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Assistant Accountant

Spire — Glasgow
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Spire Global is a space-to-cloud analytics company that owns and operates the largest multi-purpose constellation of satellites. Its proprietary data and algorithms provide the most advanced maritime, aviation, and weather tracking in the world. In addition to its constellation, Spire’s data infrastructure includes a global ground station network and 24/7 operations that provide real-time global coverage of every point on Earth.

We are currently looking for an Assistant Accountant to join our in-house team in the Glasgow office on behalf on the UK and European entities. The Assistant Account will be working in a fast pace environment supporting the current finance team.

Responsibilities of your role:

  • Accounts Payable
    • Process invoices and credit notes timely and accurately
    • Prepare vendor payment runs
    • Process payments on ERP and set up on online banking
    • Reconcile supplier statements and follow up to ensure accounts payable is accurately recorded
    • Manage suppliers promptly and diligently
  • Payroll
    • Collate payroll information for processing
    • Onboarding new employees
    • Monthly & Year End payroll submission
    • Reporting on Benefits in Kind
  • Month End
    • Prepare and post month end journal entries for areas of accounting, such as, fixed assets, stock, prepayments and accruals.
    • Balance sheet reconciliations for submission to group finance
    • Prepare weekly bank reconciliations
    • Prepare monthly reconciliations for AP/AR/Intercompany
  • Other Ad-hoc Duties

Qualifications / Experience:

  • At least 1 year experience in transactional finance
  • Experience of multi-currency environment preferred
  • Intermediate experience with excel

Strong candidates will also possess skills in one or more of the following areas:

  • Degree in Accountancy
  • Previous Netsuite experience
  • Experience of manufacturing and project driven business


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Weather Engineering5

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