Associate - Accountant


This position is suitable for someone who has worked as an accountant and is well versed with book-keeping, supporting VAT returns, preparing management accounting, payroll and payments.

Lollipop, the company behind some of the capital's most innovative hospitality concepts, are looking for an energetic and organised candidate to work alongside the operations team to manage accounting and book keeping needs of our growing business.

CNN calls one of our bars "The Bar of the Future" - 2017 

Forbes says "Lollipop have successfully cracked the code of immersive cocktail experiences" - 2017 

BBC gives us an an example of "How to compete in London's competitive food scene" - 2017

At Lollipop we engage the influencers of tomorrow by building highly interactive experiences which leave a lasting impression and a longing for more.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a reliable and committed Group Accountant based at our Head Office in London. You have the opportunity to join a fantastic employer who has the passion and drive to deliver first class service to both its employers and customers.

You will report to the Operations Manager and work very close to the senior management.

Your responsibilities include:

·Cash Reconciliation

·Merchant Account Reconciliation

·Payment Reconciliation

·Supervising the day to day function of the Accounts Payable Finance Assistant

·Balance sheet Reconciliation

·Overseeing the hotel chargeback process

·Accurate processing of accruals and prepayments.

·Payroll Processing

·Weekly & monthly ad-hoc reporting to Senior Management

·Supporting the P&L Process

·Supporting in Month and year end processes.

.Supporting external accountants for VAT and EOY filings

.Supporting senior management with cash flow forecasting and fundraising

Job Requirements

·At least 2 years of relevant Accounts experience.

·Experience in a multi-site organisation is essential.

·Part ACCA qualified.

·Experience with Xero will be an advantage;

·Strong communication skills and ‘hands on’ pro-active approach;

·Good organisational and admin skills, proficient in Word and Excel;

·Proactive, approachable, able to work well in a team as well as on your own to complete all tasks by deadline;

·Need to have a flexible approach to work to take on additional Accounts duties when needed.


·Competitive salary package £27,000 - £34,000 per annum depending on experience;

·28 days holiday each year, including bank holidays;

·Worldwide employee discount in all of our bars and restaurant

·A lively and motivating working environment where you will work hard and have fun at the same time.

Due to the number of applications that we receive, we may not be able to respond to everyone. Therefore, if you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks of your application, then on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Thank you taking the time to read this job ad, and we would like to wish you good luck!

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Our own lovely office office at 18-20 Scrutton Street, EC2A4RX, London 

Please apply with a CV and a cover letter below.