Senior Accountant

  • Freelance
  • Germany


Who we are:

Sardine has built a behavior-based platform for fraud prevention, regulatory compliance, and instant payments. Led by a team of industry veterans, and fraud experts from PayPal, Zelle, Revolut, Chase, and Coinbase, the company has quickly grown to over 200 global customers. Sardine has raised $75M, led by Andreessen Horowitz Growth, XYZ Capital, Google Ventures, Visa, Activant Capital, Experian, and ING Ventures.

Our culture:

  • We have hubs in the Bay Area, NYC, and Toronto. However, we have a remote-first work culture. #WorkFromAnywhere

  • We hire talented, self-motivated people and get out of their way

  • We value performance and not hours worked. We believe you shouldn’t have to miss your family dinner, your kid’s school play, or doctor’s appointment for the sake of adhering to an arbitrary work schedule


  • US (From Home / Beach / Mountain / Cafe / Anywhere!)

  • We are a remote-first company with a globally distributed team. So you can find your productive zone and work from there

About the Role:

Sardine is rapidly acquiring new customers and executing on an ambitious roadmap. As a result, we’re building a world-class finance team to support the increase in growth. In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to develop our accounting function while ensuring that we’re on a clear path to GAAP compliance and audit readiness. 

You will: 

  • Audit: Assist with the company’s financial audits and help keep the team audit-ready going forward. 

  • Financial Reporting: Ensure an accurate and timely month-end close by preparing journal entries and account reconciliations for balance sheet accounts. 

  • AR / Billing: Collaborate with our Billing team to ensure the accuracy of invoicing and revenue recognition and help with collections.

  • AP: Own the AP function, ensuring a smooth efficient flow of vendor payments.

  • FinOps: Prepare special financial reports for key stakeholders by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.

You are an ideal candidate if you have:

  • 4+ years of accounting experience with high-growth startups

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field

  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and financial reporting standards

  • Prior experience with a B2B SaaS company

  • Proficiency in financial software and tools, including QuickBooks

  • Public accounting audit and assurance experience or similar industry experience

  • Month-end close expertise

  • Ability to take projects from zero to one and see them through to completion

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

  • Ability to research new software and automate processes

You get bonus points, if:

  • You have experience in implementing finance systems

  • You love working in a fast-paced environment

Compensation: Base pay range of $60,000 – $85,000 + Series B equity with tremendous upside potential + Attractive benefits

Benefits we offer:

  • Generous compensation in cash and equity

  • 7-year for post-termination option exercise (vs. standard 90 days)

  • Early exercise for all options, including pre-vested

  • Work from anywhere: Remote-first Culture

  • Flexible paid time off

  • 100% of health insurance, dental, and vision coverage for employees and 60% for dependents – US specific

  • 4% matching in 401k – US specific

  • Company-wide offsites, the last one was at Miami

  • MacBook Pro delivered to your door

  • One-time stipend to set up a home office — desk, monitors, etc.

  • Monthly meal stipend

  • Annual health and wellness stipend

  • Monthly meet-up stipend

  • Annual Learning stipend

  • Unlimited access to an expert financial advisory

Join a fast-growing company with world-class professionals from around the world. If you are seeking a meaningful career, you found the right place, and we would love to hear from you.


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