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Financial administrator

Spain, Comunidad de Madrid, MadridFinance

Job description

Scalefast helps amazing brands develop a successful Direct-to-Consumer online business. Our next-generation technology platform is built to optimize modern e-commerce. Our end-to-end infrastructure includes global merchant-of-record agreements, fulfillment, subscription, loyalty programs, and finance functions to deliver new revenue and delightful brand experiences with a proven track record with global brands.

At Scalefast we are constantly looking for talented people to join our projects. Our start-up environment is very open-minded, we love to test and implement new ideas. If you think you are ready to enjoy your work and be part of our big family, keep reading to see how you match our current needs.

As a member of the finance team at Scalefast, you will be in charge of creating internal control policies and procedures, overseeing the day-to-day accounting functions, managing the cash flow, forecasting and budgeting, handling tax matters, preparing financial reports, and ensuring organizational financial stability.

What do we offer?

  • Competitive salary and a career path adapted to each person's abilities and experience within a company that is growing continuously
  • 2 days a week working from home
  • A flexible schedule and total conciliation between work and family life including reduced timetable during one month in summer
  • Become part of a multi-cultural company where you can contribute with your experience and learn from the experience of others
  • Work with amazing brands
  • Get the opportunity to influence the future of our services and platform
  • Excellent working environment with frequent social activities (hackathons, Spartan races, quarterly whole-team social event)
  • Central Madrid office located an 8-minute walk from Atocha train station, with a bus stop and BiciMad station right outside the office
  • Kitchen and dining facilities as well as a fully stocked games room with games consoles etc. - great to disconnect from work for a while and have fun with your colleagues
  • Discounted parking space in the office building if you're coming by car, bicycle parking for those worried about their carbon footprint
  • Access to private sales by some of the exclusive brands we work with
  • Enrollment in English lessons that take place during working hours
  • Mental Health Wellbeing Program

Job requirements


  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies that relate to accounting matters (Revenue recognition, Cost of Goods Sold, etc.)
  • Improve financial processes and workflow
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances
  • Prepare timely monthly financial statements
  • High-level financial reporting and analysis
  • Regular budget consolidation
  • Cash flow management
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Participate in budgeting processes
  • Additional controller duties if necessary

You must have:

  • Proven working experience as an administrator in the financial team
  • 4+ years of overall combined administration and finance experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel
  • Excellent accounting software user, ERP systems, and administration skills
  • Autonomous and high level of initiative and ability to work well in a team environment
  • Previous experience in a start-up and/or an eCommerce company is a plus
  • Audit experience is a plus
  • Proficient in English and Spanish, French is a plus