Jr. Accountant

Mitiga Solutions

Job title:

Jr. Accountant


Mitiga Solutions

Job description

Our missionClimate change is causing deep uncertainty at all levels of society, with climate volatility reducing the security of all land-based assets and posing a multi-level security threat for the functioning of enterprises, societies, and governments.Mitiga is a spinoff of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center, which hosts MareNostrum, one of the most powerful supercomputers in Europe.Mitiga’s mission is firmly rooted in employing cutting-edge science and technology to mitigate the multifaceted risks posed by climate-driven perils. Our approach spans a spectrum of temporal scales, from real-time and annual forecasts to projections spanning the next century. This comprehensive perspective on risk, coupled with our capacity to transfer risks to capital markets via catastrophe bonds, positions us to significantly contribute to enhanced climate mitigation, resilience, and equity.And we need you.Who you areYou are a highly organized and detail-oriented individual with passion for supporting the business operations and contributing to strategic growth. You understand that the business cannot move forward without your contribution and you are prepared to support us in building the backbone of the company strategy through multiple trajectories across administrative finance & research.As a Jr. Accountant in Mitiga, you will own three main pillars amongst other ad-hoc and transversal projects;Financial Management

  • Process all accounts payable and receivable transactions accurately and timely.
  • Perform regular account reconciliations and ensure accounting accuracy.
  • Maintain comprehensive financial records and databases.
  • Assist with budgeting and forecasting activities.
  • Manage vendor relationships and ensure timely payments.
  • Follow up with clients on account receivables collection within due date


  • Support our Head of Finance and VP of Operations within building and optimising the administrative functions for the business, ensuring smooth and efficient operations.
  • Develop and implement administrative systems and procedures to maximize productivity.
  • Manage office supplies, petty cash and purchases.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements and logistics for the team.
  • Provide administrative support to staff and management.

Ad-hoc Support

  • Conduct research and analysis to support financial planning.
  • Prepare reports, insights and presentations summarizing key data and insights.
  • Assist with project management for various ad-hoc initiatives.
  • Proactively identify opportunities for improvement and process optimization.
  • Stay informed about industry trends and best practices relevant to the business.

RequirementsYour Experience

  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience as a Jr Accountant, Company secretary or similar role.
  • Bachelor Degree in Finance or Economics
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and financial processes.
  • Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Google sheet and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and prioritization skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English & Spanish is a must
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Highly motivated and results-oriented, with a proactive approach to work.

Bonus points:

  • Experience with project management tools and methodologies.
  • Knowledge of specific industry relevant to the company.
  • Bilingual skills (Spanish is a plus).

BenefitsDiversityA recent study shows that one in every 10 tech workers in Spain are women. Only 8% of all contracts in 2019 with people with disabilities were in technology and science. Meanwhile, 30% of LGTBIQ people in Spain do not come out in the workplace for fear of discrimination.This is neither the world we want to live in nor the workplace we’re building.Mitiga is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.In fact, we strongly encourage applicants from minority groups to apply.Our offerOur vision is to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay and do their best work. Some of our benefits, like unlimited personal time or flexible working arrangements, help work adjust to your life – and not the other way around. You can work from home or come twice a week to our office near the beach in one of the coolest spaces in town (Talent Garden). Dogs and other furry friends are welcome!Our compressed work schedule allows you to work half a day on Fridays during the year (so you can start the weekend early). During the summer, it also allows you to work 4 days a week, so you spend time with your loved ones (or work on your tan). Shadow our leadership and participate in our structured feedback and mentorship programs. If you grow, we grow.

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Tue, 14 May 2024 22:10:39 GMT

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