Finance Officer

Location: Leyton, London

Starting Date: December 2019

Reports to: CEO

Workload: 1 d/w

Salary: £6,000 pa (£30,000 pa. full time equivalent)

Contracted job for 7 months, possibility for continuation

About our company

Chip[s] Board® is a biomaterial innovation company, focusing on bringing sustainable circular economy materials to mass markets. We have now become established as a pioneering brand in the biomaterial industry. Our materials are all developed using industrial food waste as replacements for harmful plastics used in everyday products. We have particular focus on durable materials for the fashion and interior design markets.

Chip[s] Board® is a fast moving company and the successful candidate will join our core team as we grow. Joining our team is an exciting opportunity and every member needs key specialist skills to ensure we are growing smartly.

Overview

We are looking for a Finance Officer to take charge of the financial health of our company by administering accounting operations to meet legal requirements.

You should be familiar with audits, invoices and budget preparations. Our ideal candidate demonstrates interest in managing accounting activities, including bank reconciliations, accounts payable and accounts receivable. You should also have excellent organizational skills and be able to handle time-sensitive tasks.

Ultimately, you’ll be responsible for the day-to-day management of our financial transactions and procedures.

Responsibilities

  • Preparation of budgets

  • Managing records and receipts

  • Reconciling daily, monthly and yearly transactions

  • Preparing balance sheets

  • Processing invoices

  • Developing an in-depth knowledge of organisational products and process

  • Resolve financial disputes raised by the customer service and sales teams

  • Being a key point of contact for other departments on financial and accounting matters

  • Supporting the CEO and executives with projects and tasks when required

  • Fund seeking (grants & investment)

  • Research and analyse financial reports and market trends

  • Review financial data and prepare monthly and annual reports

  • Present financial reports to board members, stakeholders, executives, and clients in formal meetings

  • Establish and maintain financial policies and procedures for the company

  • Understand and adhere to financial regulations and legislation

Skills & Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a Finance Officer or similar role

  • Solid knowledge of financial and accounting procedures

  • Experience using financial software (Xero)

  • Advanced MS Excel skills

  • Knowledge of financial regulations

  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills

  • Sharp time management skills

  • Leadership skills and experience

  • Strong ethics, with an ability to manage confidential data

  • BSc degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics

  • Passion for sustainable and environmental business ideals

If interested please send a cover letter and CV to rowan@chipsboard.com

Application deadline October 31st 2019