Assistant Management Accountant in Eco-Life Concepts Inc. at London, England, United Kingdom

Website Eco-Life Concepts Inc.

This listing is about EcoLife Concepts Inc in London, England, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job

Who we are:

At Pasta Evangelists, we deliver fresh pasta dishes of restaurant quality across the UK. We provide our customers with fresh, handmade pasta, the finest sauces & beautiful garnishes from Italy, inviting them to prepare a 5* pasta dish in the comfort of their own home.

With the hard work taken care of by our Italian chefs, all our customers need to do is boil the pasta and heat up the sauce… e buon appetito, a Michelin-starred quality meal in minutes! And whilst we are a digitally-native DTC brand, through, we are also the largest pasta brand in the UK on Deliveroo and the only pasta brand in Harrods where we have our amazing restaurant and concession. We are also sold in other channels such as Ocado, Amazon, Getir, Gorillas.

Our mission is clear, loud and simple: we want to be THE authority in fresh, artisan pasta. As a category, pasta is worth £3.8bn in the UK alone, and we are the only company disrupting it. Pasta Evangelists is one of the fastest-growing food tech companies in the UK, having increased revenues by 30x in the past 3 years.

We have recently been acquired by Barilla, the biggest pasta company in the world. We continue to operate independently with the same startup culture and energy, whilst benefiting from the backing of one of the largest food groups internationally.

Given our ambitions, we are looking for an Assistant Management Accountant to join our finance team and to lead our next chapter of growth.

Finance at Pasta Evangelists:

The finance team at is split into two main teams which are led by our CFO, however we collaborate together as a function and work closely with others across the company:

Financial Control & Compliance– this team runs all things financial reporting, including weekly KPI reports, compilation of month end reporting, payroll, accounts payable and receivable.

Financial Planning & Analysis– this team partners with the business and manages our budgeting/forecasting process for the company, together with regular analysis of financial performance.

What you’ll do in the Finance team:

This role will be key in our Financial Control & Compliance team and will report into our Financial Controller. The tasks include:

  • Management of finance inbox (managing invoices received, replying to supplier, customer & internal queries)
  • Management of outsourced processing team (troubleshooting & training)
  • Approval of invoices into Xero.
  • Weekly KPI reporting for business channels
  • Preparation of payment run, including review with CFO/CEO
  • Processing staff expenses
  • Preparation of business-wide inventory counts and reports
  • Maintain record of fixed costs for marketing, IT, industrial overheads etc.
  • Management of documents and records (contracts, etc.)
  • Ad hoc requests (Expense top ups, resolving finance/payment related issues, on boarding new suppliers)
  • Assist with retendering suppliers, including preparing volume figures, spend data, and reaching out to new contacts
  • Preparation of reports and management information to assist CFO / CEO as required

Who you are:

  • Part qualified or Accountancy & Finance Grad
  • Strong Excel skills
  • A strong emphasis on accuracy and quality
  • Ability to multi-task and to co-ordinate a series of different jobs concurrently
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Competent oral and written communication skills, with ability to evaluate queries and advise the teams in a timely and professional manner
  • Ability to build relationships
  • Previous use of Xero preferable

What we can offer:

  • Competitive salary to attract best talent
  • Meaningful equity package with significant upside potential
  • Vibrant Central London working
  • Join a dynamic, fast-moving & diverse team
  • Regular team socials and pasta tastings, as well as occasional trips to ‘il bel paese’
  • Free Pasta Evangelists products
  • Italian lessons
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 25 days of paid annual leave (plus bank holidays)

To apply, please:

Send us a copy of your CV and a covering letter detailing why you would like to join the Pasta Evangelists team & why you are right for this role. [email protected]

Company: Eco-Life Concepts Inc.

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Job Location: London, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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