Being part of the team
Hem consists of a diverse team of exceptional creative thinkers who want to succeed together and disrupt the archaic design industry. With team members in Stockholm, London, New York and Los Angeles our core values, an active feedback culture combined with a flat hierarchy are key success factors that unifies us across time zones.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, and creative thinker to join our international team in a constantly changing and developing start-up environment at our HQ in Stockholm. You thrive in a global cross-functional setting where feedback, transparency and a flat hierarchy is encouraged. We expect your work to be methodical and service-driven and you are in it for the long-term.
We are looking for a enthusiastic, motivated, and structured Jr Accountant to join our international team in a dynamic start-up environment at our HQ in Stockholm. As a Jr. Accountant you will take on an important role in the team by taking on the responsibility for everyday processes and workflows. Your prime focus areas will be accounts payable, accounts receivable and VAT, but there will also be additional tasks within accounting which means that this is a perfect opportunity to gain practical experience and develop within the field. The position is a full-time employment at our HQ in Stockholm.
Hem in short
Hem is a direct-to-consumer design brand challenging the archaic furniture industry on a global scale. Together with vanguard designers and renowned European manufacturers, Hem crafts iconic products for homes and workplaces all around the world – from Alaska to New Zealand.
Being one of the world’s fastest-growing design companies (+100% year on year growth since 2016), and working with clients from the technology industry such as Google, Nike, Airbnb, Shopify, Stripe, Instagram, Square, Twitch, and design professionals such as MoMa, Snøhetta, Gensler, and Bjarke Ingels Group, Hem is part of defining the physical spaces of tomorrow.
Hem represents a new era of designers and makers who take on the design, product development, manufacturing, technology, and logistics. This means that, instead of pushing the margins of mass production, Hem opts for revisiting traditional craftsmanship techniques and forging collaborative relationships with a range of the world’s best independent designers, to create products that are unique, understated and incredibly high-quality.
By leveraging technology in their core business, Hem is cutting out the middlemen and making their sustainable state-of-the-art furniture, accessories, and lighting available to clients all around the world. With a diverse team of plus 30 people operating from Hem’s showrooms and studios in Stockholm, London, Los Angeles, and New York, our journey is just getting started.
- Own the control and compliance of all Accounts Payable, including supplier database management, filing and setting up payments from/to our business system.
- Customer database management, including correspondence with the Customer Relations team regarding payments and other accounting requests. Be responsible for all Accounts Receivable and aging list.
- Day to day bank transaction updates and log the bank & other PSP transactions in our ERP system, Microsoft Dynamics NAV
- Controlling, collecting, bookkeeping the team- and company business card expenses
- Compile information for monthly VAT reporting in Europe
- Support with current accounts and in the monthly closing process
- Experience from working in a similar role is a merit
Qualifications and requirements:
To be considered for this role you need administrative skills, a high level of service orientation and are proficient in excel. You have ongoing/completed education at University level or similar, within relevant field. Previous experience as financial assistant, experience from working in an international company, and knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics NAV is a merit.
As a person you are a fast learner with a “can-do attitude” who works with speed and accuracy. You are self-propelled, quality conscious and apply critical thinking as well as have respect for deadlines. We believe that you enjoy building relationships and strive to take part of company processes and improve quality continuously. For the right person, this is a great opportunity to grow with the team as a financial professional!
We are looking forward to receiving your application as soon as possible.
Please note that only applicants who have addressed the above selection criteria and uploaded CV and cover letter will be considered for this vacancy.
(Note that we can only consider applicants with full working rights in Sweden)