Heygo started as a way for co-founders John and Liam to keep exploring new places. As avid travellers themselves, they wanted to help people stay connected with the world and for those in the travel industry to continue doing what they love.

So that’s why they created Heygo - an experience specific live-streaming platform. One that would allow local guides to share the places they know best with the hope that it can bring people around the world closer together.

Our mission is simple: bring the world closer together.  

At Heygo, our mission is to break down the barriers to discovery and bring the world closer together. 

How do we do this, you ask? Our platform allows guides to provide captivating, transportive experiences by broadcasting themselves live from their phone as they explore a place. It could be St Mark’s Square, Yellowstone National Park, the streets of Barcelona or in a small airplane circling an active volcano (yes...that happened!) 

Sign up for one of our experiences here

Do you love people and technology and the magic that happens when they converge? Do you have the skills and experience we’re looking for to better serve our users? If so, we’d like to meet you.

We’re looking for problem solvers, innovators, and dreamers who are searching for anything but business as usual. Like us, you’re a high performer who’s an expert at your craft, constantly challenging the status quo. You value inclusivity and want to join a culture that empowers you to show up as your authentic self. You know that success hinges on commitment, that our differences make us stronger, and that the finish line is always sweeter when the whole team crosses together.

The role

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We’re looking for problem solvers, innovators, and dreamers who are searching for anything but business as usual. Like us, you’re a high performer who’s an expert at your craft, constantly challenging the status quo. You value inclusivity and want to join a culture that empowers you to show up as your authentic self. You know that success hinges on commitment, that our differences make us stronger, and that the finish line is always sweeter when the whole team crosses together.

Reporting to our new Head of Finance, the Financial Accountant position will form part of the founding finance team at Heygo!  An opportunity to build a world-class finance function right from the beginning.  You’ll be supporting the wider Heygo team making sure our bills (and our awesome guides!) are paid on time, running payroll and looking after some of our day-to-day bookkeeping.  You’ll also have the opportunity to help build and monitor performance against our first budget, providing great insights along the way.

Day to day you'll:

  • Be responsible for day-to-day activities related to receiving and processing of AP invoices including expenses management, ensuring proper general ledger 
  • Prepare the weekly payment runs for approval and manage the upload of the same in Xero and banks.
  • Perform bank reconciliations and support the cash flow management process.
  • Working alongside our third-party accountants to support month end close, completing balance sheet reconciliations and reviewing expenses.
  • Support payroll process to ensure all the Heygo team around the world are paid accurately and on time.
  • Build strong working relationships with fellow team members and third party suppliers, helping to quickly and efficiently solve queries and support new 
  • Supporting various ad-hoc projects besides!

You should apply if you:

  • 1+ years of experience in a similar role, ideally within a fast-paced tech start-up
  • Prior experience with Xero an advantage
  • Smart, ambitious candidates – you’ll have a 2.1 (or equivalent) degree from a top university with the desire to pursue a professional accounting designation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Analytical skills and mindset – you’ll want to understand “why” and go the extra mile to find out
  • Team player

Attributes: 

  • 👩🏾‍💻 Tech-enabled
  • 💪 Hard-working
  • 👩🏻‍💻 Keen learner
  • 📈 Data-informed
  • 👩🏾‍💻 Structured
  • 💛 Collaborative

The Offer

  • A fully remote role with flexible working hours
  • A high achieving, experienced and fun team
  • A chance to be a part of a rapidly growing startup 
  • An international and diverse working atmosphere
  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Generous holidays

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