Accounts Assistant

We are an agency providing media, marketing and communication services to companies and brands. Our core competencies are digital marketing, video productions and organisation of events. Our clients a

We are an agency providing media, marketing and communication services to companies and brands. Our core competencies are digital marketing, video productions and organisation of events. Our clients and marketing campaigns are global which results in payments made/ received to a wide range of countries. We are mainly working with clients in FinTech, Blockchain and Hospitality to which we offer full media services, including content creation, SEO, social media management, public relations, lifecycle and marketing automation and web/ mobile development.

We currently have a wonderful opportunity at Lightning Sharks for a Senior Accounts Assistant.

https://lightningsharks.teamtailor.com/jobs/1384186-senior-accounts-assistant

The role is full time and on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will:

  • have a high degree of accuracy and integrity.
  • be committed, proactive and have initiative, with the great desire to perform their duty to a high standard
  • be ethical, genuine, and helpful with the view of perfecting the finance function within a team
  • be knowledgeable, experienced and a good communicator, with the ability to work in a fast paced environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Balance sheet accounts reconciliations
  • Processing of all the invoices and setting up the payments for further approval
  • Accruals, prepayments, fixed and intangible asset management
  • Preparation and submission of the VAT returns
  • AP and AR functions, including the postings into our internal software
  • Making sure the P/L is complete for the managerial reports
  • Dealing with external payroll provider and postings of the monthly payroll journal
  • Staff expenses management

Qualifications:

  • Part qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent)
  • Exposure to cryptocurrency transactions is preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role
  • Involvement with the UK and Foreign subsidiaries operations
  • IT proficiency. NetSuite work experience is preferred
  • Problem solver, team player, ability to work alone, dedicated, self-motivated, detail orientated

Benefits & Rewards:

We reward talent and dedication and value our employees, as such we are proud to offer a highly competitive benefits and rewards package.

  • Competitive Salary
  • Private Health care
  • Life Insurance coverage up to 4 times annual salary
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Competitive annual leave allowance of 25 days + Statutory UK Public Holidays
  • In office social events and wellbeing initiatives

We at Lightning Sharks, foster a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. We are a proud equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all candidates, irrespective of their age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Similarly, and in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 we prohibit the less favourable treatment of an employee or job applicant on the grounds that they are perceived to have one or more of these characteristics.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £30,000.00-£38,000.00 per year

Additional pay:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Performance bonus

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted or free food
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexitime
  • Life insurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Wellness programmes
  • Work from home

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Accounting: 3 years (required)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

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