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Senior Accountant

Súper helps millions of Latin Americans buy their first insurance policy. We design super simple, super affordable, super easy to use insurance for people that (correctly!) don't trust the legacy insurance industry.

We're well funded, backed by highly regarded USA and Mexico-based VCs. We have cool products that people want and that respect the customer. We're a team of experienced founders and startup veterans who have done this before. This is a place that’s both a fun AND impactful place to work.

The Role:

Mission

As Senior Accountant in Súper, you will be in charge of producing Super’s un-audited financial statements, and work with key stakeholders across the business ensuring they have access to high-quality financial information to enable better decision making, all whilst gaining exposure to the different tasks and stages of financial accounting and commercial finance cycle. This is a highly empowered position, and we expect the successful individual to roll up their sleeves and get involved in all aspects of the finance function.

Objectives

1) Produce monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements both at subsidiary and consolidated levels

  • Use state-of the art apps and tools to easily produce statements and analysis through our highly integrated ledger platform

2) Produce financial analysis to enable better decision making by utilizing high-quality financial information and processes

  • Design reports to different stakeholders, including top management and Board of Directors

3) Interact with external accountants and auditors to assure the quality of financial, fiscal, and accounting information

  • Review the general ledger, balance sheet reconciliations, and financial statements for accuracy and completeness
  • Manage/coordinate regular closing activities such as journal entries, account reconciliations, operating expenses, financial review, and flux analysis
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations

4) Drive process improvement and design of automation procedures

  • Drive financial excellence through the use of metrics and continuous improvement efforts
  • Maintain adequate and effective processes to improve the close and reporting cycles to ensure timely and accurate reporting.
  • Implement or enhance processes to further streamline and enable more accurate and timely reporting.

5) Ad Hoc projects as they arise, we are a start-up after all!

Competencies

Job competencies

1) True accountant with knowledge in insurance accounting

  • Min 2-3 years of basic accounting experience
  • Loves analyzing data to guide decision making
  • Strong understanding of US and MX accounting principles

2) Experience building the accounting function and systems

3) Strong mathematical and accounting problem-solving skills

  • Ability to manage large data sets, prepare reports and summaries
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills

4) Ability to work independently with accuracy and a great eye for detail

5) Goal-driven, focused, and “can-do” attitude

6) Willingness to learn new skills

7) Excellent English abilities

8) Willing to start with simple tasks and gradually grow into a management role

This position will eventually lead part of the entire finance team.

Cultural competencies

1) Is a relaxed, cheerful person.

  • Is a joy to work with. Will not inject negativity.

2) Customer obsessed/empathetic.

  • Is constantly putting themselves in the customer's shoes. Gets annoyed if an experience is bad.

3) Moves quickly.

  • Decides and acts quickly and takes a forceful stand without being overly aggressive.

4) Not bureaucratic/gets shit done.

  • Delivers work without fanfare/too much process. Is plain spoken. Communicates with simple language. Works fast.

5) High standards.

  • Expects personal performance and team performance to be nothing short of the best.

6) Work ethic.

  • Possesses a strong willingness to work hard and sometimes long hours to get the job done. Has a track record of working hard.

7) Teamwork.

  • Reaches out to peers and cooperates with supervisors to establish an overall collaborative working relationship.

Pay

We pay tip-top of the market for Mexico and are competitive everywhere if you’re in another market.

Benefits

Honestly, is there a benefit that really matters to you? Just tell us. The answer is probably "yes" as long as you're getting stuff done. That being said:

  • All of the benefits required by law (you'll be in "nómina")
  • Health insurance
  • Mandatory 4-weeks vacation per year.
  • Sponsored conferences if you're into that.

Interested? Please write me directly at work@super.mx