Accounts Payable Specialist at Octopus Energy

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April 5, 2023

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Octopus Energy Group has gone from a tiny startup supplier to a global leader. Since just 2016 we've become a global energy tech company launched in the UK and we're now made of 10 businesses, in 13 countries around the world, with over 5 million customers, with 25 million contracted accounts for our entech platform, Kraken. Through that relentless growth we still put customers at the heart of everything we do.

That's how we've got five stars on TrustPilot based on over 100,000 customer reviews and why consumer champions “Which?” have named us a Recommended Provider for the last five years in a row. We've also reached 4.7 on our Italian Trustpilot.We're fighting to make energy fairer, more affordable, greener and more accessible for all. 

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We're shaking up the energy market and decarbonising our planet, using technology to unlock the green energy revolution. Our global energy revolution is backed by Generation, the sustainable fund co-chaired by Al Gore.Octopus Energy Italia is targeting to grow to up to 1 million customers by 2025 - gaining 5% of the market. To do this we need to grow with passionate people to help us do this, we have diverse roles ready to be filled across our Italian teams and need authentic, committed people for a wide range of roles.We're in a start-up phase which means that you will be able to shape the future of energy in Italy from day one.

If you want to be a part of a collaborative, challenging and forward thinking culture: join us!

-We have an interesting opportunity for an Accounts payable specialist to join our team in Italy. The role offers a challenging and exciting opportunity to work on a wide range of accounting related matters mainly focused on accounts payable, banks reconciliation, customers’ and suppliers’ payments,  payroll. Anyway, proactivity is welcomed in Octopus Energy, therefore, if you wish, there are no limits for you to increase your scope of activitiesWhat you'll doUpdate accounts payable (e.g. processing invoices)Prepare weekly paymentsPerform banks reconciliationUpdate accounts receivableAssist with reviewing expenses, payroll records and similarAssist senior accountants in the preparation of monthly/yearly closingsAssist with other accounting projectsWhat you'll needBachelor’s or Master’s in accounting, finance or relevant fieldAccounting certifications and past experience in Tax and Accounting firms will be considered as a plusGood understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practicesExcellent knowledge of Google drive suite and familiarity with relevant computer software A desire to be part of a tight and ambitious team, willing to work hard and ‘muck in’ to help out other members of the team.Be comfortable providing advice in a flexible, dynamic and entrepreneurial environment where priorities may be changeable and often have tight turnaround times.To have a genuine interest in Octopus Energy’s mission.Why else you'll love it hereOctopus Energy is a unique culture - An organisation where people learn, decide, and build quicker. Where people work with autonomy, alongside a wide range of amazing co-owners, on projects that break new ground. We want your hard work to be rewarded with perks you actually care about!Flexible working environment - genuine work life balance here, we treat you as a human, and do our best to make work and life merge smoothly togetherRelaxation - we don’t count your holidays here, we work hard, and so we know you need to play hard as well (within reason of course)Equity Options Scheme - you own your own part of the business, share options in the whole Octopus Energy Group so we all work together towards successOffice culture - have a certain tech requirement? We’ll do our best to get it. Weekly on a Friday we all get together (this happens virtually too) for company updates and drinks - we call it Family DinnerYour development is important - we support and help with development including internal and external courses, learning, study support etc, all bespoke to you

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