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Finance Assistant



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Transform Your Career with Farewill: Dive into Finance with Support and Growth Opportunities


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Organisation summary: Farewill, a fast-growing tech company, is offering a dynamic role within its finance team that promises not only a deep dive into financial operations but also a chance to be a part of a mission-driven organization. Farewill is redefining the landscape of financial management in tech, creating meaningful impacts on people's lives and deaths. With a commitment to personal growth and a supportive environment, Farewill is the perfect place to kick-start or develop your finance career.

Role Summary:Direct reporting to the Finance Manager and close collaboration with the VP of Finance.Hands-on involvement with core finance processes such as accounts payable, credit control, bank reconciliation, month-end closings, expense tracking, and filings and returns.Opportunities to innovate by streamlining and automating financial processes.Contribute to all areas of a thriving tech business and gain comprehensive finance knowledge.

Role Requirements:No previous experience required; ambition and eagerness to learn are key.A proactive work ethic and keen attention to detail.Ambition to undertake accounting qualifications sponsored by Farewill.

What's in it for you:Starting salary of £30k plus stock options.Hybrid working model with a minimum of 2 days per week in the East London office.28 days of annual leave plus public holidays.Regular social events and the opportunity to be part of a close-knit team.Support in pursuing accounting qualifications after six months of employment.

Join Farewill's Finance Team

Ready to kick-start your career & dive into the world of finance? We're on the lookout for a Finance Assistant to join our tight-knit, high performing team. You’ll report directly to our Finance Manager Holly, work closely with our VP Finance Amy, and span the whole business - learning about each area in turn.

What you'll do

As our Finance Assistant, you'll have the chance to learn the ins and outs of finance from the ground up. From paying the bills to processing invoices and beyond, you'll be at the heart of our core finance processes. You'll have the opportunity to explore ways to streamline and automate our processes, making them even more efficient.

Among other things you’ll own: 

- Accounts Payable 

- Credit Control 

- Bank Reconciliation

- Month End 

- Expense Tracking 

- Filings and Returns 

…and lots more!

If you’ve heard of these things, fantastic! If not, also great! We’re here to support to right candidate (but do have a quick google before we meet).

What we're looking for

Experience isn't necessary – what matters most is your ambition, willingness to learn, ability to work hard, and your attention to detail. If you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and dive in, we’d love to hear from you.

What's in it for you

This is a rare opportunity to get deep expertise in your discipline, whilst being exposed to every part of a fast-growing tech company. After six months on the job, we'll sponsor you to start your accounting qualifications, all while supporting you in your day-to-day responsibilities. Plus, you'll be part of a lean finance team with plenty of room for growth and development.

If this sounds like you, get in touch - we’d love to hear from you!

What we offer

A starting salary of £30k + stock options Hybrid working; our team works a minimum of 2 days/week in our east London office  28 days of annual leave plus the usual public holidays Regular team socials & company-wide events A chance to make a meaningful contribution to people's lives and deaths

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