech teams.

Today, we partner with more than 400 companies in 20+ different countries, ranging from SaaS startups, Fintech, and Deeptech companies within AI to established enterprises in Media, Electronics, and Finance.

Read more on our website.

About the organisation
Of our current about 130 employees, 30 are based in Stockholm with the rest distributed remotely, mostly across Europe. Our expectation is that the team will multiply several times in the coming years.

As the VP Accounting at Proxify, you will lead our Finance and Accounting team of (currently) three people building a global finance operation. We are looking for someone who knows “what good looks like”, and has been in a leading position in a global organization before. The VP Accounting is a key role that is responsible for, among other things, global accounting, statutory reporting and tax compliance across the entire organization. We currently have only one legal entity (in Sweden) but are looking to build a global framework in the coming years.

The challenge

  • Drive an efficient monthly and annual closing process, ensuring timely and accurate numbers for operational and financial reporting

  • Point of contact for auditors and external accounting firms

  • Drive timely statutory reporting

  • Responsible for all tax matters incl. transfer pricing policy

  • Lead and drive scalable process improvements across everything we do

  • Set a solid structure for future growth - Proxify is on a huge journey and we build for the future!


Your profile

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Engineering or other relevant subject, from a leading university

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience with international accounting and tax operations

  • Experience in leading teams and people management

  • Excellent skills in Group Accounting, Excel, and IFRS accounting standards, as well as how to efficiently operate a global finance function

  • Experience in Swedish / EU VAT and tax regulations

  • Previous NetSuite experience is advantageous

  • Fluent in English, speaking and writing

  • Entrepreneurial spirit! Love to be part of the journey - need the ability to work in an unstructured environment with sometimes imperfect solutions, both hands-on and strategically

About Proxify

Proxify is a fast-growing Talent-as-a-Service company that helps startups and leading brands hire professionally vetted senior remote developers in as little as one week. We partner with more than 450 companies in 20+ different countries. Our head quarters are in Stockholm, but there are people in every team working on a fully remote basis. We are looking for curious, passionate and collaborative people to help us achieve our most ambitious goals.

ceo

Viktor Jarnheimer

Co-founder & CEO

Viktor is our founding CEO. He started web development when he was 12 years old which has resulted in several different start-ups over the years. After having worked alongside great developers on a remote basis he realised that talent doesn’t have any borders - the idea of Proxify was born.

At Proxify, we welcome everyone to apply. We want people that rigorously match the job description, but we also place high value on resilience, passion, honesty and diversity. At Proxify, we welcome all sorts of backgrounds, life experience and points of view.

Do you want to work as a developer for one of our clients instead? Apply here