Posted 6 months ago  

Management Accountant

Posted 6 months ago - 119 views - 27 Applied

We are looking for a Management Accountant to join our growing Finance team.  This role can be based remotely with the expectation of attending the office in Reading 2/3 times a month

We're working to solve some of the most challenging environmental problems in city centre, last-mile logistics, which means an opportunity to have a significant impact on the world around us, and what it will look like in the future, from your very first day. 

We want to revolutionise city centre logistics in order to make urban environments better places to live and work. We're creating the world's safest commercial vehicles by reimagining conventional truck design principles, thanks to our full-electric drivetrain, and thus protecting vulnerable road users. Our electric powertrain also eliminates harmful tailpipe emissions, removing harmful pollutants that contribute to climate change. A crucial part of our journey is building a team of outstanding employees who share our vision for the future and our values of safety and sustainability. 

You'll be joining a world class team, backed by top investors that all believe in the future we are creating. We have ambitious growth plans for 2021 and beyond, scaling our team and activity at an exciting pace. We are a people-led company focused around creating an exceptional business, and all employees have a high level of autonomy and a platform to make a real impact.  

What you will do:

Daily bookkeeping, PO matching and bank reconciliation.

  • Responsible for the accurate processing of all transactions onto the system to ensure invoices are matched to purchase orders and approved.
  • Preparing weekly supplier and expense payments.
  • Managing weekly cash reconciliations for all group bank accounts.
  • Review expense reports to ensure that correct expenses are being claimed.
  • Managing the accounts inbox to ensure that suppliers and employees queries are dealt with in a timely basis.
  • Assist with external relationships with Auditors, Banking and Insurance.
  • Assist with month end procedures; finalising accruals, foreign exchange translation and reviewing bookkeeper's input.
  • Reviewing invoices/monthly expenditure for overheads and ensuring that the costs are allocated to the right period.
  • Oversee daily bookkeeping function.
  • Review monthly UK VAT filings. SE and Fr VAT knowledge – if aware.
  • Oversee the finance inbox queries to ensure that account assistants are replying in a timely manner. Understand key themes of questions from employees and run sessions to assist with employees knowledge on processes.
  • Management of Bi-weekly pay runs.
  • Maintain monthly Intra-company reconciliations.

We would like you to have

  • Experience within managing a seamless high quality month end process.
  • Experience of implementing a new ERP system
  • Experience with international subsidiaries.
  • CIMA/ACCA qualified.
  • Industrial experience which involved working through the different aspects of month end and business as usual tasks.
  • Knowledge of software: Xero/Dext/Approvalmax/QAD ideal, but not essential

A typical Volta Trucks person: 

  • Thinks and acts in a non traditional way.
  • Closely shares our values of safety, sustainability and electrification.
  • Is action-orientated, proactive and works at pace.
  • Is transparent, progressive & entrepreneurial.
  • Is adaptable, resilient and open to change.

What working here will be like: 

  • We are a small, fast-growing team so you will have a high degree of ownership and accountability, and you will be directly exposed to all areas of the business.
  • We are a start-up, so don't have a lot of structures and processes. Things change quickly and we acknowledge when we get things wrong and change direction.
  • We are a diverse business, from many nationalities and backgrounds.
  • We really value our people. We have a flexible & remote work environment and a great benefits package & pension scheme
  • We are committed to creating a first-class work environment. Every employee has a voice and we encourage open communication.