City of London, London
£27000 - £29000 per annum
7 months ago
Part Qualified Accounts Assistant - Tech/Media Start Up
My client have been named one of the UK's 100 Hottest Start-Ups two years running by an industry leading magazine.
They are now looking for an Accounts Assistant to join the finance team and support a growing and highly ambitious business. They will work closely with the Finance Director to support key financial processes for the business.
If you are organised and diligent and keen to meet the demands of a hyper growth environment, I'd like to speak with you. You will be numerical with high attention to detail, part-qualified in an accounting qualification (CIMA, AAT, ACCA) and willing to rise to the challenges of helping to grow one of the UK's most successful start-ups.
Responsibility will include:
·Taking ownership of the business accounting with support from the FD. You'll use external and internal support to ensure timely, accurate, robust accounts.
·Working with our offshore team to ensure that basic financial processes are running efficiently and help troubleshoot any issues.
·Managing day-to-day cash flow through preparing, sending and chasing customer invoices and paying supplier invoices.
·Supporting the business' monthly reporting providing value-add analysis on financials and KPIs as part of our management and investor reporting.
·Providing support with forecasting, budgeting and predicting future financial trends and minimise costs where possible.
·Owning the payroll process and relationship with the payroll provider. Liaise on tax and other payroll issues and act as a primary contact for the business employees.
·Working with our external accountant on filings for Companies House, HMRC and working with our foreign accounting support for international filings and requirements.
·Occasionally needing to 'wear multiple hats', supporting HR, Sales, Operations or with commercial or legal projects to add insightful financial support.
·Part-qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA, ICAS)
·Strong accounting knowledge from practical experience - knowing your debits and credits!
·Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Powerpoint, Word). GSuite skills (Sheets, Docs, Slides) a plus.
·Excellent verbal and written communication skills
·Effective time management abilities
·A 24-day paid holiday allowance with the option to buy or sell three additional days a year if desired.
·Flexible working hours - we trust people to manage their time and to focus on wider results; so if you need to work from home to finish a project or leave at 5pm on a Tuesday for Choir practice, ensure your manager knows in advance, but feel free to take it.
·Support with your accounting study through study days off and exam and subscription fees paid.
·A pension scheme
·Any employee will have the opportunity to plan and manage a variety of funded socials and activities for the team. Socials and day outs can involve anything from rock climbing or bowling to company meals or pub crawls.
·Wednesday Lunch - We all come together for lunch every Wednesday with a different cuisine each week, paid by the company. Vegetarian and vegan options always provided.
·Fully Stocked Kitchen - Breakfast is on us every morning and if you need a coffee or a snack at any point throughout the day, please be our guest.
·Friday Catch-ups - Beers, wine, soft drinks and snacks provided as we celebrate the week's successes and welcome newcomers.
·Paid volunteering days - one day per quarter with a registered charity of your choice.