Financial Accountant - Tech Startup

Harvey John
London, UK
20 May 2019
23 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Harvey John are partnering with a market leading, high growth tech start-up in Central London in their search for an Accountant. This is a unique opportunity to join one of the fastest growing startups in Europe.

You'll be involved in a broad range of responsibilities in a fast-paced Finance team. This is a fantastic time to join a multi-national tech start-up with over £100m of VC funding. They are looking for capable and experienced self-starters to expand their UK operation which is moving out of it's launch phase after a period of exciting results.

As an experienced accountant with at least 1-2 years experience in a similar, high growth environment, you'll have the opportunity to develop existing skills whilst growing your exposure to more complex finance functions in a company where no two days are the same.

About the role
  • Review and issue sales invoices on a weekly basis
  • Review of weekly sales and expenses
  • Credit control and cash collection reporting
  • Significant involvement in month end close
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns for review
  • Analyse and advise on business financial performance
  • Maintain and develop your professional and technical knowledge in an fast-paced setting

About you
  • A forward thinking accountant, you'll bring at least 1-2 years experience in a similar role
  • Likely studying/qualified AAT and/or undertaking further professional studies i.e. ACCA/CIMA
  • Professional experience in a similar, high-growth startup is key
  • Excellent analytical skills and used to working with large data sets on Excel
  • Prior experience in the use of SME accounting systems (e.g. Sage / Xero / Quickbooks)
  • A strong problem solver, you'll be experienced in process design and improvement
  • Meticulous attention to detail in a fast paced environment
  • Work to your initiative in an evolving workplace
  • A self-starter, you'll have a burning desire to work in the exciting London Tech sector

For more information on this Accountant opportunity with a London tech startup, please apply via the website or contact Alex Baxter Smith at Harvey John.

Harvey John recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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