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Assistant Accountant

Strategic Blue

Strategic Blue

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Accounting & Finance
London, UK
Posted on Friday, February 2, 2024
About Strategic Blue

Founded in 2010, we specialise in cloud procurement, cost management, and optimisation. We provide Cloud Financial Operations (FinOps") services to commercial and public sector organisations, primarily in the UK and the US, that buy the cloud services offered by AWS and Google.

Our FinOps services allow cloud customers to buy in the way they want, understand what they have bought and continually optimise cloud costs. Our customers benefit from additional discounts not possible directly from cloud vendors and can access free tools and services for which other vendors charge.

As financial experts in the cloud, we help organisations develop the sophistication of their cloud procurement, governance, and assurance processes. We understand how to achieve the necessary integration between a customer’s technical and financial teams.

Main Purposes Of The Job

Strategic Blue is looking for an Assistant Accountant to strengthen our small team under the Head of Finance, as the company continues its exciting growth journey.

The position will carry out accounting and reporting duties to support the business, including customer invoicing, accounts payable, expenses, financial analysis, and assisting with monthly and year-end accounts.

Key Tasks

  • Run accounts payable, including new supplier accounts, raising purchase orders and posting invoices onto the Xero accounts system
  • Create and issue invoices to customers
  • Cash collection and credit control
  • Respond to queries from both customers and suppliers
  • Responsible for the running, checking and payment of company credit cards and employee expenses
  • Create month-end journals
  • Collect and analyse financial data and input into financial reportsCollect and analyse financial data and input into financial reports
  • Provide ad hoc support as required

Person Specification

  • Previous experience in similar roles
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently, but a team player
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Ideally, previous study in finance, accounting or a related field

Location:

We operate a hybrid working policy that allows employees to work from home or in the office; however, the individual must be able to come to work in the office every week (London, Waterloo)

Desired Start Date

As soon as possible

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus schemes
  • Flexible working
  • Annual training/study allowance
  • Private medical insurance from day one
  • Benefits scheme, which provides cashback on dental, opticians, massages and physiotherapy from day one
  • Pension benefit scheme
  • Multiple team-building events
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays

This job is no longer accepting applications

See open jobs at Strategic Blue.