Financial Accountant - Tech Startup

Recruiter
Harvey John
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 May 2019
Closes
23 May 2019
Ref
1132382960
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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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