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Junior Accountant

Founders Forum


Posted over 30 days ago...


Join the vibrant finance team at Founders Forum Group and be at the heart of fostering innovative tech entrepreneurship


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No salary declared 😔

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London United Kingdom

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Hybrid (In-person ~4 day / week)- UK

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Expires at anytime

Organisation Summary: Founders Forum Group is a unique community that has been propelling tech entrepreneurs forward since 2005. Operating at the intersection of events, innovation, and entrepreneurship, the group brings together founders, investors, and thought leaders to solve pressing global issues. With the recent acquisition of Tech Nation, Founders Forum continues to champion the UK tech scene, making it an exhilarating time to be part of their mission.

  • Ownership and management of accounts receivable and payable.
  • Conduct bank reconciliations and assist with month-end financial tasks.
  • Support the annual audit process and contribute to automating and scaling financial processes.
  • Strong academic background in finance or a related field.
  • Experience with Accounting Software, preferably Xero, and proficiency in Excel/Google Sheets.
  • Exceptional relationship-building and problem-solving skills.
  • Interest in the tech/startup ecosystem.
  • Current UK residency.

Benefits: The role includes study support for accounting qualifications, flexible benefits, health insurance, life insurance, mental health support, competitive pension, Perkbox membership, learning and development allowance, and more. Embrace a hybrid working model and become part of a values-driven team dedicated to community, entrepreneurship, innovation, and excellence.


We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is looking to gain experience within the finance function of a dynamic business. You will join the finance team at Founders Forum Group, and report into the Finance Manager, supporting the team to enable the company to operate and grow efficiently.

About Founders Forum:

Founders Forum Group is an event-powered community and family of businesses supporting innovative entrepreneurs at every stage of their journeys. Founded in 2005, our invite-only forums unite founders, investors, corporate and government leaders to tackle era-defining questions in iconic locations across the globe. Since 2019, Founders Forum has partnered with Informa Tech to celebrate the strength and diversity of UK tech through London Tech Week

In 2023, Founders Forum acquired Tech Nation. The transfer will see FF Group continue to execute against Tech Nation's mission to empower tech entrepreneurs, scale innovative startups, and provide a united platform for UK tech founders.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Ownership of accounts receivable: raising invoices and debt chasing
  • Ownership of accounts payable: processing, posting and coding invoices and payment runs
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Assisting the Finance Manager with month end tasks including prepayments, accruals and deferred income
  • Assist with annual audit and associated schedules
  • Ad hoc projects to scale and automate processes


  • Strong academic background.
  • Prior experience with Accounting Software (preferably Xero).
  • You have advanced Excel or Google Sheets skills.
  • You're great at building relationships with other stakeholders across the organisation.
  • A self-starter with exceptional attention to detail, who’s good at problem solving.
  • You have some knowledge of the tech and/or startup marketplace and are intrigued to know more. 
  • You are based in the UK.


We would offer study support to a candidate studying towards an accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA).

We offer a range of flexible, discretionary benefits to our team. These currently include:

  • 25 days contractual annual leave
  • Enhanced discretionary leave provision, including an additional day off for your birthday and leave between Christmas and New Years Day
  • The option to work remotely anywhere in the world for 3 weeks/year (1 week at Easter and 2 weeks during July and August) 
  • BUPA Health insurance, with the option to add dependents
  • Life Insurance
  • AIG Smart Health access including online GP access and mental health support
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Competitive pension provision
  • Perkbox membership with generous monthly allocation of points for day to day purchases
  • Learning and development annual allowance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Lunch 1x/week, office snacks, and regular team drinks
  • Quarterly team activities and annual team trip/day out 
  • Access to the Founders Forum Group network of businesses and wider tech ecosystem

We have a hybrid working model with 4 days spent in the office and 1 day with the option to work remotely/from home.

Founders Forum Group's Values:

  • Community first: More than just fellow founders. Everything we offer is centred around the founders we work alongside.
  • Entrepreneurial to our core: Preserving our startup mentality is the key to being able to empathise with and fully support our growing community.
  • Founding the future: We are forward thinkers. Always at the forefront of innovation.
  • Excellence without ego: We don't take ourselves too seriously, but are proud of what we do. We work together, recognising the expertise of those around us, and understand the value in differing points of view. We are committed to excellence and always hold ourselves to the highest standard.

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