Accountant / Bookkeeper

London (Greater)
£30,000 - £35,000 per annum
14 Feb 2019
16 Mar 2019
Qualification Level
Not qualified, Qualified by Experience
Contract Type
Full time


Counter is delighted to be assisting one of the world's leading, disruptive, digital temp staffing marketplace in hiring an Accountant / Bookkeeper.  Their on-demand staffing platform aims to tear down all the barriers to job search and hiring and to date they have raised over €100 million in funding from top-tier VCs, generated 400% year-on-year revenue growth and have helped over 10M jobseekers and 150K businesses globally.  Their key clients include Amazon, H&M, Just Eat, Uber, Cabify, Orange, Vodafone.

To support their growing business they are looking for an Accountant / Bookkeeper to join their team and work closely supporting the CFO.


  • Review and issue of all sales invoices on a weekly basis
  • Review of weekly sales and expenses – ensuring margins are correct
  • Reconciling our bank accounts
  • Significant involvement in the month end close
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns for review
  • Credit control and cash collection reporting
  • Analyse and advise on our financial performance
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge
  • Answers accounting procedure questions through research and interpretation of accounting policy

Requirements and Skills

  • Strong interest in the on-demand labour space and excitement to challenge the status quo
  • High-growth startup experience a strong advantage
  • Excellent analytical skills, expert user of Excel/Sheets used to working with large data sets
  • Proficient in the use of accounting systems (familiarity with Quickbooks is a plus)
  • Excellent problem solver, experience with process design and improvement
  • Attention to detail balanced with swift execution
  • A self-starter attitude and the ability to take initiative in a constantly-changing work environment
  • Fluency in English, spoken and written

Their business has tremendous potential and is moving out of its launch phase, which produced fantastic results and attracted a number of high-profile, high-volume clients. To take this market to the next level, they need you to join their growing UK team. This role is a rare opportunity to take your career to the next level; they can guarantee a challenging, fast-paced tech start-up environment, no bureaucracy, and the chance to work closely with their UK CFO.