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Accounting Trainee

SWORD Health

SWORD Health

Accounting & Finance
Porto, Portugal
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024
Sword Health is on a mission to free two billion people from pain as the world’s first and only end-to-end platform to predict, prevent and treat pain.
Delivering a 62% reduction in pain and a 60% reduction in surgery intent, at Sword, we are using technology to save millions for our 2,500+ enterprise clients across three continents. Today, we hold the majority of industry patents, win 70% of competitive evaluations, and have raised more than $300 million from top venture firms like Founders Fund, General Catalyst, and Khosla Ventures.
Recognized as a Forbes Best Startup Employer in 2023, this award highlights our focus on being a destination for the best and brightest talent. Not only have we experienced unprecedented growth since our market debut in 2020, but we’ve also created a remarkable mission and value-driven environment that is loved by our growing team. With a recent valuation of $2 billion, we are in a phase of hyper growth and expansion, and we’re looking for individuals with passion, commitment, and energy to help us scale our impact.
Joining Sword Health means committing to a set of core values, chief amongst them to “do it for the patients” every day, and to always “deliver more than expected” on behalf of our members and clients.
This is an opportunity for you to make a significant difference on a massive scale as you work alongside 800+ (and growing!) talented colleagues, spanning two continents. Your charge? To help us build a pain-free world, powered by technology, enhanced by people — accessible to all.
As a Junior Accountant your primary responsibility will be to support the mid-level accounting management to ensure that the daily tasks are up-to-date, updating general ledgers, documentation keeping, supporting reconciliations (including banks, accounts payable and accounts receivable).

What you'll be doing:

  • General Ledger Accounting Support:
  • - Integrate AP Invoices, confirming that they are according to the budget expectations and accounting policies;
    - Support Bank Posting and Reconciliation;
    - Support Revenue Accounting;
    - Support Balance Sheet Reconciliations
    - Review if all AP documents booked in Portugal are saved in physical folders
    - Responsible for keeping all the statutory documentation is saved physically and virtually;
  • Documentation Keeping:
  • - Document the accounting team processes
  • Accounts Payable:
  • - Identify discrepancies and work with AP to solve them
  • Accounts Receivable:
  • - Aging analysis;
    - Support reconciliation of open items with the operations team
  • Analytics:
  • - Supports getting information to build ad-hoc reports

What you need to have:

  • University degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting or any related field;
  • Knowledge of SNC (Sistema de Normalização Contabilística);
  • Fluent in English (written & spoken);
  • Fluent in Portuguese (written & spoken).

What we would love to see:

  • Proficiency in MS Excel for data analysis;
  • Analytical Skills;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Problem-solving mindset and resilience to investigate and resolve discrepancies.
*Please note that this position does not offer relocation assistance. Candidates must possess a valid EU visa and be based in Portugal.
SWORD Health, which includes SWORD Health, Inc. and Sword Health Professionals (consisting of Sword Health Care Providers, P.A., SWORD Health Care Providers of NJ, P.C., SWORD Health Care Physical Therapy Providers of CA, P.C.*) complies with applicable Federal and State civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of Age, Ancestry, Color, Citizenship, Gender, Gender expression, Gender identity, Gender information, Marital status, Medical condition, National origin, Physical or mental disability, Pregnancy, Race, Religion, Caste, Sexual orientation, and Veteran status.