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Accounting Lead

ESTHER International
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 20, 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title:
Accounting Lead

Company Overview:

ESTHER is a dynamic fintech company dedicated to revolutionizing the financialindustry through innovative solutions to distribute financial aid to people in crisis. Weare committed to delivering exceptional services to our clients while fostering anenvironment of growth and creativity.

Position Overview:

We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual to join our team asan Accounting Lead. This role is a Permanent Part-time role and is a unique blend ofaccounting responsibilities, and client account reconciliation tasks. The idealcandidate will have a strong background in accounting, strong spreadsheet andfinancial troubleshooting abilities and excellent communication skills. ESTHER is astart up and you may be asked to take part in other responsibilities as required.



1. Payroll Management:
  • Oversee payroll processing for employees, ensuring accuracy and compliance with regulations.
  • Handle pensions and other employee benefits administration.

2. Financial Administration:
  • Manage expenses and reimbursements.
  • Perform general bookkeeping tasks for both UK and US accounts.
  • Track and manage invoices and bills, including sending invoices to clients.
  • We need someone to help us consolidate our UK accounts and our small US subsidiary. Ideally help choose and operate an accounting platform to do this.
  • Liaise with our US Accountants and Tax Advisors.

3. Tax Compliance:
  • Prepare and file VAT returns on a quarterly basis.
  • Assist in tax planning and compliance efforts.

4. Reporting and Analysis:
  • Generate various financial reports for investors, including net income, gross income, and other relevant metrics.
  • Compile financial data for research and development grants, bids, and other ad-hoc requirements.

5. Client Account Reconciliation:
  • Reconcile client accounts and resolve discrepancies in a timely manner.
  • Ensure accurate and up-to-date records of client transactions.

6. Automation Advisory:
  • Advise on automation opportunities within our platform to streamline processes and enhance efficiency.

7. Client Card Management
  • On occassion to relieve our existing Partnerships Team with client card ordering and card management.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field or equivalent experience.
  • Proven experience in accounting roles, with familiarity in payroll, tax compliance, and financial reporting.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of fintech industry trends and technologies is a plus.
  • Part-time availability. Approximately 19-20 hours per week during UK business hours.

  • Remote working environment, with only occasional team meetings in Belfast or London. Approximately one per quarter.
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Opportunity to work with a dynamic team in a rapidly growing industry.
  • Potential for professional growth and development.

If you are passionate about finance, technology, and making a difference in the industry, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity!

We look forward to hearing from you!

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