GoCardless is hiring an

Accounts Assistant

London, United Kingdom

GoCardless is growing fast. We’ve built a world-class product that opens up Direct Debit to small and medium-sized businesses across the UK and beyond, and we have recently extended our offering to multinational companies like the Guardian, TripAdvisor and Box. Thousands of business in the UK already rely on us to handle their payments, and hundreds more join us every week.

We’re looking for an accounts assistant to support our Finance team with the daily bookkeeping operations of the company.

The role

As a member of the Finance team you will be responsible for ensuring our accounts are accurate and our processes and controls are maintained.

You will be responsible for:

  • Managing the day-to-day bookkeeping.
  • Monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts (Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, etc.).
  • Inputting and maintaining all manual journal entries.
  • Initiating and making payments (business and personal).
  • Supporting monthly accounts preparation, and yearly audit.
  • Building out more efficient processes and controls

What we're looking for

We’re looking for a team player, capable of working with people from different backgrounds and experience.

You should apply if:

  • You have previous experience as a accountant/bookkeeper, preferably working with SMEs or startups.
  • You have used and operated purchase ledgers in a robust accounting system.
  • You are detail orientated, highly organised and can work without direction.
  • You are innovative and willing to look to implement new processes within the finance team around bookkeeping.
  • You have excellent excel skills and enjoy building complex schedules/worksheets
  • You have great communication and interpersonal skills, and are able to build strong and productive relationships.

This role would ideally suit someone with experience in a fast-paced startup, who is looking for a new challenge, and to tackle a high growth company. However, our team comes from a variety of backgrounds and we welcome diversity – if you are unsure, please apply.

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