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Accounting & Tax Specialist

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3 extra days of vacation


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The Role

An Accounting & Tax Specialist is the Certified Accountant, responsible for all the tax declarations and legislation with Portuguese tax Authorities and tax advice to the company. This role needs to ensure that accounting records are produced accurately with the normative and best practices.

This role reports into the Finance Manager.


What you will be doing...

Accounting & Legal/Tax Compliance:

  • Accountable for the further development of an effective financial accounting function. This ensures the accurate and timely capture and processing of financial transactions and the application of International Financial Reporting Standards and best practice to Porto's accounting;
  • Ensure the smooth running of the accounts payable;
  • Oversee the organisation's cash forecasting and treasury function;
  • Ensure regular intercompany operations are identified for consolidation processes;
  • Guarantee revenue accounting is performed timely and efficiently;
  • Provide Balance Sheet reconciliations and valuable regular critical reviews of the P&L;
  • Ensure on the annual external audit and any internal functional audits;
  • Perform year-end activities producing accurate statutory reports;
  • Help with tax advisory on the efficient delivery of the monthly payroll, including Accounting payroll;
  • Guarantees compliance with tax legislation and corporate benefits delivering all the needed documentation;
  • Liaise with Tax Authorities for any required interaction;
  • Ensure compliance with internal guidelines and procedures, keeping abreast of changes in financial regulations and tax legislation;
  • Look for tax opportunities, benefits and understand where the company can benefit. If needed prepare information with legal supports;
  • Work with the team to continually develop, implement, embed and document robust finance controls, processes and procedures: ensure that the organisation operates within these;
  • Manage a team of accounts payables;
  • Liaising with auditors and tax advisors;
  • Produce relevant ad hoc analysis, as and when required;
  • Act as Certified Accountant;


What We're Looking For... 

  • Holds appropriate professional qualification for the role (Certified Accountant with Ordem dos Contabilistas Certificados);
  • Bachelor's or master's degree in tax, accounting, or finance;
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including International Financial Reporting Standards, with experience in Accounting and Tax with 3+ years';
  • Experience in working with multiple entities including Portuguese Tax Authorities;
  • Good communication skills, English is mandatory;
  • MS Excel skills are required;

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Avenida de Camilo 96, Porto, Portugal, 4300-492

This is who we are

Blip is a Tech and Innovation Hub with a strong knowledge in software development, mobile apps, web platforms and retail applications for betting and gaming.

We are part of Flutter Entertainment – one of the World´s Largest Groups in the bookmaking industry, with an annual revenue of around 2 billion euros. The Code we develop, powering brands such as PaddyPower, Betfair and Fanduel, is used by over 5 million people in more than 100 countries and we are in the API Billionaire Club alongside players such as Google, Facebook and Twitter.

The Missing Piece

At Blip people always come first, that’s why we believe we can complement each other. You are our missing piece to be a better company, to build a better business for everybody, including ourselves.On the other hand, we are your missing piece, giving you the flexibility, work life balance and the tech challenge you´re lacking.
It all starts here!

This is your Challenge

  • Delivering product at scale for over 5 million customers, 99,9% of transactions in less than a second
  • Our systems process more than 7 million transactions every day (more than all the European stock exchanges combined)
  • Deliver high transitional products, serving more than 2.5Bn calls a day
  • Diverse and up to date technical landscape to explore, leverage and innovate
  • The products you’ll develop will comply with ambitious uptime targets: less than 50 minutes downtime expected per year
  • Continuous Integration, Deployment and Testing