Finance Trainee (IEFP)

Dott is an e-commerce platform that links national and international sellers to buyers in Portugal with the mission of digitizing Portuguese small brands. Launched in May 2019, Dott already has hundreds of sellers and thousands of products, making it the largest online shopping in Portugal.

To maintain this pace of growth, Dott counts on the best talents, relies on the best business practices, and promotes a differentiating work culture. With a startup soul, at Dott there is maximum freedom and maximum accountability, also counting on total transparency and availability among all departments and employees.

At Dott we go above and beyond to ensure that everyone is happy at work and that the experience is focused on giving every business the opportunity to achieve greater things through e-commerce. This is our spirit: that everyone at Dott continuously achieves more, and for this, we believe in the power of having a strong community.

Whoever joins Dott believes in this vision, but also knows that we focus on the people who work in making this happen. They also know that they can grow in a place that makes everyone feel like they belong to a common project.

It is in this context that the Finance department is creating the structure and processes that will allow Dott to face the challenges that sharp growth and the larger scale it will bring. This is a unique opportunity to be an integral part of the team that is defining a financial department in a company with ambitious growth objectives, that wants to be a reference in the national market, and where there will be many improvement projects to scale the business.

About the role/responsibilities

Reporting to the Head of Finance, the main responsibilities include, but are not limited to (depending on how much you want to take your hands on) :

  • Month-end close and relationship with accountants / accounting team

  • Own the accounting processes and its quality

  • Month-end reporting and budget analysis;

  • Bank reconciliations;

  • Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivables processes (e.g. aging of clients’ invoices)

  • Procurement control & analysis

  • Cost analysis

  • Feedback and suggestions for process improvement

Profile and experiences

  • “I solve it” attitude and “Never settle” spirit;

  • Willingness to learn and maybe follow a career in Finance

  • Rigour and attention to detail;

  • Analytical skills and critical judgement

  • Ability to manage priorities in a constantly changing environment; and do things that don’t scale

  • Strong teamwork capacity and sense of responsibility.

  • Entrepreneurial and hands-on spirit;

  • SQL knowledge (preferred but not mandatory).

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor in Management, Economics, Accounting or similar;

Eligible for an IEFP internship


  • Porto, Lisbon or Remote.


  • Extra days of vacation

  • Flexible hours and possibility to work from home

  • Team Buildings and activities

  • Drinks & Snacks