Opportunities

Accountant

Department

Finance and Legal

Location

London, England, United Kingdom

Employment Type

Full-time, Permanent

Budgeted Salary Range

£25,000 - £30,000

Ways of Working

Hybrid

Sub Department

Finance
Opened: 14 days ago
Closes: TBC

The Opportunity

We’re looking for an Accountant to support our Exotic Direct and Petplan Sanctuary business units, acting as the main contact on all finance related matters. You will be working closely with our in-house operations team, supporting them as we continue to deliver the best end-to-end experience for our customers.

We are looking for a self-motivated Accountant to help take financial ownership of this part of our business.  This is a varied role and will require you to get involved in numerous things from simple daily banking to complex claims reconciliation. This Is a fantastic role for someone looking to learn too, as you'll have plenty of scope for both personal and professional development within our Finance team as well as through the wider Operations team.

Your Focus

  • Overseeing the month end close process - running system reports, journal posting, premium and claims reconciliation, underwriter reporting et al.
  • Managing our weekly and monthly sales reporting for both Exotic Direct and Petplan Sanctuary.
  • Supporting the Operations team on general customer payment queries (e.g., errors, payments status, bounces, recoveries etc.)
  • Reconciliation of bank statements in NetSuite as well as the various premium and claims control accounts.
  • Managing the migration of premium and claims data to our new online data repository.
  • Management of daily banking tasks.
  • Direct Debit processing; as well as handling any related bounces.

What Leads to Success

Here are a few of the skills we are looking for in this position. Don’t worry if you don’t tick every box as it’s important for us to support you in your role and help you to develop along the way.

  • You have an amazing eye for detail and don't like leaving loose ends!
  • You enjoy collaborating with different teams but also know when to 'just get on with the job'
  • You’re self-motivated and the sort of person who is comfortable working in a fast-paced culture
  • You're receptive to change as well as driving improvements in existing processes and other people

What's Important

  • Accounting knowledge is essential and relevant qualifications are a bonus.
  • You should be confident and have experience reconciling large data sets.
  • Experience using and administrating varied systems
  • A background in Insurance is beneficial and ideally, you'll be used to working in a fast-paced environment like ours
  • You'll be very comfortable using Excel (and eager to learn more!)
  • You're flexible to business needs and happy to support the wider team when needed

About Us

Bought By Many and ManyPets are making the world a better place for pet parents. Award-winning innovative technology and exceptional customer service are at the heart of our offer: we now rank 30th on the Tech Track 100 (2020) and we won the Insurance Choice Awards (2020) for both Best Pet Insurance Provider and Innovation of the Year.

We’re proud to be driving unprecedented change in insurance and have doubled our revenues annually for the last 4 years with more ambitious growth still to come.  Our latest Series D funding round was $350m which values us at $2bn.  All this was made possible by the hard work from our incredible colleagues around the world; and we’re excited to embark on the next stage in our journey.

Our Culture

Our company is fast-paced, respectful, fun-loving and (most importantly) passionate about pets and their well-being. We think big and we can only do that if we have a wonderful array of different people with different lived experiences and backgrounds, bringing their whole self to work every day. Throughout the business, you will meet people who think differently, aim for impact, and love to try new things. 

Working Environment

Our physical offices are modern, bright and open - with plenty of treats and great facilities.  We provide practical support coupled with best-In-breed kit for homeworking.  Since the pandemic, we have been working remotely and as such we'll need you to have a reliable internet connection with a minimum download speed of 50 Mbps and at least 10 Mbps upload speed.  If you have any questions or concerns about this, please get in touch with us.

 

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  • Department: Finance and Legal
  • Location: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Employment Type: Full-time, Permanent
  • Budgeted Salary Range: £25,000 - £30,000
  • Ways of Working: Hybrid
  • Sub Department: Finance