Assistant Accountant - Award Winning Electric Vehicle Start-Up


Assistant Accountant - Award Winning Electric Vehicle Start-Up

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    £28000 — £32000
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    Assistant Accountant - Award Winning Electric Vehicle Start-Up

    We are delighted to be working exclusively with an innovative, hyper growth Electric Vehicle (EV) scale-up business looking to revolutionise the way in which robotics and AI are harnessed to deliver Electric Vehicles at the forefront of the shift towards sustainable transport solutions.

    This is an opportunity to work in a hugely entrepreneurial environment which is excellently funded and has ambitions to continue the development of technology which "will change the world".

    The company has recently opened a number of new global sites with exciting international expansion planned for the US market and a host of 'developing nations' and have secured a number of significant contracts with customers.

    Having recently relocated to a new modern office space with the added benefit of flexible working, the client is looking for an ambitious individual who is driven and excited by technology, electric vehicles, sustainability and ultimately being a part of an incredibly exciting scale-up phase.

    The company offers a fast-paced environment, full of motivated and passionate people. They are growing rapidly with headcount set to double this year and are hiring a Finance Manager to support the continued expansion. They are keen to add someone to the company who is fun, hardworking and wants to progress their career quickly.

    The Role

    The Assistant Accountant will work closely with an excellent Financial Controller with plenty of room to learn and progress. Owning the invoicing piece while also having the freedom to support month end and management accounting, major change and system implementation projects, year-end audit and the roll out of improved financial analysis, this represents and incredibly broad position for someone at the early stage of their career.

    You will be encouraged to have significant impact in one of the world's most exciting start-ups and be encouraged to look at new ways of doing things as you progress through your qualification.


    * Full responsibility of the accounts payable and accounts receivable functions
    * Processing invoices and payments and weekly BACS
    * Complete bank account and balance sheet reconciliations
    * Support the completion of month end and production of management accounts
    * Support the Financial Controller with P&L analysis and commentary
    * Support with year-end audit
    * Work with the wider Finance function on significant process improvement projects
    * Support the implementation of a new ERP system.
    * Extensive ad-hoc project work

    Required Experience:

    * Experience managing day-to-day Finance (invoicing)
    * Excited about working somewhere which is changing every day
    * Desire to work in a rapidly growing scale-up
    * Enjoys working in an exceptionally fast-paced environment
    * Passionate about the EV and Start-Up space in general

    Bonus Experience:

    * Exposure to month-end and management accounting
    * Part Qualified Accountant (ACCA, CIMA or ACA is preferred)

    * Experience in SaaS, Fintech, Robotics or AI
    * Incredibly ambitious and keen to progress your career quickly


    * £28,000 - £32,000 + study support
    * The business prides themselves on delivery and impact - therefore this is not a typical 9 to 5 role. They encourage flexibility
    * Initially the role will be remote but post Covid requires 3 days a week in the office

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