GoCardless is hiring an

Accounts Assistant - Accounts Payable

London, United Kingdom

We’re looking for a talented and driven Accounts Assistant to help build our capabilities as we scale GoCardless.

We are an ambitious, high-growth, and modern Tech company that is quickly evolving. GoCardless has been recognised in the top 10 of Deloitte’s 2017 UK Technology Fast 50 awards with growth of 2097%. We are working with increasingly large customers and are currently expanding our international operations.

As our new Accounts Assistant, you’ll report directly to our Financial Controller and will work closely with key members of the Finance team on a daily basis.

The Finance department is now in an exciting transitional stage with many new projects to get involved in as the company expands. It’s a great time to join the team and we are seeking candidates to develop and progress at GoCardless.


Role Details

You’ll be responsible for ensuring that the Accounts Payable function is run effectively, banking transactions are posted on a timely basis and assisting in other areas of the finance function as required for GoCardless Ltd, and other subsidiary companies.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Processing transactions, basic bookkeeping, investigating differences and reconciliations
  • Managing the day to day Accounts Payable processes, including communication with key members of staff within the business
  • Preparing Vendor payment runs
  • Managing the staff expense process through use of Expensify and ensuing staff expenses are paid out on time
  • Assisting with the tracking of Marketing spend in collaboration with the Marketing department
  • Daily posting of bank transactions and reconciliation within the finance system Netsuite
  • Working with the Financial Controller to help to monitor the cash resources in the business
  • Working with the wider accounts team at month end to help meet internal reporting deadlines
  • Assisting with the creation of new internal control processes around cost control and cash flow
  • Reconciliations of key balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis
  • Assisting with the interim and annual audits
  • Assisting with finance projects as required


What we’re looking for

  • Ambition and enthusiasm to develop a career in modern finance at GoCardless
  • Relevant accounts payable experience
  • Knowledge of NetSuite or similar accounting packages
  • A team focused and supportive approach to tasks
  • Flexibility and eagerness to develop new skills
  • An interest in the FinTech industry
  • Great communication skills

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