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Accounting Supervisor

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At Sonder we're reimagining travel, hospitality, and how cities are experienced by building the world's first deconstructed hotel. We started a little over 4 years ago and are now active in 20 markets across North America and Europe.

What's a Deconstructed Hotel?

It’s an answer to a lot of questions we’ve been asking. Like what would happen if we took the hotel on a little field trip? What if we unbundled it and brought its rooms to the kinds of neighborhoods we ourselves would want to live in? What if we stretched and reconfigured those rooms to include a dining area and a living space, and perhaps an extra bedroom or two for the kids? What if the design was modern and exciting, and the only thing cookie-cutter was…nothing. A place like that would help create a travel experience built to take guests further. To bring them home better. And that’s a place we’d like to stay. And a philosophy we’ve built our company around.

Sonder is seeking a top notch Accounting Supervisor for our Thornton, CO Financial Operations Office. This position will be primarily responsible for our Accounts Payable activities. Sonder is a rapidly growing organization and as such our accounting team must be very agile and be comfortable working in an evolving environment.

AT SONDER YOU WILL:
• Perform supervisory responsibilities including performance reviews, establish cross- training procedures, prioritize tasks, and analyze procedures for efficiencies.
• Monitor work schedules and deadlines for the Accounts Payable staff and assist A/P staff in meeting deadlines.
• Review work product to ensure all policies and procedures are being followed
• Monitor communication response time of A/P staff
Be easily accessible and available for questions and problem resolutions
• Coordinate job responsibilities during vacancies, vacations and/or cases of emergency leave.
• Continually examine processes and procedures and provide recommendations for improvements.
• Supports required changes to accounting processes as the business continues to grow and evolve.
• Ensures that adequate internal controls are in place.
• May be required to perform technical accounting research on transactions and guidance
• Regional point of contact for operational issues related to transactional accounting activities
• Continually assess monthly and quarterly close processes with goal of making them more efficient
• Create and maintain formal accounting procedures.
• Coach and counsel team members both individually and together toward improved performance. Participates in interviewing and selection of new employees
• Promote positive image for the company
• Provide employee recognition for significant accomplishments.
• Promote a productive atmosphere and positive morale.
• Manages schedule to ensure timely filing of reporting.
• Examines work for accuracy and conformance to company policies and reporting requirements.

WHAT WE LOOK FOR:
• Minimum of 5 years relevant experience
• Knowledge of GAAP
• Supervisor experience preferred
• Leadership skills, team player, positive attitude
• Strong communication, speaking, and writing skills
• Strong customer service skills
• Ability to adapt to change quickly
• Ability to research and resolve problems
• Honesty and integrity
• Organizational skills
• Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize
• Associates degree in Accounting or closely related subject or equivalent work experience required
• Technical expertise with Word and Excel
• Behavioral & leadership competencies
• Above average communication skills both verbal and written.
• Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
• The ability to manage multiple tasks and assess team strengths.
• Evidence of management potential.
• Ability to work under pressure and consistently meet daily, monthly, quarterly and year end deadlines.
• Good decision making skills and project management skills.
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or closely related subject preferred
• NetSuite experience
• 2 or 3-way match experience

We also have great benefits to make your life easier so you can focus on what you're best at:

• Competitive salary
• Generous stock option plan
• Medical, dental and vision insurance
• A company with a huge vision, a dynamic work environment, and a team of smart, ambitious and fun to work-with colleagues!

Depending on your location:
• Daily catered lunches
• All the coffee you can imagine
• Snack-filled kitchen

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Please apply directly on our website: bit.ly/2J9Lh54
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