carwow is hiring an

Accounts Receivable

London, United Kingdom

Due to the continued expansion of the team Carwow are looking for an accountant to help support the finance team. This is a fantastic role with fantastic opportunities for both learning and professional development


carwow is changing the way people buy brand new cars. We're a platform for users to compare and buy new cars online. We launched as a car comparison site and are now focused on changing this huge, antiquated industry.


We've recently raised a round from some of the best VC and angel investors in London, who were instrumental in the success of businesses like Zoopla, LoveFilm, Betfair and many others. This means we are growing at a very fast rate and need to constantly improve and evaluate our financial processes to ensure they are fit for purpose.


Responsibilities will include;


  • Chasing suppliers for payment
  • Ensure all supplier invoices and receipts are approved and coded correctly,and posted to the accounts system
  • Prepare supplier payment runs
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Review and improvement of current systems and processes, including revenue, employeee expenses, supplier payments
  • Investigate and resolve customer queries
  • Identification of costs savings within the business
  • Knowledge of accounts receivable or payable preferable
  • Knowledge of office administration and procedures
  • Knowledge of general bookkeeping procedures
  • Knowledge of general accounting principals
  • Proficient in Excel and Word
  • Graduate with accounting background and demonstrable interest and work experience in an accounts team.
  • Confident and polite picking up the phone and asking suppliers for payment
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem analysis and problem solving skills