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Senior Accountant



Accounting & Finance
Canada · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Sonder is on a mission to revolutionize hospitality and make a world of better stays open to all. No two Sonders are the same – each property has a bespoke design and contains a mix of rooms, suites, and apartments. Though each Sonder is unique, our mobile app allows guests to effortlessly navigate their stay. From check-in to checkout, everything they need is just a tap away. To be better is a never-ending pursuit and revolutions don’t happen overnight. But, together, we can forever change the way people stay, for the better.

We are looking for someone who breathes hospitality operations and is energized by the opportunity to maximize, motivate, and inspire a team to deliver an amazing Sonder guest experience. Our Sonder locations are distributed across a city in different shapes, sizes, ages, and styles, and we pride ourselves on offering a hotel-like service. That’s what you’ll own.

Life at Sonder

We aspire to build a workplace where employees can thrive. Our culture shapes how we make decisions, how we conduct meetings, how we communicate, and how we treat each other. It’s the coordinated way in which we work that gives us a shot at achieving the epic tale we hope to be part of. Our Leadership Principles are a foundational part of our culture and they play a vital role in guiding the values and actions of our team members. Each of these principles is at the heart of what we do. Check out this article to find out more about our Culture and Principles.

The Opportunity:

  • Perform monthly financial reporting and close process activities, including the preparation of routine and non-routine journal entries and adjustments

  • Prepare and maintain account reconciliations for various balance sheet accounts assigned

  • Develop and implement process improvements, document desktop procedures and processes to achieve efficiencies

  • Partner with FinOps, Treasury and other cross-functional business partners to manage and improve existing close processes

  • Perform financial statement analysis and document meaningful explanations for fluctuations to assist management with business decisions

  • Support external audit requirements related to specific areas of responsibility

  • Assist with accounting projects, including implementation of key finance systems, internal controls, close efficiency, audit readiness, and reporting

Who We Look For:

  • B.A. or B.S. in Accounting, Finance, or a closely related discipline

  • 3+ years of accounting experience, with at least 1 year of relevant month-end close experience. Cash management experience is a plus.

  • CPA certification a strong plus

  • Understanding of accounting principles and ability to analyze complex accounting processes

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills, with the ability to manipulate and digest large amounts of data required

  • Previous experience working in a large ERP (SAP, Oracle, NetSuite) environment.

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

  • Team player, work well independently while knowing when to speak up for help

  • Excellent time and self-management skills, ability to prioritize and multitask

  • Capable of handling multiple projects in a fast-paced environment


We offer attractive employee travel perks for any Sonder location as well as competitive stock, health and lifestyle benefits. For eligible employees, benefits may include:

  • Competitive compensation

  • Generous stock plan

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance (where applicable)

  • Flexible vacation

  • Wellness and volunteering days

  • Annual free credits and discounts to stay in Sonders

  • Workplace flexibility (for remote-specified positions only) #ABetterWaytoWork

Learn More About Sonder

Equal Opportunity

We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other classification protected by applicable state, federal or local law. Extend Hospitality To All is one of Sonder’s Leadership Principles. Living up to that principle means fully embracing diversity: ensuring that all of our employees, guests, partners, and communities feel safe, respected, included, cared for, and empowered.

As part of our commitment to creating a workplace open to all, we have created Sonder Circles, also known as employee resource groups. These groups aim to foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace aligned with the communities they serve.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to