Shieldpay • London, United Kingdom

Accounts Assistant ( 12 month FTC)

2–3 days/week at home

A little flex time

Job Description

The opportunity

As an Accounts Assistant, you'll be an integral part of our finance team, responsible for supporting various financial activities. Your role will involve tasks such as liaising with Customer Operations on our aged debtors, bank reconciliations and posting invoices.

But it's more than just numbers. We're seeking someone who can bring a fresh perspectivemand an eagerness to learn and grow within the finance function.

Collaboration is key. You'll work closely with our finance team to ensure the smooth operation of our financial processes. Attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy are essential qualities we value in this role.

Furthermore, we believe in nurturing talent and providing opportunities for professional development. You'll have the chance to expand your knowledge and skills in the finance field while contributing to our organisation's financial stability and growth. So, if you're a finance enthusiast looking for a dynamic role in a supportive environment, we invite you to explore this exciting opportunity to join our finance team and make a meaningful impact.

What you’ll be doing

  • Responsible for accounts receivable, credit control and liaising with the operations team in resolving customer queries.
  • Post monthly invoices, statements, and credit memos
  • Reconcile invoices and identify discrepancies, propose solutions
  • Maintain Spendesk and ensure expenses comply with the company policy
  • Reconcile the group bank accounts in Netsuite on a daily basis

What we're looking for in you

  • Previous experience as an Accounting Assistant, book-keeper or Accounting Clerk
  • Knowledge of basic book-keeping procedures
  • Ability to spot numerical errors and resolve them
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisational skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive, confidential information

Our promise

Shieldpay is an equal opportunities employer. For Shieldpay building a fair and transparent workforce begins with the recruitment process that does not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

Company benefits

Flexible working week
Open to compressed hours
Open to part-time employees
Mental health days
Unlimited annual leave
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Cycle to work scheme
Annual pay rises
Share options
Matched pension contribution
Life assurance
Personal development budgets
Employee assistance programme
Mental health platform access
Dental coverage
Health insurance
Adoption leave
Work from home allowance
Open to part time work for some roles
Season ticket loan
Shared parental leave
Fully stocked snack cupboard
Teambuilding days
L&D budget
Lunch and learns

We asked employees of Shieldpay how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can find the perfect balance of life and work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done
Working at Shieldpay

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)

M:59% F:39% NB:1% TRANS:1%

Office locations

Fleet Street, London

Funding levels


Hiring Countries

United Kingdom