What we’ll be asking you to do…

As an Assistant Accountant you will be:

  • Posting and raising invoices;
  • Preparing monthly journals and Management Accounts;
  • Assisting with preparing Management Information for the Board;
  • Preparing year end accounts and assisting with Audit;
  • Raising PO’s/SO’s;
  • Bank reconciliations;
  • Supplier payment preparation;
  • Credit control;
  • Monitoring the accounts mailbox;
  • Checking expense claims for accuracy;
  • VAT calculations on mileage claims;
  • Preparing VAT returns;
  • Preparing monthly intercompany recharges

What we would like from you (please!) …

  • Ideally we’re looking for someone with at least a years’ experience working in industry, but if you’re from a practice background and think you can hit the ground running then we’d also love to hear from you.
  • Minimum AAT (or equivalent) is a must. We’d be happy to support you through further study as well.
  • Experience of Microsoft Excel and Accounting Software (Xero, Sage, SAP, Netsuite etc) is essential.
  • Excellent numeracy skills and a strong attention to detail.
  • This is one of the main qualities we are looking for. We are a small team and a rapidly growing business where processes are still being developed. The ability to manage your own work load will be very important.
  • Communication skills, you will be encouraged to have discussions with everyone at Sero at all levels as well as external advisors.

We are changing our planet…

Sero was founded to make a connection between homes and energy, and to use technology to make both these easier and smarter together. We do this to save our customers money and to save them time, but we also do it to save our planet.

To tackle the Climate Emergency, we provide clever energy services that automatically reduces the carbon footprint of the homes we run. We are striving to become a thought leader in the world of energy technology savings and collaborate with home builders and landlords to help them understand what to do with their buildings to achieve zero carbon.

Learn more about our culture and our people and see how you can make the change to our team and the Sero way. This Fully Charged video will also give you an insight into what we do and  how we do it. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch.

A snapshot of the Sero everyday…

Diversity: We actively look to reflect the variety of our world and welcome the widest diversity of applicants – it’s only your talent and experience that matters.

Permanent: We’re a growing SME and see this role as a permanent member of our growing team. We’ve got lots of plans up our sleeves for exciting new things!

Working Hours: We’re looking for about 37.5 hours per week for this role – what would generally be called Full Time. How that breaks into days or a working pattern is up to you.

Working Times: Our policy allows working anywhere at any time, ultimate flexibility. We’d like at least some of your working hours to be coordinated with other internal and external team members to ensure we’re being efficient and communicating effectively. We think work should fit your lifestyle, so you can work when you can be most efficient.

Location: We have an office based in Cardiff but every member of the Sero team has the option to work remotely. But otherwise, we’re focused on you doing the work, not where you choose to do it. We’re fully set up for virtual working.

Salary: We’re budgeting up to £25,000 per annum for this role with opportunity to progress. This also depends on what we agree between us your preferred weekly total hours.

Work to Live: At Sero we understand that not everyone’s every day is the same, we foster a culture that allows you to work in a way that best suits you. This could mean compressed hours or part-time work, it could mean enjoying a new arrival with our generous maternity and paternity packages, it could mean taking a breath to take care of your mental health, we will help you to make work, work for you.

Perks: You’re helping save the planet!

Also, 6% pension contribution from us; healthcare with family & dental options; electric vehicle scheme; equity scheme; cycle to work scheme; training & development support of course; office fruit bowl & refreshments!

Could you ‘be the change’?

At Sero everyone is equal. Everyone has a ‘seat at the table’ and are free to contribute and join the conversation. This allows for us to develop and foster some of the most incredible ideas which not only enhance our work, but ensures we are continuously striving to improve on everything we deliver. As a team we all roll up our sleeves and pitch in, balancing hard work with having fun while we are at it.

You’ll need to be self-motivated, trustworthy and able to manage your own delivery to hit milestones.

You’ll be flying the flag for us to partners, so being personable and a good communicator will be important.

We pride ourselves on our forward-thinking approach to energy within homes, with a goal of saving money and saving time. This approach is reflected in our culture; we foster a relaxed, friendly, and professional environment. With common goals and endless enthusiasm, the Sero Team are striving to make changes to save our planet, together.

Interested? Ready to make a change?

Are you ready to ‘be the change?’ If you think we’re a match, please get in touch.

We’d like a C.V.,  please send it along with a covering note too that tells us why you’d be a perfect fit for Sero. Your note can be a letter, email or video snippet, go crazy, use your imagination, give us a little bit of your character.