Accountant in Remote, United Kingdom

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • Posted 2 months ago


Spectrum.Life supports 1,000+ companies in their health and wellness strategies. We support Employers, Universities and Insurers across the UK and Ireland supporting the mental health and wellbeing needs of over 2,000,000 users.

We are a healthcare company first. We focus on clinical efficacy and outcomes as our prime responsibility. We do this by providing or enabling best-in-class services, delivered by fully accredited, experienced professionals through our in-house built technology.

Our mission is to build a team to enhance and deliver our digital and onsite wellness to companies and employees around the world.


We are looking for an Accountant to join our ever-growing team at Spectrum.Life. As a market leader with exciting plans to expand we are seeking talented, ambitions individuals to go on that journey with us. The role reports directly to the Head of Finance and regular access to the CFO and senior exec team. The extended finance team include a financial operations manager, billing and credit control lead, accounts payable.

This is a fantastic role that may offer an ultimate path to junior financial controller. The main ask is to do the foundation job to a really high standard and efficiently and grow with the demands of the expanded enterprise. Time freed up through efficiencies allow the individual to take on greater range of responsibilities including cost analysis and make financial control recommendations.


  • Month end process management and reconciliations

  • Assisting the preparation of monthly consolidated and departmental management reporting against budget, prior months

  • Management of key balance sheet accounts – asset registers, intercompany balances, accruals, prepayments, FX management, deferred income, etc

  • Cost management of P&L overheads

  • Liaising with auditors for the annual statutory audit preparation

  • Support engagement with tax and other compliance driven functions – PAYE, VAT, CT

  • Preparation of KPI, reports and analytics, budgets, forecasts, etc

  • Participating in team collaboration across the finance function. Providing ad hoc support and cover as required.

  • Support project analysis, validation of plans, and ad-hoc requests


  • Qualified accountant/Accountancy Technician (ACCA or similar)

  • 3+ years’ relevant experience in a medium sized services industry

  • Systems & Process orientated – always looking for efficiencies

  • Strong analytical approach and ability to articulate financial performance in a clear concise manner

  • Experience with Xero is preferable but not essential

  • High degree of attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently and prioritise tasks

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adhere to strict reporting deadline.

  • Flexible, responsible, self-sufficient, ambitious, can-do attitude


  • Full-time permanent contract

  • Salary: Dependent on experience.

  • Extensive list of employee perks and benefits

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