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Redefining the hotel experience through inspiring design and modern service.

Accounting Supervisor

$100k – $135k AngelList Est.
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With thousands of beautiful spaces built for travel and life, Sonder is transforming the future of hospitality. Each Sonder is purposefully selected, designed and maintained - customized to reflect the vibe of its neighborhood. Whether your stay is two days, two months or two years, in a studio or a six-bedroom, Sonder ensures a unique, yet consistent experience. And with 24/7 on-demand service, crisp linens, and over 200 other quality standards, we’re taking stay further for guests all around the world.

Sonder started a little over four years ago, and now has thousands of spaces in cities across the globe.

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
• Unlimited vacation
• Annual free credits and discounts to stay in Sonders
• 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.
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