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General Ledger Accountant

Employer
Zilch
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
15 Sep 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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Who we are:

Zilch is an over-the-top (OTT) BNPL product that allows its customers to shop wherever Mastercard is accepted and spread their payment over 6 weeks for zero interest and zero fees whenever they chose to buy from one of Zilch's 5,000+ retail affiliate partners.

We are the first FCA regulated Buy Now Pay Later in the country. We have exciting and ambitious growth plans happening over the next 12 - 18 months and we want YOU to be an integral part of our scale-up journey as we hit exponential growth.

We are a people-first culture and is continuously investing in our employees as well as their long-term career development.

Day-to-day responsibilities will include:
  • Reporting into Senior Financial Accountant
  • Supporting month end processes by preparing balance sheet reconciliations, including accruals, prepayments and fixed asset register
  • Maintaining the integrity of ledgers, by processing transactions and preparing month end journals
  • Conducting bank reconciliations on a weekly basis
  • Prepare Aged Payables report and supplier invoice payment runs
  • Deal with any supplier queries in a timely fashion
  • Support the Senior Financial Accountant with ERP Migration and interface work
  • Assist with audit queries on year end
  • Other ad-hoc duties which may be required from time to time to assist the smooth running of department


Your key skills should cover:
  • Part qualified ACCA, CIMA, ACA or ICAEW Accountant, or part qualified by experience
  • Previous experience in a FinTech Start-up (ideally but not a must have)
  • Minimum 2 - 3 years' experience, or an ability to demonstrate the required technical knowledge to undertake the duties outlined below, with minimal supervision
  • Must have a strong understanding of double entry accounting
  • Hold intermediate excel skills - ability to report on large set of data
  • Be highly motivated self-starter with the ability to complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines
  • Ability to check for accuracy and give good attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Ability to prioritise daily, weekly, monthly tasks and can work on own initiative
  • Quick learner as multiple systems will need to be used to get the task done
  • Able to work in a very fast-paced environment


Benefits:
  • Competitive salary
  • Pension plan and life cover
  • Private health and insurance (including optical and dental), and income protection
  • 26 days' holiday per year + 8 days public holiday
  • Lots of room for career development, enhancement, and progression
  • Day off on your birthday + celebratory birthday cake (or pastries)
  • Occasional game nights and lots of social/team events
  • Fully stocked kitchen with a selection of beverages and snacks
  • Branded merchandise
  • £200 for additional home set-up (desk monitor, mouse, laptop stand, desk plant etc)


Zilch is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and candidates.
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