Senior Accountant

  • Contract
  • London
  • Posted 3 months ago


Job title:

Senior Accountant



Job description

We are Rebels. Inventors. Magic Makers.

We have a world class agile market research platform. We help brands rewire their traditional ad & innovation development processes with insights early, often & connected to create a learning loop. The result? They get smarter over time. Insights teams have more impact. Brands launch better ads & products.

We were founded in 2012 with the dream of creating end-to-end automated research. Fast forward 10 years and we have 1,000+ happy customers, 100,000+ ideas tested and we operate in 50+ research markets. And we’re entering the next phase of our growth journey!

So how do we do it?

Our platform provides access to actionable, quick and smart insights to amplify creative effectiveness and shape winning innovation, empowering creators with the agility and the data they need to make better decisions about the ads and innovation they take to market.

Through working with some of the biggest brands in the world, we’ve built technology that lets our customers see their product innovations and advertising ideas through their consumers’ eyes so they can quickly iterate, optimize, validate and learn — increasing their chances of in-market success.

About the role:

Zappi seeks a dynamic and highly skilled senior accountant to bolster its accounting team, providing crucial support to global business operations. The ideal candidate will demonstrate exceptional motivation, a strong appetite for continuous learning, and intellectual curiosity, eager to contribute to a high-performing Finance team. Operating within a fast-paced and hands-on culture, this position offers a direct path to people management and reports directly to the Financial Controller.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare high-quality monthly management accounts, ensuring accuracy and completeness – including variance analysis, budgeting and forecasting
  • Collaborate closely to review and submit multi-currency financial results, providing strategic financial insights and recommendations
  • Continuously evaluate and improve finance process to enhance efficiency and accuracy
  • Cash and treasury management; including cash forecasting, daily working capital management, and bank reporting
  • Partner with the business, meeting with department heads and senior stakeholders to review actuals, budgets and forecasts
  • Oversee VAT returns, statutory submissions, and US sales tax compliance for precise financial reporting
  • Assist in the preparation of year end financials, including group and local audits
  • Lead and participate in ad hoc projects and initiatives as needed to support the organization’s growth and development
  • Iterate and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Cultivate a hustler mindset within the team, encouraging a proactive, results driven approach


  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Minimum of 6 years of progressive experience, with a track record of increasing responsibility
  • Proclivity for working in a dynamic, fast-paced, high-growth, rapidly scaling environment
  • Confident and accountable individual, capable of navigating deliverables with minimal supervision in an ever evolving environment
  • Commercially aware, with a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of the finance function
  • High attention to detail and comfortable working with different types of financial data
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience of treasury and working capital management
  • Experience of working in a growing, international, multi-currency group
  • Experience with NetSuite preferred


  • Salary £50-60K per annum. Salaries are benchmarked annually
  • Unlimited holidays – we want well rested and motivated teams so encourage people to take plenty of time off. We don’t cap your allowance, but do set a minimum of at least 20 days per year plus national holidays.
  • One company-paid mental health day of rest every quarter (these are pre-scheduled, so the entire company can take the same days off regularly to reset)
  • Private medical healthcare cover
  • Group risk, life & disability contributions
  • Flexible working arrangements, including remote (unless otherwise specified)
  • Thoughtfully designed offices to support both individual work and collaboration without interrupting others
  • Support setting up your home office, if appropriate (chair + desk, etc)
  • Wellbeing benefits such as free yoga and access to trained therapists / counsellors
  • Tailored personal development through training allowances, coaching, mentorship and career frameworks

Why join us:

We’ve been recognized as one of the hottest martech companies in 2022 by Business Insider and named Best Place to Work by Quirk’s Media for our engaging and inclusive workplace culture. We’re committed to both people and the planet.

Our belief in inclusion means we’re building an organisation of diverse individuals and helping brands eliminate cultural presumptions in their research. Read our Diversity Manifesto here.

We are a values and behaviours driven business and believe that Trust, Truth, Ownership, Ambition and Humility describe Zappi employees on our best day. This is how we strive to show up for our customers, for each other and for our communities.

assures us we’re on the right track and have structures in place to become the business we want to be.

Our commitment to minimise our impact on the environment means being honest with ourselves and transparent with you—about everything from carbon emissions to tree-planting initiatives. We achieved our goal of becoming Net Zero in 2021!

Zappi Company Culture Highlights

  • Winner of Comparably’s Award for Best Company for Women 2022
  • Winner of Comparably’s Award for Best Company Work-Life Balance 2022
  • Winner of Comparably’s Award for Best Company Compensation 2022
  • Winner of Comparably’s Award for Best CEO for Women 2022
  • Winner of Comparably’s Award for Best Company for Diversity 2022
  • Winner of Comparably’s Award for Best Company Culture 2022
  • Winner of Comparably’s Award for Best CEO 2022
  • Winner of Comparably’s Award for Best Happiness 2022
  • Winner of Comparably’s Award for Best Leadership Teams 2023
  • Winner of Comparably’s Award for Best CEOs for Diversity 2023
  • Winner of Comparably’s Award for Best Engineering Teams 2023
  • Winner of Comparably’s Award for Best Company Outlook 2023
  • Winner of Newsweek’s Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces in the UK 2022 & 2023
  • Recognised by Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators 2023
  • Recognised as Best Marketing Insights Platform in the MarTech Breakthrough Awards

Equal Opportunity

Zappi is an equal opportunity employer; our diversity is a major strength. We are committed to providing equal opportunities for all individuals, regardless of their race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce fosters innovation, creativity, and success. Our hiring decisions are based solely on merit, qualifications, and abilities, ensuring fairness and equity throughout our recruitment process. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and encourage candidates from underrepresented groups to apply. Join our team and contribute to an inclusive environment where everyone’s unique perspectives and talents are valued and respected.

Expected salary

£50000 – 60000 per year



Job date

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 23:00:44 GMT

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