By Daniel Dickson and Mia Shanley STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Online music streaming service Spotify is recruiting a U.S. financial reporting specialist, adding to speculation that the Swedish start-up is preparing for a share listing, which one banker said could value the firm at $8 billion. Meeting U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) standards for filing financial disclosures are essential for any firm planning to go public and bankers and lawyers said they inferred from the job ad that the company is getting ready for an initial public share offer (IPO), possibly next year. Set up all reports necessary to be SEC complaint. Spotify declined to comment on whether it has plans for an IPO. As Spotify grows and becomes a more mature company we are looking for people who can help us keep our financial reporting in order and up to global standards, a spokesman said.