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Management Accountant

Borough, South East London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Full Time
Hybrid position: working 3 days a week from our London office

Are you looking to advance your Finance career by having true impact in an exciting, fast paced business? As a Management Accountant at Blink, you will be an integral part of a small but impactful global finance function, building scalable finance processes.

Blink is an employee app for frontline workers. Our award-winning product has industry-leading levels of engagement, with a DAU of 99% - and we've got so much more to achieve.

This role would be perfect for someone who is ambitious and wants to get experience in a forward thinking Finance team. Your responsibilities will include owning our business critical processes such as accounts payable, accounts receivable with a remit to operate and enhance these processes, and get involved in multiple other projects.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Ownership of the accounts payable process:
  • Continuously optimise our process and tools (Spendesk) to drive efficiency, speed and accuracy
  • Own transaction processing and account reconciliation, with a focus on accuracy and automation to support cost analysis.
  • Key point of contact for supplier queries, liaising with internal stakeholders regarding invoices and receipts and resolving variances
  • Working with the team to prepare month end management accounts, including:
  • Playing a key role in operating and optimising our month end process including prepayments, accruals and maintaining fixed asset register
  • Providing analysis on month on month variances in opex lines and suggesting ways to reduce costs.
  • Assisting with compliance activities such as tax returns across 4 countries.
  • Managing the accounts receivable processes:
  • Maintaining our subscription management system (Chargebee), driving process improvements, integrations and enablement of business teams.
  • Continuously optimise our dunning process, motivating the Sales and Customer Success teams to support and driving best practices in AR.
  • Assisting with treasury and cashflow tasks such as preparing the weekly cash flow forecast and working with the FC on funds allocation.

This isn't your average accounting role. As such, in addition to these core tasks there will be opportunities contribute to the Company's wider goals and gain experience in multiple ad hoc projects such as:
  • Finance business partnering with other departments to add value
  • Implementing cross functional processes eg. new customer order forms
  • Using PowerBI to make analysis more efficient and meaningful

We're looking for someone who is ambitious and wants to develop and progress quickly in a fast-growing company. This is not your average management accounting position, this will suit someone who wants to be part of building something new and exciting.

We are also looking for:
  • Someone who has started, and is ideally part-qualified, in a further accounting qualification, such as ACCA or CIMA
  • 2+ years of relevant accounting experience including operating and improving operations including posting prepayments, accruals, maintaining fixed asset register and reconciling bank accounts
  • A higher education degree is required, ideally in a Finance related discipline
  • Highly numerate with excellent attention to detail
  • Experienced using Xero or similar accounting software is preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel. Experience with the Google Suite of products is an advantage
  • Strong organisational skills, proven experience meeting and beating deadlines
  • Self Motivated and driven, comfortable questioning things, and eager to learn and thrive in a high functioning team
  • A strong communicator with the the ability to be influence others with effective, clearly, and concise communications

Please note this is a hybrid position, you will be required to be in our central London Office on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

You will have the opportunity to be part of something impactful, large-scale, and meaningful. Most importantly, you'll work for a company with a strong purpose, with an ambitious team embarking on a journey most start-ups can only dream of! Benefits include:
  • Competitive salary - and equity in the company
  • A spacious, natural light-filled office in London
  • 25 days a year off (plus public holidays!)
  • Private healthcare, Ride2Work, pension scheme

At Blink, we're committed to creating an inclusive and diverse culture where our people feel they truly belong. We value and respect individual differences, so all applications will receive fair and equal consideration without regard to ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nationality, disability or age

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