Qualified Accountant - 6 month contract

Join Vaarst as a Qualified Accountant in Bristol. Contribute to financial health and renewable energy transition. Salary up to £60,000. Hybrid workplace with 100+ team members.

Bristol, United Kingdom  UTC+00:00   Hybrid   Contract Position   11-50   GBP 60k   22 days ago

About Vaarst:

Vaarst focuses on making the world a cleaner, greener and safer place by deploying technology for good. We’re using techniques in artificial intelligence, autonomy, computer vision and marine robotics to create a difference in the world with underwater technology for our clients in offshore wind and the subsea industry.

Take a look at one of our products in action

SubSLAM X2 - Unlocking the Future of Marine Robotics - YouTube

Founded in 2021 by our sister company Rovco, we’ve announced funding of more than £20 million, been voted one of the most innovative and sustainable companies working towards net zero and won awards for Best Use of AI and Best Technology Innovation.

Discover your place in a hybrid team of 100+ people that celebrates diversity knowing that every perspective is a valuable part of our success and that empowers you to achieve a fulfilling work-life balance.

As a Qualified Accountant within Rovco, you will play a pivotal role in maintaining the financial health and integrity of our business operations. Your responsibilities will encompass various accounting and reporting functions critical to our financial success. With your expertise and attention to detail, you will contribute significantly to the accuracy and transparency of our financial records, ensuring compliance with regulatory standards and providing valuable insights for informed decision-making.

In addition, this is an incredible opportunity to help further the transition to renewable energy.

Objectives & Responsibilities

  • Manage day-to-day accounting operations, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger entries, and month-end close processes.
  • Ensure compliance with accounting standards and regulations. Maintain accurate financial records.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of financial controls and processes to optimize efficiency and mitigate risk.
  • Ensure timely and accurate preparation of financial reports, including monthly, quarterly, and annual statements. By maintaining high standards of accuracy and compliance, contribute to the reliability of financial data for internal stakeholders and external regulators.
  • Support communication of budgets and spends with stakeholders.
  • Provide valuable support to the Financial Controller, FP&A manager, and Deputy Finance Director in various financial activities, such as controlling month end process, establishing new entities, reporting, implementing changes to financial policies, budgeting, forecasting, and strategic planning.
  • Through insightful analysis and reliable financial information, contribute to informed decision-making and the achievement of organisational goals.

You should apply if you have

(we know it’s tough, but please try to avoid the confidence gap. You don’t have to match all the listed requirements exactly to be considered for this role):

  • Certified Chartered Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent)
  • Proven experience in financial accounting, reporting, and analysis
  • Understanding of accounting principles and regulations
  • Proficiency in financial software and ERP systems (e.g. SAP, Xero, QuickBooks)
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities, with a customer service focus
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong organisational and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks
  • Commitment to continuous professional development and learning opportunities

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About the role

May 07, 2024

Contract Position


Nov 03, 2024


GBP 60k

Bristol, United Kingdom

Mid-Senior level


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