REMOTE Senior Accountant

Job description


Trafilea is seeking a Senior Accountant with EXCELLENT English skills and experience working in fast-paced and dynamic environments, preferably within the retail, ecommerce, internet or online industries, to join our FULL TIME, FREELANCE and REMOTE team.

This role will be responsible for all day-to-day accounting functions, helping with the monthly close process, generating financial statements, and developing business insights from accounting information. As part of a lean and dynamic team, this role will have a tremendous opportunity for impact and ownership from day one, including helping us build a financial foundation that scales with our growth. The ideal candidate will be proactive with an ownership mentality, a team-player with strong communication skills, personable, and eager to work in a fast-paced environment.

The individual should be goal oriented, service minded, and have experience in various aspects of accounting including but not limited to revenue recognition, COGs and inventory, accruals, capital, payroll, and month end close.  The person will be also responsible for all General Ledger functions including various asset and liability reconciliations: banks, credit cards, gateways, vendors, balance sheet and income statement analysis, process improvements, and other tasks on demand for the position


  1. Support in the accounting statement reporting, Be responsible for accurate and timely month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close procedures for certain key balance sheet and income statement accounts (including preparing and/or reviewing journal entries and account reconciliations). Accomplishing the company´s deadlines.

  2. Ensure the electronic billing implementation according to the Uruguayan compliance. Before 2018 year-end.  

  3. Streamline current procedures and, develop and implement control systems.

  4. Support in the reorganization and recreation 2016, and organize it in the Accounting system, uploading all the journal entries, before year-end.

  5. Involve and manage with the Accounting Manager all the audit process, providing all the documentation on time to the auditors.


  • Coordinate the month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close procedures, including preparing journal entries, balance sheet account reconciliations (e.g. inventory, accruals, prepaids, fixed assets).

  • Ownership over AP/AR, including processing vendor invoices, preparing vendor payments, and account reconciliations. Ensuring the correct electronic invoice, according to the Uruguayan´s compliance. Oversee AR processes, including invoicing and cash receipts entries

  • Proactively investigate and resolve discrepancies - research and explain account fluctuations.

  • Ownership over various banking activities, including cash, credit cards, and statement reconciliations.

  • Review, book, and adjusting journal entries. Maintain detailed reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts

  • Perform month-end accounting functions

  • Assist with monthly and annual financial statement preparation

  • Assist in the preparation of internal and external reporting packages for management and investors

  • Adapt to new tasks and responsibilities as the business grows and changes

  • Prepare schedules as requested by the Auditors and assist with questions

  • Ability to work independently, in a fast-paced environment, with various functional teams

  • Help to the accounting manager in the implementation of the ERP (BrightPearl):  checking the setting of the automatic journals in the correct account, understanding the accounting workflow in depth.

  • Maintain and improve current accounting processes and infrastructure. Assist in improving accounting and financial reporting process by helping to evaluate processes and opportunities to add value and efficiency.



Trafilea creates and expands disruptive customer-first global brands online.


We are data-driven enthusiasts, passionate about marketing, exponential technologies and innovation, leading the global, e-commerce, direct-to-consumer retail transformation.


We design, manufacture, promote, sell and distribute our products. We take care of the entire customer journey, delivering wow-worthy experiences that positively influence and empower millions of customers in the US and worldwide.


We are experts in online marketing with a world-class ability for online customer acquisition and branding strategies which have resulted in +150% year-over-year profitable growth.


Founded by millennials in May 2014, we favor remote ways of working, proudly employing 200+ freelancers from over 14 countries, who work from anywhere they want.


Trafilea provides an ideal environment for remote and freelance work. This has become a main advantage and one of the very means by which we actually comply with our main mission: changing people's lives.


We have an always-growing mindset; we are ambitious, self-disciplined, passionate, goal-oriented individuals, optimistic about an abundant future and happy life.


Now, let’s talk about the benefits of working with us.


What to Expect


  • Full-time, Shifting schedules
  • Freelance/Home-based


What We Have to Offer You


  • Competitive salary
  • Very good growth opportunities based on a result oriented compensation plan
  • Like we said, trainings and development opportunities are on us! 


If After Reading This Job Post You Still Feel this Opportunity Is for You .. Please, Apply Now!


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Equivalent
  • Minimum of 3-4 years in similar positions
  • Excellent spoken and written English is a must
  • Strong accounting experience across all areas of finances e.g. Audit, financial accounting, and financial reporting, experience in retail or e-commerce company.
  • Experience working with ERPs