Financial Accountant — Maternity Cover

Location: Dublin, Ireland

About Drop

Drop is a fast-growing, venture-backed team of human-computer interaction specialists with a love of great food who are working with the biggest kitchen appliance brands in the world to deliver the experience that removes the friction from the whole food-making process.

Food is a core part of our social fabric, and eating well is essential for a healthy body and mind. But when busy people struggle to the find the time or inspiration to cook their own meals at home, they turn to takeout, delivery or meal kits — a habit which turns eating three wholesome meals a day into an unhealthy, expensive and ultimately unsatisfying cycle.

Our mission is to empower and inspire anyone to cook delicious food by connecting the world’s recipes and appliances — all orchestrated through a magical user experience.

We started with our own smart kitchen devices that integrate with the critically acclaimed Drop Recipes app. We have since launched partnerships with Instant Pot, Panasonic, Bosch, Electrolux, GE Appliances, Kenwood, and LG Electronics, with many more to be announced in the near future. Each appliance and recipe partner we connect brings us one step closer to being the de facto KitchenOS.

About the role

Start date: Mid May 2020 
End Date:  End of April 2021

We are seeking a Financial Accountant (Maternity Cover) to join our dynamic team. This position will report to the VP of Finance and Operations and is based in our Dublin office.

The successful candidate will need to have great interpersonal skills and a positive “can do” approach to your work. You should be highly organised and have previous experience in a similar role.

You will get exposure to working in the Finance department of a new and exciting start-up company and will help to lay the foundations for a finance function that can scale with a company that is experiencing significant growth.

The role offers broad financial and commercial experience to the right candidate and offers a fun and vibrant environment to work in.

Responsibilities

Accounting/Tax
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Preparation and recording of invoices, POs and payment of suppliers
  • Preparation of monthly bank, credit card and supplier reconciliations
  • Record all transactions in accounting system (Quickbooks Online)
  • Manage accounts receivable and payable processes to facilitate timely reconciliation, with any queries resolved quickly and effectively
  • Support the preparation of statutory returns (Vat, PRSI, Duty)
  • Manage petty cash and company credit cards 
  • Administration of employee expenses in efficient and co-operative manner
  • Assist with Audit work and budgeting/forecasting
  • Work with US-based outsourced finance provider to ensure timely and correct compliance with US filing requirements
  • Prepare financial and management reports on a monthly basis
  • Ad-hoc projects as required
Other
  •  Support the VP of Finance & Operations with investor updates, commercial contracts, legal, HR, and recruitment functions
  • Manage/record software subscriptions and hardware purchases internally
  • Manage company travel and accommodation arrangements 
  • Some level of office administration work including monitoring and replenishing various office and kitchen supplies 

Minimum qualifications

  • Part- or fully-qualified ACA/ACCA accountant  
  • Minimum of 2 years similar experience 
  • Strong IT skills and strong MS Excel skills 
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and organisational skills 
  • An ability to question and improve processes 
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication and presentational skills with an ability to handle queries in a professional and timely manner 
  • Process-orientated with excellent attention to detail 
  • A self-starter with a highly motivated attitude, as well as a strong desire to understand and add value to the business  
  • Team player who also works well independently who takes initiative and works constructively to achieve team goals

What is it like working at Drop?

We get a lot done, quickly, by prioritizing well and being effective instead of busy. We care deeply about our customers and the product experiences we provide. We treat each other with respect, speak our minds, and always listen to each other — regardless of function or seniority. We are authentic and humble and trust each other to do a great job. We move and iterate fast, without breaking things. Learn more about our values here.
When we aren’t working, you’ll find us on company retreats, taking lunches in the park, doing yoga in the office, going to whiskey tastings or cooking for each other.

How to apply

If you’re interested in joining the team, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@getdrop.com and let us know why you’re excited about this role and believe it’s a fit for the next step in your career.

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