๐Ÿ“ฃ  A bit about the role.  

Weโ€™re looking for a hard-working, ambitious and highly analytical individual to join our accounting function in its day-to-day workings. You are passionate about getting into the finance industry and curious to learn about the daily financial duties of a start-up company. Reporting directly to the Management Accountant (but working closely with other departments and members of the Finance team), this role will have an international reporting focus with good exposure to technical aspects for development.

In this role, you can expect to:

โ— Support the Management Accountant in the weekly and period end close process
โ— Ensure the weekly and periodic reports are sent to key stakeholders on a timely basis
โ— Use your excellent analytical skills to deliver insightful commentary and analysis
โ— Immediate exposure to all elements of the reporting process including stock, payroll, manual journals, balance sheet reconciliations and investor  reporting
โ— Support the team in establishing new international reporting and group consolidation procedures including the posting of group consolidation journals and understanding the technical/legal requirements of overseas geographies
โ— Support our steep growth trajectory through continuous development of strong financial controls
โ— Opportunities to deliver a number of discreet technical accounting projects including those to support the launch of new products and the acquisition of overseas investments


๐Ÿ‘‹  A bit about you. 

โ— Preferably studying towards AAT / CIMA / ACCA / ACA or equivalent
โ— Accounting experience 1-3 years
โ— Previous SAP/SAP B1 experience desirable
โ— Strong Excel skills for report building and analysis
โ— Confident holding people to account and implementing change where needed
โ— Excellent communication and presentation skills, including an ability to explain technical concepts to non-Finance colleagues
โ— Pro-active, entrepreneurial 'can doโ€™ attitude with exceptional attention to detail
โ— Passion for numbers and start-ups
โ— Obsessed with dogs!


๐Ÿถ A bit about us. 

At Butternut, we put the food back into dog food. We believe dogs deserve to eat the healthiest, most natural and tastiest food with none of the nasties. Thatโ€™s why we make freshly prepared dog food. Cooked like you would at home. Delivered in perfect portions.

Our goal is to help dogs live healthier, happier and longer lives whilst leaving humans smiling after every interaction. Weโ€™ve come a long way since our co-founders (Kev & Dave) hand-delivered the first Butternut Box, we now feed a lot of dogs across the UK - but we want to feed dogs everywhere. And to do this, we need a team of brilliant people who share that ambition to come and work with us. 

 ๐Ÿ™Œ  A bit about what we offer.

  • 25 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays) and an additional day for every year of service 
  • ยฃ500 personal learning & development budget 
  • Co-working office space 
  • Butternut Box employee discount 
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension with NEST
  • Flexible working hours and work from home options 
  • Friday drinks and monthly team socials
  • Lots of office dogs (Apple, Chambo, Willow, Pugwash, Bella, Gizmo, River, Pip and many moreโ€ฆ.)


โ—๏ธA few things to note: 

  • There is no closing date for this role. However, we normally experience a high volume of applications so if you are interested we suggest applying as soon as possible.
  • We aim to respond to all applicants personally. Our recruitment team is small so do bear with us.
  • Butternut Box is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity and inclusion. We welcome people of different nationalities, backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives.
  • We're not afraid of putting extra weight on candidates from underrepresented groups. We want strong, diverse teams built from different backgrounds, experiences, and identities. We're ready for the ongoing work that goes into building an inclusive, supportive place for you to do the best work of your career.
  • We are not looking for external agency support with this role.

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