Finance Assistant

  • Job Reference: 941791685-2
  • Date Posted: 11 March 2023
  • Recruiter: Office Angels
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Finance Assistant


London SE1 - Hybrid working

Fun, Innovative and expanding tech start-up business based near Waterloo is looking to recruit a proactive and dedicated Finance Assistant to join their team.

The company launched in 2019 and have already expanded across the UK and US with further expansion ahead.

They are on the lookout for somebody who wants more than a job - they want to help build a company that stands out from the crowd and already has gained a great reputation.

You'll be given an opportunity to push your boundaries, to find out what you're capable of, to work with and learn from incredibly smart colleagues, and to enjoy the journey of building a business.

Duties involved:

  • Posting purchase invoices to Xero
  • Weekly bank reconciliations
  • Helping to prepare VAT and US sales tax returns
  • Preparing bi-weekly and monthly payroll
  • Managing and monitoring accounts payable/receivable
  • Maintaining accounts: posting and verifying the accuracy of transactions
  • Dealing with financial paperwork and filing
  • Liaising with US-based accountants
  • Helping with the treasury and cash management
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required


The Traits:

  • Excellent interpersonal and time management skills
  • AAT qualified (or qualified by experience) with previous Finance Assistant experience (tech/retail/e-commerce is an advantage)
  • Payroll experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of UK FRS (US GAAP and compliance preferable)
  • Skilled in MS Excel, G Suite and Xero
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Can work well under pressure
  • Reliable and consistently meets deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiastic with a proactive personality and 'can do' approach


  • New and exciting concept, with an ambitious growth plan in the UK, US and beyond
  • Highly experienced Founders, Executive Team and Investors
  • A competitive salary and benefits package
  • A commitment to innovation, excellence and continuous improvement
  • Energetic and diverse team that enjoy the journey

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