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Senior Accountant

SWORD Health

SWORD Health

Accounting & Finance
Porto, Portugal
Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2024
Sword Health is on a mission to free two billion people from pain as the world’s first and only end-to-end platform to predict, prevent and treat pain.
Delivering a 62% reduction in pain and a 60% reduction in surgery intent, at Sword, we are using technology to save millions for our 2,500+ enterprise clients across three continents. Today, we hold the majority of industry patents, win 70% of competitive evaluations, and have raised more than $300 million from top venture firms like Founders Fund, General Catalyst, and Khosla Ventures.
Recognized as a Forbes Best Startup Employer in 2023, this award highlights our focus on being a destination for the best and brightest talent. Not only have we experienced unprecedented growth since our market debut in 2020, but we’ve also created a remarkable mission and value-driven environment that is loved by our growing team. With a recent valuation of $2 billion, we are in a phase of hyper growth and expansion, and we’re looking for individuals with passion, commitment, and energy to help us scale our impact.
Joining Sword Health means committing to a set of core values, chief amongst them to “do it for the patients” every day, and to always “deliver more than expected” on behalf of our members and clients.
This is an opportunity for you to make a significant difference on a massive scale as you work alongside 800+ (and growing!) talented colleagues, spanning two continents. Your charge? To help us build a pain-free world, powered by technology, enhanced by people — accessible to all.
We are searching for an Accountant for our Porto Office preferably with experience in a fast growth environment. Our goal is to build the best Finance team in healthcare.

What You Will Do:

  • Ensure recording, monitoring and reporting general and technical accounting activity according to the Group Policies.
  • Support the month-end and year-end closing processes, including journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Conduct detailed financial analysis to identify trends, variances, and opportunities for improvement.
  • Prepare and review financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements.
  • Reconcile Intercompany operations and disputes resolution.
  • Provide administrative support to the finance and accounting team, such as filing, organizing documents, and responding to inquiries.
  • Prepare and file several tax returns, ensuring timely submission and compliance with deadlines.
  • Provide regulatory reporting as required in each jurisdiction.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to streamline processes, improve efficiency, and achieve organizational objectives.
  • Plays an integral role in the development, implementation and maintenance of the financial accounting systems.
  • Provides their team with meaningful, accurate and timely financial information and reports as requested.
  • Participate in the interim and annual audits for the Group.
  • Stay current on accounting principles, standards, and regulations, ensuring compliance with evolving requirements.
  • Perform other accounting and controller duties and support junior staff as required or assigned.

What You Need to Have:

  • University degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting or any related field
  • Experience with month-end/year end close processes in complex multi-national and multi-currency frameworks.
  • Comfort with Finance and Accounting principles (local GAAP, US/IFRS will be a plus) and good financial statement analysis ability.
  • Good knowledge of tax laws, excellent excel skills and used to work with a complex ERP. (Primavera and Netsuite will be a plus)
  • Working experience +4 years.
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken).
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Independent handling of a variety of tasks with different levels of complexity and organising work efficiently.
  • Good communication skills, able to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Endurance and flexibility, when facing problems.
  • Taking ownership of assigned responsibilities, including self-study/research needed to execute the same.
  • Very high attention to detail; organised and thorough with a desire for continuous improvement and improve pain-points
  • Curious, enthusiastic, proactive, strong team player
US Sword Benefits & Perks: *Eligibility: Full-time employees regularly working 25+ hours per week
Comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance*
Equity Shares*
Discretionary PTO Plan*
Parental leave*
Flexible working hours
Remote-first Company
Internet Stipend for remote working
Paid Company Holidays
Free Digital Therapist for you and your family
*Eligibility: Full-time employees regularly working 25+ hours per week
Portugal - Sword Benefits:
Health, dental and vision Insurance
Meal Allowance
Equity Shares
Portugal - Sword Perks:
Remote Work Allowance
Flexible working hours
Work from home
Unlimited Vacation
Snacks and Beverages
English Class
Unlimited access to Coursera Learning Platform
*US Applicants Only: Applicants must have a legal right to work in the United States, and immigration or work visa sponsorship will not be provided.*
SWORD Health, which includes SWORD Health, Inc. and Sword Health Professionals (consisting of Sword Health Care Providers, P.A., SWORD Health Care Providers of NJ, P.C., SWORD Health Care Physical Therapy Providers of CA, P.C.*) complies with applicable Federal and State civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of Age, Ancestry, Color, Citizenship, Gender, Gender expression, Gender identity, Gender information, Marital status, Medical condition, National origin, Physical or mental disability, Pregnancy, Race, Religion, Caste, Sexual orientation, and Veteran status.