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Financial Analyst & Bookkeeper (PT or FT)

  • SM Commerce
  • Full time
  • United Kingdom
  • 16/02/2021

Are you someone thats like to work on both bottom-line savings and top-line growth? Does the opportunity to work in a fast-growth start-up environment with global customers and varied responsibilities sound good?


At SM Commerce, we're a fast-paced ads agency and education platform that punches above our weight through process efficiencies, smart working and a deep understanding of sales and marketing to create big results, fast. We're a Facebook Premium Partner Agency delivery over $53M of revenue for our clients in 2020.


We're looking someone to help our CFO take control of cost-saving and growth initiatives, ultimately helping to track and improve profitability across our agency, training services and Ecommerce businesses.


Your role is to ensure financial reporting, forecasting, pricing, bookkeeping, accounts, payables and receivables are managed through our team of accountants and freelance bookkeeper.


We're after someone detail orientated but able to work in a fast-pace environment - we're not a corporate with strict process and we favour moving fast, however we do also need you to help build up processes and maintain a high level of quality for your internal and external stakeholders.


You'd report to our head of finance/finance director and take instructions from our CEO to ensure all reports are delivered in a timely manner. Knowledge of XERO is important (though training is provided) as is good working knowledge of using Google sheets and formulas to support the team in analysis and planning.


We're a Google Apps business so you should be comfortable with Google Mail, Google Docs, Google Sheets etc


We're after someone that's fairly technical and data-driven with analysis and decision making able to look at disparate data and create narratives for us to find new opportunities for growing profitability.


Preference will be given to those with experience of: Xero, Google Apps, Slack, Asana and working knowledge of online marketing KPIs and reporting.


A growth mindset is extremely important, seeing opportunity, not barriers. Thinking both inside and outside of the 'box'.


We strive for excellence for our clients and know every in and out of advertising. In the first response in your application, you must mention to us the word "excellence" to show you've read this page properly. This is a role to enhance that further and we're looking at people who are ready, motivated, trustworthy, great communicators, and of course have attention to detail.


Your written and verbal English language communications must be of a strong level for this role.


You must be able and willing to work mainly around the US/EU timezones (regardless of where you are based) starting between 7am to 9am EST to sync with our team/clients that's mostly US and Europe so flexibility is important. Please do not apply if you're unable to work flexible, remote hours.


Having a great personality and being able to bring your team on board with your ideas is a must. You'll be self-motivated, able to communicate clearly and convey ideas to the team.


We're after someone who's good at building rapport and understands the need to good communication to work within a remote office-less team on various timezones and mixed cultures.

About SM Commerce

SMC (www.smcommerce.co.uk) was launched initially as an Affiliate Marketing business and Marketing Growth Consultancy before switching to solely focussing on Facebook ads marketing in 2017 with Facebook's full backing.

In 2018 we launched our training arm www.BPMmethod.com and you can find out more about our full breadth of offering at www.DepeshMandalia.com


Since then we've had our fair share of successes and failures. Our values include treating client businesses as if they're our own, being open and transparent in communications, favouring a work life balance in so far as ensuring you keep your energy levels and motivation high, as well as strong teamwork.


We have a mix of hours in the team, because this is a lifestyle-led business. Some prefer to start earlier, others a later start. Others still prefer a 2-3 hour break midday then come back pumped for a grand finale. Whatever your working pattern SMC is about work-life balance and maximising both.


This may not suit someone strictly after a 9-5 work pattern due to the various timezones in play and the need, sometimes, to have meetings at slightly odd times (depending on where you're based).


SM Commerce is run by co-founder and CEO Depesh Mandalia.

Requirements

  • An excellent communicator with strong verbal and written English
  • Organised and efficient
  • Able to juggle multiple priorities and make things work seamlessly
  • Digital marketing experience, or within an agency or consulting business a bonus
  • Experience of UK, EU and North American finances a bonus (we have offices in UK and CA)
  • Commercially aware of what's important in line with our growth goals
  • Based in the US or EU timezone with strong English skills
  • This is a remote working opportunity so you'll need to be setup and ready for this with your own laptop and internet
  • Strong attention to detail; able to get points across quickly, respect other people's times and be clear in your communications
  • Good project management and process building experience
  • Knowledge of ClickFunnels, ActiveCampaign, Webinars, Agency KPIs, Ecommerce etc is a BIG advantage
  • This is a part-time or full-time role depending on finding the best person - if FT then this should be your sole role
  • Attention to detail is important
  • If you haven't read this form properly and completed the application form as required your application will be automatically rejected.

Benefits

  • Remote working
  • Flexible hours to suit your lifestyle
  • Full access to our full training and community programs
  • Free access to our externally paid training programs and regular investment in your personal development
  • Pay is based on experience and will be taken into account if you pass the early stages of assessment
  • Fast-paced environment with big learning opportunities
  • Working with a team that genuinely cares for each other

About SM Commerce

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