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At Storytel we believe that powerful stories add an extra dimension to life. Storytel is one of the world’s leading audiobook and ebook streaming services and we offer unlimited listening to consumers in 20+ markets, with several new markets launching in the coming year. Our vision is to make the world a more empathetic place with great stories to be shared and enjoyed by anyone, anywhere, anytime. Do you have previous experience of accounts receivable and accounts payable and are now looking for a broader role where you can work with the entire financial flow, this might be it!


About the Team

The Accounting team at Storytel consists of ten accountants and accounting assistants who love what they do and work together to ensure high quality in Storytels financials. The Accounting team is located in Stockholm and a part of the Storytel Finance department. As an Accountant in our team, you will have the opportunity to work in a faced paced international environment that constantly challenges you and gives you increasing experience as the company grows.


About the Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and competent Accountant to support our growing finance team and play an important role in the day-to-day accounting needs of Storytel. If you have previous accounting experience and want to be part of a fast-growing business and amazing team, we’d like to meet you. This is a broad role where there will be opportunities to grow both within your role and within the company

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support timely monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial close
  • Posting journal entries, performing balance sheet account reconciliations and making accruals
  • Reconciliation of payroll control accounts to underlying documentation and working closing with internal and external payroll teams to reconcile any differences
  • Assist with the preparation and execution of our annual audit process and providing high quality supporting documentation to our external auditors
  • Preparation and submission of VAT and other statutory tax declarations 
  • Assist the Accounts Payable function with approval of vendor master data in the financial system
  • Inter-company invoicing and reconciliations between entities ensuring that inter-company transactions are captured and recorded in all entities in a timely manner
  • Contribute to continued development of our process and financial system
  • Support and assist colleagues within the team when necessary and any performing ad-hoc tasks when needed


About You

To be successful in this role we believe that you have a couple of years of work experience in the field of economics and good accounting skills. You have broad experience from financial work where you have independently handled journal entries, customer/supplier ledgers and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working as an Accountant or a similar role.
  • Degree in accounting, business accounting, or finance or similar.
  • English skills on a professional level, both written and spoken

You are a communicative and flexible person with loads of personal drive. Someone who is eager to learn new things and thrive in a fast-paced environment. Working as part of a team to create a great working environment and achieve the best possible results is something you enjoy. 

And for some bonus points:

  • Past experience working with Netsuite
  • Experience in working with medium or large companies


What we offer

Storytel offers a friendly, entrepreneurial and fast-moving work environment where new ideas and creativity are welcomed. We like doing things in new ways and questioning old methods. The Storytel culture - characterized by being welcoming and helpful - is important to us. We don’t believe in hierarchy and micromanagement; we highly believe in giving responsibility and having people grow alongside it. And of course - you get unlimited listening to audio and eBooks from our service!

Does this sound like you? If you feel like Storytel is a place where you could thrive, let us know and we will contact you as soon as possible. 

We usually respond within two weeks

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Stockholm

Tryckerigatan 4
111 28 Stockholm Directions

Workplace

The Storytellers in 4 words?
Friendly, Welcoming, Helpful, Innovative.

Amount of coffee and tea cups per day?
Impossible to know, we like our hot beverages.

Number of orange headphones?
Thousands.

Times we celebrate?
Whenever we have something to celebrate. Which is quite often, we like to celebrate - preferably with cake. 

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