Location: Leyton, London
Starting Date: May/June 2019
Reports to: CEO
Workload: 1-2 d/w
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 with our brand Chip[s] Board®. Our first materials are all developed using industrial potato waste as replacements for harmful plastics and particulate boards used in every day products.
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.
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.
Preparation of budgets
Managing records and receipts
Reconciling daily, monthly and yearly transactions
Preparing balance sheets
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Application deadline May 31st