Accountant

at Unmortgage in London

(₤35000 - ₤45000 per year)

At Unmortgage we enable everyone to live in the home they want. We are opening up home ownership by co-investing with people who haven't been able to buy yet. Over the next 18 months we will help 2,000 customers find their dream home.

This isn't going to be a boring job. Buying a home is one of the most life-changing things people ever do. At Unmortgage, we walk this journey with our customers, guiding them through every step.

Reporting directly to Hugh Boyle, our CFO, you will form part of the finance function here at Unmortgage, a PE backed fintech startup revolutionising homeownership in the UK.

Fairness is our core value and drives everything we do. It allows us to balance the home owning aspirations of our customers with our investors' needs for financial security. It also governs how we treat each other.

Come build the future of home ownership with us.

Who you are
You’ll be a people person. Senior management, the Board and external parties such as external auditors are your stakeholders.
You’ll be a keen presenter, with excellent communication skills.
You’ll be a self starter, a team player and enjoy working on a variety of tasks.

The skills you'll have
You’ll be an accountant, having completed your ACA or ACCA qualification.
You’ll have experience in financial and management reporting with a knowledge of UK GAAP. IFRS and FCA regulatory reporting would be advantageous too.
You’ll be proficient in using excel.
You’ll have a basic understanding of corporate and indirect (VAT) taxes.

What you’ll do
You’ll be maintaining the daily accounting ledgers.
You’ll prepare monthly management accounts for review by Hugh and senior management as well as assisting in preparing the quarterly Board level reports.
You’ll help Hugh develop our regulatory reporting and fund accounting processes.
You’ll prepare VAT and corporate tax returns for review by Hugh.
You’ll prepare LLP registration forms, annual accounts and tax returns.
You’ll be involved with Hugh and senior management in business forecasting and planning. Making updates to our current financial model as appropriate.

How we work
We have a small team which gives everyone the opportunity to get involved in a variety of different areas and projects with direct access to senior management.
We use Xero for our accounting and payroll practices, Microsoft office suite for our internal and external reporting and FCA Connect, the regulatory reporting portal.

What we offer you
Salary of £35 - £45k per annum.
Offices right above Bank Tube Station, London.
Your choice of hardware.
Standing desks and wellness rooms.
Free tea and a barista-staffed coffee bar. Also Free.
Training budget to help you grow.
Free team lunch on Fridays.
Unlimited holidays. Within reason of course.

Our interview process is designed to be quick and respectful. We're looking for people who are competent and would fit us culturally. We aim for the end-to-end process to take 7-14 working days, depending on your availability.

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK, we are currently unable to offer sponsorship.

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Published at 11 Jan 2019
Expires on 11 Mar 2019