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Finance Operations Associate, UK



Accounting & Finance, Operations
London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

We’re on a mission to provide equitable access to economic opportunity, for everyone.

We close critical skill gaps in the workforce through a new kind of apprenticeship that combines work and learning. We begin by recognizing high-potential individuals both inside and outside of a company's current workforce and then we create applied, guided and equitable learning programs, with measurable impact. Because we believe the world needs a better way to match its potential.

We work with over 1,500 leading companies including the likes of Microsoft, Citi and Just Eat to help solve their business-critical problems, and we’ve trained over 16,000 professional apprentices in the tech and data skills of the future. This is made possible by our global team who are driven to achieve a mission that matters, together.

Join Multiverse and help us set a new course for work.

The opportunity

Embrace the opportunity to be part of our fast-paced organisation! We are looking for a motivated and experienced individual to join our team as a Finance Operation Associate. You will be responsible for our accounts payable and accounts receivables (non-levy) function for the group globally.

At Multiverse, we rely on a meticulous financial system to drive our business forward. The individual will be solely responsible for keeping the system running smoothly by managing payments and receipts.

The individual will be responsible for processing all supplier's and customers' invoices through to payments/receipts, in an accurate, efficient, and timely manner, which will then integrate into our monthly financial close process.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual to make a real difference in a growing team, support our international success, and develop their career.

Objective of this role

Join our team and play a pivotal role in our finance operations! As a Finance Operations Specialist, you will enhance efficiency in accounts payable and accounts receivable processes to streamline our day-to-day finance operations. You will also contribute to improving our operational and monthly reporting processes, ensuring accuracy and timeliness. Additionally, you will uphold integrity and confidentiality while processing all finance-related transactions.

Specifically, you will:

  • Manage AP & AR inboxes, resolving operational queries and discrepancies promptly, reconciling supplier's/customers' accounts and monthly statements to ensure prompt resolution.

  • Process outgoing payments (multi-currencies and cross-border) in compliance with financial policies, reviewing invoices for documentation before payment.

  • Perform invoice and general ledger data entry accurately and efficiently for month-end preparations including verifying, classifying and recording all payables/receivables data.

  • Oversee employee expense processing and reimbursement in alignment with company policies.

  • Handle daily operational tasks such as credit card payments, bank reconciliation, and generating purchase orders on Netsuite where necessary.

  • Assist finance managers with ad hoc projects as required.

  • Demonstrate adaptability and support day-to-day tasks within the accounting team, assisting Finance Managers.

  • Verify and reconcile supplier/customer accounts and statements for accuracy.

About you:

  • AAT trained or qualified by experience

  • Prior experience in an Accounts Payable role, preferably in a high-volume, fast-paced setting

  • Basic understanding of accounting principles and bookkeeping

  • Familiarity with expense accounts and cost centers

  • Highly organised with strong attention to detail and time-management skills

  • Proactive in stakeholder management with business partners

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to work well with diverse groups

  • Commitment to maintaining confidentiality of company and partner information

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and G-suite applications

Highly desirable, but not essential

  • Experience with accounting software such as Netsuite

  • Experience with online platforms such as Tipalti, Expensify and TravelPerk

  • Experience working with late-stage start-ups and/or public companies

How we hire


  • Time off - 27 days holiday, plus 7 additional days off: 1 life event day, 2 volunteer days and 4 company-wide wellbeing days and 8 bank holidays per year

  • Health & Wellness- private medical Insurance with Bupa, a medical cashback scheme, life insurance, gym membership & wellness resources through Gympass and access to Spill - all-in-one mental health support

  • Hybrid & remote work offering - with weekly or monthly visits to the London office and the opportunity to work abroad 45 days a year

  • Team fun - weekly socials, company-wide events and office snacks!

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We’re an equal opportunities employer. And proud of it. Every applicant and employee is afforded the same opportunities regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. This will never change.

Right to Work

Do you have the right to work in the UK? Unfortunately, at this time we cannot offer sponsorship for this role and we cannot consider overseas applications.


All posts in Multiverse involve some degree of responsibility for safeguarding. Successful applicants are required to complete a Disclosure Form from the Disclosure and Barring Service ("DBS") for the position. Failure to declare any convictions (that are not subject to DBS filtering) may disqualify a candidate for appointment or result in summary dismissal if the discrepancy comes to light subsequently.