Financial Accountant - Tech startup

Recruiter
McGregor Boyall
Location
Central London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1240515071
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a technology startup that has been recoghnised as one of the most innovative ecommerce copmanies in Europe. Furthermore they have just had a successful funding round raising $100 million+. The company are responsible for analysing how customers interact with retail companies online presence whether it be through apps, websites or social media.

The Role
  • The successful candidate will manage all financial operations for the UK subsidiary, and report into the Finance Manager at the Head Office.
  • Preparing financial statements and reporting are a large part of the accountant's day-to-day work.


Responsibilities
  • Post and process journal entries with Cost Center allocation to ensure all business transactions are recorded
  • Update accounts payable and perform reconciliations
  • Prepare vendor payments
  • Review of expenses submitted by employees
  • Manage payroll process and liaise with our UK payroll provider
  • Examine bank statements and reconcile them with general ledger entries
  • Prepare inter-company account reconciliation
  • Assist in the processing of balance sheets, income statements and other financial statements according to legal and company accounting and financial guidelines
  • Update financial data in Netsuite to ensure that information will be accurate and immediately available when needed
  • Prepare, reconcile and analyse monthly management accounts
  • Prepare monthly/yearly closings (accruals/prepaid expenses...)
  • Take responsibility for ensuring all documentation is in place for auditing purposes
  • Prepare cash flow forecasts
  • Manage any accounting projects if needed (process implementation)


Requirements
  • 3-5 years commercial experience
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably finance
  • Qualified / Part Qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACCA, or equivalent)
  • Good understanding of accounting and financial reporting practices
  • Strong accuracy skills, with impeccable attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal skills and high EQ
  • Can work well autonomously and within a team
  • Critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced Excel skills - vlookup, pivot tables
  • Knowledge of Netsuite (ORACLE) is an advantage for candidates

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

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