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Management Accountant

Countingup

London, England, United Kingdom, ENG
1 day ago
London, England, United Kingdom, ENG
1 day ago

Countingup is on a mission to make running a small business simple. Our vision is that every small business has its accounting and transactions in one place. This will uniquely enable them to manage both quickly, easily, in real-time and at a low cost. We're a venture-backed accounting/financial technology startup.

Countingup is a diverse team of individuals in a venture-backed fintech and early-stage startup, with ambitious plans for growth.  

All of us at Countingup are committed to “The Countingup Way”:

  1. Do your best work
  2. Enjoy it
  3. Get it done 

About the role

Countingup the business is too large and complex to be suitable for Countingup the product (at least for now).  We therefore require completion of many of the traditional accounting and bookkeeping tasks across various tools and software.  This includes day-to-day bookkeeping, monthly payroll and journaling, quarterly VAT submissions and completing year-end.

Countingup is looking to grow significantly over the coming years - reporting to the COO, the role will also involve strategic projects.  Looking to continuously improve internal processes, leveraging technology to ensure we continue to work efficiently and effectively.  Traditional accounting will therefore only be part of the role.  The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant with an interest in performance improvement, business strategy and analytics.  

There will be a continuous need to challenge ways of working and look for improvements.  The aim will be to improve the performance of the business and ensure spend is aligned to the business goals.  There will be the opportunity to shape the role in line with your skillset, interests and professional development ambitions.

  • Complete regular bookkeeping tasks
  • Complete payroll, journal entries, quarterly VAT submissions, year-end
  • Improve our accounting and financial management infrastructure (review current ways of working and software and suggest improvements)
  • Analyse data to establish what’s working, what’s not and what to do about it
  • Work with the COO to find and implement performance improvement projects (big or small)
  • Produce clear and concise outputs that speak for themselves
  • Be flexible and open to working with other parts of the business to add value.  Your expertise (accounting and analytics) will be valuable to the rest of Countingup and our product development

About you

  • You have excellent attention to detail
  • You are highly organised and are able to work remotely without direct supervision
  • You are an excellent communicator (written and verbal)
  • You are good at building and maintaining relationships
  • You like working independently to tackle problems and establish a solution
  • You also work well in small teams
  • You are continuously trying to improve how you work and the results
  • You have excellent numerical skills and data manipulation capabilities
  • You have strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • You are organised and able to prioritise effectively

Your experience

  • We’re open to candidates with diverse backgrounds
  • You have Accounting qualification(s) 
  • You have at least 3 years work experience in a professional environment
  • You have great capability with:
    • An Accounting software (eg. Clearbooks)
    • Google sheets or Excel

What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • 32 days paid holiday (including public holidays)
  • Share options
  • Currently we are working remotely and plan to return to a London office when it is sensible (remote work will remain a priority)
  • 8% pension contribution
  • Team socials
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Management Accountant fine food retailer

Eat 17

London, London
5 days ago
London, London
£34k - £36k Per Year
5 days ago
£34k - £36k Per Year
We are a multi-award winning small group of convenience stores & restaurant with a passion for improving your local shop. We are dependable local c stores with a focus on fine foods and artisanal, homemade foodie delights with our own bakery & central kitchen.

We are looking for an individual with previous accounting experience in a commercial environment to join our small Head Office team in Walthamstow, ideally with knowledge of the Convenience Retail Sector.

You will have the ability to investigate variances and create new accounting processes. As part of this role you will challenge processes. With a motivational mind-set and strong attention to detail you will be an enthusiastic team player with excellent communication skills.

We have a small and relatively new team and looking for someone with some industry experience who can assist with new epos system, new accounting software and new team/office & processes.

The job role looks like this:

- Internal regular audit checks (stock counts for high value items eg cigarettes, lottery scratchcards, cash, safe)

- Reconcile control accounts

- Work directly with FD & Owners
- KPIs

- Payments

- Management accounts

- Post journals

- Invoicing/collecting rent

- Cashflow forecast

- Overseeing junior team members

- Annual budgets

- VAT
- Review aged creditors

- PAYE payments

- Oversee stock figures

- Assist buyer with rebates

Liaise closely with Finance Director & Management Accountant and the junior team members as well as the company owners. Supporting the team in general to achieve the targetted deadlines.

The ideal candidate will have a can do attitude, qualification of Cima or Acca ,proven experience, live locally and be prepared to work full time in the office. Good package for the correct candidate.

Look forward to hearing from you.


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Management Accountant

Candidate Source Ltd

London, London
3 days ago
London, London
£40k - £55k Per Year
3 days ago
£40k - £55k Per Year
A diverse team of individuals in a venture-backed fintech and early-stage startup, with ambitious plans for growth, is looking for a Management Accountant to join its team.  Initially, you will be working remotely with a plan to return to the London office when it is sensible to do so.  Working here you will receive share options, 8% pension contribution and enjoy team socials.
The company is on a mission to make running a small business simple. Their vision is that every small business has its accounting and transactions in one place. This will uniquely enable them to manage both quickly, easily, in real-time and at a low cost. They are looking to continuously improve internal processes, leveraging technology to ensure they continue to work efficiently and effectively.  Traditional accounting will therefore only be part of your role.
As the Management Accountant you will:
  • Complete regular bookkeeping tasks.
  • Complete payroll, journal entries, quarterly VAT submissions, year-end.
  • Improve the accounting and financial management infrastructure (review current ways of working and software and suggest improvements).
  • Analyse data to establish what’s working, what’s not and what we should do about it.
  • Work with the COO to find and implement performance improvement projects (big or small)
  • Produce clear and concise outputs that speak for themselves.
  • Be flexible and open to working with other parts of the business to add value.  Your expertise (accounting and analytics) will be valuable to the rest of the team and our product development.

There will be a continuous need to challenge ways of working and look for improvements.  The aim will be to improve the performance of the business and ensure spend is aligned to the business goals.  There will be the opportunity to shape the role in line with your skill set, interests and professional development ambitions.
The successful Management Accountant will have the following skills and experience:
  • Be a CIMA / ACCA qualified accountant.
  • Have an interest in performance improvement, business strategy and analytics.  
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a professional environment.
  • Working knowledge or Excel, Google Sheets and accounting software such as Clearbooks.
  • Are continuously trying to improve how you work and the results.
  • Have excellent numerical skills and data manipulation capabilities.

In return, you will receive a salary of £40,000 - £55,000 pa DOE plus 32 days paid holiday (including Bank Holidays).
If this sounds like the Management Accountant role for you, click the apply link online and send an updated copy of your CV today!
The company is an equal opportunities employer and no terminology in this advert is designed to discriminate on grounds of gender, race, colour, religion, creed, disability, age, sex or sexual orientation or any other class protected by applicable law.
Candidate Source Ltd is an advertising agency.  Once you have submitted your application it will be passed to the third party Recruiter who is responsible for processing your application. This will include holding and sharing your personal data, our legal basis for this is legitimate interest subject to your declared interest in a job. Our privacy policy can be found on our website and we can be contacted to confirm who your application has been forwarded to.
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Finance Systems Accountant

Goodman Masson

London
2 days ago
London
£35k - £40k
2 days ago
£35k - £40k

An outstanding entertainment group is looking for a Group Finance Systems Accountant to join them on a permanent basis.

The Finance Systems Accountant will support the Group Finance Systems Manager in the daily management of existing & future finance systems. They will assist on new implementations for UK, Poland and other international finance teams where requested to do so.

To review and consider the software options for planning and consolidation for the group alongside the Group Finance Systems Manager.

Administration of UBW Milestone 7

UBW support

o Support the UBW system . (Group, UK, Poland and other territories where in place (some travel maybe required))

o Test and document patches/ bug fixes before they are deployed to the live environment

o System administration and day to day support tasks

UBW Development

o Support development and automation of UBW to enhance reporting capability – e.g. Frozen GAAP, IFRS16, statutory reporting.

o Support the automation and elimination of spreadsheet reporting at Group level

o Hold regular workshops with the UBW users to ensure maximum use.

o Maintain users and user access

UBW

o Liaise with the Agresso user group to discuss best practices and share ideas

Cognos

TM1 Cognos Controller

o Support and make recommendations for other reporting and where necessary migrate them to TM1

o Support Cognos TM1 to UK and overseas territories

Maintain users and user access.

MRI Horizon

Support the Horizon software (all territories)

Create and maintain users profiles

Create and maintain accounts and cost centres

Logging queries/issues with MRI Horizon

Other ad hoc maintenance & support

Liaison with Technical Services (IT) and external support

Work with the IT technical team in Chiswick Park & external consultants to resolve queries, and address technical problems raised by users

Requirements

Technical Knowledge & Experience

Essential

Previous experience in Finance Systems (2 years)

Good knowledge of the UNIT4 Business World (Agresso).

Sound knowledge of Cognos TM1 and Cognos Controller systems.

Able to demonstrate a solutions focused mind set

Desirable

Experience working within/for a comparable sector such as Retail, Leisure or Hospitality

Working in a multi-currency environment

Benefits

£40k

Flexible working from home

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Financial Accountant

Goodman Masson

Dorking
1 day ago
Dorking
£35k - £40k
1 day ago
£35k - £40k

A global insurance firm currently requires a part-qualified Financial Accountant to join their Finance Reporting team on a permanent basis. Based in Dorking however currently working from home. As a member of the Financial Reporting team, you will be responsible for the successful delivery of UK GAAP, Solvency II and US GAAP Financial Reporting. The role holder will be expected to provide Financial Reporting and to embed changes in accounting requirements and other regulatory changes.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensure that the general ledger is updated accurately and on a timely basis at all times, for all UK entities.
  • Support the Head of Financial reporting with the monthly UK financial close process, including the overseeing of the production of key reconciliations for both income statement and balance sheet, ensuring reconciling items are investigated and cleared on a timely basis; production of reporting packs for the US and UK.
  • Act as a bridge between the Actuarial Team and Financial Reporting Team to enable sufficient and consistent timely analysis and reporting of UK, SII and US basis financial reporting.
  • Preparation of UK statutory reporting for entities in preparation for the annual financial statement audit process. Including maintenance and communication of the UK basis reporting calendar.
  • Provision of other regular and ad-hoc reporting including, Tax, ABI, ONS and Rating Agency.
  • Produce information to be included within Board Reports to the agreed timescales and requirements.
  • Identifying gaps/process improvements and recommend action to reduce these gaps.
  • Assist and provide input to systems’ strategy (review) process changes in order to improve efficient running and maintenance of accounting records.
  • Assist with external audit queries and planning for annual audit and review of reporting accounts, including delivery of detailed planning documents.
  • Ensure the continued protection of our information, by following all applicable Information Security policies and procedures and by reporting suspected weaknesses in information security controls to the Information Security Officer.
  • Understand how Treating Customers Fairly (TCF) and Risk Management relate to both your own role and your divisional activities and highlight any opportunities for improvement.

Requirements

  • Part qualified accountant, preferably close to qualification or final level of exams. ACCA, CIMA or equivalent.
  • Good technical and financial reporting knowledge in relation to accounting and regulatory changes.
  • Experience leading smaller processes within the wider financial close and ability to identify and drive forward process improvements.
  • Ability to contribute ideas to an increasingly changing regulatory and reporting environment, both internally and externally.
  • Good communication skills, able to document and produce commentary and answer questions which enable a wider understanding of key financial movements.

Benefits

£35-40k

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Management Accountant

Goodman Masson

Beaconsfield
1 day ago
Beaconsfield
£28k - £35k
1 day ago
£28k - £35k

An award winning Chartered Accountancy currently requires a Management Accountant to join their bookkeeping/outsource services team. This is a permanent position based in Beaconsfield.

Responsibilities;

  • Oversee/carry out bookkeeping and data processing using accounting systems of the client or appropriate accounting system
  • Oversee management of purchase ledger, sales ledger and nominal ledgers
  • Oversee/carry out regular reconciliation of all control accounts
  • Oversee/calculate and process monthly journals for prepayment/ accruals/depreciation/payroll and other monthly adjustments
  • Oversee/prepare VAT returns In advance of deadline for review and sign off
  • Completes assignments for clients, managers & supervisors to required standard
  • Prepare management accounts file in required format and structure
  • Complete monthly/quarterly reporting pack including P&L ,B/S , budgets and actual , debtors/creditors aging analysis, cashflow and commentary
  • Assist with budgets and forecasts
  • Monitor, evaluate and review accounting systems and suggest improvement or alternative accounting systems where applicable
  • Implement appropriate accounting systems and advise on improvement where needed
  • Undertake training of clients and junior team members
  • Manages portfolio to ensure work completed to client’s timetable expectations
  • Meeting deadlines and dates set
  • Assist with the preparation of end of year accounts file and audit schedules
  • Completion and submission of timesheets within set deadlines
  • Effective use of IT including excel, accounts packages, outlook
  • Maintain client confidentiality outside the office including on client premises
  • To successfully manage a team and their workload and development

Requirements

  • Ideally candidates who are ACCA or CIMA Part qualified, however not essential if the candidate has relevant experience.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in accountancy practice
  • Experience of production of management accounts and vat returns
  • Managed a portfolio of clients and dealing with clients
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience of Xero/QuickBooks Online
  • Be able to work independently or as part of a team

Benefits

£28-35k depending on experience



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Senior Financial Accountant (Education)

Randstad Financial & Professional

City of London, London
1 day ago
City of London, London
£45k Per Year
1 day ago
£45k Per Year

Senior Financial Accountant - Educational Institution - Central London
About the company
The client company is a high performing educational institution running a number of schools in the UK to offer the best quality education for all children. To further support their operation, they are currently looking for a financial accountant to manage the financial reporting and compliance processes.
About the role
As a Financial Accountant, you will be reporting to the Head of Finance and managing a small team. Your major responsibilities to be the followings:
  • Lead month-end reporting, year end accounts and audit process
  • Responsible for accounting transactions including accounts payable, accounts receivable, ensure accuracy of sales and suppliers invoices, credit card payment, etc.
  • Prepare reconciliation of balance sheet and statutory accounts
  • Compile annual PSA returns and review and submit VAT returns
  • Work with Head of Finance to develop and maintain current financial system
  • Assist in ad hoc project assignments

Requirements
  • Degree holder in Accounting & Finance. Part-qualified or a finalist of ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Experience working within a educational institution would be an advantage
  • Strong Excel skills (Pivot tables, VLookup)
  • Commitment to promoting the welfare of children and young people
  • Willingness to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checks is a must
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

Please apply the job by clicking the following link with your updated resume and salary details or email directly to jackie.mak@randstadfp.com

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003
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Partnerships Accountant

Comic Relief

London, London
2 days ago
London, London
£32.5k - £36k Per Year
2 days ago
£32.5k - £36k Per Year

Partnerships Accountant

Fixed Term Contract  -March – September 2021

£32,500 - 36,000

London and Currently Remote

 

To provide support to the Finance Business Partner (Impact & Investments) in enabling budget-holders to manage restricted partner budgets and donor reporting. Also, utilising different software applications to streamline budget-holder reporting.

 

Key Accountabilities / Objectives:

  • Prepare accurate and timely partnership and donor reports using information from the different finance software applications

 

  • Reconcile donor reports to the grant management system, accounting system and highlight any differences with the Finance Controls team and the Partnership Manager

 

  • Support budget-holders in understanding and using the budgeting and forecasting software when creating and maintaining partnership budgets

 

  • Support with the management of all grants fund balances including campaigns by year, designated funds and restricted funds from institutions and individuals

 

  • Support Impact & Investment teams with due diligence checks in assessing new grantees including reviewing of financial statements, internal control procedures and project budgets and assigning financial risk ratings

 

  • Support in reconciling the restricted and unrestricted fund balances

 

  • Complete month-end processes promptly and accurately, including posting of journals, running of reports and reconciliations

 

  • Ad-hoc analysis as required

 

Essential Education and Skills

  • Part-qualified and currently studying to full qualification (AAT, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)

 

  • Experience of working with restricted funds and donor reporting

 

  • Experience of budgeting and forecasting and working with non-finance staff

 

  • Experience of Excel and computerised financial reporting (essential)

 

  • Experience of a wide range of finance and grant-management systems

 

  • Excellent attention to detail

 

Key Competencies:

  • Trustworthy & respectful of confidentiality – to deal with sensitive information.

 

  • Good time management – to prioritise work and meet deadlines.

 

  • IT literacy – to effectively combine various software applications when handling data and producing reports

 

  • Good communication and relationship management skills – for dealing with internal and external stakeholders

 

  • A fun, positive and engaged professional that demonstrates high proactivity

 

To apply please visit our website via the link and apply online.

Role closes - 12:00pm, 4thMar 2021 GMT (Europe/London)

 

Inclusivity at Comic Relief

We recognise diversity and inclusion are a source of strength in achieving our mission. We therefore welcome everyone, trusting what makes us different brings creativity, styles and experiences to help us collectively do our best work. That’s regardless of your gender, age, ethnicity, disability, religion, sexual orientation, and cultural identity. We especially welcome those from under-represented groups in modern grant-making and fundraising. We are on a journey, but if you join our team you will be part of a community that is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where we want you to:

 

  • Be valued for being yourself
  • Do your best work, and be supported to break down barriers so you can succeed
  • Be heard, respected, and treated as an equal, whatever your level, experience or background
  • Be part of a team that is committed to making this happen – with our colleagues, partners, and contributors.

 

Comic Relief is committed to preventing and protecting all people from harm in their interactions with us. We expect all those that act in our name to uphold our approach to doing no harm.

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Financial Accountant (Global Consumer Technology Business)

Big Pond Solutions Europe Limited

Slough, HC
2 days ago
Slough, HC
£38k - £47.5k Per Year
2 days ago
£38k - £47.5k Per Year

Financial Accountant (Global Consumer Technology Business)

(Slough) - Berkshire

Attractive package to included bonus + benefits

This is a fantastic career opportunity to join a Consumer Technology Business that manufacturer a range of CE products to include TVs, Audio products and mobile devices. With the business still very much in the ascendancy and focused on growth within Europe, they are looking to appoint a Financial Accountant to join the team located in Slough.

The successful person will undertake aspects of financial accounting work, including daily entries booking for transactions per local policies and procedures, assist and answer audit accounting questions, as well as organize the month end closing. The responsibilities will also include bank reconciliation statement preparation, AR/AP management and other financial reports generation which HQ or leader request.

 Duties and responsibilities  

  • Accounting entries daily booking for subsidiary transactions per subsidiary
  • Coordinating audit processes
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statement
  • Generating the bank reconciliation statement monthly
  • Prepare reconciliation statement for internal/third party customer/vendor
  • Prepare the list for factoring and track the AR credit insurance process
  • Provide other financial reports which HQ or leader request
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly/yearly VAT/Intrastat/CIT returns
  • Additional General accountant duties as necessary  
  • Required experience
  • 3 to 6 years finance experience as General accountant
  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting
  • Electronic company experience is highly desirable (not essential)
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
  • Excellent in accounting and OFFICE software- (SAP on priority but will consider others)
  • Good communication skills

On offer will be a competitive salary and package and fantastic opportunities for growth and progression. The role is based in Slough and we understand there will be the flexibility to work remotely in the current climate, moving to some onsite working at some point in the future.

Interested?

For a confidential chat or further information relating to this great opportunity please contact Graham at Big Pond Solutions on 07977 548674 or email: graham@bigpondsolutions.com .

 

 

 

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Assistant Accountant

Sega of America, Inc.

Brentford, HC
16 days ago
Brentford, HC
16 days ago

ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT

FINANCE TEAM

BASED AT SEGA HQ IN BRENTFORD, WEST LONDON

REPORTING TO THE UK FINANCE MANAGER

A BIT ABOUT SEGA

SEGA is one of the leading interactive entertainment companies in the world, with our European HQ based in West London and our seven development studios spanning the UK, Bulgaria, France and Canada. Known for quality and creativity above all else, our studios include Sports Interactive, HARDlight, Amplitude Studios, Two Point Studios, The Creative Assembly and Relic Entertainment.

At the heart of SEGA is our publishing team based in London, where we help the studios bring their creative vision to life. Here we have a hardworking bunch of people spanning Tech, Sales, Marketing, Finance, QA and more.

Together, we drive the continued success and evolution of our Western business through living our company values of always collaborating, being entrepreneurial in spirit, having a winning mentality and focusing on uncompromising quality.

WORKING THE SEGA WAY

We believe that making the best games relies on having the best people, so we make sure that we look after ours, even more so with everyone working remotely during COVID-19…

  • For our gaming buffs, you can get involved in our online gaming nights and free SEGA games on Steam
  • Fitness fanatics will love our discounted gym membership and ride to work scheme. You can find your zen with our weekly virtual yoga classes as well as online physical therapy with our masseuse.
  • We hold regular company updates to keep everyone in the loop and we stay connected with social events like virtual pub quizzes and art workshops
  • We support your learning & development with access to online courses through Udemy, and webinars and resources on mental health and financial wellbeing
  • When you’re in the virtual office, we’ll make sure you have everything you need when it comes to tech/furniture, and we pride ourselves on having flexible working hours to ensure that you have a life outside of your home office
  • You'll have access to a comprehensive benefits package that includes life assurance, income protection, private healthcare & dental insurance schemes and an enhanced contributory pension scheme. We offer competitive salaries and a fantastic bonus scheme so that you can stay motivated and focused on making SEGA the best it can be
  • We want people of all backgrounds to see themselves represented and included in our work, so we actively seek to diversify our team and bring more voices to the table. All applicants are welcome!

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

As an Assistant Accountant you will be reporting to the UK Finance Manager and supporting the wider function, and the business as a whole. The main focus on this role is two-fold;
  • Driving the reduction in the ‘Good Received not Invoiced’ (GRNI) accrual reporting. You will be responsible for tracking the delinquency reporting, investigating aged open/ part matched purchase orders and subsequent resolution.
  • Processing ‘requisitions’, raising of purchase orders, and ensuring we adopt ‘best practice’ within the ‘Procure-to-Pay’ (P2P) process

The successful individual will be experienced in a P2P process, ideally with a broad knowledge of expenditure types. Examples include, but are not limited to marketing, software licenses, maintenance renewals, consulting services, hardware, and telecom / data services. Also having a finance background that includes an understanding of cost centres, general ledger accounts both operating expense and capital expense is preferred. Along with exposure to P2P including good receipts, three-way match, and payment settlement, the candidate should acknowledge that issues will not always follow established processes.

To be successful the candidate will need an inquisitive mind and the ability to cut through issues, identify route causes, question existing processes, and recommend process improvements to reduce future occurrences.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Actively manage the GRNI reporting and analysis including review of unmatched invoices for under accrual and receipted purchase order aging (POs) over accrued amounts/ duplicate POs
  • Reconcile supplier statements to the Purchase Ledger and GRNI/Accrual balances, requesting copies of invoices where necessary and the investigation and resolution of any discrepancies in a timely manner
  • Provide specialist support and advice by responding to internal and external enquiries in a professional timely and customer-focused manner
  • Managing new supplier onboarding process, ensuring signed SEGA T&C’s and/or working with Legal Department where appropriate.
  • Working closely with the relevant cost centres, Finance, and other teams to gather, collect and enter the necessary information into Oracle
  • Main person on all (non-manufacturing) SEGA purchasing requirements
  • Work collaboratively and in partnership with other departments including Marketing, HR, IT, Legal and external stakeholders to ensure purchase orders are raised on a timely basis for all purchasing requisitions, communicated to suppliers, and are receipted when the service has been fulfilled
  • Ensure purchase requisitions are accurately coded to the correct general ledger accounts and entered with adequate descriptions
  • Manage internal recharges between HQ and Studios
  • Reconcile PO receipts for goods and services with the three-way match process; working with the Accounts Payable team to ensure timely payment of supplier invoices. Monitor and ensure PO's are closed out with budget cycles and/or duration of the contractual obligation
  • Assist in the month-end reporting, with particular focus on the cost reporting and review
  • Identify prepayments and highlight with the wider finance team
  • Identify capital expenditure and ensure this is appropriately classified and categorised
  • Ensure department procedures are both regularly reviewed and updated as necessary to ensure they remain accurate and relevant

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

 

  • Demonstrable experience working within a Purchasing role along with a deep understanding of the ‘procure-to-pay’ cycle is key.
  • Prior experience of Oracle or similar ERP system.
  • Able to work with some direction from Management, but happy to drive day to day without supervision.
  • Strong Excel skills, having used this extensively in previous roles.
  • Ability to cut through issues, identify route cause, generate solutions to eliminate future occurrences.

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1 day ago

Description

Countingup is on a mission to make running a small business simple. Our vision is that every small business has its accounting and transactions in one place. This will uniquely enable them to manage both quickly, easily, in real-time and at a low cost. We're a venture-backed accounting/financial technology startup.

Countingup is a diverse team of individuals in a venture-backed fintech and early-stage startup, with ambitious plans for growth.  

All of us at Countingup are committed to “The Countingup Way”:

  1. Do your best work
  2. Enjoy it
  3. Get it done 

About the role

Countingup the business is too large and complex to be suitable for Countingup the product (at least for now).  We therefore require completion of many of the traditional accounting and bookkeeping tasks across various tools and software.  This includes day-to-day bookkeeping, monthly payroll and journaling, quarterly VAT submissions and completing year-end.

Countingup is looking to grow significantly over the coming years - reporting to the COO, the role will also involve strategic projects.  Looking to continuously improve internal processes, leveraging technology to ensure we continue to work efficiently and effectively.  Traditional accounting will therefore only be part of the role.  The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant with an interest in performance improvement, business strategy and analytics.  

There will be a continuous need to challenge ways of working and look for improvements.  The aim will be to improve the performance of the business and ensure spend is aligned to the business goals.  There will be the opportunity to shape the role in line with your skillset, interests and professional development ambitions.

  • Complete regular bookkeeping tasks
  • Complete payroll, journal entries, quarterly VAT submissions, year-end
  • Improve our accounting and financial management infrastructure (review current ways of working and software and suggest improvements)
  • Analyse data to establish what’s working, what’s not and what to do about it
  • Work with the COO to find and implement performance improvement projects (big or small)
  • Produce clear and concise outputs that speak for themselves
  • Be flexible and open to working with other parts of the business to add value.  Your expertise (accounting and analytics) will be valuable to the rest of Countingup and our product development

About you

  • You have excellent attention to detail
  • You are highly organised and are able to work remotely without direct supervision
  • You are an excellent communicator (written and verbal)
  • You are good at building and maintaining relationships
  • You like working independently to tackle problems and establish a solution
  • You also work well in small teams
  • You are continuously trying to improve how you work and the results
  • You have excellent numerical skills and data manipulation capabilities
  • You have strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • You are organised and able to prioritise effectively

Your experience

  • We’re open to candidates with diverse backgrounds
  • You have Accounting qualification(s) 
  • You have at least 3 years work experience in a professional environment
  • You have great capability with:
    • An Accounting software (eg. Clearbooks)
    • Google sheets or Excel

What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • 32 days paid holiday (including public holidays)
  • Share options
  • Currently we are working remotely and plan to return to a London office when it is sensible (remote work will remain a priority)
  • 8% pension contribution
  • Team socials
Source: Countingup