Finance Assistant

Join Papier as they are looking for a Finance Assistant

We are looking to recruit a second Finance Assistant to join our small Finance team, reporting to our Senior Finance Executive. You will be integral to the success of our day-to-day accounting and involved in all aspects of transactional finance.

As a Finance Assistant, you will be detail-oriented, highly organised, and enthusiastic about working within a fast-paced startup that is constantly evolving.

What will you do?

Purchase ledger

  • Purchase invoice processing onto Netsuite (our ERP and finance system) using an automation tool
  • Maintain the aged payables ledger and reconcile supplier accounts
  • Maintain the accounts email inbox and managing supplier relations
  • Process employee expenses and upload expense reports to Netsuite
  • Twice-monthly reconciliation of credit card accounts.

Sales ledger

  • Ensure sales invoices for the wholesale division are raised on time in Netsuite. This process is currently automated but needs regular review to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Maintain the accounts receivable ledger and reconcile customer payments against sales invoices.
  • Work with the wholesale department to ensure prompt payment of sales invoices.

Banking and payments

  • Support the Finance Manager with reconciling payment processor control accounts on a period-end basis.
  • Have responsibility for weekly reconciliation of all bank accounts for our UK and US entity, ready for review by the Senior Finance Executive
  • Support with the preparation of twice-monthly payment runs, ready for review by the Senior Executive
  • Promote a rigorous financial control environment by consistently applying process controls


  • Support the Finance team with management accounts preparation for Papier Ltd and Papier Inc
  • Compile balance sheet reconciliations, specifically bank reconciliations, credit card reconciliations, other debtors, other creditors and fixed assets
  • Assist in information provision and analysis, as required by the Senior Finance Executive.


  • Started or completed your AAT studies, and have prior experience working in a similar Finance role
  • A desire to learn and develop new skills in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail and high levels of personal organisation
  • Diligence and a commitment to maintaining high standards. You will need to have prior experience working with confidential information
  • High levels of initiative and self-motivation
  • The ability to work independently, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literacy with good Excel skills
  • Ideally, have prior experience working with Netsuite.


  • We recognise the need for a work-life balance and offer a hybrid working model of 3 days in the office at Maison Papier, our lovely Camden office.
  • 25 days annual leave per year + buy an extra five days.
  • 20 days per year to Work from Anywhere.
  • Private medical and rewards scheme with Vitality Health (including 50% off gym memberships with Virgin Active, Pure Gym and more).
  • Enrolment into the Papier Pension scheme through the People Pension.
  • Enhanced parental leave policies.
  • Cycle to work loan scheme.
  • £75 personal stationery allowance, and £150 to spend on our Occasion stationery for a lifetime special event
  • 40% staff discount along with a family and friends discount.
  • Papier with Purpose. We give back to the community and offer 2 days paid per year to volunteer for a cause you/we care about.
  • Constant access to mental health, well-being resources and support from our in-house first aiders.
  • Weekly team lunches & regular cultural trips.
  • Our pooches are a part of the Papier team and you may see them from time to time in Maison Papier.
  • Inclusive and friendly team who will make you feel welcome from day one.

At Papier, we believe that the diverse perspectives of all paper people deserve to be celebrated. A creative and curious community, we strive to be inclusive and equitable to all. We’re an equal-opportunity employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant on any grounds. From hiring processes to day-to-day business, we aim to create an environment that is accessible and safe for everyone. We’re always working towards building a balanced and supportive workplace, with policies and ways of working to ensure everyone can make the most of their time with at Papier.