Silverfin is hiring a

Tech Accountant

London, United Kingdom

Silverfin is an accounting tech company partnering with accounting practices to transform the way they work, and we're looking for tech-savvy Accountants to help us.

What do we need an Accountant for?

  • To make our groundbreaking platform for Connected Accounting even better.
  • To develop and insert your financial knowledge into the product
  • To keep us closely connected to the real day-to-day challenges of accountancy firms.  As everything is changing so quickly, we need you to keep your ears to the ground.

Have you been working in accounting for a few years, and looking for a revolutionary career change? Have you recently qualified as an Accountant but looking for a different challenge? Are you passionate about technology?

Are you an Accountant with a passion for programming?  If you have an aptitude for coding logic, we will teach you Liquid code, an open-source template language written in Ruby.

Take the leap, join Silverfin and make a difference to Accountants worldwide!


  • Apply your accountancy knowledge to help improve our product by becoming a Product Developer
  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs
  • Turn our clients’ needs and requests into templates by developing Liquid code
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
  • Create and maintain software documentation
  • Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling our platform
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies, accounting knowledge and industry trends and apply them
  • Collaborate with Project Managers, Product Managers, Product Experts and other Product Developers to produce high quality, client-focussed results


  • You have a background in accountancy by education or experience
  • You have programming experience or code in your spare time
  • Experience with any programming language or scripting language would be highly beneficial, e.g. HTML, JavaScript, VBScript, PHP, Perl, Python, R, Java, Ruby
  • If you don’t have Liquid code experience, you will be trained - but must have the aptitude to learn
  • Strong communicator with the ability to work with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders
  • You are customer-minded with the ability to be customer-facing and consultative, where needed

Our Offer

  • A competitive salary with additional benefits
  • A start-up office space close to Old Street Station, Shoreditch High Street and Liverpool Street
  • The opportunity to work for a fast-growth, exciting and evolving company
  • A stimulating working environment with passionate like-minded colleagues
  • Endless supply of excellent coffee, fresh fruit, snacks and... of course, drinks on Friday