Accountant FTC

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Salary, GBP
38,000 - 46,000/yr
Job function
Finance & Legal
Job type
Part Time,
Job posted
Apply before
2 Jul 2023
Primary/Secondary Education

SAM Labs is an award-winning EdTech start-up. Founded in 2014, growing fast, making a difference, and venture capital funded. With over 5,000 school customers in 60+ countries already using SAM Labs products and lesson materials, SAM Labs is looking for more talent to join its team!

SAM Labs inspires generations of problem solvers with Coding and STEAM. We empower teachers with innovative curriculum resources, tools, and the mindset to do so. Teachers and students learn with SAM Labs kits and lessons by designing anything from energy efficient lighting grids for ‘smart’ cities to solar-powered habitats for endangered species – all the while meeting curriculum standards.

About the role:

As an Accountant, you will be part of our fantastic operations team, working directly with our Financial Controller, being responsible for delivering world-class financial services for the business covering – among other tasks – financial compliance, invoices, expenses and payrolls in a global-size company.

This is an exciting opportunity for everyone looking for exposure and experience in multi subsidiary companies (UK, US and EU) dealing with both SaaS and hardware retail, as well as working with global teams located between UK and US.

Key responsibilities:

  • PnL and Balance Sheet management
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Assisting in preparation of the month end accounts
  • Expenses and prepaid cards management
  • Payroll management for UK and US teams
  • Invoicing, VAT & Tax checks and bills processing
  • Debtors management
  • Year end Audit File preparation

Essential skills and experience:

  • CIMA/ACCA part qualified to qualified
  • Experienced as an Accountant / Junior Accountant or equivalent (minimum 3 years)
  • Experience working with NetSuite
  • Attention to detail
  • Great communication skills
  • Team player,
  • Can-do attitude
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Willing to work 100% remotely

Preferred but not essential skills and experience:

  • Experience working in a start-up
  • Experience managing / using: Paypal, Stripe, Bento, Pleo, Wire
  • Experience working with Moorepay (UK payroll) / Trinet (US payroll) or similar payroll processing software
  • Experience working with Hubspot CRM system
  • Experience working with the Shopify commerce system
  • Experience working with Google Slides, Spreadsheets, and Docs

About the contract:

Job Type: Part-time, Fixed term contract, 3-4 days a week
Salary: £38,000k – £46,000 /pa, prorated

Contract length: 9-12 months*


Earliest start date: 1st May2023

Latest start date: 1st June 2023

Earliest end date: 29th Feb 2024

Latest end date: 30th Apr 2024.


  • Fully remote
  • Flexible working hours
  • Flexible working days between Monday to Friday
  • Pension contribution (3%)*
  • CharlieHR perks
  • Learning opportunities in a fast-growing startup
  • All bank holidays during the contract: paid day off*
  • 28 days including bank holidays (prorated to the length of the contract)*
  • 10 fully paid sick days (prorated to the length of the contract)*

*Benefits marked with ‘*’ are only available in fixed-term contracts; not applicable for freelancers, consultants, contractors, and any other contract types. 


  • Authorisation to work in the UK
  • DBS Certificate
  • References from previous employee

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