Finance Assistant | E-Commerce Start-Up | London


Finance Assistant | E-Commerce Start-Up | London

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    £28000 — £32000
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    Finance Assistant | Rapid Growth Extreme Sports E-Commerce Start-Up | London

    The Client:

    Harmonic are excited to be working exclusively with one of the world's fastest growing extreme sports brands. After a period of significant expansion Turnover has reached £8m following strong sales in the US, UK and Europe. With plans to expand into the massive Chinese market they are projecting £12-15m Turnover this year.

    Alongside the core product they have successfully launched an apparel brand in 2020 which has £1m Turnover in Year 1 and is set to contribute significantly to growth. The business has done a fantastic job of building a loyal and engaged customer/ fan base thanks to social media and some lucrative sponsorship agreements with some of the sport's biggest starts in the run up to the Olympics.

    With an incredibly impressive CEO with multiple Tech scale-up exits so far in his career this is a business driven by his own personal passion for the industry and sport. The team is young, ambitious and are driven not only by being part of one of the fastest growing extreme sports brands but also by the chance to work with a team of stereotypically 'cool', sociable people that share a love the space in general.

    Our client are based in one of London's most amazing co-working spaces surrounded by equally fast growth start-ups and scale-ups.

    The Role:

    Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Finance Assistant will have an excellent mentor to learn from and be responsible for all elements of transactional finance including accounts payable and accounts receivable. You will also have exposure to other elements including month-end, management accounts and cash flow forecasting giving an excellent breadth of exposure as you progress with your ACCA or CIMA studies.


    * Management of invoicing (both Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable in multi-currency)
    * Management of Bank Reconciliations and payroll
    * Support the FC with month-end (journals, fixed assets, prepayments)
    * Support the Financial Controller with the production of Management Accounts
    * Support cash flow forecasting
    * Support the management and improvement of stock reporting and supply chain processes from a Finance perspective
    * Ad-hoc duties supporting senior members of the team
    * Support continued finance process improvement and system implementation projects

    Essential Skills:

    * Good Communication skills
    * Great organizational skills
    * Desire to join an ambitious, growing start up and build a career in finance
    * Ability to perform well under pressure
    * Passionate about sports/ extreme sports

    Non- Essential Skills:

    * Previous experience working in an e-commerce, fashion or retail start-up is preferred but certainly not essential
    * 6- 12 months in as a finance assistant, accounts payable and accounts receivable role
    * Started studying the ACCA or CIMA


    * Up to £28,000 - £32,000 + study support

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