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Director of Accounting and Revenue

About Typeform

Founded circa 2012 in Barcelona, Typeform was founded by two designers: David Okuniev and Robert Muñoz. Their mission? Make online forms a little more human. Today our purpose is simple: to reinvent how brands and communities interact, so they can bring their best to every interaction.

We believe that when people bring their best to every interaction, good things happen. We also believe that the most important interaction on the web is the exchange of information, and that exchange usually happens through online forms. As technology evolves, we want to continue to help companies bring their best to their communities, so they get the data they need to grow their organizations.  Join us in making every interaction count.

Typeform is a team of over 200 people representing 30 countries. Typeform is backed by fantastic investors – General Atlantic, Index Ventures, Point Nine Capital, RTAventures, and Connect Ventures. We have offices in Barcelona, Spain and in San Francisco, United States. 

About the Team

The Finance team comprises 10 people amongst 4 pillars: FP&A, Finance Operations, Controlling and Legal. The Controlling Team is responsible for Typeform's accounting, treasury, compliance, and tax functions. They are a multi-national team who bring vigor, humor, and empathy to support each other's success and well-being. Sounds interesting? Read-on, then tell us about you.

About the Role

Reporting to the CFO, we are looking for a leader of the Controlling Team within the Finance department. The Director of Accounting and Revenue is responsible for the compliance of the company in terms of accounting, tax and mercantile, should define the strategy of the Accounting and Tax group and design, automate, implement and maintain the proper controls and processes to ensure the accuracy of the financial figures and allow the compliance function to scale up within the Typeform Group.

Here's what you´ll do:

  • Mentoring and coaching the controlling team, challenging them day by day to reach their best.
  • Providing constructive feedback on team performance areas of improvement, identifying needs and hiring requirements.
  • Collaborate with the FP&A, Legal and Operations leaders to bring the Finance and Legal Department to the next level.
  • Overseeing bookkeeping and monthly closing.
  • Ensuring collections and payments accuracy and completeness, contemplating worldwide tax compliance.
  • Audit management and mercantile compliance.
  • Manage SARs plan and company valuations.
  • Being the Business partner for customer facing departments (Customer Success and Business Development).
  • Setting up a network of advisors on the different disciplines that support the scale up of the organization.
  • Document and support proper accounting and tax treatment for new revenue streams.
  • Provide support on the negotiation of the economical terms with partners.
  • Review, design and implement the structure of billing flows at each stage of revenue.
  • Automate operations that allow the accounting and tax department to scale.

Here’s what we’re after:

  • You have 8 years of experience in an accounting or controlling department.
  • You have at least 3 years of experience in a similar position.
  • You have experience in working in an international environment ideally in a startup.
  • Great leadership skills, able to mentor and develop a team.
  • Accounting Degree or strong knowledge of accounting.
  • You can juggle a lot of tasks at the same time. Juggle with fire. While running.
  • You’re meticulous with detail and accuracy, you devour problems for breakfast, you manage time like a true leader, you organize the heck out of things. 
  • You’re multilingual: English, Spanish, and Excel.
  • You have a can-do attitude and a proactive mindset.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • You’re controls and process automation obsessed.
  • You have good leadership skills and you are keen to develop others around you.
  • You have good communication skills and ability to lead amongst other departments
  • You remain calm and can handle pressure.
  • You’re smart, fast learner, tech-savvy and adaptable to change.
  • You’re up for a new challenge.
  • Strong experience in accounting and tax

And for some added bonus points:

  • Master, MBA, or CPA in Finance.
  • Start-up experience.
  • You worked in a SAAS business before.
  • You worked with NetSuite ERP in previous jobs 
  • You were an overachiever in previous experience.

If this all equates, hit Apply now and show us your working.

*Today, more than 2.5M people from all over the world use Typeform. We celebrate the diversity of our customer base, and we want our employees to reflect those differences. At Typeform, we’re committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We strive to be a more equal opportunity workplace.


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Why work at Typeform?

Good question. Here’s a few reasons...

Great culture

Humble. Creative. Friendly. Talented. These are the people we hire and this is how our working culture is shaped.

Over 30 nationalities

Typeform is a melting pot of nationalities. Every day we learn something new about somewhere new.

Make yourself at home

Quiet spaces. Social spaces. Outdoor spaces. Our office is designed for you—we’ll even buy you slippers to walk around in.

Flexible working hours

Some of us are morning people, some of us are night owls. We focus on results, not what time you arrive.

¿Me entiendes?

Moving to a new country can be scary. With our free Spanish & English lessons, you’ll feel at home in no time.

Private health insurance

As well as happy, we want you to be healthy. That’s why you get the best medical care with our health insurance.

Fuel for thought

Enjoy a healthy balanced lunch, and grab fresh fruit, juices, and coffee whenever you want. Oh, and our reception’s a bar—with beer.

Discounted gym access

Like to exercise your muscles as much as your brain? Access 100s of gyms around Barcelona for next to nothing.

Keep on learning

With our resource library and a learning & development structure, you’ll have everything you need to help you grow.

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