Finance Assistant – Accounts Payable

£25,000 - £29,999
14 Apr 2019
17 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Company Profile Community Fibre is a growing start-up which builds and operates an ultrafast broadband network in London, and recently was voted the fastest broadband provider in the UK by Think Broadband. We have experienced rapid growth through 2018 and have ambitious plans to double our buildout and number of customers in during 2019. We want to maintain the best elements of a start-up culture while we grow, and are based in a great collaborative office in London (Wework). Our key achievements have been: ● Raised £40m from large institutions (RPMI and Amber Infrastructure) ● Offering 10GB broadband to business customers and soon residential customers ● Deployed our full fibre infrastructure to 50,000 premises (homes and businesses) ● Agreements with landlords to deploy to 250,000 premises ● Connected 5,000 customers What we want One of the main challenges within Finance is to improve our purchase to pay and to this end we are hiring a Finance Assistant to work within our Finance Team. The Finance Assistant will be responsible for the processing of all supplier quotes, purchase orders and invoices, and processing supplier payments We are a small but growing team and need a person who can carry out a variety of tasks and work in a fast-paced environment. Duties  Processing suppier quotes and purchase orders, working closely with the operations team where most of the spend is incurred  Correct coding and posting of supplier invoices within the purchase to pay system  Preparing supplier payment runs  Ensuring all invoices are received, authorised and processed in a timely manner  Supplier statement reconciliations and handling supplier queries  Building relationships with key suppliers  Liaise with Management Accountant to transfer invoices from Purchase to Pay system to accounting system  Dealing with supplier queries and creating new supplier accounts  Manage the accounts payable month end process ensuring deadlines are met 2 Experience & attributes ● Experience working in a finance department either in a start-up or a corporate environment ● Accounts payable experience or similar, experience in supporting month end reconciliations ● Keen to get hands on experience in a fast-changing start-up environment ● Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines ● Detail oriented and experienced in follow-through and completion of projects ● Proficient with Microsoft Excel ● Good verbal and written communication skil ● Ability to build positive working relationships with others within the company and externally ● Interest in technology industry ● Experience of Xero or similar accounting systems Our offer * Base Salary * Bonus (discretionary * Great start-up office in London (Wework) with table football and free barista made coffee * Opportunity to work with a fast-growing technology start-up and to improve the quality of broadband in the UK

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