Posted on: 
February 10, 2024

Assistant Accountant

Job Description

About Safi:

Safi operates the recycling industry’s first digital B2B marketplace, underpinned by AI enhanced material quality control. We combine technology and deep industry expertise to simplify every step of the trading experience and are proud to count 400+ of the most forward thinking recycling facilities across the globe as our customers.

We just closed our $19.5m Series A and are backed by US’ & UK’s most renowned ClimateTech investors, including Chris Sacca's LowerCarbon Capital. We’ve also received personal investment from some of Europe’s most successful founders (e.g. Revolut, Monzo, Songkick & InFarm founders), as well as founders of several successful B2B Marketplaces.

About the role:

Support the establishment of a best in class finance and accounting function. You will own transactional accounting with the focus on improving our current processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Employee and contractor expense management
  • OPEX invoice processing
  • Invoice finance, including forecasting, transaction management and potentially product improvement to automate
  • Support the daily operation of the accounting team
  • Support establishing the month-end close process for such as prepayments, accruals, fixed assets, inventory and balance sheet reconciliation
  • Ad-hoc requests


  • Part qualified accountant (e.g ACCA, CIMA)
  • UK VAT and tax knowledge is highly desirable
  • Xero experience
  • Worked at a start-up company or in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven record of process improvements
  • Control and critical mindset, not afraid of challenging current processes
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Highly organised and able to prioritise workload
  • Independent worker with the ability to hit deadlines and targets

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary, with attractive equity options
  • 26 days annual leave (+ all national holidays) - the national holidays are flexible so you can take them whenever suits!
  • Remote role based in Europe with regular visits to London office when suits you!
  • Work environment optimisation budget
  • Regular team socials
  • 1-2 company off-sites per year to stunning locations
  • Comprehensive health insurance scheme (optional)
  • CPD (continuous professional development) and wellness budgets
  • Pension options to suit you
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