Finance Assistant - Accounts Receivable

This is Beyond

We offer a 4 day week, but get paid for 5

Only considering candidates who are eligible to work in London, UK ⚠️

Finance Assistant - Accounts Receivable

We are This is Beyond. A fast-moving, fast-thinking and vibrant London-based B2B events company. We have grown from an ambitious start-up to a worldwide leader in creating both innovative and ground-breaking B2B events. We are considered thought leaders in the luxury travel industry, making a real impact by defining specific travel genres and building passionate communities around them.

Today our portfolio is made up of both revolutionary and category-smashing global travel trade shows, along with a fast-growing luxury membership club for the who’s who of luxury movers and shakers. We are obsessive about curating just the right crowd because there’s no substitute for great chemistry. Plus, we’re allergic to boring formats. So, expect exclusivity, expect inspiration, expect imaginative, immersive experiences that don’t feel like work! That’s exactly why they’re great for business. The role:

We are looking for an ambitious, enthusiastic and commercially astute finance professional to be part of a transforming finance team which is dedicated to being more dynamic and integrated within the business. Slick processes and accurate management information will ensure that the CEO has up to date financials to support decision making to deliver on the strategic goals of the company. Due to the size and nature of This is Beyond, the successful candidate will be exposed to and have direct dealings with the Senior Leadership Team of the company. What you will do:

• Raise sales invoices or credit notes for all events and ensure that they are sent to clients in due course

• Ensure that all client contact information (new clients and old clients) is up-to-date and logged in the finance system

• Phone clients and arrange collections for monies owed, and deal with debtor collectors as and when is necessary

• Build relationships with clients to ensure good working relationships and smooth

collections of monies owed

• Ensure sales ledger is updated and maintained and all receipts are allocated to the correct GL code

• Manage the accounts mailbox and respond to all sales ledger queries

• Assist with Accounts Payable during busy periods

• Ad-hoc requests from FC and/or CEO What you will need:

  • Previous experience in Accounts Receivable and within a Finance Team (minimum 1 year)
  • Interest in pursuing a career in Finance and potentially studying for a professional qualification, ACCA, CIMA, ACA
  • Good Excel skills including basic and intermediate formulas, pivot tables and graphs
  • Experience of using Finance ERP systems (eg Accounts iQ/Xero/Quickbooks)
  • Knowledge in Salesforce is advantageous
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to both finance and non-finance colleagues
  • Strong attention to detail and problem solver
  • Confident, analytical and inquisitive; strong numerical reasoning
  • Experience of SME environment and work hard/play hard attitude!

Benefits: Pension, 4 day working week (no working on Friday). Hybrid working (3 days in the office per week), ongoing learning & development, social events & travel opportunities.

Position Type: Permanent, 4 day working week (4 day working week for 5 days’ pay!) Working Pattern: Hybrid - 3 days in the office (Shepherds Bush), 1 day from home & every Friday is non working day as standard

This is Beyond is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, colour, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic.

This is

A company redefining luxury travel experiences through immersive events and communities.

Working Week

We offer a 4 day week, but get paid for 5

  • Mon
  • Tue
  • Wed
  • Thu
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Our Vacation Policy

20 days holiday plus every Friday off, along with a birthday holiday each year.

  • 20 days
  • 52 Fridays
  • 72 days off per year

Remote Working Policy

Hybrid remote working with opportunities for global travel.

  • London, UK

Company Benefits

  • Health Cash Plan for all & PMI for Managers or after 2 years of service
  • Flexible working hours with start times between 8 - 9:30 am
  • Equipment allowance
  • LinkedIn Learning and a self-development package worth £800 after 4 years
  • Six-week paid sabbatical after 6 years
  • Employee assistance

Our Team

We're a team of 69 across 9 departments:

  • operations
  • sales
  • marketing
  • arts and design
  • finance
  • entrepreneurship
  • human resources
  • +2 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Accounts Receivable
  • Excel
  • Finance ERP systems
  • Communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Numerical Reasoning

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